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Collaborative Business Continuity Plan Development and Management

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Event-Aware

Actionable Crisis Management Planning for Meetings & Events

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Pandemic for Law Firms

Overview: Participants are the management team for a law firm. Media reports are telling of the ever increasing impact of an Influenza. Your available staff is dropping rapidly due to sickness, the need for staff to attend to sick family members and the general fear of becoming sick. The challenges continue as the loss of staffing affects the chain of command and ongoing operations. To top it off, there are fatalities, including a senior member of your staff. This scenario will see how far your preparations have gone and how you will continue to serve your clients. 

Exercise Focus: Preparedness / Crisis Communications / Business Resumption

SKU CIYLW013
$595.00

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Latest Articles, Blogs & NewsBriefs

Working at Home... What to do.

All of a sudden, you have a totally remote workforce, or you're part of one. You can't walk down the hall to talk to people or call everyone into your office quickly. What is this doing to collaboration? What are you doing to communicate with these workers? Are they productive and happy? What strategies and tools have you made available for them? And how are they interacting with each other? We found a few articles that might help. 

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In Case of Emergency

By Rachel Carter

A crisis management plan doesn’t prepare for every possible emergency; it prepares people to respond in a way that will help protect the life, safety, and security of event attendees.

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Pandemic Planning: The Coronavirus and Business Continuity

Many of you already have business continuity plans for the regular flu season, and the plans for Coronavirus/COVID-19 will run along those same lines. Typically, business continuity planning deals with disruptions that occur sporadically (earthquakes, blackouts, etc.) But pandemic disruptions occur over weeks and months, ramping up and then hopefully slowing down. The World Health Organization now defines Coronavirus as a pandemic. As such, planning for continuity during this time will have some of the same features as regular continuity planning, but there will be many differences. For one thing, HR will play a much more significant role in planning for a pandemic than they usually would in typical disruptions.

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Why your Business Continuity Plan May Need Shaping Up

Your Business Continuity Plan was completed about 18 months ago. Everyone was trained on the plan and it was subsequently tested. Since then, nobody has given business continuity planning another thought. Fortunately, there have been no incidents that required you to use it. But what would happen if the building flooded or burned, data was breached, or an active shooter got into the building? Would the plan still work?

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Three (More) Things You Must Do When Your Event Crisis Plan is "Finished"

Developing a crisis management plan for a meeting or event takes a lot of work and coordination and finishing it is a serious accomplishment. What are you going to do with that plan now that it's finished? Sure, you'll send it around to the C-Suite and other relevant parties, who will no doubt congratulate you (deservedly) on a job well done. Go ahead and pat yourself and your team on the back, but this is no time to rest on your laurels because the job is far from over 

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