Practice Exercises build Resilience Competency.
Wednesday, 18th November 2020
– Doors open at 8:45am
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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.
The course is delivered via the Microsoft Teams Platform. Full joining instructions, student notes are included within the fee.
The instructor for the course is Russ Timpson.
RT is the founder and CEO of Horizonscan. A company focusing on risk, resilience and client companies readiness for crisis events.
RT is the chair of the BCI South of England Chapter of the BCI. He is a chartered engineer and MBCI.
On leaving the Fire Service in 1995, RT took up the position of Head of Safety for Virgin Atlantic Airways, leading a multi-disciplinary team of safety, health and environmental specialists. Highlights included opening new airline routes to South Africa and the Caribbean.
In 1999, RT was headhunted by BAA (UK airport operator) to lead the response to the major fire at Terminal 1, Heathrow Airport. In the following five years, RT contributed to several major airport construction projects; including the skyway at Gatwick Airport and T5 at Heathrow Airport.
RT was awarded the HSE’s award for European Safety and Health at Work achievement 1998 and European Strategic Risk Management Award 2004, International Fire professional of the Year 2015. CIR International Risk Management Award 2017.
RT now works as a consulting resilience/business continuity advisor to several multinational companies. RT is past-president of the UK South East Branch of the Institute of Fire Engineers. He is the inventor of the Crisisboardroom™ concept for management of crisis events. Crisisboardroom™ has been deployed around the World to make businesses more resilient.
Wednesday, November 18th 2020
Doors open: 8:45am
Bookings close: November 18th 2020