Project Management & Information Technology
Crisis Management & Business Continuity
This course focuses on the business decisions and management processes necessary to anticipate, plan for, manage, communicate about, and recover from crises affecting corporations and other complex organizations. It covers the key component steps for the development of a corporate Business Continuity Plan as a vital part of the day to day operations of enterprises. Additionally, the course examines the way companies in distress, and the constituencies who matter to those companies, predictably behave during crises. Students learn that crisis management is an ongoing process and learn to establish enterprise crisis training. They also create emergency preparedness and response plans such as mitigating hazards, executing crisis communication strategies, and managing business recovery and continuity.