Jamsetji Tata School of Disaster Studies

Business Continuity Managment Workshop

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Venue: Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai

Overview

We live in uncertain times. The idea of business continuity management (BCM) is the creation of a strategy through the recognition of threats and risks facing a company, with an eye to ensure that personnel and assets are protected and able to function in the event of a disaster. Risk Management is gaining greater attention and recognition within Corporates and Boards are keen to ensure that the organizations are risk protected and have a management plan in place. Globally, companies are now looking to employ professionals who can effectively manage diverse operational risks, so that their employees, systems and business operations are not impacted. However, there is acute shortage of well honed, professionally knowledgeable people who can manage these specialist functions.

Objectives of the Workshop:

  • To introduce fundamentals of Business Continuity Management to participants.
  • To prepare participants to manage crisis situations within organizations by considering various factors at play.
  • To enable participants to examine and understand career paths in BCM in industry/ corporates.

This two day training workshop would cover the basics of Business Continuity Management and would familiarize the participants with the following key concepts and practices of BCM,

  • Need for BCM and its evolution
  • BCM Life Cycle
  • IT Disaster Recovery
  • Business Impact Analysis – Theory and Practice
  • Risk Assessment
  • Recovery Strategies-Importance of getting it right
  • Documenting Business Continuity Plans -Why, What, How and When
  • Exercising and Testing of Plans –Significance
  • Incident Response and Crisis Management
  • BCM Awareness and Training
  • BCM Standards across the globe
  • Real Life Case Studies and Lessons Learnt

Key Resource Person

Rohit Verma is General Manager, IBM India Pvt Ltd, heading the Resiliency Services Delivery for West, managing a team of 12 Project Managers. He has been Country Head for Business Continuity Management in Deutsche Bank (South Asia – India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka) and Barclays Bank, India. He is specialised in Risk Management domains of Business Continuity, IT Disaster Recovery, Operations Risk Management, Corporate Security, Health and Safety.

Having over 24 years of industry experience, of which 14 were spent in designing, implementing enterprise- wide BCM and IT DR Governance Frameworks, covering BCM Life Cycle, IT Disaster Recovery, Work Area Recovery, Crisis Management, Contingency Planning, Regulatory Reporting, Critical Vendors’ BCM Management, BCM Education and Awareness. He has managed over 200 internal and external incidents impacting Barclays / Deutsche Bank, across all 3 countries.

Author of ‘Emergency Awareness Handbook’ which deals with actions to be taken before and during crisis events, Mr Verma was a Jury member in the first ever Business Continuity Institute (UK) and Deloitte BCM Awards, India, 2009. He has been a speaker at many industry forums on Risk Management and BCM.

Registration fee:

Rs. 2,242/-for students and Rs. 4,130/- (including GST) for working professionals [Limited seats of 25 only, filling up fast]

This does not include lunch or accommodation, Lunch available on campus at subsidized price.

Registration form:

Please fill out the online registration form.

Click here: https://support.tiss.edu/conf_regi_form/

Forms without fees receipt are considered invalid.

Who Can Attend

Faculty, Research Scholars, PG Students, General Managers, Information Officers, Business Continuity Officers, Quality Assurance, IT Risk management, Internal Audit and Disaster Recovery

Queries: Ms. Aruna Chavan, JTSDS, Secretariat; Phone: 91-22- 25525883 (10.30 to 5.30 pm)

e-mail: bcmworkshop18@gmail.com

Last date of Registration: 15.01.2018 06.00 pm

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