boost your career with this complete Business Impact Analysis eLearning course

The most complete guide for anyone looking to gain an understanding of Business Impact Analysis and its practical application in an IT and Non-IT environment.

This course would be beneficial to recent graduates looking to get a foothold in the IT industry, to businesses wanting to implement risk prevention strategies, businesses experiencing internal or external threats to services and production, and to managers wanting to identify potential business risk factors.

Course Description

The Art of Service's introductory Business Impact Analysis 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 Impact Analysis.
This training and certification enables you to move both the industry and business forward, and to quickly take advantage of the benefits that Business Impact Analysis applications present.

Get Certified

Identify business vulnerabilities and develop strategies to minimize risk through Business Impact Analysis. Business Impact Analysis provides organizations with an action plan when preparing for possible risks that it may encounter. Become a valued member of your organization by learning the processes and methods of implementing Business Impact Analysis.

Business Impact Analysis (BIA) is a vital component of an organization's Business Continuity Plan. A BIA is implemented in order to identify and evaluate potential risks that the organization may encounter and needs to be prepared for. A BIA explores and reveals any vulnerabilities, and then continues with a planning process to develop and design preventative strategies and procedures for minimizing business risks. This on-trend certification kit would be beneficial to recent graduates looking to get a foothold in the IT Industry, to businesses wanting to implement risk prevention strategies, businesses experiencing internal or external threats to services and production, and to managers wanting to identify potential business risk factors.

This certification validates your knowledge of specific methods, models, and/or tools. This is essential to professionals in order to be updated on the latest risk analysis trends, and to add to their Business Impact Analysis toolbox.

What will you get?

  • Business Impact Analysis 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 Impact Analysis. (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. Overview of Crisis Management & BCP

    • Business Impact Analysis Certification Kit Textbook

    • 1.1 Introduction and Objectives

    • 1.2 Crisis Management

    • 1.3 What to Consider in Crisis Management

    • 1.4 Need for Crisis Management

    • 1.5 Business Countinuity Planning

    • 1.6 Importance of Business Countinuity Planning

    • 1.7 Benefits of Business Countinuity Planning

    • 1.8 Business Countinuity Planning Lifecycle

    • Reading Assignment

  • 2

    2. Introduction to Business Impact Analysis

    • 2.1 Introduction and Objectives

    • 2.2 Business Impact Analysis

    • 2.3 Objectives of Business Impact Analysis

    • 2.4 BIA- Not a Facility Risk

    • 2.5 BIA- Not a Project

    • 2.6 Importance of BIA

    • 2.7 Goals of BIA

    • 2.7 Need and Benefits of BIA

    • 2.8 Reasons to Conduct a BIA

    • Reading Assignment

    • Quiz 1

  • 3

    3. Business Impact Analysis Process and Impact Criticality

    • 3.1 Introduction and Objectives

    • 3.2 Introduction to the BIA Process

    • 3.3 BIA Process - Project Planning

    • 3.4 BIA Process - Data Gathering

    • 3.5 BIA Process - Data Analysis

    • 3.6 BIA Process - Documentation

    • 3.7 BIA Process - Management

    • 3.8 BIA is an Ongoing Process

    • 3.9 Introduction to Impact Criticality

    • 3.10 Impact Criticality Categories

    • Reading Assignment

  • 4

    4. Methods and Elements of Business Impact Analysis

    • 4.1 Introduction and Objectives

    • 4.2 Methods Used in BIA

    • 4.3 Elements of BIA

    • 4.4 Preparing a BIA Report

    • 4.5 Key Questions in BIA

    • Reading Assignment

    • Quiz 2

  • 5

    5. Business Impact Analysis in Contingency Planning and IT

    • 5.1 Introduction and Objectives

    • 5.2 IT Contingency Planning Process

    • 5.3 Developing a Policy Statement

    • 5.4 Conducting the BIA

    • 5.5 Identifying Preventive Controls

    • 5.6 Developing Recovery Strategies

    • 5.7 Developing an IT Contingency Plan

    • 5.8 Plan Testing, Training and Exercises

    • 5.9 Planning Maintenance

    • 5.10 BIA in Contingency Planning

    • Reading Assignment

  • 6

    6. Gathering Data and Common Mistakes in Business Impact Analysis

    • 6.1 Introduction and Objectives

    • 6.2 Gathering Data

    • 6.3 Introduction to Data Collection

    • 6.4 Questionnaires

    • 6.5 Interviews

    • 6.6 Workshops

    • 6.7 Common BIA Mistakes

    • 6.8 Getting BIA Right

    • Reading Assignment

    • Quiz 3

  • 7

    7. Business Impact Analysis’ Myths and Reality

    • 7.1 Introduction and Objectives

    • 7.2 Myths and Reality of BIA

    • Reading Assignment

  • 8

    Additional Resources

    • Course Syllabus

    • Glossary of Terms

  • 9

    Exam Information

    • Exam Information

    • Sample Exam

    • Course Evaluation Form

    • Final Exam

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What will you learn?

- Learn the important concepts, tools, processes, and methods of Business Impact Analysis.

- Learn about the benefits of implementing Business Impact Analysis processes.

- Examine the links to Business Continuity Planning.

- Learn about Business Impact Analysis in Contingency Planning.

- Explore Impact Criticality concepts.

- Research Business Impact Analysis myths and realities.

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