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MGT-381: Business Continuity Planning

Tuesday, July 12, 2022

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Course Description

Primary Core Capability: Economic Recovery


This planning and management-level planning course provides business continuity training to communities nationwide. It will help prepare business owners as well as executive level managers develop a comprehensive and effective business continuity program from start to finish.


For additional course information, including contact hours, please see the National Preparedness Catalog.


Course Objectives
  • Examine the basic parts of a business continuity plan and list the steps to creating a plan.
  • identify the initial steps necessary to establish a business continuity program and identify essential functions.
  • assess risks of hazards and impact of downtime, identify time-sensitive or critical business functions and processes and the resources needed to support them, and determine adequacy of existing resources and capabilities.
  • identify, document, and explore recovery strategies.
  • write a business continuity plan.
  • use components of a business continuity plan to respond to an event and conduct early recovery efforts.

Prerequisites
  • All participants must be U. S. Citizens or Foreign Nationals approved by the Department of Homeland Security.

  • Prospective students are encouraged to complete the courses listed below:

     

    · IS-0100.c: Introduction to Incident Command System, ICS 100
    · IS-0700.b: An Introduction to the National Incident Management System (NIMS)
    · IS-0546.a: Continuity of Operations Awareness Course

 

Visit FEMA's Emergency Management Institute to complete these Independent Study courses.


Target Audience

Target Disciplines: Listed via National Course Preparedness Catalog

  • Emergency Management
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Fire Service
  • Governmental Administrative
  • Law Enforcement
  • Health Care
  • Public Health
  • Public Safety Communications
  • Public Works

Continuing Education
Contact: Hours - 8

Location

Skagit County DEM

2911 E. College Way, Ste.B
Mt. Vernon, WA 98273

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Course Manager

Sponsoring Agency: Skagit County Department of Emergency Management


Course Manager:

Vickie Fontaine
Emergency Coordinator
Skagit County Dept of Emergency Management
Phone: 360-416-1850
vickief@co.skagit.wa.us


Accommodations

Reasonable accommodations will be provided to attendees who have effective communication access needs, including limited English proficiency. We invite any person with a disability or other access or functional need and those who need to obtain course materials in an alternative format to please state your need in the registration/RSVP process.

Accommodations may include:

Sign Language Interpreter - Specify type of sign language (i.e., tactile, Signed English, ASL)

CART– Real-time captioning

Large-Print

Other Language needs - please indicate

Other:

If you have any further concerns or questions, please contact the course manager listed on this page or reach out to our State Training Staff at emd.training@mil.wa.gov. We will be happy to assist you.


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