Event Date/Time: May 21, 2009 End Date/Time: May 22, 2009
Registration Date: May 21, 2009
Early Registration Date: Apr 21, 2009
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Description

The 21st century global challenges to financial markets are unprecedented and demand robust asset protection and business resilience. Our step-by-step guidance is clear and supportive as we explain exactly what goes into a business recovery plan.

PRLog (Press Release) – Mar 03, 2009 – Whether you are new to business continuity planning or need to revamp an existing disaster recovery program, this seminar is designed to help you identify and implement the essential elements of the BCP program. Each module will guide you step-by-step through the process of building a comprehensive business continuity program; selecting and negotiating with key recovery vendors; forming dynamic recovery teams to support business continuity, recovery, testing, documentation, and program anagement.

What You Will Learn:

Who should have a business continuity plan and regulatory compliance statues for various industries

Planning and Initiating the DR/BCP Program

The Business Continuity Infrastructure

The Vendor Selection Process

Mitigation Controls and Safeguards

The Disaster Recovery Coordinator’s Role

Building a Recovery Framework and Recovery Teams

How to Prepare for an Regulatory Compliance Audit

Setting Recovery Exercise Objectives

Guidelines for Planning and Conducting Tests

Documenting The Recovery Plan

The Post Recovery Exercise Report to Management

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Who Should Attend:

You should attend this event if you work in virtually any industry, e.g., a business, a non-profit, financial sector, insurance industry, or government. Also, this seminar is designed for individuals who are:

Relatively new to business continuity concepts

IT managers and professionals

Business unit leaders

Seeking general knowledge of BCM

Assuming a BCM leadership role

Taking over or revising a BCM program

Participating on a recovery team

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How You Will Benefit:

Instructor-led by professionals with real-world Business Continuity experience

Instructors hold a professional designation in Business Continuity Planning

Discover all the major elements of the business continuity planning life cycle deployed by business and municipalities

Learn key concepts and the language used by those involved in DR/BCP planning

Identify your role in the business continuity program and specific ways you can contribute to your organization’s recovery success

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Objectives:

Business Continuity Essentials Seminar will guide you out of the theoretical and into the practical, proven best practices required for starting an effective business continuity program and disaster recovery response. Business Continuity Essentials was developed to help disaster recovery planners create a step-by-step approach to design, implement, and maintain business recovery strategies that will minimize the impact of a potential disaster. This indispensable material will help equip any disaster recovery planner with the knowledge and tools necessary to assume a leadership role in creating a comprehensive business continuity program that encompasses every department and employee.

Related Objectives:

Developing a disaster recovery strategy.

Understanding the significance of a business impact analysis.

Forming a business continuity steering committee.

Learning the functions of the disaster recovery coordinator.

Understanding how to plan and implement the information technology that support the business continuity program.

Forming and training the recovery teams for technical testing.

Developing the methodology for a phased-in implementation of recovery plans for IT and business units.

Matching the information technology recovery objectives with business process priorities as they relate to recovery time objectives (RTO).

Understanding the significance of legal and regulatory compliance issues.

Creating the disaster recovery plan documentation.

Maintaining the business continuity program.

Developing guidelines for planning and nducting disaster recovery exercises.

Keeping accurate documentation for audits and regulatory compliance inspections.

Reviewing sample essays for the Certified Business Continuity Professional (CBCP) designation.

Venue

7335 Wisconsin Avenue
Bethesda
Maryland
United States
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Additional Information

PME Business Solutions Training Center provides a depth of industry knowledge with specialized expertise in business continuity management, IT operations management, and leadership development. The firm works to deliver training and knowledge transfer through seminars, publications and consulting to business leaders to facilitate protecting people and assets from unanticipated disabling events. We have more than 35 years experience serving and protecting Fortune 500 firms.

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