Business Continuity Management Program Toolkit

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Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical Business Continuity Management Program Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics for any Business Continuity Management Program related project.

Download the Toolkit and in Three Steps you will be guided from idea to implementation results.

The Toolkit contains the following practical and powerful enablers with new and updated Business Continuity Management Program specific requirements:


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Business Continuity Management Program Self Assessment book in PDF containing 49 requirements to perform a quickscan, get an overview and share with stakeholders.

Organized in a data driven improvement cycle RDMAICS (Recognize, Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control and Sustain), check the…

  • Example pre-filled Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard to get familiar with results generation

Then find your goals...


STEP 2: Set concrete goals, tasks, dates and numbers you can track

Featuring 995 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Business Continuity Management Program improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 995 standard requirements:

  1. How often do you exercise plans for mission critical it assets, mission critical business functions, mission critical third-parties, less critical it assets and less critical business functions?

  2. Does the BCM scope cover the entire operation, including all business processes and operations, as well as related facilities and workforce that are the responsibility of your organization?

  3. Have continuity plans been developed to maintain or restore business operations in the required time scales following interruptions to, or failure of, critical business processes?

  4. Are audit trails of exceptions and security-relevant events produced and kept for an agreed period to assist with access control monitoring and possible future investigations?

  5. What are the key/distinguishing characteristics and objectives of Emergency Management, Crisis Management, Disaster Recovery Planning and Business Continuity Management?

  6. How many organization personnel are dedicated (majority of job responsibilities) and/or involved (minority of job responsibilities) in the continuity program?

  7. What additional resource protection is needed to provide the required level of resource resilience so the overall business can withstand the threat scenarios?

  8. Is there an unbroken business continuity planning management framework that defines information security requirements/exceptions, including test schedule?

  9. When developing the BCP, has the Trustee sequenced the recovery of operations, according to business impact, by firstly focusing on critical operations?

  10. Do you utilize a mobile recovery solution to assist with your Business Continuity Management program initiatives under your direction and management?


Complete the self assessment, on your own or with a team in a workshop setting. Use the workbook together with the self assessment requirements spreadsheet:

  • The workbook is the latest in-depth complete edition of the Business Continuity Management Program book in PDF containing 995 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

Your Business Continuity Management Program self-assessment dashboard which gives you your dynamically prioritized projects-ready tool and shows your organization exactly what to do next:

  • The Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard; with the Business Continuity Management Program Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which Business Continuity Management Program areas need attention, which requirements you should focus on and who will be responsible for them:

    • Shows your organization instant insight in areas for improvement: Auto generates reports, radar chart for maturity assessment, insights per process and participant and bespoke, ready to use, RACI Matrix
    • Gives you a professional Dashboard to guide and perform a thorough Business Continuity Management Program Self-Assessment
    • Is secure: Ensures offline data protection of your Self-Assessment results
    • Dynamically prioritized projects-ready RACI Matrix shows your organization exactly what to do next:

 

STEP 3: Implement, Track, follow up and revise strategy

The outcomes of STEP 2, the self assessment, are the inputs for STEP 3; Start and manage Business Continuity Management Program projects with the 62 implementation resources:

  • 62 step-by-step Business Continuity Management Program Project Management Form Templates covering over 1500 Business Continuity Management Program project requirements and success criteria:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Change Management Plan: Has the training co-ordinator been provided with the training details and put in place the necessary arrangements?

  2. Human Resource Management Plan: Is current scope of the Business Continuity Management Program project substantially different than that originally defined?

  3. Procurement Audit: Was the submission of variant tenders accepted and duly ruled?

  4. Risk Audit: What impact does prior experience have on decisions made during the risk-assessment process?

  5. Initiating Process Group: Do you understand all business (operational), technical, resource and vendor risks associated with the Business Continuity Management Program project?

  6. Procurement Audit: How do you address the risk of fraud and corruption?

  7. Variance Analysis: Are the actual costs used for variance analysis reconcilable with data from the accounting system?

  8. Probability and Impact Matrix: During Business Continuity Management Program project executing, a major problem occurs that was not included in the risk register. What should you do FIRST?

  9. Procurement Audit: Is your organization policy on purchasing covered by a written manual?

  10. Activity Duration Estimates: What is the BEST thing for the Business Continuity Management Program project manager to do?

 
Step-by-step and complete Business Continuity Management Program Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Business Continuity Management Program project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix


2.0 Planning Process Group:

  • 2.1 Business Continuity Management Program project Management Plan
  • 2.2 Scope Management Plan
  • 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
  • 2.4 Requirements Documentation
  • 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
  • 2.6 Business Continuity Management Program project Scope Statement
  • 2.7 Assumption and Constraint Log
  • 2.8 Work Breakdown Structure
  • 2.9 WBS Dictionary
  • 2.10 Schedule Management Plan
  • 2.11 Activity List
  • 2.12 Activity Attributes
  • 2.13 Milestone List
  • 2.14 Network Diagram
  • 2.15 Activity Resource Requirements
  • 2.16 Resource Breakdown Structure
  • 2.17 Activity Duration Estimates
  • 2.18 Duration Estimating Worksheet
  • 2.19 Business Continuity Management Program project Schedule
  • 2.20 Cost Management Plan
  • 2.21 Activity Cost Estimates
  • 2.22 Cost Estimating Worksheet
  • 2.23 Cost Baseline
  • 2.24 Quality Management Plan
  • 2.25 Quality Metrics
  • 2.26 Process Improvement Plan
  • 2.27 Responsibility Assignment Matrix
  • 2.28 Roles and Responsibilities
  • 2.29 Human Resource Management Plan
  • 2.30 Communications Management Plan
  • 2.31 Risk Management Plan
  • 2.32 Risk Register
  • 2.33 Probability and Impact Assessment
  • 2.34 Probability and Impact Matrix
  • 2.35 Risk Data Sheet
  • 2.36 Procurement Management Plan
  • 2.37 Source Selection Criteria
  • 2.38 Stakeholder Management Plan
  • 2.39 Change Management Plan


3.0 Executing Process Group:

  • 3.1 Team Member Status Report
  • 3.2 Change Request
  • 3.3 Change Log
  • 3.4 Decision Log
  • 3.5 Quality Audit
  • 3.6 Team Directory
  • 3.7 Team Operating Agreement
  • 3.8 Team Performance Assessment
  • 3.9 Team Member Performance Assessment
  • 3.10 Issue Log


4.0 Monitoring and Controlling Process Group:

  • 4.1 Business Continuity Management Program project Performance Report
  • 4.2 Variance Analysis
  • 4.3 Earned Value Status
  • 4.4 Risk Audit
  • 4.5 Contractor Status Report
  • 4.6 Formal Acceptance


5.0 Closing Process Group:

  • 5.1 Procurement Audit
  • 5.2 Contract Close-Out
  • 5.3 Business Continuity Management Program project or Phase Close-Out
  • 5.4 Lessons Learned

 

Results

With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any Business Continuity Management Program project with this in-depth Business Continuity Management Program Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Business Continuity Management Program projects, initiatives, organizations, businesses and processes using accepted diagnostic standards and practices
  • Implement evidence-based best practice strategies aligned with overall goals
  • Integrate recent advances in Business Continuity Management Program and put process design strategies into practice according to best practice guidelines

Defining, designing, creating, and implementing a process to solve a business challenge or meet a business objective is the most valuable role; In EVERY company, organization and department.

Unless you are talking a one-time, single-use project within a business, there should be a process. Whether that process is managed and implemented by humans, AI, or a combination of the two, it needs to be designed by someone with a complex enough perspective to ask the right questions. Someone capable of asking the right questions and step back and say, 'What are we really trying to accomplish here? And is there a different way to look at it?'

This Toolkit empowers people to do just that - whether their title is entrepreneur, manager, consultant, (Vice-)President, CxO etc... - they are the people who rule the future. They are the person who asks the right questions to make Business Continuity Management Program investments work better.

This Business Continuity Management Program All-Inclusive Toolkit enables You to be that person.

 

Includes lifetime updates

Every self assessment comes with Lifetime Updates and Lifetime Free Updated Books. Lifetime Updates is an industry-first feature which allows you to receive verified self assessment updates, ensuring you always have the most accurate information at your fingertips.