Continuity Group Ltd

  • Central, Hong Kong

Continuity Group Asia (CGA) specializes in corporate Business Continuity Management (BCM) and Crisis Management, and organizes successful seminars and conferences. It is the only Hong Kong based BCI Licensed Training Partner. CGA currently organizes entry-level certification training for those seeking the CBCI credential. Working only with enthusiastic, experienced and fully accredited trainers, we manage to present the BCI Good Practices Guidelines in an interesting and interactive way, using real live examples. Even the driest theory becomes an exciting topic. We can also support your corporate training needs, either onsite or using eLearning, we are able to offer you great customized corporate deals with competitive volume pricing.



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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CBCI Certification Course

This course offers a solid description of the methods, techniques and approaches used by business continuity (BC) professionals worldwide to develop, implement
and maintain an effective Business Continuity Management (BCM) programme. This Course is based on the BCI Good Practice Guidelines (GPG), the independent
body of knowledge for good business continuity (BC) practice.

The course takes you through the complete BCM Lifecycle step by step, and provides practical insights into all aspects pertaining to the development, implementation and management of a BCM programme within an organization through the instructor’s use of case studies and real-life examples.


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Designing and Delivering Effective Exercises Training Course

This course provides the business continuity and resilience professional with the knowledge of how to design and develop exercises that work. Designing and delivering effective exercises is a skill to be mastered for any business continuity and resilience professional. A key part of the Validation stage of the Business Continuity Management (BCM) Lifecycle, exercising the BCM programme for some is the most interesting part of the job. It helps us to practice what to do when things go wrong, and builds confidence and a capability that means the organization can more effectively respond, recover, take opportunities, and learn from a disruption. Exercises are the best way to test our systems, rehearse our plans, and a chance to safely prepare our people.

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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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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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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Meet the instructors
  • Willem Hoekstra

    Regional Head of BCM

    Willem A. Hoekstra M MBA AFBCI BCCE started his career with ABN AMRO bank in 1998, running Management Accounting and other COO projects. In 2001, he met with Business Continuity Management for the first time. He has since run BCM programs for Head Office as well as Regional environments in consecutively ABN AMRO, RBS, Societe Generale and currently Nomura, where he is also responsible for Corporate Security. Willem holds an MBA, a Dutch master’s degree in Communication Science, and a Propeadeuse degree in Economics. He has both presented and participated at numerous conferences and seminars on BCM and related topics, around the globe. Willem is currently Chair on the HK Financial Services BCM Forum, president of Continuity Group Asia, a training partner of the BCI, and Hong Kong forum leader of the BCI.

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