We provide complete consultancy and competency building services for BCM implementation in line with NCEMA 7000, ISO 22301 and other established frameworks.
Business Continuity Management (BCM) is a holistic management and governance process that helps protect the organization from financial and non-financial damages caused by minor or major business disruptions. It is said that an effective Business Continuity Plan can reduce the total loss by 90%+.
Implementation of BCM involves:
We have to date participated in over 40 ISO 22301, NCEMA 7000, BS 25999 engagements, either as the Consultants, Assessors, Technical Experts or Trainers, and have an excellent track record of high quality delivery of BCM engagements within time and cost budget.
Other than major catastrophes, even minor day to day incidents not managed appropriately can also snowball into major disasters, leading to revenue losses, inability to meet commitments, penalties, embarrassment and loss of reputation, and opening of inroads for competitors, negative publicity, customer and employee attrition and the loss of current and future business. Worst case, the business can be permanently crippled, or may even shut down, never to reopen. BCM works towards ensuring that core, high-priority operations continue after a disaster or resume within an acceptable time.
ISO 22301/ NCEMA 7000 is a standard that establishes the process, principles and terminology of business continuity management.
The standard deals with broad goals and is therefore non prescriptive so as to make it applicable to small and large business and local or global organizations. The standard aims to achieve the following.