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Design, Develop, and Deliver An Effective BCM

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Course Overview

Testing the BC Plan is an important step in the BCM Program. This helps to ensure currency, accuracy, completeness, and effectiveness of the BC plan and arrangements. The output of a BC Test provides inputs to the Continual Improvement stage. This course is highly interactive – exercises (as many as 20 exercises in 2 days! Fully Hands-on Learning Experience). Delivery mechanisms include presentation-based discussions, and individual/ group exercises. Live cases are used to explain the concepts. The participants leave with a self-developed Test Plan with full scripts. The course is supported by additional reading material and sample documents. The trainer for this course holds over 35 years of experience in the industry and over 16 years of experience in Resilience domains.


  • To understand the need for BCM test
  • Various parameters involved in designing, developing, and delivering a BCM Test
  • Help the organization move to the next level of continual improvement of its BCMS
  • Enhance the effectiveness of the BCMS

Target Audiance

  • • BCM Heads/ Managers
  • • BCM Testers
  • • BCM Champions/ Coordinators
  • • BCM Team Members

Schedule Dates

Design, Develop, and Deliver An Effective BCM
03 September 2024 - 04 September 2024
Design, Develop, and Deliver An Effective BCM
03 December 2024 - 04 December 2024
Design, Develop, and Deliver An Effective BCM
03 March 2025 - 04 March 2025
Design, Develop, and Deliver An Effective BCM
03 June 2025 - 04 June 2025

Course Content

  • Understanding the importance and principles.

  • Identifying potential threats and creating realistic test scenarios.

  • Developing comprehensive test plans and ensuring readiness.

  • Establishing effective communication channels during testing.

  • Simulating crisis scenarios and testing response procedures.

  • Implementing real-time simulations to assess BCM effectiveness.


Business Continuity Management (BCM) refers to a holistic management process that identifies potential threats to an organization and provides a framework for building resilience. Businesses must ensure continuity of operations, especially during crises like natural disasters or pandemics.

This course is designed for professionals involved in business continuity planning, risk management, IT disaster recovery, and crisis management. It’s beneficial for business owners, managers, and consultants seeking to enhance their organization’s resilience.

Participants will learn the principles and best practices of designing, developing, and delivering effective BCM tests. They’ll gain insights into various testing methodologies, tools, and techniques essential for evaluating and improving the resilience of their organization’s BCM plans.

This course will be delivered through a combination of lectures, case studies, interactive workshops, and practical exercises. Participants will have the opportunity to apply learned concepts in real-world scenarios and engage in discussions with industry experts.

Key topics include BCM testing fundamentals, test plan development, scenario design, conducting tabletop exercises and simulations, evaluating test results, and refining BCM strategies based on test findings.

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