Business Continuity Management and ISO 22301: An Introduction
Middle East: December 10, 2013 at 9 am GST
Europe: December 10, 2013 at 5 am GMT
United States: December 9, 2013 at 11 pm CST
This webinar aims to give an overview of business continuity and its application to those in a Business Continuity Management function within their organization. The presentation will outline the benefits of business continuity to plan and help your business prepare for and operate after an incident, with an overview of some of the events that could impact your business.
To provide attendees with a better understanding of the different components of a Business Continuity Management System (designed to protect and ensure the continued operations of a business), the webinar will give an overview of the new ISO 22301 Business Continuity Management Systems standard, which replaced BS25999 in May 2012.
The focus will be on the process of the Business Impact Analysis (BIA) and the Risk Assessment. The BIA analyses the activities and effects of a disruption to the business, and the Risk Assessment entails the overall risk identification, analysis and evaluation. These two components are the key elements which are critical to understanding the business and determining the business continuity strategy to be adopted by the organization.
What You Will Learn:
- How critical business continuity is to successfully protecting your business operations
- The potential impacts that threaten an organization
- Introduction to the new standard ISO 22301
- An understanding of the main differences between an Incident Management /Emergency Response Plans and Business Continuity Plan
- The importance of Business Impact Analysis and the Risk Assessment to understand maximum acceptable outages, the minimum business continuity objective and the recovery point objective.
David Eydes, Principal Consultant at ABS Consulting, is a former British Army Officer who has extensive experience in the design and activation of contingency and recovery plans in complex and dynamic situations. David has been trained by the Business Continuity Institute in implementing BS25999, which ISO 22301 was based upon. He also has extensive experience in working across the Middle East, Africa, South Asia and Europe conducting risk assessments, giving him invaluable insight into the hazards that threaten operations and the likely consequences. David also has extensive experience in developing and delivering training and exercises. He was formerly a UK Government accredited trainer delivering a course, which covered incident management.
Duration: 1 hour
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