Learn how to develop a business continuity plan to help resume, recover and restore your business operations.
Introduction to Business Continuity Management System (BCMS)
Business continuity planning aims to resume, recover and restore business operations.
BCMS helps organisation to develop and improve their business continuity planning.
Learn the importance of BCMS and its elements:
- Risk assessment
- Business impact analysis
- Business continuity strategies and solutions
- Business continuity plan
The first part of BCMS is risk assessment which consists of 3 steps:
- Identify risk
- Analyse risk
- Evaluate risk
Business impact analysis
The second part of BCMS is the process of analysing the impact over time of a disruption based on the following factors:
- Prioritised activities
- Recovery time objectives
Business continuity strategies and solutions
Based on the results from the risk assessment and business impact analysis, the third part of BCMS determines the strategies to put in place.
Business continuity plan and exercise
The fourth part is to consolidate the information from the previous parts and document the details of the steps to take during a crisis.
In the final part of BCMS, the plan is complete after it is fully tested and exercised.