Business Continuity Management Short Course

Subject to approval

Business Continuity Management Short Course

Accredited by the Business Continuity Institution (BCI) and delivered by academics and emergency service subject experts, this short course will prepare you for the BCI examination. The first module (3 days) will give you the theoretical input on the business continuity lifecycle, with training based on the BCI good practice guidelines with an option to sit the ‘Certificate in Business Continuity’ examination on day four. Modules 3 and 4 are ideal for organisations who wish to have their current business continuity arrangements externally audited verified by experts including testing of their strategic, tactical and operational plans in our state-of-the-art Minerva Simulation Suite.

Entry and Admissions

AWARD TYPE: Short Course

STUDY MODE: Part time

DELIVERY METHOD: Online (no attendance)

COURSE LENGTH: Module 1 – 3 days plus optional day to sit examination: Module 2 - Organisational specific: Module 3 - 1 day

SCHOOL: School of Forensic and Applied Sciences

PARTNER COLLEGES: No Partner College

CAMPUS: Preston

START DATE: No set date. Contact for further information.

Entry Requirements:


Course Content

Module 1 will consists of 3 days theoretical input on the business continuity lifecycle. It prepares the student for the Business Continuity Institutes ‘Certificate in Business Continuity’.

Modules 2 and 3 provides for external validation of BCM arrangements and testing of response plans and are organisational specific.

Learning Environment & Assessment

The course can be delivered online or by a combination of distance learning and live online teaching to support your staff development and minimise time away from the workplace.  Alternatively courses can be delivered at our excellent classroom facilities or a location near you.

Academic Expertise

Delivered by specialist academics and emergency service experts; MBCI and ISO 22301

Learning outcome & aims

Module 1 will help prepare the delegate for the Certificate of Business Continuity Institute Examination.

Industry links & professional accreditation

Licenced by The Business Continuity Institute.

Fees & Funding

You can contact the Student Fees and Funding Team via phone, email, or post. If you are on the campus you can call into The 'i', for advice.
Tel: +44 (0)1772 892440
Student Fees and Funding Team, Foster Building 117, UCLan, Preston, PR1 2HE

How to Apply

Contact for further information.

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