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About This Course

Who this course is for:

  • Owners of small and medium-sized businesses
  • Students wishing to upskill in ‘Crisis Management for Business’
  • Students wishing to upskill in ‘Business Continuity Planning’
  • Any student or business owner who wishes to implement or initiate a program of Business Continuity Planning in a practical sense

What you’ll learn: 

  • Practical elements of planning and executing a business continuity and crisis management plan
  • The basics of risk, business continuity, and crisis management
  • The value of having a business continuity plan in the context of a business operation
  • The risks that obstacles to business continuity can present to an organization
  • How to put an effective business continuity plan together
  • How to communicate effectively in a crisis
  • How to implement a program of business continuity in a modern organization, just as it is done in large organizations


  • An interest in acquiring skills in the practical deployment of Business Crisis Management and Business Continuity Planning
  • A basic appreciation of risk and organizational exposure to it would be useful but not essential

This course gives you all the tools, templates, resources and knowledge you need to implement a practical business continuity and crisis management plan.

Our Promise to You

By the end of this course, you will have learned how to prepare your business for crisis situations.

10 Day Money Back Guarantee. If you are unsatisfied for any reason, simply contact us and we’ll give you a full refund. No questions asked.

Get started today and learn more about business continuity and crisis management.

Course Curriculum

13h 49m

Section 1 - Introduction And Course Overview
Introduction And Course Overview 00:00:00
Section 2 - Risk, The Need For BCP, And Some Examples
First Up… A Word On Risk 00:00:00
Business Continuity Planning And Crisis Management. What Is The Difference? 00:00:00
Do I Really Need A Business Continuity Plan? 00:00:00
Examples Of Incidents, Crises, And A Response 00:00:00
Section 3 - Important BCP Program Considerations
Electronic Risk Monitoring Platforms 00:00:00
The Obstacles To Business Continuity Planning 00:00:00
Beware ‘The Human Factor’ 00:00:00
Putting An Effective Business Continuity Plan Together 00:00:00
Communicating In A Crisis 00:00:00
Section 4 - Guidance On Program Structure, Ownership, And Evaluation
A Brief Look At The International Standard 00:00:00
The PDCA Model 00:00:00
Context Of The Organisation 00:00:00
Ownership, Accountability, And Leadership 00:00:00
Planning 00:00:00
Support 00:00:00
Operation 00:00:00
Performance Evaluation And Improvement 00:00:00
Section 5 - Bringing It All Together
Bringing It All Together – A Template For Action 00:00:00
Pointers On Bouncing Back After Covid-19 Or Any Other Crisis 00:00:00
The ‘Fast-Track’ Business Continuity Plan 00:00:00
Section 6 - Resource Library
Resource Library 00:00:00

Course Reviews


1 ratings
  1. Anonymous
    Ibukun Emmanuel-Adebayo April 13, 2021 at 16:05 PM

    Excellent Course


    I’ve done quite a bit of business continuity planning in my career, but never attended a course to consolidate my learning.

    The practical tips were well articulated and the resource library is full of valuable material for both beginners and experienced professionals to use in the real world.