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About The BCI

The BCI is the world’s leading certification and membership institute for business continuity and resilience professionals and provides high quality, instructor led certification and training. All instructors are BCI Licensed and are highly regarded, experienced professionals that will be able to impart a wealth of real life experiences.

The following are post–conference courses offered by BCI. For additional course information email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or to register visit www.drj.com/fallworld.

Note – A class may be cancelled if the minimum number of registrants is not met.

BCI Post–Conference Course

BCI Good Practice Guidelines Training Course

When:
Wed., September 20, 1:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Thurs., September 21, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Fri., September 22, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Sat., September 23, 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Cost:
$2,156 per person

Speaker:
Betty A. Kildow

Harvetta Kashka BCI Certified

The Good Practice Guidelines Training Course (Certification) is based on the BCI Good Practice Guidelines (GPG), the independent body of knowledge for good business continuity (BC) practice. The course offers a solid description of the methods, techniques and approaches used by BC professionals worldwide to develop, implement and maintain an effective Business Continuity Management (BCM) program.

This training course is intended to meet the technical and professional needs of BC and resilience professionals working in organizations of any type and size, in any industry or sector worldwide, and is based on the six Professional Practices that make up the BCM Lifecycle.

Benefits of attending:

  • Teaches you not just the ‘what’ to do, but also the ‘why’, ‘how’ and ‘when’ of good BC practice
  • Equips you with the knowledge and understanding you require to be able to practice BC
  • Written by highly experienced BC professionals
  • Prepares you for the Certificate of the BCI (CBCI) Exam
  • Provides practical insights to good BC practice and expertise by learning from some of the best BC professionals in the industry

* CBCI Online Exam to be booked separately via the BCI shop and taken from your home or office at a convenient time to you.

About Betty A. Kildow
Betty Kildow FBCI has been a Fellow of the Business Continuity Institute since 2002. Specializing in all aspects of business continuity, disaster recovery, emergency management, and supply chain risk management for more than twenty years, she brings a wealth of experience to the Academy. A client list that includes organizations in the manufacturing, wholesale and retail luxury goods, high tech, utility, education, and government sectors attests to her extensive experience. She has shared her knowledge and experience in books and articles and as an accomplished continuity management trainer and college instructor.

BCI Post–Conference Course

Learn to Create A Table Top Exercise – An Exercise in
Business Continuity/COOP Preparedness!

When:
Wed., September 20, 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Cost:
$350 per person

Speaker:
Ted Brown

Ted Brown BCI Certified

In this class presented by KETCH-Consulting, you will be given four
different table top scenarios, including the injects, and you will learn how to: create a situation, scenario and injects for your audience, your business, your location and your BCP maturity. You’ll identify operations, decisions and policies that impact the ability of a business unit to execute plans. The exercise will end with conclusions and discussions that will change, emphasize, and otherwise affect your business continuity/COOP plan. You will conclude with an “after action” report that will leads to effective modifications and improvements to the plans being exercised.

About Ted Brown
Ted Brown, MBCI, CBCP, CBCV President & CEO of KETCHConsulting, is a recognized Crisis Management and Business Continuity industry leader. He is also a member of the Business Continuity Institute USA Board, serving as Education Chair. With 49 years in technology, Brown has contributed 30 years of experience to the business continuity/COOP industry. He has led the development of hundreds of unique BCP/COOP plans and actual recoveries. He also offered a great deal of time and personal assistance during the long effort to reconstruct the U.S. Virgin Islands after Hurricane Marilyn. In November of 2007, KETCHConsulting was inducted into the BCP Hall of Fame. In 2002, Ted as an individual was elected to the BCP Hall of Fame along with Rudy Giuliani. The Hall of Fame recognizes leading contributors to Business Continuity.

BCI Post–Conference Course

BCI Business Impact Analysis (BIA) Master Class

When:
Thurs.,September 21, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Cost:
$695 per person

Speaker:
Ted Brown, MBCI

Ted Brown BCI Certified

This course is designed to provide participants with one day focused entirely on how a BIA is carried out in an organization. It combines a presentation on the theory and current good practice on doing a BIA with a real-life application of this theory. It is delivered by an expert facilitator to share hints, tips and lessons learned on the BIA process. Actual BIA client results will be reviewed. You will have the opportunity to take part in a facilitated practical session to carry out a BIA using a case study with example questionnaires and templates to take away. This course is for those BC professionals who are responsible for carrying out a BIA at a Strategic, Tactical or Operational level within their organizations, and for those who require a better understanding of this essential part of the BCM Lifecycle.

About Ted Brown
Ted Brown, MBCI, CBCP, CBCV President & CEO of KETCHConsulting, is a recognized Crisis Management and Business Continuity industry leader. Brown, a graduate of Penn State, was elected to the Penn State Board of Trustees in 2013,  serving on the Outreach and Audit and Risk Committees, and is Founder of the Risk Subcommittee, leading efforts to mitigate risks there. He is also a member of the Business Continuity Institute USA Board, serving as Education Chair. With 49 years in technology, Brown has contributed 30 years of experience to the business continuity/COOP industry.  He has led the development of hundreds of unique BCP/COOP plans and actual recoveries.  He also offered a great deal of time and personal assistance during the long effort to reconstruct the U.S. Virgin Islands after Hurricane Marilyn. In November of 2007, KETCHConsulting was inducted into the BCP Hall of Fame. In 2002, Ted as an individual was elected to the BCP Hall of Fame along with Rudy Giuliani.  The Hall of Fame recognizes leading contributors to Business Continuity.

 

BCI Post–Conference Course

Crisis Management w/Penn State Case Study

When:
Fri., September 22, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Cost:
$695 per person

Speaker:
Ted Brown, MBCI

Ted Brown BCI Certified

This course is an advanced BCI professional practice course. It provides the continuity and resilience professional with the opportunity to gain a deeper knowledge and understanding of an incident response structure and crisis management capability using the Penn State story as a case study. Consequence Management is a critical portion of every crisis event. You see the publicity regarding what went wrong. You rarely get to learn how an organization responded, and the metrics on return on investment for the actions taken. Everyone read about the events as they unfolded at Penn State. This session will take you inside and share what went wrong at Penn State and the positive results of the actions taken.

About Ted Brown
Ted Brown, MBCI, CBCP, CBCV President & CEO of KETCHConsulting, is a recognized Crisis Management and Business Continuity industry leader. Brown, a graduate of Penn State, was elected to the Penn State Board of Trustees in 2013,  serving on the Outreach and Audit and Risk Committees, and is Founder of the Risk Subcommittee, leading efforts to mitigate risks there. He is also a member of the Business Continuity Institute USA Board, serving as Education Chair. With 49 years in technology, Brown has contributed 30 years of experience to the business continuity/COOP industry.  He has led the development of hundreds of unique BCP/COOP plans and actual recoveries.  He also offered a great deal of time and personal assistance during the long effort to reconstruct the U.S. Virgin Islands after Hurricane Marilyn. In November of 2007, KETCHConsulting was inducted into the BCP Hall of Fame. In 2002, Ted as an individual was elected to the BCP Hall of Fame along with Rudy Giuliani.  The Hall of Fame recognizes leading contributors to Business Continuity.

  

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Why Get Certified by the BCI?

Certification with the BCI is so much more than just obtaining the credential. By getting certified and becoming a BCI member you will benefit from access to:

  • Thought Leadership - Our research department conducts surveys and produces industry leading reports including Horizon Scan, Emergency Communications and Supply Chain Resilience.

  • Events - We host events, training and awards around the world including BCI World Conference & Exhibition and North America Awards held annually at DRJ Spring World.

  • Continuous Professional Development (CPD) - This ensures you are kept up-to-date with the latest industry developments.

  • Networking & Exchange - The BCI has numerous chapters and forums globally including the US and Canada.

  • Mentoring Program - offers great scope for improving knowledge, understanding and practical application of good practice in business continuity.

  • Plus many other great benefits and resources.

BCI Certification is an internationally recognized stand-alone credential leading to the post nominal designation of CBCI – Certificate of the Business Continuity Institute. Certification is gained through taking the Certificate of the BCI Examination which tests the candidate’s knowledge of the prescribed Body of Knowledge, the BCI’s Good Practice Guidelines – a guide to global good practice in Business Continuity.

Find more information here about the different grades of BCI membership.

For more information on BCI certification go to www.thebci.org.

If you are unable to attend the BCI certification course then why not do it online? CBCI Online is delivered in an interactive eLearning environment. Find more information here.

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Alternative Route to Membership

If you are already certified and just want to join the BCI to take advantage of the many benefits then you can through our Alternative Route to Membership. This is for professionals that already hold one of the following credentials: MBCP, CBCP, ABCP, CORS or MSc. For more information contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Diploma of the Business Continuity Institute (DBCI)

The higher level of BCI accreditation is the BCI Diploma. This is an academic qualification leading to a post nominal designation DBCI – Diploma of the Business Continuity Institute. The Diploma is delivered via distance learning in partnership with Bucks New University. Find more information here about the diploma or contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

BCI Corporate Partnership

The BCI Corporate Partnership enables organizations to work more closely with the BCI to help raise the profile of business continuity management as a discipline within their organization and to promote the highest standards of professional competence in BC in organizations working in any sector worldwide. For more information contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

BCI Leadership

The BCI is a hub of information for business continuity and resilience. The BCI engages with thought leaders, academics and practitioners in driving the future of the discipline by conducting research and publishing reports, papers and articles.

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