Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical Business Continuity Planning Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics for any Business Continuity Planning 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 Planning specific requirements:
STEP 1: Get your bearings
- The latest quick edition of the Business Continuity Planning 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 992 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 Planning improvements can be made.
Examples; 10 of the 992 standard requirements:
- Have you considered partnering with community leaders, organizations, and businesses in planning for delivery of instruction to ensure learning continuity during pandemic or disaster situations?
- What plans are in place for internal communication in the event of operational disruptions, so staff know what has occurred and how the financial organization is responding to disruptions?
- Does the supplier have your organization continuity and contingency planning process in place to ensure continuity of supply in the event of natural disaster or supply interruption?
- Is your organization impact the rippling effect on other processes, lost revenues, increased competition, and the eventual side effects when a second server crashes?
- Who else in the wider organization would benefit from being included in the distribution of the plan, especially your BCP feeds into a wider continuity plan?
- Have businesses conducted the own continuity of operations planning including communicating with vendors, clients, and employees about contingency plans?
- Does your plan include how you will ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information and/or information systems â is maintained?
- When a disaster hits, whether that is a major earthquake or a key hard drive melting down, is your organization prepared to continue operations?
- What coordination steps have you taken with other jurisdictions and departments to consider preparedness in the event of an influenza pandemic?
- What will you do if internet connection, phone lines, and telecommunications systems are damaged or completely destroyed during a disaster?
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 Planning book in PDF containing 992 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...
Your Business Continuity Planning 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 Planning Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which Business Continuity Planning 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 Planning 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 Planning projects with the 62 implementation resources:
- 62 step-by-step Business Continuity Planning Project Management Form Templates covering over 1500 Business Continuity Planning project requirements and success criteria:
Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:
- Risk Audit: Do you have proper induction processes for all new paid staff and volunteers who have a specific role and responsibility?
- Change Management Plan: Is there a software application relevant to this deliverable?
- Quality Management Plan: How relevant is this attribute to this Business Continuity Planning project or audit?
- Requirements Management Plan: Did you avoid subjective, flowery or non-specific statements?
- Quality Metrics: What are your organizations expectations for its quality Business Continuity Planning project?
- Schedule Management Plan: Are all attributes of the activities defined, including risk and uncertainty?
- Procurement Audit: Where your organization engaged an expert, was the contract awarded in compliance with procurement regulations?
- Procurement Audit: Which are necessary components of a financial audit report under the Single Audit Act?
- Schedule Management Plan: Is an industry recognized mechanized support tool(s) being used for Business Continuity Planning project scheduling & tracking?
- Human Resource Management Plan: Are updated Business Continuity Planning project time & resource estimates reasonable based on the current Business Continuity Planning project stage?
Step-by-step and complete Business Continuity Planning Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.
1.0 Initiating Process Group:
- 1.1 Business Continuity Planning project Charter
- 1.2 Stakeholder Register
- 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix
2.0 Planning Process Group:
- 2.1 Business Continuity Planning 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 Planning 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 Planning 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 Planning 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 Planning project or Phase Close-Out
- 5.4 Lessons Learned
With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any Business Continuity Planning project with this in-depth Business Continuity Planning Toolkit.
In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:
- Diagnose Business Continuity Planning 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 Planning 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 Planning investments work better.
This Business Continuity Planning 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.