Business Continuity

Course description


This course presents the fundamentals of business continuity as they impact small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). It begins by discussing the consequences of business disruptions, and establishes the case for using a management system to establish business continuity. It then moves on to explain how to establish such a management system, with a focus on solving the problems that SMEs often encounter as they seek to do so. Finally, it concludes with a look at how to implement a business continuity management system, with some practical examples of how to respond to incidents.

After completing this course, participants will be able to:

Evaluate the importance of business continuity for SMEs
Assess how to establish a business continuity management system
Identify how to implement a business continuity management system;
Analyse how to effectively respond to incidents when they occur


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Participants who meet the course requirements will receive a Certificate of Completion issued in electronic format.


Module 1
Introduction to Business Continuity
Module 2
Establishing a Business Continuity Management System
Module 3
Implementing a Business Continuity Management System
Module 4
Responding to Incidents
Case Study Exercise
Certificate of Completion
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Course Language
English ‎(en)‎
Next start date
24, June 2024
Time required
4 hours over 2 weeks
Course fee
Free of charge
Course access
Open for enrolment
Tutor Information

Raphal Dard