How to Prepare a Small Business Continuity Plan – Webinar Series, May 2021

How to Prepare a Small Business Continuity Plan – Webinar Series, May 2021

In this 2-part webinar series, learn how to create a simple business continuity plan to help your business or organization prepare for outages and disruptions.

Business Continuity Awareness Week is an annual event that highlights the importance of planning to make organizations resilient and recoverable in the face of disruptive events. Business Continuity centres on preserving organizations of all sizes and purposes in the face of disruption and disaster.

Learn simple ways for small to medium sized organizations prepare for outages and disruptions. Planning is about more than the actions to be taken when things go wrong. Business Continuity Planning outlines the organization itself as the object of the planning, not the disruption itself.

How to Prepare a Simple Small Business Continuity Plan – Webinar

In this webinar,

  • Learn the steps to collect and analyze the information you need to prepare for your plan. It begins with a Business Impact Analysis (BIA) to get to know your organization.
  • Discover recovery strategies, which begins with reviewing the types of decisions you will need to make if a disruptive event occurs. Will you work from home? Is there an alternative work site? Who needs to be contacted? And more.
  • Learn how to create a simple Business Continuity Plan to help manage and recover from disruptive events, including key action items and contacts.
  • Participate in an engaging exercise. Attendees will be able to practice a business continuity plan based on a disaster scenario.

Ask the Experts: How to Prepare for Disruption, Business Continuity – Webinar

During this panel discussion discover simple ways for small to medium sized organizations prepare for outages and disruptions. Planning is about more than the actions to be taken when things go wrong. Business Continuity Planning outlines the organization itself as the object of the planning, not the disruption itself.

Our guest speaker Abraham Binder provides an overview of Business Continuity and then lead an engaging discussion with two industry experts, Ryan Lim, IT Manager, City of Mississauga, and Cynthia Weeden, President and Founder, FutureShield.com.

How to Prepare a Simple Small Business Continuity Plan – Handouts

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Host:

This webinar series is hosted by the Mississauga Business Enterprise Centre (MBEC) in partnership with the City of Mississauga’s Office of Emergency Management, to provide business continuity awareness and support for the local business community.

About:

Mississauga Business Enterprise Centre (MBEC), Economic Development, Small Business & Entrepreneurship Division, City of Mississauga, is your central source for small business information, resources and guidance.  mississauga.ca/mbec  905-615-4460 mbec@mississauga.ca @MississaugaEDO – Twitter | LinkedIn | Facebook  | Instagram

The Office of Emergency Management is responsible for ensuring the City of Mississauga is prepared for large emergencies, disasters, and business disruptions by establishing robust emergency plans, staff and stakeholder training, emergency preparedness public education & outreach, and through the implementation of a comprehensive organization wide business continuity management program.