PUBS206 Business Continuity Management
Department of Business Studies: Emergency Management
- I. Course Number and Title
- PUBS206 Business Continuity Management
- II. Number of Credits
- 3 credits
- III. Number of Instructional Minutes
- IV. Prerequisites
- PUBS101 (C or better) or permission from the Business Studies Department and Writing Placement Score of 6 or COMP107 (C or better).
- V. Other Pertinent Information
- VI. Catalog Course Description
- Students are introduced to the principles of business continuity management including identification of risks, threats, and vulnerabilities. Students learn how to conduct a business impact analysis and how to develop comprehensive continuity plans. Students learn techniques for developing and evaluating continuity programs.
- VII. Required Course Content and Direction
Course Learning GoalsStudents will:
- Analyze the theory and practice of conducting a business continuity and impact analysis using national and international standards;
- Identify and describe the methodology for completing a hazard vulnerability assessment;
- Evaluate the role of emergency response in continuity planning;
- Implement and evaluate a business continuity plan that includes an analysis on training and awareness of the program;
- Analyze the elements of effective crisis communications; and
- Identify and describe the process for coordinating with stakeholders.
Planned Sequence of Topics and/or Learning Activities
- Introduction, Course Outline, Student Responsibilities
- Theory and Practice of Business Continuity Management
- National and International Standards
- Hazard Vulnerability Assessments
- Business Impact Analysis
- Implementation, Training, and Evaluation of Programs
- Crisis Communication
- Identification and Coordination with Stakeholders
Assessment Methods for Course Learning GoalsStudents satisfy the course learning goals via class discussions, written exams, assignments, papers, and/or performance based tasks and projects.
Reference, Resource, or Learning Materials to be used by Student:See course syllabus.
Review/Approval Date - 4/2017