Business Continuity Training DVDs


The Business Continuity Institute (BCI) has produced two Business Continuity training DVDs:

Practice Makes Perfect: Exercising Made Easy – a Comprehensive Guide to Exercising Business Continuity Plans

and

Understanding Your Business: How to do a Business Impact Analysis.

Both videos and accompanying CDs have been structured around the BCI Good Practice Guidelines and the BS25999 standard.

Only $60.00 each!


=============================================

Understanding Your Business: How to do a Business Impact Analysis – Training DVD

This 20 minute original film, complemented by a data CD, takes the viewer through the essential elements of a BIA: what it is; how to get management “buy in” and how to conduct a BIA.

The training film – based in a hotel – takes the viewer on an information gathering journey through the eyes of Ed, the lead character. We see Ed conducting his BIA in this familiar setting, providing the viewer with a clear and usable analogy.

The CD that accompanies the film contains a comprehensive questionnaire with a set of templates and guidance notes together with expert industry advice.

CD Contents:

  • A word booklet containing a step by step guide to undertaking a Business Impact Analysis (BIA) including:
    • Understanding your business as part of the BCM lifecycle
    • What is a BIA?
    • The purpose of a BIA
    • The motivation for BCM and the sponsor
    • Establishing the scope
    • Methods and Techniques for Collecting Data
    • Determining how results will be used
    • Gathering and verifying your results
    • Identifying Respondents
  • BIA questionnaire template with notes
  • Sign and Review template
  • FAQs
  • Risk Assessments and the BIA with template


=============================================

Practice Makes Perfect: exercising made easy – a comprehensive guide to exercising Business Continuity plans – Training DVD

Using a theatrical analogy, this clear, concise, and visually interesting 20 minute film demonstrates how performance (BC plan) is rehearsed – from simple desk top exercising through to more complex scenarios. The film is engaging and achieves a robust mix of practical training and engaging drama viewed through the eyes of a BCM Practitioner.

The accompanying CD contains a 2,700 word booklet detailing a step-by-step guide to exercising with templates; a guide to creating exercise scenarios; role-play scripts and debrief notes.

CD Contents:

  • Annex A Main Event List
  • BCI Booklet
  • Creating Your Own Scenario
  • Debrief Template
  • Exercise Invitation Template
  • Exercise Manager’s Notes
  • Fire Scenario
  • Glossary
  • Injects Template for Role‐Players
  • Scripts Flood
  • BSI Folder
  • BS 25999 Product Sheet
  • BS 25999 A4 Advertisement for BSIDVD
  • BS 25999 Global Product Guide
  • BS 25999 Part 2 and Certification for BCI Continuity Magazine
  • BSI Management Systems profile for BCIDVD
  • About BCI
  • About Ear Productions BC

 


=============================================

SPECIAL OFFER! Practice Makes Perfect” DVD, PLUS the groundbreaking book, Disaster Recovery Testing: Exercising Your Contingency Plan. Only $99.00 for the DVD PLUS book – save $10.00 if purchased together!

 


=============================================


Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Business Continuity Training DVDs


The Business Continuity Institute (BCI) has produced two Business Continuity training DVDs:

Practice Makes Perfect: Exercising Made Easy – a Comprehensive Guide to Exercising Business Continuity Plans

and

Understanding Your Business: How to do a Business Impact Analysis.

Both videos and accompanying CDs have been structured around the BCI Good Practice Guidelines and the BS25999 standard.

Only $60.00 each!

TO PURCHASE: Just click through the heading of this email and use the “Add to Cart” buttons to access our secure checkout.

=============================================

Understanding Your Business: How to do a Business Impact Analysis – Training DVD

This 20 minute original film, complemented by a data CD, takes the viewer through the essential elements of a BIA: what it is; how to get management “buy in” and how to conduct a BIA.

The training film – based in a hotel – takes the viewer on an information gathering journey through the eyes of Ed, the lead character. We see Ed conducting his BIA in this familiar setting, providing the viewer with a clear and usable analogy.

The CD that accompanies the film contains a comprehensive questionnaire with a set of templates and guidance notes together with expert industry advice.

CD Contents:

  • A word booklet containing a step by step guide to undertaking a Business Impact Analysis (BIA) including:
    • Understanding your business as part of the BCM lifecycle
    • What is a BIA?
    • The purpose of a BIA
    • The motivation for BCM and the sponsor
    • Establishing the scope
    • Methods and Techniques for Collecting Data
    • Determining how results will be used
    • Gathering and verifying your results
    • Identifying Respondents
  • BIA questionnaire template with notes
  • Sign and Review template
  • FAQs
  • Risk Assessments and the BIA with template

TO PURCHASE: Just click through the heading of this email and use the “Add to Cart” buttons to access our secure checkout.

=============================================

Practice Makes Perfect: exercising made easy – a comprehensive guide to exercising Business Continuity plans – Training DVD

Using a theatrical analogy, this clear, concise, and visually interesting 20 minute film demonstrates how performance (BC plan) is rehearsed – from simple desk top exercising through to more complex scenarios. The film is engaging and achieves a robust mix of practical training and engaging drama viewed through the eyes of a BCM Practitioner.

The accompanying CD contains a 2,700 word booklet detailing a step-by-step guide to exercising with templates; a guide to creating exercise scenarios; role-play scripts and debrief notes.

CD Contents:

  • Annex A Main Event List
  • BCI Booklet
  • Creating Your Own Scenario
  • Debrief Template
  • Exercise Invitation Template
  • Exercise Manager’s Notes
  • Fire Scenario
  • Glossary
  • Injects Template for Role‐Players
  • Scripts Flood
  • BSI Folder
  • BS 25999 Product Sheet
  • BS 25999 A4 Advertisement for BSIDVD
  • BS 25999 Global Product Guide
  • BS 25999 Part 2 and Certification for BCI Continuity Magazine
  • BSI Management Systems profile for BCIDVD
  • About BCI
  • About Ear Productions BC

TO PURCHASE: Just click through the heading of this email and use the “Add to Cart” buttons to access our secure checkout.

=============================================

SPECIAL OFFER! Practice Makes Perfect” DVD, PLUS the groundbreaking book, Disaster Recovery Testing: Exercising Your Contingency Plan. Only $99.00 for the DVD PLUS book – save $10.00 if purchased together!

TO PURCHASE: Just click through the heading of this email and use the “Add to Cart” buttons to access our secure checkout.

=============================================


Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

MTPD: what business continuity professionals think about it and how they calculate it


Continuity Central recently conducted a survey to discover what the views of business continuity professionals are about the MTPD (maximum tolerable period of disruption) concept, which was introduced by BS 25999.

Continue reading MTPD: what business continuity professionals think about it and how they calculate it

Tags: , ,

Business Continuity Training DVDs


The Business Continuity Institute (BCI) has produced two Business Continuity training DVDs:

Practice Makes Perfect: exercising made easy – a comprehensive guide to exercising Business Continuity plans

and

Understanding Your Business: How to do a Business Impact Analysis.

Both videos and accompanying CDs have been structured around the BCI Good Practice Guidelines and the BS25999 standard.

Only $60.00 each!

TO PURCHASE: Just click through the heading of this email and use the “Add to Cart” buttons to access our secure checkout.

=============================================

Understanding Your Business: How to do a Business Impact Analysis – Training DVD

This 20 minute original film, complemented by a data CD, takes the viewer through the essential elements of a BIA: what it is; how to get management “buy in” and how to conduct a BIA.

The training film – based in a hotel – takes the viewer on an information gathering journey through the eyes of Ed, the lead character. We see Ed conducting his BIA in this familiar setting, providing the viewer with a clear and usable analogy.

The CD that accompanies the film contains a comprehensive questionnaire with a set of templates and guidance notes together with expert industry advice.

CD Contents:

  • A word booklet containing a step by step guide to undertaking a Business Impact Analysis (BIA) including:
    • Understanding your business as part of the BCM lifecycle
    • What is a BIA?
    • The purpose of a BIA
    • The motivation for BCM and the sponsor
    • Establishing the scope
    • Methods and Techniques for Collecting Data
    • Determining how results will be used
    • Gathering and verifying your results
    • Identifying Respondents
  • BIA questionnaire template with notes
  • Sign and Review template
  • FAQs
  • Risk Assessments and the BIA with template

TO PURCHASE: Just click through the heading of this email and use the “Add to Cart” buttons to access our secure checkout.

=============================================

Practice Makes Perfect: exercising made easy – a comprehensive guide to exercising Business Continuity plans – Training DVD

Using a theatrical analogy, this clear, concise, and visually interesting 20 minute film demonstrates how performance (BC plan) is rehearsed – from simple desk top exercising through to more complex scenarios. The film is engaging and achieves a robust mix of practical training and engaging drama viewed through the eyes of a BCM Practitioner.

The accompanying CD contains a 2,700 word booklet detailing a step-by-step guide to exercising with templates; a guide to creating exercise scenarios; role-play scripts and debrief notes.

CD Contents:

  • Annex A Main Event List
  • BCI Booklet
  • Creating Your Own Scenario
  • Debrief Template
  • Exercise Invitation Template
  • Exercise Manager’s Notes
  • Fire Scenario
  • Glossary
  • Injects Template for Role‐Players
  • Scripts Flood
  • BSI Folder
  • BS 25999 Product Sheet
  • BS 25999 A4 Advertisement for BSIDVD
  • BS 25999 Global Product Guide
  • BS 25999 Part 2 and Certification for BCI Continuity Magazine
  • BSI Management Systems profile for BCIDVD
  • About BCI
  • About Ear Productions BC

TO PURCHASE: Just click through the heading of this email and use the “Add to Cart” buttons to access our secure checkout.

=============================================

SPECIAL OFFER! Practice Makes Perfect” DVD, PLUS the groundbreaking book, Disaster Recovery Testing: Exercising Your Contingency Plan. Only $99.00 for the DVD PLUS book – save $10.00 if purchased together!

TO PURCHASE: Just click through the heading of this email and use the “Add to Cart” buttons to access our secure checkout.

=============================================


Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Business Continuity Training DVDs


BUSINESS CONTINUITY TRAINING DVDs

from

THE BUSINESS CONTINUITY INSTITUTE (BCI):

Practice Makes Perfect: Exercising Made Easy –

A Comprehensive Guide to Exercising Business Continuity Plans

and

Understanding Your Business: How to do a Business Impact Analysis.

Both videos and accompanying CDs have been structured around the BCI Good Practice Guidelines and the BS25999 standard.

TO PURCHASE: Just click through the heading of this email and use the “Add to Cart” buttons to access our secure checkout – or, contact Rothstein Associates at info@rothstein.com, 203.740.7444 or 888.ROTHSTEin (888.768.4783).

=============================================

See below for a special offer!

=============================================

Understanding Your Business:

How to do a Business Impact Analysis – Training DVD + CD

This 20 minute original film, complemented by a data CD, takes the viewer through the essential elements of a BIA: what it is; how to get management “buy in” and how to conduct a BIA.

The training film – based in a hotel – takes the viewer on an information gathering journey through the eyes of Ed, the lead character. We see Ed conducting his BIA in this familiar setting, providing the viewer with a clear and usable analogy.

The CD that accompanies the film contains a comprehensive questionnaire with a set of templates and guidance notes together with expert industry advice.

CD Contents:

  • A word booklet containing a step by step guide to undertaking a Business Impact Analysis (BIA) including:
    • Understanding your business as part of the BCM lifecycle
    • What is a BIA?
    • The purpose of a BIA
    • The motivation for BCM and the sponsor
    • Establishing the scope
    • Methods and Techniques for Collecting Data
    • Determining how results will be used
    • Gathering and verifying your results
    • Identifying Respondents
  • BIA questionnaire template with notes
  • Sign and Review template
  • FAQs
  • Risk Assessments and the BIA with template

Only $60.00! TO PURCHASE: Just click through the heading of this email and use the “Add to Cart” buttons to access our secure checkout – or, contact Rothstein Associates at info@rothstein.com, 203.740.7444 or 888.ROTHSTEin (888.768.4783).

=============================================

Practice Makes Perfect: Exercising Made Easy – A Comprehensive Guide to Exercising Business Continuity Plans – Training DVD + CD

Using a theatrical analogy, this clear, concise, and visually interesting 20 minute film demonstrates how performance (BC plan) is rehearsed – from simple desk top exercising through to more complex scenarios. The film is engaging and achieves a robust mix of practical training and engaging drama viewed through the eyes of a BCM Practitioner.

The accompanying CD contains a 2,700 word booklet detailing a step-by-step guide to exercising with templates; a guide to creating exercise scenarios; role-play scripts and debrief notes.

CD Contents:

  • Annex A Main Event List
  • BCI Booklet
  • Creating Your Own Scenario
  • Debrief Template
  • Exercise Invitation Template
  • Exercise Manager’s Notes
  • Fire Scenario
  • Glossary
  • Injects Template for Role‐Players
  • Scripts Flood
  • BSI Folder
  • BS 25999 Product Sheet
  • BS 25999 A4 Advertisement for BSIDVD
  • BS 25999 Global Product Guide
  • BS 25999 Part 2 and Certification for BCI Continuity Magazine
  • BSI Management Systems profile for BCIDVD
  • About BCI
  • About Ear Productions BC

Only $60.00! TO PURCHASE: Just click through the heading of this email and use the “Add to Cart” buttons to access our secure checkout.

=============================================

SPECIAL OFFER! Practice Makes Perfect” DVD, PLUS the groundbreaking book, Disaster Recovery Testing: Exercising Your Contingency Plan. Save $20.00 if purchased together – only $119.00 for the Practice Makes Perfect DVD plus the book, Disaster Recovery Testing!

TO PURCHASE: Just click through the heading of this email and use the “Add to Cart” buttons to access our secure checkout – or, contact Rothstein Associates at info@rothstein.com, 203.740.7444 or 888.ROTHSTEin (888.768.4783).

=============================================


Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Disruption & Resilience: The 2010 Business Continuity Management Survey


The UK-based Chartered Management Institute has published Disruption & Resilience: The 2010 Business Continuity Management Survey.

Continue reading Disruption & Resilience: The 2010 Business Continuity Management Survey

Tags: , , , , ,

Business Continuity Training DVDs


Business Continuity Training DVDs

from The Business Continuity Institute (BCI):

Practice Makes Perfect: Exercising Made Easy –

A Comprehensive Guide to Exercising Business Continuity Plans

and

Understanding Your Business: How to do a Business Impact Analysis.

Both videos and accompanying CDs have been structured around the BCI Good Practice Guidelines and the BS25999 standard.

TO PURCHASE: Just click through the heading of this email and use the “Add to Cart” buttons to access our secure checkout – or, contact Rothstein Associates at info@rothstein.com, 203.740.7444 or 888.ROTHSTEin (888.768.4783).

=============================================

Understanding Your Business:

How to do a Business Impact Analysis – Training DVD + CD

This 20 minute original film, complemented by a data CD, takes the viewer through the essential elements of a BIA: what it is; how to get management “buy in” and how to conduct a BIA.

The training film – based in a hotel – takes the viewer on an information gathering journey through the eyes of Ed, the lead character. We see Ed conducting his BIA in this familiar setting, providing the viewer with a clear and usable analogy.

The CD that accompanies the film contains a comprehensive questionnaire with a set of templates and guidance notes together with expert industry advice.

CD Contents:

  • A word booklet containing a step by step guide to undertaking a Business Impact Analysis (BIA) including:
    • Understanding your business as part of the BCM lifecycle
    • What is a BIA?
    • The purpose of a BIA
    • The motivation for BCM and the sponsor
    • Establishing the scope
    • Methods and Techniques for Collecting Data
    • Determining how results will be used
    • Gathering and verifying your results
    • Identifying Respondents
  • BIA questionnaire template with notes
  • Sign and Review template
  • FAQs
  • Risk Assessments and the BIA with template

Only $60.00! TO PURCHASE: Just click through the heading of this email and use the “Add to Cart” buttons to access our secure checkout – or, contact Rothstein Associates at info@rothstein.com, 203.740.7444 or 888.ROTHSTEin (888.768.4783).

=============================================

Practice Makes Perfect: Exercising Made Easy – A Comprehensive Guide to Exercising Business Continuity Plans – Training DVD + CD

Using a theatrical analogy, this clear, concise, and visually interesting 20 minute film demonstrates how performance (BC plan) is rehearsed – from simple desk top exercising through to more complex scenarios. The film is engaging and achieves a robust mix of practical training and engaging drama viewed through the eyes of a BCM Practitioner.

The accompanying CD contains a 2,700 word booklet detailing a step-by-step guide to exercising with templates; a guide to creating exercise scenarios; role-play scripts and debrief notes.

CD Contents:

  • Annex A Main Event List
  • BCI Booklet
  • Creating Your Own Scenario
  • Debrief Template
  • Exercise Invitation Template
  • Exercise Manager’s Notes
  • Fire Scenario
  • Glossary
  • Injects Template for Role‐Players
  • Scripts Flood
  • BSI Folder
  • BS 25999 Product Sheet
  • BS 25999 A4 Advertisement for BSIDVD
  • BS 25999 Global Product Guide
  • BS 25999 Part 2 and Certification for BCI Continuity Magazine
  • BSI Management Systems profile for BCIDVD
  • About BCI
  • About Ear Productions BC

Only $60.00! TO PURCHASE: Just click through the heading of this email and use the “Add to Cart” buttons to access our secure checkout.

=============================================

SPECIAL OFFER! Practice Makes Perfect” DVD, PLUS the groundbreaking book, Disaster Recovery Testing: Exercising Your Contingency Plan. Save $20.00 if purchased together – only $119.00 for the Practice Makes Perfect DVD plus the book, Disaster Recovery Testing!

TO PURCHASE: Just click through the heading of this email and use the “Add to Cart” buttons to access our secure checkout – or, contact Rothstein Associates at info@rothstein.com, 203.740.7444 or 888.ROTHSTEin (888.768.4783).

=============================================


Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

A short tour of business continuity management standards: How we got here and where we are goin


Embedding business continuity management in the organization’s culture


The concept of embedding business continuity in an organization’s culture is not new. Over the years it has developed through the various iterations of the Business Continuity Institute’s (BCI) Good Practice Guidelines (GPG), was then taken up by PAS 56, and featured in the original Business Continuity Management Lifecycle diagram.

Continue reading Embedding business continuity management in the organization’s culture

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

BS 25999: key issues to address for certification


BS 25999‐2 (Part 2 ‐ the Specification) was issued in November 2007. Since that time many organizations have been certified and UKAS (the United Kingdom Accreditation Service) has been assessing the audits undertaken by certification bodies as part of its process towards accrediting these bodies in respect of BS 25999.

Continue reading BS 25999: key issues to address for certification

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Embedding BCM in the Organization’s Culture


BS 25999 – a catalyst for change

In the development of BS 25999, one of the early discussions revolved around the long established BCM Lifecycle and whether it should be changed. As a testament to its creators, there actually was very little that could or needed to be changed, and the key components maintained their position.

Continue reading Embedding BCM in the Organization’s Culture

Tags: , , , , , ,