Course Description

This one day course explains the concepts of internal auditing, giving the participants the necessary skills to undertake successful internal audits which help to improve company performance. The course includes useful gap analysis questionnaires and the development of appropriate exercises to test your resilience and Incident/Crisis Management Structure.

The course includes a practical audit exercise to give practice in auditing techniques.

Who should attend?

  • BCM Managers
  • Crisis Managers
  • Internal Audit Team
  • Facilities Management

Benefits to Your Business

  • Structured approach to testing your resilience
  • Clear meeting agendas
  • Understanding the objectives of Business Continuity v Disaster Recovery
  • Understanding the objectives of Business Impact Analysis
  • Reassurance that your incident plans will work

Course Structure

A program of distinct elements, including practical desk top exercises, based on and featuring several case studies and example documents.

Topics Covered include:

  • The concepts of quality and management systems
  • What makes a good auditor
  • Reporting - Objectives, Outputs, Non Conformances, Observations
  • Making your BCM system effective and relevant
  • BCM Audit Planning & Preparation
  • Reviewing the Business Impact Analysis
  • Conducting the Business Continuity Management System Audit
  • IT Resilience verification exercises
  • Integration Opportunities