Onsite Seminar

Risk Management and Compliance

Business Continuity and Contingency Planning for Supply Chain Managers

What will your organization do when a disaster strikes? Are you prepared? Attend this seminar and learn how to evaluate your current business operation and how you can be better prepared to protect your assets and maintain operations before, during and after a major disaster.

Who Should Attend

Leaders and cross-functional management teams seeking to better prepare and maintain operations through an unexpected disaster.

You Will Learn
  • Contingency and business continuity planning
  • How and why your business should prepare for a disaster
  • How to establish a continuity/contingency program
  • The planning steps for business survivability
  • How to establish the vision and direction to follow
Course Outline
  1. Creating a position of plan coordinator by identifying the person and characteristics to identify, defining the plan coordinator's job description and other essential guidelines.
  2. Determining a cross-functional development team including who should comprise a recovery/contingency team at your office, the type of team, characteristics of a team, assigning action items, laying out a project timeline and creating a cross-functional dynamics matrix.
  3. Once plans are in place, defining current status, review of current policy and procedures, outside review and assessment, identifying critical items and requirements, assessing incidental and consequential impacts, managing the sum of potential costs and specific types of hazards.
  4. Performing a business impact analysis including identifying critical business systems, using your business impact analysis and mandated agents.
  5. Identifying the firm's fast-tracked recovery team including roles, responsibilities, team mentorship, team enrollment and future stages.
  6. Developing a recovery strategy and action plans that includes a sample action plan task list and assigning accountability and responsibilities.
  7. Documenting your business continuity plan including background, action items and process maps and procedures.
  8. Beta-testing the plan for gaps and success profiles.
  9. Plan distribution and maintenance.
  10. Creating a model for the supply chain including baseline, SWOT analysis, profile, redundancy and recovery.