Boost your career with this complete Business Continuity Planning eLearning course

The most complete guide for anyone looking to gain an understanding of Business Continuity Planning (BCP) and its practical application in an IT and Non-IT environment.

This certification kit would be beneficial to individuals planning to implement and manage BCP processes and strategies, business owners and managers looking to protect their company from potential risks, and businesses experiencing internal or external threats to production, information, and/or services.

Course Description

The Art of Service's introductory Business Continuity Planning training and certification helps IT practitioners develop the skills that are crucial, as businesses embark on this massive transformation. It provides an industry credential for IT professionals to help them transform into the world of Business Continuity Planning.

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CS logoDiscover the essential risk recovery and preventative method known as Business Continuity Planning. Business Continuity Planning has become a vital resource used by organizations to ensure the long lasting success of business services. Become a valued member of your organization by learning the benefits and advantages of implementing Business Continuity Planning processes and management.

Business Continuity Planning (BCP) refers to proactive planning processes that are implemented to ensure business operations and service standards are maintained in the event of exposure to internal or external threats or risks. BCP aims to provide effective prevention and recovery procedures for the business to be successfully resilient in the face of threatening obstacles. A BCP ensures that an organization has the resources and knowledge to deal with a number of emergencies. This certification course would be beneficial to individuals planning to implement and manage BCP processes and strategies, business owners and managers looking to protect their company from potential risks, and businesses experiencing internal or external threats to production, information, and/or services.

This certification validates that you know specific methods, models, and/or tools. This is essential to professionals in order to be updated on the latest business trends, and to add to their Business Continuity Planning toolbox.

The industry is facing a bold, new world with the amazing developments in Business Continuity Planning, and the challenges and the opportunities this presents are unprecedented. The Business Continuity Planning Complete Certification Kit serves as a complete introductory guide for anyone looking to grasp a better understanding of Business Continuity Planning concepts and their practical application in any environment.

What will you get?

  • Business Continuity Planning Workbook

    PDF eBook to download for additional content and reference material.

  • 90 days access to Online Course

    Multimedia presentations, quizzes and exercises to gain knowledge about Business Continuity Planning. (You can purchase course extensions when you need more time)

  • Bonus: Certification exam

    Included in the course is the exam preparation, to make sure you pass your certification exam - which is also included in your course at no extra cost. (* Additional exam sittings can be purchased at $45.00 each)

The learning experience

The program combines presentations supported by trainer audio. Each module is followed by quizzes and exercises (marking scheme provided) to test your knowledge and competency, and to enhance understanding of the key concepts. A certificate is awarded to your successful passing of the final exam (80% pass requirement) and completion of the course.

Course curriculum

The recommended minimum contact hours to pass the certification test is 18 hours.

  • 1

    1. Business Continuity Planning (BCP)

    • Business Continuity Planning Certification Kit Workbook

    • Module 1.1 Introduction and Objectives

    • Module 1.2 What is a Disaster

    • Module 1.3 Phases of a Disaster

    • Module 1.4 Considering the Impact of Disaster

    • Module 1.5 Incident Control

    • Reading Assignment

  • 2

    2. Introduction to BCP

    • Module 2.1 Introduction and Objectives

    • Module 2.2 BCP

    • Module 2.3 Importance

    • Module 2.4 Benefits

    • Module 2.5 BCP vs BRP vs DRP

    • Reading Assignment

    • Quiz 1

  • 3

    3. BCP Types, Features, and Roles and Responsibilities

    • Module 3.1 Types and Features of a BCP

    • Module 3.2 The Team

    • Module 3.3 Roles and Responsibilities

    • Reading Assignment

  • 4

    4. Tiers of BCP

    • Module 4.1 Tiers of Business Continuity Planning

    • Module 4.2 Seven Tiers of Business Continuity Planning

    • Module 4.3 Seven Tiers of Business Continuity Planning

    • Module 4.4 Seven Tiers of Business Continuity Planning

    • Module 4.5 Seven Tiers of Business Continuity Planning

    • Reading Assignment

    • Quiz 2

  • 5

    5. BCP Process Part 1

    • Module 5.1 Risk and Business

    • Module 5.2 Risk Management

    • Module 5.3 Common Risks

    • Module 5.4 Prevention

    • Module 5.5 Preparedness

    • Reading Assignment

  • 6

    6. BCP Process Part 2

    • Module 6.1 Response

    • Module 6.2 Characteristics of a crisis

    • Module 6.3 Response Key Points

    • Module 6.4 Recovery Planning and Strategies

    • Module 6.5 After the Crisis

    • Reading Assignment

    • Quiz 3

  • 7

    7. Creating a BCP

    • Module 7.1 Your Business Continuity Plan

    • Module 7.2 Your Business Continuity Plan

    • Module 7.3 Key Points

    • Module 7.4 Human Side of a Disaster

    • Reading Assignment

  • 8

    8. Attributes of Successful BCPs

    • Module 8.1 Attributes of a BCP

    • Module 8.2 Attributes of a BCP

    • Module 8.3 Attributes of a BCP

    • Module 8.4 Attributes of a BCP

    • Module 8.5 Attributes of a BCP

    • Module 8.6 Attributes of a BCP

    • Quiz 4

  • 9

    Additional Resources

    • BCP Course Syllabus

  • 10

    Exam Information

    • Exam Information

    • Sample Exam

    • Course Evaluation Form

    • Final Exam

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What will you learn?

- Learn the important concepts, tools, and strategies of Business Continuity Planning.

- Learn about the benefits of implementing Business Continuity Planning to prevent business failure.

- Examine the BCP Lifecycle and the encompassing tiers of BCP.

- Review Emergency Management processes.

- Learn about the possible risks and threats that businesses face.

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