Continuity Shop

  • Salford, United Kingdom

Continuity Shop are in the BCI’s Hall of Fame, multi BCI award winning Business Continuity training company supplying numerous public and in-house training courses to organisations across the globe. There are over 20 different business continuity training courses in our portfolio, ranging from one day introductory courses, e-learning and the 5 day BCI Certificate Examination course, all of which are run publically across the UK or can be run in-house at your premises.

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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  
Online, United Kingdom 25 Nov 2020 1 day(s) Book
Online, United Kingdom 02 Dec 2020 1 day(s)
Online, United Kingdom 27 Jan 2021 1 day(s) Book
Online, United Kingdom 25 Feb 2021 1 day(s) Book
Online, United Kingdom 31 Mar 2021 1 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  
London, United Kingdom 16 Nov 2020 5 day(s) Book
Cotswolds, United Kingdom 30 Nov 2020 5 day(s) Book
Manchester, United Kingdom 07 Dec 2020 5 day(s) Book
Online, United Kingdom 14 Dec 2020 5 day(s) Book
Online, United Kingdom 11 Jan 2021 5 day(s) Book
Online, United Kingdom 22 Feb 2021 5 day(s) Book
Online, United Kingdom 08 Mar 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  
Online, United Kingdom 26 Nov 2020 1 day(s) Book
Online, United Kingdom 03 Dec 2020 1 day(s)
Online, United Kingdom 28 Jan 2021 1 day(s) Book
Online, United Kingdom 26 Feb 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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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 18 Nov 2020 2 day(s) Book
Online, United Kingdom 20 Jan 2021 2 day(s) Book
Online, United Kingdom 03 Mar 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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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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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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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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Meet the instructors
  • Scott Carver

    Organisational Resilience Consultant, Tutor & Trainer

    Establishing Searchlight Resilience in 2007, Scott has established himself in the fields of Incident Management, Crisis Management, Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery, and Resilience working in the UK and internationally to develop and manage programmes across all industry sectors.

    As a certified tutor for the Business Continuity Institute (BCI), Scott also regularly delivers public and in-house courses ranging from one day introduction events, through to five day qualification courses that are certified and aligned to international standards.

    Scott is also a mentor for many of the Business Continuity Institute's professional members and regularly works with people in the Business Continuity industry who are either new to the role or require additional guidance when developing their own Business Continuity programmes and careers.

    Scott’s infectious passion for ensuring every organisation is best protected and fully prepared at all times, extends to him regularly chairing or personally supporting the chairpersons of the teams responsible for recovery when severe, unplanned disruptive and/ or reputation-damaging events do occur.

    Scott can also be found on professional platforms and forums delivering presentations and chairing webinars and workshops on the subject of crises and related topics; which has increased significantly since the outbreak of COVID-19.

    A qualified ISO Lead Auditor (ISO 22301), Scott also prepares organisations for certification and re-certification.

    Prior to Scott’s career in resilience he held successful management roles in Financial Services and Retail for organisations such as Marks & Spencer FS and Dixons Stores Group.

    E: scott.carver@searchlightresilience.com

    T: +44 (0) 7886 281829

    Best wishes,

    Scott Carver AFBCI (CBCI)

  • Christopher Oliver

    CEO

    Chris has been a Fellow since 2006 and founded www.armstrong-continuity.com on 2009, prior to the he was COO of the Office Shadow Group and Director of Continuity Services for Itex. He has served terms as Vice Chairman of the Institute and Chair of the Membership Council, lead assesor and appeals chair. He wrote the current gifted grades and awards criteria and was a finalist for Instustry Personality of the Year in 2008. More recently he was a lead of section team for the BCI Good Practice Guidelines 2018 designing 'Programme & Policy'. He remains a ciruit speaker and has published a numbef of articles.

    He is also Chairman of the Royal Guernsey Light Infantry Charitable Trust www.lesemrais.com, a freelance broadcaster and presenter for the BBC having made a number of documentaries. He spends his time between the Channel Islands and Asia.

  • Helen Molyneux

    Director

  • Ian Charters

    Director

    Over 20 years in BC as trainer and consultant. Worked in a wide variety of organisations in the public and private sectors. Specialist (and published author) in Business Impact Analysis.

  • Meredith Gosling

    Managing Director

  • Penelope Killow

    AVP - Business Continuity Manager

  • Robert Osborn

    Business Continuity Consultant

  • David Window

    Managing Consultant

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