Courses: Introduction to Business Continuity Management

Course Details:
In this overview course you will explore the purpose and benefits of business continuity management including the steps involved in developing a business continuity plan. In addition, you will learn the importance of communicating and exercising a business continuity plan. This course is designed for those who are new to the field of business continuity and are seeking an introduction. In particular, this course will be of interest to anyone who is seeking to introduce business continuity within his or her organization. (Formerely EM170) COURSE FORMAT: This 14-hour course is available online or in a classroom-based format, and includes an exam. ONLINE: Our guided online format offers you the flexibility of a part-time course, while providing you with the opportunity to interact with and learn from your peers. You will be able to work at your own pace in order to meet the weekly course requirements. Students should be prepared to spend approximately 3.5 hours a week on this course. NOTE: An email address is required for students taking online courses. Students will receive their login instructions by email shortly after completing the registration process. If an email is not received, please contact the registration office at, 604-528-5590 or 1-877-528-5591. Students must complete the course -- including the discussion boards, exercises, and exam - prior to the class end date. CLASSROOM-BASED: This course is available to organizations on a contract basis. For more information, contact the program manager at 604-528-5702. OTHER INFO: All course materials will be provided and no special equipment is required. Please note that all Emergency Management Division courses require 100% attendance.

Course Code: EMRG-1170
Department: Emergency Management
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