Graduate Certificate - Business Continuity


Program Duration: 6 to 24 months
Instruction Method: Distance and In-Class Learning
Availability: National and International Students
Language Medium: English
Prerequisites:

Undergraduate Degree and at least two years of relevant experience or ten years of relevant professional experience

Program Description

The PECB University Graduate Certificate in Business Continuity Management helps candidates to develop the needed skills to design an organization's business continuity system procedures, standards, protocols, and policies, as well as to ensure that organizational operations are in compliance with its strategy and objectives.

The graduate program in Business Continuity aims to improve the technical abilities and to develop strategic thinking of candidates so that they become specialists able to respond to emergency situations, mitigate or prevent emergencies, and recover from them. This program teaches candidates how to deal with and how to avoid risks that might impact operations. In addition, it focuses on teaching the candidates how to develop risk identification and recovery methods and to remain vigilant at all times for effective business continuity management.

Through this program, candidates gain the necessary knowledge and skills to manage risk exposures and to ensure that the risks are kept under manageable levels so that they cannot impede the effective continuation of the operations. Graduates of the program will be equipped with the required theoretical knowledge, and the best practices to develop and implement a business continuity management in an organization.    

Program Learning Outcomes:

  • Acquire the necessary skills to take leadership roles in the area of Business Continuity, with emphasis on issues of continuity, security, and risk management. 
  • Develop an appropriate business continuity plan to address the consequences and impacts of risks.  
  • Gain fundamental expertise of approaches for managing organizational risk and developing appropriate continuity plans.
  • Learn through numerous practices how to keep the operations functional during and after a crisis.

Graduate Certificate in Business Continuity Management - Course Requirements (12 credits)

3     Business Continuity MS Implementation
3     Business Continuity MS Audit
3     Disaster Recovery Management
3     Incident Management  

 

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