4. Foundation Courses

BCM104 BC Strategies and Solutions (BCM104)

This ‘Identifying Business Continuity Strategies and Solutions’ course is the fourth in our 9-part series of BCM Foundation short courses which, when taken together, provides an in-depth view of the Plan-Do-Check-Act business continuity management lifecycle.About this Course

It proceeds with particular emphasis on ISO 22301 (revised), the international standard for BCM.


This course is designed for executives, managers, business continuity planners, business unit staff and business owners who are or may be involved in business continuity planning.
It is also highly useful for emergency managers, internal and external auditors, records managers, information technology managers, administrative heads, and others responsible for the effective administration of any size of organization.
This course assumes the student has some prior knowledge of Business Continuity Management.

Course Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, participants should:
- have a solid understanding of the overall Business Continuity Management lifecycle
- know how to identify and select cost-effective Business Continuity strategies for key business processes

This course is comprised of 10 lessons, each being about 15 - 20 minutes in length, plus homework/assignments. It is recommended that you complete all assignments in order to get the most out of this course.
  • Lesson 1 - Course Overview
  • Lesson 2 – 7 Steps to Organizational Resilience
  • Lesson 3 – Supply Chain Continuity
  • Lesson 4 – Supply Chain Continuity (cont’d)
  • Lesson 5 – Business Continuity Strategies and Solutions
  • Lesson 6 – BC Strategies and Solutions (cont’d)
  • Lesson 7 – BC Strategies and Solutions (cont’d)
  • Lesson 8 – Evaluating the Options
  • Lesson 9 – Points to Remember
  • Lesson 10 - Short Quiz
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: Forever