Business Continuity Training Ltd

  • Lytham St Annes, United Kingdom

Business Continuity Training Ltd was formed in 2008 by industry experts in Business Continuity Management. It is our mission to provide relevant, cost effective and high quality business continuity training courses in locations convenient to our customers, and to be the leading business continuity training provider globally. As a BCI licensed training provider, we run public courses in Belfast, Birmingham, Brussels, Dublin, Glasgow and London. We also provide in-house training worldwide, successfully delivering courses to organisations in Europe, the USA, Russia and the Middle East.

Telephone
087122 26323



Courses available

Business Impact Analysis Training Course

This course provides an in-depth look into the Analysis stage of the Business Continuity Management (BCM) Lifecycle. It provides the business continuity and resilience professional with the opportunity to gain a deeper knowledge and understanding of this key skill area. The course is broken down into modules, exploring the concept of Business Impact Analysis as well as the practical application using a number of different case studies. Students have the option of using their own organization as a case study. 

This course is based on the BCI Good Practice Guidelines and reflects the current global thinking from ISO 22301, ISO 22313 and ISO /TS 22317.


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Location Date Duration  
London, United Kingdom 08 Oct 2018 2 day(s) Book

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CBCI Certification Course


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Location Date Duration  
Brussels, Belgium 18 Jun 2018 5 day(s) Book
London, United Kingdom 18 Jun 2018 5 day(s) Book
London, United Kingdom 23 Jul 2018 5 day(s) Book
London, United Kingdom 20 Aug 2018 5 day(s) Book
Glasgow, United Kingdom 17 Sep 2018 5 day(s) Book
London, United Kingdom 24 Sep 2018 5 day(s) Book
Birmingham, United Kingdom 08 Oct 2018 5 day(s) Book
Dublin, Ireland 22 Oct 2018 5 day(s) Book
London, United Kingdom 29 Oct 2018 5 day(s) Book
London, United Kingdom 03 Dec 2018 5 day(s) Book

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Designing and Delivering Effective Exercises Training Course


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Location Date Duration  
London, United Kingdom 11 Oct 2018 2 day(s) Book

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Designing Business Continuity Solutions Training Course

This one-day learning experience will cover how to design appropriate business continuity (BC) solutions, determine recovery objectives and prepare for the Implementation stage of the Business Continuity
Management (BCM) Lifecycle, as well as designing an effective incident response structure. This course provides the business continuity and resilience professional with the opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of the Design stage of the BCM Lifecycle. The Design stage builds on the outcomes from the Analysis stage. During this course students will use a case study and take part in group
discussions and exercises. This course is based on the BCI Good Practice Guidelines.

 
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Location Date Duration  
London, United Kingdom 18 Jul 2018 1 day(s) Book

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Developing and Managing the Business Continuity Plan Training Course


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Location Date Duration  
London, United Kingdom 10 Oct 2018 1 day(s) Book

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Embedding Business Continuity Training Course


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Location Date Duration  
London, United Kingdom 17 Jul 2018 1 day(s) Book

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Incident Response and Crisis Management Training Course


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Location Date Duration  
London, United Kingdom 16 Aug 2018 2 day(s) Book
London, United Kingdom 13 Dec 2018 2 day(s) Book

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Introduction to Business Continuity Training Course


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Location Date Duration  
London, United Kingdom 18 Jun 2018 2 day(s) Book
London, United Kingdom 13 Aug 2018 2 day(s) Book
London, United Kingdom 15 Oct 2018 2 day(s) Book
London, United Kingdom 10 Dec 2018 2 day(s) Book

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Introduction to Organizational Resilience Training Course

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.
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London, United Kingdom 20 Jul 2018 1 day(s) Book

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Policy and Programme Management Training Course

This course covers all aspects of creating and managing a successful business continuity (BC) policy and a Business Continuity Management (BCM) programme in an organization. This is often the stage of the
BCM Lifecycle where practitioners have to begin in any new role, and is essential to regularly revisit and review in any existing role. This course provides the business continuity and resilience professional
with the ability to identify key aspects of a successful policy and develop or revise one where required. Students will then learn how to use the BC policy to create, implement and manage the BCM programme as a part of building and improving organizational resilience. This course is based on the BCI Good Practice Guidelines and reflects the current global thinking from ISO 22301.


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London, United Kingdom 16 Jul 2018 1 day(s) Book

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Validating Your BCM Programme Training Course

This course will help students understand how to determine their organization’s existing level of Business Continuity Management (BCM) programme maturity, and to prepare for, write and execute an assessment or audit. Validation is a key part of the BCM Lifecycle. The process of validation provides assurance that your plans and capabilities remain current and fit for purpose and identifies any areas for revision or improvement. This course will explore how to develop a comprehensive exercise programme to ensure that all elements of the BCM Lifecycle are validated. The course, as well as instruction, will be practical and ‘hands on’ allowing students to practice the skills and techniques taught. This course is based on the BCI Good Practice Guidelines and reflects the current global thinking from ISO 22301 and ISO 22398.
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London, United Kingdom 19 Jul 2018 1 day(s) Book

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Meet the instructors
  • James McAlister

    Director

    James McAlister MA DipBCM DipEd FBCI FICPEM is a former police officer with over 30 years’ experience in Business Continuity (BC), Crisis, Major Incident & Disaster Management, Civil Protection, Emergency Planning, Security, Firearms, Public Order, Training and Exercising. He has advised, planned and led many operations and exercises throughout the UK and internationally including political party conferences, major sporting events, royal / ministerial visits, counter terrorism operations, public order events and environmental / man-made disasters. In 2005, James was chosen by the UK Government to become a member of the European Union Civil Protection Team and since then has deployed on missions ranging from the Sichuan Earthquake – China 2008 to Super Typhoon Haiyan - Philippines 2013. He has a Master’s Degree and Diploma’s in Business Continuity Management & Education; is a qualified higher education teacher, assessor, coach and a BCI Approved Instructor. James is the Chair of the Business Continuity Institute, former Chair of the Global Membership Council, North West Region Forum and subject matter expert to the UK Association of Chief Police Officers. He is a Business Continuity ISO 22301 Lead Auditor and a former member of the British Standards Institute’s Societal Security Resilience Group. James is a Fellow of the Business Continuity Institute and Institute for Civil Protection & Emergency Management Since forming his consultancy ‘Crisis Prepared Limited’, he has worked with many global high profile clients across sectors including retail, manufacturing, banking, healthcare, medicine, insurance, utilities and food products. James has won 13 prestigious industry awards recognising his expertise in the areas of Crisis, Major Incident and Business Continuity Management. Specialties: Crisis, Major Incident & Business Continuity Management / Civil Protection / Resilience - Planning, Training, Test / Exercising and Audit - All Sectors

    • Courses:

    • Incident Response and Crisis Management Training Course, Introduction to Business Continuity Training Course, CBCI Certification Course, CBCI Certification Course, CBCI Certification Course, CBCI Certification Course, CBCI Certification Course

  • Ewan Donald

    Principal Consultant

    • Courses:

    • Developing and Managing the Business Continuity Plan Training Course, Business Impact Analysis Training Course, Introduction to Business Continuity Training Course, Designing and Delivering Effective Exercises Training Course

  • Kim Maclean-Bristol

    Director

    • Courses:

    • CBCI Certification Course

  • James Royds

    Director

    Resilience Adviser and Trainer Approved Instructor – the Business Continuity Institute An international, influential and experienced risk, emergency response, crisis management & business continuity adviser who has specialized in critical infrastructure (e.g. oil and gas, petrochemicals, energy, utilities etc.), together with manufacturing, finance, insurance, government and many other sectors since 1996. Chairman of BCI 2010-2012. Honorary Fellow of the BCI, Fellow of the CMI, Specialist of the IRM and a Member of BSI. Lead Auditor for ISO 22301:2012; a contributor to AE/SCNS/NCEMA 7001:2015 and an Approved Instructor for the BCI. James is a highly experienced CBCI Instructor. He has delivered the course approximately 40 times since 2010: in Asia, the GCC and UK. He achieves extremely positive exam results for, and feedback from, his students. He was the first person in the world to deliver the new 2018 version of the GPG. He has taken the CBCI exam twice achieving a Merit on both occasions.

    • Courses:

    • Designing Business Continuity Solutions Training Course, Validating Your BCM Programme Training Course, CBCI Certification Course, Incident Response and Crisis Management Training Course, Introduction to Business Continuity Training Course, CBCI Certification Course, Introduction to Organizational Resilience Training Course, Introduction to Business Continuity Training Course

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