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Evaluating Your Business Continuity Plan: Beyond Checklists and Walkthroughs - Webinar

  • Webinar
  • 90 Minutes
  • September 2018
  • Lorman Business Center, Inc.
  • ID: 4606161
Learn to identify Business Continuity Plan enhancements that will better prepare your organization for a disaster.

Increasing regulatory scrutiny. Escalating threats. Evolving best practices. While the demands on your Business Continuity Plan (BCP) have never been greater, it can be difficult to accurately assess just how effective your BCP really is.

This topic examines the entire Business Continuity Planning process to identify critical aspects of a recovery plan that directly impact its effectiveness. The recovery planning concepts reviewed will allow you to differentiate between a recovery plan that will merely satisfy a checklist and one that will truly allow your organization to survive a disaster.

Upon completion of this material, you will understand how to evaluate your organizations entire Business Continuity Planning Program so that you can identify enhancements that should be implemented before a disaster strikes.

Learning Objectives
  • You will be able to describe the most critical steps of the business continuity planning process.

  • You will be able to identify BCP enhancements that will better prepare your organization for a disaster.

  • You will be able to recognize weaknesses that may inhibit the effectiveness of your business continuity plan (BCP).

  • You will be able to review your organizations overall business continuity planning program.


Business Continuity Planning Overview

Program Initiation and Management
  • DR/BCP Roles

  • DR/BCP Policy

Operations Analysis
  • Business Impact Analysis (BIA)

  • Disaster Risk Assessment (DRA)

Strategy Determination
  • Recovery Strategy Gap Analysis and Remediation

  • Third - Party Continuity Management

Plan Development
  • Departmental Business Resumption Plans (BRPs)

  • It Disaster Recovery Plans (DRPs)

Testing and Training


Troy Harris - RSM US LLP

Who Should Attend

This webinar is designed for presidents, vice presidents, business owners and managers, directors, CFOs, controllers, executives, tax managers, insurance professionals and accountants.