Buckinghamshire New University

  • High Wycombe, United Kingdom

Buckinghamshire New University (Bucks) delivers programmes at all educational levels related to business continuity and organisational resilience. Based in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, UK, the University runs courses in partnership with the BCI including the unique CBCI Online programme and its various licensed training courses. Bucks also designed and delivers the BCI Diploma, successful completion of which leads to the award of the designation DBCI. In addition to the BCI programmes, the University also has its MSc Organisational Resilience, which includes a specific focus on BC. The University runs its programmes online and face-to-face at its new University Campus Aylesbury Vale and at its postgraduate training centre, Missenden Abbey. The delivery teams are able to run specific and bespoke programmes for organisations on their own sites as well as at our campuses. Bucks is unique in the range of programmes that it offers and in the specialist knowledge development that it can provide and support for organisations in their quest to become resilient.

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Courses available

CBCI Certification Course

The course is for anyone that has business continuity responsibilities within their organization and/or anyone looking to develop a career in the industry:

  • Business continuity professionals already working in the industry
  • Business continuity coordinators/champions with responsibilities in their organization
  • Professionals looking to start a career in the industry
  • Those that have business continuity responsibilities embedded in their role in smaller organizations such as Managing Directors or Operations Managers

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Meet the instructors
  • John Paul Breed


    Senior Crisis Leader (retired UK Police Superintendent) with over 30 years’ in the public, private and non-profit sector dealing with emergency, crisis and organizational resilience experience at strategic, tactical and operational levels including collaboration and mutual aid activations to support major incidents at a local, regional and national level.

    Key strengths include the development, implementation and validation of business continuity in line with ISO 22301, together with the development of integrated emergency management strategies for large high risk, low frequency operations.

    A proven track record of performance management whilst leading a large geographically dispersed work force, adept in change and budget management. Complemented by Masters’ level academia and professional qualifications in Business Continuity, Emergency Management and Security. 

    Most recently Head of Emergency Preparedness, Business Continuity and Resilience in the UK and formerly the Business Continuity Lead and Emergency Manager for the Ministry of Advanced Education and the British Columbia Ministry of Health, together with being a strategic advisor on crisis management in the UAE.

    A curriculum developer and course leader and university lecturer for Buckinghamshire New University delivering the certificate in Business Continuity (CBCI) and Diploma in Business Continuity (DBCI), together with being a Chartered Security Professional and Fellow of the Security Institute.

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