Events

We would like to invite you to Ted Brown’s 2016 workshops and events:

 

Disaster Recovery Journal

Spring 2016 Conference

 

BCI Business Impact Analysis (BIA) Training Course

*This is a pre-conference class offered by BCI. For more information email education@thebci.org or to register visit www.drj.com/springworld.

Sun., March 13, 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.

  • Combines a presentation on the theory and current good practice on doing a BIA with a real-life application of this theory.
  • Delivered by an expert facilitator to share hints, tips and lesson learned on the BIA process.
  • 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.
  • 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.

$595.00 per person

 

Breakout Track 3 – March 14, 2016, 4:15 – 5:15 pm

  • This session will describe how Fulton Financial Corp was able to accomplish the task of evaluating 200 technology service provider’s BCPs and cyber security programs, in a short period of time, and with limited staff. Learn about the survey used, the processes put in place, and the new governance Fulton Financial Corp established to address ongoing Appendix J compliance.

 

BCI Crisis and Incident Management Course – With Special Penn State Crisis Case Study

Thurs., March 17, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

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 wrongat Penn State and the positive results of the actions taken.

  • Course  is aimed at senior management who are responsible for managing an incident both at a strategic and tactical level
  • Course is ideal for individuals who are part of the Incident or Crisis Management Team.
  • Provides theoretical guidance and practical experience on how to deal with a wide range of incidents that may be faced by an organization.
  • Looks at different exercising and coaching approaches and techniques that can be used by senior managers involved in the incident and crisis response.
  • Suitable for those responsible for exercising or coaching the Incident or Crisis Management Team.

$595.00 per person

 

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

Wed., March 16, 1:30 p.m – 4:30 p.m.

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.
  • 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.

$350.00 per person

 

Continuity Insights 2016 Sessions

 

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

Saturday, April 16, 2016, 1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

In this class presented by KETCHConsulting, 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.

Participants will be given the complete set of injects for four different Tabletops.

Price: $350

 

BCI Business Impact Analysis (BIA) Masterclass

Sunday, April 17, 2016, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

This course is designed to provide participants with one day focused entirely on how a BIA is carried out in an organization.

  • Combines a presentation on the theory and current good practice on doing a BIA with a real-life application of this theory.
  • Delivered by an expert instructor to share hints, tips and lessons learned on the BIA process.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Price: $595

 

BCI Crisis and Incident Management Course – with special Penn State crisis case study

Thursday, April 21, 2016, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

This course is aimed at senior management who are responsible for managing an incident both at a strategic and tactical level or for individuals who are part of the Incident or Crisis Management Team.

  • Provides theoretical guidance and practical experience on how to deal with a wide range of incidents that may be faced by an organization.
  • Looks at different exercising and coaching approaches and techniques that can be used by senior managers involved in the incident and crisis response.
  • Also suitable for those responsible for exercising or coaching the Incident or Crisis Management Team

Penn State – Now you know the rest of the Story – 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. Penn State transformed crisis into value.

Price: $595

 

Conducting a Business Continuity Plan Audit 

Monday, April 18, 2016 – 4:00 to 5:00 pm

Just as companies conduct regular audits of their financial controls, they should also examine their business continuity plans, ensuring that critical business functions can be conducted in the event of a disaster, or other major disturbance. This session will discuss questions that can be used in assessing their company’s business continuity posture. Sample questions include:

  • What are BCP objectives?
  • Is the BCP relevant to all employees?
  • Date of last BIA?
  • BCP and Change Management?
  • Test schedule?
  • Business partners?
  • Risk mitigation?
  • BCP and Emergency Management?