Business Continuity Management System: A Complete Guide to by Wei Ning Zechariah Wong, Jianping Shi

By Wei Ning Zechariah Wong, Jianping Shi

A enterprise Continuity administration System (BCMS) is a administration framework that creates controls to deal with hazards and degree an organization's skill to regulate disruptions. The overseas ordinary, ISO 22301, is helping defend opposed to the threats, together with common catastrophe, IT failure, employees disorder, terrorist chance or a disruption within the provide chain. It presents a framework for assessing serious providers and their linked dangers, assessing present enterprise practices and making plans contingency measures, so while disruptions ensue, companies are ready and ready to reply effectively.

Business Continuity administration System deals a whole consultant to imposing a fit-for-purpose resilience power in any association. dependent according to ISO 22301 and with a spotlight on functionality development all through, chapters hide constructing, constructing and working a BCMS initiative. outfitted upon the foundations of the foreign commonplace and present top perform, with a pragmatic concentrate on theories and types, this ebook deals an target, thorough answer for the practitioner.

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Oes the organization’s BCM programme D incorporate the key components of the BCMS? ❑ ❑ ❑  oes the organization use the Plan-Do-CheckD Act (PDCA) paradigm as an integral part of its BCM programme to optimize management processes and business continuity capability? ❑ ❑ ❑ Business Continuity Management System Further reading Business Continuity Institute (2013) Good Practice Guidelines: A guide to global good practice in business continuity, Business Continuity ­Institute, Caversham Disaster Recovery Institute International (DRII) (2012) Professional Practices for Business Continuity Practitioners, DRII, New York ISO 22300 (2012) – Societal security – Terminology ISO 22301 (2012) – Societal security – Business continuity management systems – Requirements ISO 22313 (2012) – Societal security – Business continuity management systems – Guidance 45 Context of the organization 03 OV E RV IE W ●● ●● ●● ●● This chapter first outlines the basic concepts of the organization and its wider environment.

Fundamentals of Business Continuity Management BCM programme management BCM programme management establishes the organization’s framework of developing and managing an adequate business continuity capability. This component provides the oversight of the entire BCM lifecycle. In broad terms, it consists of the following elements: ●● BCM corporate alignment ●● Programme scope ●● Business continuity policy ●● Roles, responsibilities and authorities ●● Project management ●● Programme management ●● Documentation BCM corporate alignment Like other major management functions that support business performance, BCM provides the capability to effectively respond to incidents in order that the organization can fulfil its objectives and obligations.

In most cases, those who are responsible for managing the BCM programme will be called upon to assume duties during the incident phase since they have an intimate knowledge of the business continuity plans and procedures. Project management Ideally, the development of a BCM programme should follow a typical BCM lifecycle similar to the approach described in this book. However, the scope and extent of the BCM activities to be implemented is dependent upon the current state of BCM maturity in ­individual organizations.

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