Introduction to Organizational Resilience

The Business Continuity Institute

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Introduction to Organizational Resilience


Course description


This course is designed to introduce the concept of organizational resilience and to provide students with a practical approach to build on the foundation of their existing skills and knowledge to develop and enhance resilience capabilities for their organizations.

Business continuity principles and practices are essential to building resilience in organizations. Developing effective resilience capabilities requires a collaborative approach between established management disciplines.

This course reflects on the UK guidance to organizational resilience BS 65000 and reflects the current global thinking at an international level.

Who should attend?

Business continuity and resilience professionals who are already familiar with the concepts of enterprise risk, emergency response, business continuity, crisis management and disaster recovery management.

It is recommended that students have a minimum of a CBCI or equivalent credential with experience working in an organization in a continuity and resilience related role.

Course objectives

The objectives of this training course are to provide students with the ability to:

  • Provide an overview of organizational resilience
  • To engage in workshop discussions about organizational resilience
  • To offer examples of what works in practice, e.g. building resilience capabilities

Course delivery

This BCI training course is delivered as a one-day course, classroom based, by the BCI’s global network of licensed Training Partners and Approved BCI Instructors.

Certificate of attendance

All students will receive an official certificate of attendance directly from the BCI.