The Business Continuity Institute (BCI) was established in 1994 to enable individual members to obtain guidance and support from fellow business continuity practitioners. The BCI currently has over 7000 members in 100+ countries active in an estimated 2,750 organizations in private, public and third sectors.
The BCI is the world’s most eminent BCM institute and our name is instantly recognised as standing for good practice and professionalism.
Statutory membership of the BCI in the grades of FBCI, MBCI or AMBCI provides internationally recognised status as our valued certification demonstrates the members’ competence to carry out business continuity management (BCM) to a consistent high standard.
Additionally we offer a non-membership credential, the CBCI, which is awarded to candidates who are successful in the BCI Certificate examination and demonstrates a thorough knowledge and understanding of the BCI’s Good Practice Guidelines. Holders of the CBCI or other recognised credentials may proceed to Statutory membership of the BCI if they can also prove practical experience of BCM to supplement their theoretical knowledge.
Less experienced practitioners, or those who have a general interest in BCM, may become an Affiliate of the BCI which does not require formal entry criteria.
The BCI Partnership offers corporate membership enabling organisations to work more closely with the Business Continuity Institute to deliver the overall BCI purpose of:
Promoting the art and science of business continuity management worldwide
The wider role of the BCI and the BCI Partnership is to promote the highest standards of professional competence and commercial ethics in the provision and maintenance of business continuity planning and services.
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