Review of the week
- Assessed the need for business continuity and crisis management
- Discovered the difference between enterprise risk management, business continuity management, and crisis management
- Explored the history, purposes and evolution of business continuity management; since its inception in the early-1980s
- Identified the six stages of business continuity management
- Examined crisis management fundamentals with a focus on stakeholders, leadership and communication
- Examine the significance of utilising available risk resources such as the World Economic Forum Global Risk Reports, and National Risk Registers (or comparable information sources)
- Explore the disruptive incidents that may occur and the typical top-tier reported threats that supports the business case for implementing BCM
- Be given the opportunity to share your learning by preparing a framework of a case for business continuity management to an interested company
Your taskAt the close of this week we’d like you to reflect on the following:
- What was good or useful this week in expanding your understanding of the business continuity and crisis management sectors?
- What questions arose for you?
- What are you taking away from this week that you can incorporate into your work?
Business Continuity Management and Crisis Management: An Introduction
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