Online Workshop Realigning Your Business Continuity and Pandemic Plans

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At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, many organisations found that the scope and premise of their business continuity plans were no longer adequate for dealing with the situation when federal and state governments began mandating lockdowns and movement restrictions. The pandemic has reset the expectations of business continuity.

The objective of this workshop is to examine the lessons identified from the on-going pandemic and outline the steps that organsations could take to realign their business continuity and pandemic plans to the new realities.

Key topics

Understanding the pandemic stages as defined by the World Health Organisation and the Australian Government

Key lessons and gaps identified in business continuity response to the on-going pandemic

Understanding the BCM lifecycle and how it applies to pandemic planning process

Key elements of a pandemic plan – pre-incident preparation, response and recovery

  • Work health and safety
  • Workforce management
  • Communications
  • Education and awareness

Alignment with the business continuity plan

  • People, infrastructure and supply chain

Exercising and maintenance

  • Scenario planning and exercising the plans
  • Keeping the pandemic and business continuity plans current and aligned

Who should attend

  • Executives and managers who have oversight responsibility for BCM and / or pandemic planning
  • Those working in human resources, ICT, procurement, risk and other business areas looking to increase their knowledge in pandemic planning and response

Comments from past attendees

"Very good - assisted with a number of questions I had about trying to manage BCPs and pandemic.”
“Very well prepared, excellent slides and examples of information relative to the plans we are expected to complete.”
“Very informative and helpful. Online training was delivered very well.”


Kenny Seow is the winner of the BCI Global Award for Continuity and Resilience Consultant 2017. He has over 28 years of international experience in disaster recovery, business continuity and crisis management in banking, securities, education, health, logistics and government.

Kenny is a Partner at Riskwest, an Australasian consulting practice that provides business continuity and risk management support, training and advisory services to government, community service organisations and private sector companies in the region.

Kenny is a Member of the BCI (MBCI), an Approved BCI Instructor, and a former Director of BCI Australasia. He is qualified as an ISO 22301 Lead Auditor and Trainer. He has a Bachelor degree in Psychology and Computer Science, Master degree in Business Administration and Specialist Diploma in Disaster and Emergency Management System. He is also a volunteer with the WA State Emergency Service.

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Riskwest reserves the right to make any amendments to the course, change the instructor, or cancel the course due to unforeseen circumstances. If the course is cancelled, the course fees will be fully refunded. A replacement is welcomed if a participant is unable to attend the course. Cancellation will carry a 30% service charge if made in writing up to 5 working days prior to the start of the course. Regrettably, no refund can be given if cancellation is made less than 5 working days prior to the start of the course, for "no show", or absence from part of the course.

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Phone +61(0)8 9321 9292



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