Weekly study8 hours
International Approaches and the Evolving Context of Business and Crisis Management
Discover the evolving influences and challenges for BCM and CM
This course investigates how organisational politics, behaviours, culture, governance, and compliance are influential factors in BCM/CM settings. Learning will entail how industry practice, geography and changing risk environments underpin effective BCM/CM.
You’ll learn about the role of Industry 3.0 and the advent of cyber risks as disruptive challenges to the smooth running of organisations.
You will also explore key theories such as high reliability and normal accident risks, and the impacts of systemic and systematic failure modes in complex, tightly coupled and time-sensitive systems.
- Organisational politics
- Embedding BCM and CM and managing organisational culture
- Globalisation, complexity and supply chain
- Industry 3.0 and digitisation
Learning on this course
You can take this self-guided course and learn at your own pace. On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...
- Explain the importance of how BCM and CM are seen, positioned and managed within an organisation
- Explain the concept of embedding BCM and CM awareness and the interplay with organisational culture
- Explore the legislative and regulatory requirements by sector and region
- Explain the impact that legislation and regulation can have on behaviours
- Identify the role of globalisation, complexity and supply chain
- Explain how Industry 3.0 and digitisation are impacting BCM and CM requirements
- Explain the concept and relevance of systemic vs systematic risk, and normal accident theory vs high reliability theory
Who is the course for?
This course is aimed at people who want to learn about how geography and changing risk environments influence Business Continuity Management and Crisis Management.
Please note that the individuals detailed in the ‘Who will you learn with?’ section below, are current staff members and may be subject to change.