PANTA RAY

  • Milan, Italy

PANTA RAY is a training and management consulting firm, leader in the field of business resilience. Since 2009, we support large international organizations in developing methodologies and practices for the implementation and enhancement of their business continuity, crisis and enterprise risk management. PANTA RAY is a Licensed Training Partner and Corporate Partner GOLD of the Business Continuity Institute. With a full range of customized services for the different organizational needs, plus a team of highly qualified and certified professionals, PANTA RAY stands for excellence in the field of continuity and resilience.

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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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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  
Istanbul, Turkey 21 Oct 2019 5 day(s) Book
Milan, Italy 18 Nov 2019 5 day(s) Book
Milan, Italy 03 Feb 2020 5 day(s) Book
Brussels, Belgium 17 Feb 2020 5 day(s) Book
Dubai, United Arab Emirates 01 Mar 2020 5 day(s) Book
Madrid, Spain 09 Mar 2020 5 day(s) Book
New York, United States 20 Apr 2020 5 day(s) Book
Amsterdam, Netherlands 11 May 2020 5 day(s) Book
Johannesburg, South Africa 18 May 2020 5 day(s) Book
Milan, Italy 08 Jun 2020 5 day(s) Book
Vienna, Austria 06 Jul 2020 5 day(s) Book
Milan, Italy 07 Sep 2020 5 day(s) Book
Dubai, United Arab Emirates 13 Sep 2020 5 day(s) Book
Madrid, Spain 14 Sep 2020 5 day(s) Book
New York, United States 05 Oct 2020 5 day(s) Book
Brussels, Belgium 05 Oct 2020 5 day(s) Book
Milan, Italy 16 Nov 2020 5 day(s) Book
Amsterdam, Netherlands 23 Nov 2020 5 day(s) Book

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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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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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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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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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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
  • Gianna Detoni

    President & Founder

    With over 40 years of experience in the field, Gianna is one of the leading experts of resilience and business continuity worldwide. She is the BCI Global Industry Personality of the Year 2017, the BCI Italy Forum Leader, a BCI Approved Instructor and the Chair of the BCI Women in Resilience initiative. She wrote many articles on the topics related to continuity and resilience, and is one of the key contributors to the development of the Good Practice Guidelines of the BCI, the reference manual for resilience professionals. Last but not least, she is a Fellow of the Business Continuity Institute (FBCI), the highest membership grade of the BCI, and certified by the Institute of Risk Management (IRM). Since 2009, she is President of PANTA RAY, training and management consulting firm, specialized in the disciplines of organizational resilience.

  • Macarena Rodriguez Garcia

    BCM & ITSCM Consultant, EMEA

    Macarena Rodríguez is a Business Continuity & IT Service Continuity (BCM & ITSCM) Consultant at Getronics for EMEA region. She also created BeReadyForContinuity (https://www.bereadyforcontinuity.com/) in Spain. Member of the Business Continuity Institute (MBCI) since September 2016, she has more than 5 years of experience working in Business Continuity. She has become a specialist in training and exercising staff to be prepared in the event of a real-life disaster. Moreover, she is a BCI Approved Instructor working with PANTA RAY to deliver the BCI Certification courses (CBCI). Her background as communicator has helped her to provide and implement raising awareness actions and promotional material to help staff to understand better what a BCM is and how to be involved. She is also passionate for the European Union. This has helped her to understand better Regulations such as the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Furthermore, she is fluent in Spanish, English, French and Italian.

  • Peter Frielinghaus

    Managing Director

    Coming from both a technical and financial background, Pete has been involved in Business Continuity Management for the past 18 years and successfully completed projects in 28 different countries across Africa, Europe and the UK. He is a director of the African Chapter of the Business Continuity Institute, a member of the BCI Global Membership Council, an approved BCI and ISO 22301 Instructor, he has been the area representative for Mauritius and is the vice chair of the East African Forum. He was awarded the Business Continuity Consultant of the year at the BCI annual Awards in August 2014 and is currently deployed as the Managing Director of ContinuityEastAfrica in Nairobi where he has established a BCM company to serve the growing demand of Business Continuity Management in Eastern Africa

  • Vikrant Varshney

    Chief Risk Officer & Managing Partner

    * 20+ yrs of cumulative experience in Enterprise & Operational Risk Management, BCM, IT, Operations, Quality & Business Strategy. * c14 years of dedicated experience in Enterprise Risks and BCM at Head of Program Level in Banking & Financial services and IT services & Outsourcing domain. * Handled 3 out of 4 BRIC markets – Brazil, India, China. * Managed resources from Emerging economies in Latin America, MENA and Asia (Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Egypt, India, China, Malaysia & Philippines etc) as well as resources from Developed economies (USA, UK, HK, France, Dubai). * Managed large global clients’ projects with Capital One, RSA, DELL, Prudential, D&T, AVIVA, Bank of America, JP Morgan etc during different roles. * Handled large operational losses in Mn USD and learned from them. * Worked with & supported Global Service Providers like SunGard, Synstar, IBM BRCS, EMC, Dell, Hitachi, SCS etc. * Led the Risk Oversight teams to manage Information Security, Corporate Security, Audit, Compliance & Risk framework covering US, UK, Europe & Asian entities * Strong Communication skills & profecient in presenting Business cases, Risk & vulnerability exposures, Risk appetite & Impact Scenarios to Senior Management as well as developing effective Risk treatments & maintaining effective business relationships at the highest level. * Strong Management Information (MI) capabilities, due to extensive coordination across geographically spread locations for consistent management reporting to maintain health index of various Implementations & resultant risk heat maps etc. * Led the formation of Corporate Task force supporting National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) under the chairmanship of Prime Minister of India and Led the Corporate Incident Forum to work with public agencies, including Ministries of Health, Embassies and around 250+ Indian Risk resources to develop an effective Risk Governance and disaster preparedness mechanism for massive disasters..

  • Alberto Mattia

    Chief Executive Officer

    During his role as the CEO of PANTA RAY, since 2014, Alberto has successfully guided and supported large enterprises across various sectors in developing effective business continuity management systems and in achieving their resilience objectives. For his work in PANTA RAY, Alberto was shortlisted by the Business Continuity Institute among the three best European resilience consultants in 2017. Furthermore, he is a Member of the Business Continuity Institute (MBCI) and certified by the Institute of Risk Management (IRM). In 2017, Alberto actively contributed to the writing of the most recent edition of the BCI Good Practice Guidelines, the reference manual for business continuity professionals. Alberto is also a member of the BCI Risk & Governance Committee.

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