BCM Benchmarking: Bridging Your BCM Programme to International Standards and Best Practices
Bridging Your BCM Programme to
International Standards and Best Practices
The continuous improvement of any Business Continuity Management (BCM) programme never ceases as it needs to evolve every year as business environment changes. In order for any organizational BC plan to maintain its minimum readiness level, there is a demand for it not only to be constantly exercised but also reviewed. This demand BCM and ancillary professionals such as auditors risk management practitioners to manage this process as part of its corporate governance responsibilities. Hence, the demand of all to be prepared and be ready for this challenge becomes a key concern for compliance, due diligence and corporate governance. The BCM benchmarking process had evolved from the traditional auditing requirement to that of a necessity for all BC, audit, risk management professionals. This is reinforced by the recent focus by governments and NGOs with the publish of international BCM standards. These standards is now being used to benchmark and review the ever growing number of organization on its comprehensiveness of the BCM best practices. Whether an organization is planning to develop a Business Continuity (BC) Plan or already has a Business Continuity Management (BCM) system implemented, benchmarking of its BC activity to best practices such as some of the established standards:
(a) British Standards BS 25999 – Business Continuity; (b) Singapore Standard SS 540: 2008; (c) Australia New Zealand Standard ANZ5050:2010 and (d) National Fire Protection Association, United States of America NFPA 1600- Standard on Disaster/Emergency Management
Meet-The-Expert seminar this time presents to you expert opinions on how you can implement your BC planning project and upkeep current your BCM programme that meets international scrutiny. It also provide a guide to management on how and what is needed to be done now to prepare yourself, your BC team and your organization to meet this new challenge as setup by the internal community.
|Topic:||BCM Benchmarking : Bridging Your Business Continuity Program to Best Practices|
|Date:||25th November 2010|
|Time:||2.00pm - 5.00pm|
Cititel Hotel Mid Valley
|Cost:||FREE (pre-registration is required, please bring along your confirmation slip for verification)
||Receive 3 CEH (Continuing Education Hour)|
|1.30pm - 2.00pm||Registration opens|
|2.00pm - - 3.30pm||Dr Goh Moh Heng, President, BCM Institute|
|3.00pm - 4.00pm||Networking Break|
|4.00pm - 4.45pm||Jeremy Wong, Senior Vice President, GMH Pte Ltd|
|4.45pm - 5.30pm||Q & A session|
• Implementing BCM Framework and Planning Methodology to meet international BCM standards
• Understanding BC Management programme versus BC Management System (BCMS)
• Preparing BC team on justifications of roadmap to management and major stakeholders
• Implementing self assessment process and performing gap analysis to your BC programme
• Sharing of learning, pitfalls and challenges in implementing organization BC Management System
"A Manager's Guide to Auditing and Review"
worth USD 49.90!