This five-day intensive course enables participants to develop the necessary expertise to support an organization in implementing and managing a business continuity management system (BCMS) based on ISO 22301. Participants will also gain a thorough understanding of best practices used to implement business continuity processes from the ISO 22399.
ICOR's BCM 5000 course provides students with the skills and knowledge to conduct and lead effective business continuity management system audits in accordance with the requirements of the standards.
The program enables private sector organizations to enhance their capabilities for planning, responding to, and recovering from natural disasters and other threats.
Business continuity certification requires management commitment and support, a strong business case, personnel time, and financial resources in order to achieve success and deliver long-term value, so it’s important to research up front whether certification makes business sense for and would be successful within your organization.
A listing of Training & Professional Development educational sessions at the 2012 Continuity Insights Management Conference and links to download presentation slides.
The Continuity Insights Management Conference is the premiere event for strategic business continuity discussion, offering unmatched opportunities to learn and network.
Cheyene Haase, President of BC Management, discusses the state of the job market for business continuity professionals and the factors that are driving higher salaries and promotions, such as certification and technical skills.
CI speaks with Craig Goldberg, Deloitte Partner & Chief Operating Officer for mobile BC application, Bamboo, about the state of the BC industry in Australia, the adoption of local and international standards, and the events that shaped the local BC landscape.
A look at the issues having the greatest impact on business continuity professionals and how they could, or should, impact your organization and the industry as a whole.
ICOR's Lynnda Nelson explains the benefits of PS-Prep certification and the steps organizations should follow to achieve certification.
ISO 22301 Business Continuity Standard On Track Despite ISO 22323 Compatibility Issues Raised At Beijing MeetingNovember 14, 2011 9:34 am | by Luke Simpson, Editor | News | Comments
Brian Zawada, member of the U.S. Technical Advisory Group to ISO Technical Committee 223, discusses the apparent compatibility issues between the proposed business continuity standard and ISO 22323, the proposed organizational resilience standard.
In the second Continuity Insights podcast, Cheyene Haase will answer questions about the current state of the BC job market, the compensation that BC professionals should expect and how to maintain your marketability.
Issues facing BC professionals.
With more than 50 exhibitors, the Continuity Insights Management Conference hall is sure to be a place where you can find answers to your questions about business continuity, crisis management, IT and data issues, emergency communication, and more.
We’re just a few weeks away from unveiling the entire conference program for the 2011 Continuity Insights Management Conference. It promises to be an exciting and informative event with fantastic speakers and excellent networking opportunities. Please save the date (April 11-13), keep an eye out for the full conference program in the November/December issue of CI, and make your travel plans to join us in Atlanta at the Hyatt Regency.
Education, certification, training ... how’s a BC practitioner supposed to decide which option makes the most sense? Start here for CI’s take on the opportunities out there and resources to get more information.
Will PS-Prep certification be mandatory? Complicated? Costly? Worth it? And what about this pilot program? With so many questions and so much still up in the air, we ask an expert to sort out what certification might mean to you, and whether this voluntary standard will remain voluntary.
How has our profession evolved? What career path brought you to this place? What opportunities, experiences, education, and skill sets have delivered the most value to your position? What do you look for when hiring for your business continuity ...
Every business continuity professional knows about change - whether it creeps up quietly, is mandated from top executives, or is brought about by an unpredictable, uncontrollable outside force. Those changes are what the job is all about. But a recent study, sponsored by the Wall Street West Center for Organizational Continuity and conducted by Continuity Insights sheds light on the changes happening - and predicted - for business continuity professionals themselves.
The BCM profession has changed tremendously since then. Many of you can say that you never strived to become a business continuity professional, but I wonder how long that trend will continue. The increasing collegiate degrees are attracting a growing number of students. The industry is gaining increased visibility through periodicals and media.
A new certification program from leading industry associations is poised to provide knowledge and tools and standardize the auditing of disaster/emergency management plans and business continuity programs.
Are you overwhelmed with the DRI International certification process? Are you confident that you have enough experience in the professional practices but aren’t sure what the next steps would be? Are you somewhere between the ACP and CBCP proce...
A business continuity gains recognition and stature so should its practitioners. This session will help prepare you to take the next step in your continuity career. Learn about industry trends that could impact your career, proven methods to in...
The good news? Even in an uncertain economy, compensation for business continuity professionals is still on the rise. The bad news? Because business continuity is not a "hard science", it is a job that's hard to categorize, and HR departments are unsure what to do with those who do BCP.
Business continuity, while no longer in it's infancy, has certainly not attained a level of full maturity. Most practitioners have journeyed from a myriad of jobs and educations to arrive in their current position. No one went to college and maj...