The capability to manage emergencies, understand BCM, and manage crises should not be underestimated, and seen as something that can simply be
developed as and when required. These disciplines require a systematic approach as part of a wider organizational resilience program. Organizations
need to protect their people, the environment, assets, and their reputation.
This course offers training in the fundamentals of the emergency response planning process, including the rationale behind contingency planning.
It will develop your capability for effective participation in the all-hazard emergency operations planning process to save lives and protect property
threatened by disaster.
This course is based on the various international Emergency Management, BCM, and Crisis Management (CM) standards and best practice including ISO 22301:2019, BS 11200:2014, PD 17091;2018, and the Business Continuity Institute (BCI) Good Practice Guidelines 2018. It will provide delegates with awareness and understanding that will support any Emergency, Crisis Management or Preparedness response or invocation within their own organisations
The course aims to provide delegates with the knowledge and skills necessary to be able to create and implement emergency and crisis management
systems and to build resilient crisis management teams. The course is designed to provide delegates with knowledge, understanding and experience
of dealing with a diverse range of emergencies and crises.
The Key learning points are as follows:
Definitions and Basics
Business Continuity Management
Exercise: Define your organisation’s most critical functions.
Incident Management (IM)
Exercise: Group discussion: Who should be in the IM Team in an organisation and who will be responsible for what task?
Designing and Implementing the Emergency Response Plan
Exercise: Describe an incident/ crisis and assess what exactly happens and the current status.
The facilitator will use a generic rolling emergency and crisis simulation exercise scenario covering the following:
Initiation of critical decision-making during an Emergency/ Crisis
Objectives and Benefits of the Table Top Exercise
The aim of this table top exercise will be to test your ER and Crisis Management Teams decision-making processes, BCM invocation and continued
delivery of critical business functions. It further aims to
This instructor led training is delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise and group work.
You will have the opportunity to interact with our experienced facilitator who will bring professional and research expertise into their teaching.
Successful candidates will be awarded a certificate of Training from ASSP-MEC.