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.

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01253 542650



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 12 Apr 2021 2 day(s) Book
London, United Kingdom 04 Oct 2021 2 day(s) Book

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CBCI Certification Course

By taking the CBCI Certification course you’ll learn not just the ‘what’, but also the ‘why’, ‘how’, and ‘when’ of good business continuity practice. No previous knowledge of business continuity is required. Starting with the basics, the course progresses through business continuity management (BCM) processes & practice and provides a solid foundation for further study and a career in BC.
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Location Date Duration  
Online, United Kingdom 16 Nov 2020 5 day(s) Book
London, United Kingdom 30 Nov 2020 5 day(s) Book
London, United Kingdom 11 Jan 2021 5 day(s) Book
Online, United Kingdom 25 Jan 2021 5 day(s) Book
Online, United Kingdom 08 Feb 2021 5 day(s) Book
London, United Kingdom 15 Feb 2021 5 day(s) Book
London, United Kingdom 15 Mar 2021 5 day(s) Book
Online, United Kingdom 22 Mar 2021 5 day(s) Book
London, United Kingdom 12 Apr 2021 5 day(s) Book
Glasgow, United Kingdom 19 Apr 2021 5 day(s) Book
Belfast, United Kingdom 26 Apr 2021 5 day(s) Book
Birmingham, United Kingdom 26 Apr 2021 5 day(s) Book
London, United Kingdom 10 May 2021 5 day(s) Book
Manchester, United Kingdom 17 May 2021 5 day(s) Book
Brussels, Belgium 14 Jun 2021 5 day(s) Book
London, United Kingdom 14 Jun 2021 5 day(s) Book
London, United Kingdom 19 Jul 2021 5 day(s) Book
London, United Kingdom 16 Aug 2021 5 day(s) Book
Glasgow, United Kingdom 13 Sep 2021 5 day(s) Book
London, United Kingdom 13 Sep 2021 5 day(s) Book
Birmingham, United Kingdom 04 Oct 2021 5 day(s) Book
Dublin, Ireland 18 Oct 2021 5 day(s) Book
London, United Kingdom 18 Oct 2021 5 day(s) Book
London, United Kingdom 29 Nov 2021 5 day(s) Book

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Developing and Managing the Business Continuity Plan Training Course

This course will cover how to develop business continuity (BC) plans, about invocation and action plans, and how to make the business continuity plan operational. The activity in this training course leads into the Validation stage of the Business Continuity Management (BCM) Lifecycle. This course provides the business continuity and resilience professional with the opportunity to gain more in depth knowledge of the Implementation stage of the BCM Lifecycle. The Implementation stage is where the business continuity plan is developed, managed and implemented as a key element of the overall BCM programme. During this course students will be using a case study and taking part in group discussions and exercises.

This course is based on the BCI Good Practice Guidelines and reflects the current global thinking from ISO 22301.
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Location Date Duration  
London, United Kingdom 14 Apr 2021 1 day(s) Book
London, United Kingdom 06 Oct 2021 1 day(s) Book

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Embedding Business Continuity Training Course

This course is designed to introduce students to the art of designing and implementing effective embedding activities as a key part of the Business Continuity Management (BCM) Lifecycle. It provides a practical approach to the complexities of working with a broad range of stakeholders. A successful BCM programme is not simply a collection of validated documents. Documents are only half the story, the other half is the creation of capable individuals who can utilize plans and resources by putting them into practice to build organizational resilience. Successfully embedding business continuity requires a collaborative approach across the organization.
This course is based on the BCI Good Practice Guidelines.
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Location Date Duration  
London, United Kingdom 11 Jun 2021 1 day(s) Book

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Incident Response and Crisis Management Training Course

This course is a comprehensive learning opportunity covering all aspects of developing and implementing an incident response structure and crisis management capability. It begins with learning how to build an incident response structure, as introduced in the Design stage of the Business Continuity Management (BCM) Lifecycle, and goes beyond incident management into learning how to build a crisis management capability in an organization. This course provides the business continuity and resilience professional with the opportunity to gain a deeper knowledge and understanding of this subject as well as the opportunity to apply this knowledge in the classroom using a case study and an exercise.

The course is broken down into modules exploring the concepts and principles of incident and crisis management and what tools and techniques can be applied when anticipating and assessing incidents. It also looks at the key activities, roles and responsibilities required for effective incident and crisis management.

This course is based on the BCI Good Practice Guidelines and reflects the current global thinking from ISO 22301 and BS 11200.
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Location Date Duration  
Online, United Kingdom 10 Dec 2020 2 day(s) Book
London, United Kingdom 22 Apr 2021 2 day(s) Book
London, United Kingdom 12 Aug 2021 2 day(s) Book
London, United Kingdom 09 Dec 2021 2 day(s) Book

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Introduction to Business Continuity Training Course

This course is an introduction to the world of business continuity (BC). It is designed as a first step for newcomers to the subject of BC and for those for whom BC may be a part of their role or responsibilities who need to have a good understanding of the subject. This course provides the new professional with the basic knowledge and understanding of the building blocks required for developing or maintaining a robust Business Continuity Management (BCM) programme and gives those individuals with a BC related role or responsibility an introduction to the discipline.

This course is based on the BCI Good Practice Guidelines and reflects the current global thinking from ISO 22301.
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Location Date Duration  
Online, United Kingdom 07 Dec 2020 2 day(s) Book
Online, United Kingdom 08 Feb 2021 2 day(s) Book
London, United Kingdom 19 Apr 2021 2 day(s) Book
London, United Kingdom 07 Jun 2021 2 day(s) Book
London, United Kingdom 09 Aug 2021 2 day(s) Book
London, United Kingdom 11 Oct 2021 2 day(s) Book
London, United Kingdom 06 Dec 2021 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.

 

Introduction to Organizational Resilience

Find out how this collaborative approach can help your organization anticipate risks and respond effectively to threats and opportunities.


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Location Date Duration  
Online, United Kingdom 10 Feb 2021 1 day(s) Book
London, United Kingdom 09 Jun 2021 1 day(s) Book
London, United Kingdom 13 Oct 2021 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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Location Date Duration  
London, United Kingdom 10 Jun 2021 1 day(s) Book

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Supply Chain Resilience Training Course

This course is about understanding supply chains, how they are managed and how to add resilience measures to them, and therefore, the business. It is about how to engage with those responsible for procurement and their teams to embed business continuity and resilience into the business supply chain. In the current climate of financial austerity, volatile markets and globalisation, supply chains are often under complex and global pressure. Suppliers may be located in areas of the world that suffer considerable threats from severe weather systems and many logistical problems.
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Location Date Duration  
Online, United Kingdom 09 Dec 2020 1 day(s) Book
London, United Kingdom 21 Apr 2021 1 day(s) Book
London, United Kingdom 11 Aug 2021 1 day(s) Book
London, United Kingdom 08 Dec 2021 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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Location Date Duration  
London, United Kingdom 15 Oct 2021 1 day(s) Book

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Meet the instructors
  • Gillian Logie

    Senior Consultant

  • 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

  • Oleksandr Moskal

    Global Cyber Resilience Lead

    Have 28 years of experience in multinational business, evolving from IT Management to Business Continuity, Information Security, IT Disaster Recovery and Risk Management, managing these areas globally in 50,000+ employees corporation for last 10 years, providing internal consultancy and project management.

  • 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.

  • Pauline Wilson

    Principal Consultant

  • Andrew Mason

    Director

    Andy is founder and Director of Logical Resilience Limited, previously an award winning Head of Business Continuity with extensive experience in providing business continuity, resilience and incident management in the Professional Services and Retail industries. He has a proven track record of driving best practice and transforming operations to achieve the highest levels of certification. He has significant expertise in building strong stakeholder relationships engaging at all levels across global organisations, and is pragmatic in approach to deliver both improved performance and value for money. For more information, please visit: https://www.logicalresilience.co.uk/ or view the LinkedIn profile below.

  • Ewan Donald

    Principal Consultant

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