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Post-Conference Courses at Spring World 2018


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Learn to create a table top exercise with Ted Brown:

An Exercise in Business Continuity/COOP Preparedness

Wednesday, March 28, 1:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. (half-day course)

In this class you will be given four different table top scenarios, including the injects, and will learn how to:

• Create a situation, scenario and injects for your audience, your business, your location and your BCP maturity.

• Identify operations, decisions and policies that impact the ability of a business unit to execute

• End the exercise with conclusions and discussions that will change, emphasize, and otherwise affect your business continuity/COOP plan.

• Conclude with an “after action” report that will lead to effective modifications and improvements to the plans being exercised.

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BCI Business Impact Analysis (BIA) Master Class

Thursday, March 29, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

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.

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The BCI Incident Response and Crisis Management Course w/ Penn State Case Study

Friday, March 30, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m

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.

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The BCI Good Practice Guidelines Certification Course

Become a certified professional and member of the BCI!

Wed., March 28, 1:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Thurs., March 29, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Fri., March 30, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Sat., March 31, 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

This training course is intended to meet the technical and professional needs of business continuity 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.

Once you have taken the course you are ready to sit the CBCI exam (not included) and become a certified professional and member of the BCI.

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