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Continuity Central webinar: Putting ‘management’ into BCM

Date: 13 Nov 2012
Subject: Putting ‘management’ into BCM

The issue of gaining top level buy-in and support for business continuity is often raised as one of the major difficulties that business continuity managers experience. In Continuity Central’s latest free webinar Ken Simpson, MBA, MBCI, CORP, will look at the reasons for this and will present ideas for changing the situation in your organization, drawing on his experience of being both a C-Level executive and a business continuity manager at different stages of his career.

Areas of focus will be suggested where you can implement changes in your approach and better identify the needs that executives in your organization have of the BCM program.

The webinar will present and discuss ideas first explored by the speaker in a recent paper published in Continuity Central’s Business Continuity and Resiliency Journal.

Time: Ken will be presenting from Canberra, Australia at 10pm local time. This is 6am EST in New York city and 11am in London, UK.

Register for this webinar via http://www.continuitycentral.com/webinars.htm

Speaker’s biography: Ken Simpson, MBA, MBCI, CORP, is an independent management consultant, based in Australia, who has worked in and around the field of business continuity for over 20 years. His multiple careers have spanned public and private sectors, IT (where he held roles as a CIO and CTO), leading internal BCM functions, hands-on experience recovering from a major disaster and 15 years working in his own consulting firm. This diverse experience enables him to bring a unique perspective to the subject of BCM.

Ken holds a Masters in Business Administration, is a Member of the Business Continuity Institute and a Certified Organizational Resilience Professional (ICOR).

THE BUSINESS CONTINUITY AND RESILIENCY JOURNAL

Although it is not essential for this webinar, you might find it interesting to read Ken’s paper in the latest issue of the Business Continuity and Resiliency Journal. You can obtain an annual subscription and gain access to all back-copies at a special rate of $100 (compared to the usual subscription fee of $149). Simply enter the code subs001 when signing up at http://www.businesscontinuityjournal.com/subscribenow.html

•Date: 8th Nov 2012 • World •Type: Article • Topic: Events

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