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BCM Benchmarking: Bridging Your BCM Programme to International Standards and Best Practices



BCM Benchmarking:

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
Level 5 Matahari Room
Mid Valley City, Lingkaran Syed Putra, 59200 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Cost: FREE (pre-registration is required, please bring along your confirmation slip for verification)
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Member Benefits:
Receive 3 CEH (Continuing Education Hour)



Program Agenda

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



Program Highlights








Topic 1: Maintaining competency to implement your BCM programme to meet international BCM best practices and standards. By Dr Goh Moh Heng, President, BCM Institute

• Implementing BCM Framework and Planning Methodology to meet international BCM standards
• Building key benchmarking competency within the organization
• Developing a structure to embed BCM as part of due diligence, risk management and corporate governance
• Seeking management support through the understanding of the importance of organizational BCM maturity level
• Raising the BCM “readiness” bar and meet the emphasis as laid by your executive management


Topic 2: Benchmarking of BCM in Action by Jeremy Wong, Senior Vice President, GMH Pte Ltd

• Designing and building an effective and efficient benchmarking roadmap encompassing all stakeholders
• 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


Drop in your business card on the event day upon registration and stand a chance to win a copy of BCM Institute Publication

"A Manager's Guide to Auditing and Review"

worth USD 49.90!

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