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ISO 22301:2019 - Essentials of Business Continuity Management Systems (BCMS)

In this free online course learn about the essential components of business continuity management systems.

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This free online course on ISO 22301 explains the latest standard on business continuity management system (BCMS). You will be introduced to the context of BCMS, and the business case for BCMS. You will also learn about other standards on business continuity (BC), terminology used in BCMS, the requirements in ISO 22301:2019 and a brief guide on how to implement those requirements. Start learning about business continuity management systems today.





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In this free online course ISO 22301:2019 - Essentials of Business Continuity Management Systems (BCMS) you will learn about the Business Continuity management system that provides the basic framework how to establish, implement, operate, monitor, review, maintain and improve the business continuity system. ISO 22301 identifies the requirements for a management system to safegueard its interests, and ensure that businesses recover from disruptive incidents. 

The course begins with an introduction to the business case for implementing BCMS, along with the standards related to different aspects of business continuity. It then discusses the important terms related to BCMS, and covers the importance of business continuity in terms of the CoVID-19 pandemic. The course also reviews the detailed requirements of the standard along with mandatory and essential documents.

If you're considering working in business continuity as a future career, or if you’re a professional seeking to learn about the different recovery tools for businesses during disruptions, then this clear and simple course is for you. Understanding these core business continuity concepts is of vital importance for all professionals working in any industry. So, start this free online course today and in just 3 hours you’ll be acquainted with the business continuity models.

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the business case for business continuity management system
  • Define the terms in ISO 22301:2019
  • Outline concerns of organizations during CoVID-19
  • Interpret changes in the main clauses
  • Interpret the requirements of Context of Organization in BCMS
  • Outline the role and responsibilities of Leadership or Top management for BCMS
  • Summarize requirements on Planning framework for a BCMS.
  • Evaluate requirements of Support Functions
  • List the requirements of Operations i.e. Business Continuity Strategies, Exercise programs, Business Continuity Plans (BCP) & Procedures
  • Describe the requirements of Performance Evaluation with Internal audit, management review
  • Outline the framework for improvement
  • Recognize the list of Mandatory & Essential Documents


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