e-Learning: Pandemic Recovery Course

This course is designed to help organizations of any size or sector to look ahead and start to take stock of their organization's current position, and to define the new norms that will emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic. The course covers four modules that looks at pandemics, the concept of recovery, and the practical implementation into your organization.



Who is this course for?

  • The course is for business continuity professionals and teams that are involved in planning for the implementation of robust return to work policies and developing continuity processes for systems that have undergone intensive and sudden change.
  • This course is also applicable to those who manage or own SMEs with some prior knowledge of business continuity that need to plan for their recovery 

What does the course cover?

The course is broken down into four modules, exploring the concept of recovery as well as the practical application using a number of different organizational starting points (e.g. a front-line organization, a moth-balled organization, a re-purposed organization etc.). It takes a practical, non-theoretical approach and you can use your own organization as a case study.


  • Module 1: The Business Continuity challenges of COVID-19 - Ability to recognize the different types of business continuity challenges that COVID-19 poses to a business, so that their specific impacts can be determined.
  • Module 2: Understanding the post-pandemic environment - Be able to use a range of business planning tools to anticipate the future internal and external environment for the business.
  • Module 3: Understanding the current organizational situation - Ability to analyse the current situation of the business. Understand how leadership teams will look at strategy using tools such a SWOT, PESTLE and SIPOC etc.
  • Module 4: Planning the restoration of the new normal business - Understand the different processes involved in the restoration including introduction to stakeholder engagement, communication, and organizational change management.

How is the course delivered?

Each module is delivered via a pre-recorded webcast, it contains a full slide deck and narration by Dr Sandy Bell. The course comes with  PDF to complete notes, and in each module there are exercises to get you thinking about your own organization's recovery.

By purchasing this course students will have sixty days access from date of registration to complete the course. Typically, the course should take around four hours to complete.