April 28-30, 2025 | The Woodlands Resort | The Woodlands, TX

Additional Education

Pre-Conference Courses – Saturday and Sunday, April 22-23, 2023

PRE1: Business Continuity Review (BCP 501): Two-Day Course
Saturday and Sunday, April 22-23, 2023, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
An unbelievable amount of information is packed into this newly updated, fast-paced course built for experienced business continuity professionals. If you’re in a hurry to take your career to the next level, Business Continuity Review (BCP 501) is for you. This short, yet highly effective, refresher course will re-acquaint you with the key elements of business continuity and is based on the recently revamped DRI Professional Practices for Business Continuity Management – the most utilized and time-tested standard in the field.

Note: A computer is required for this course. Your courseware will be available through your account profile 7 days prior to the course start date. Please contact DRI at 1-866-542-3744 for all questions. Registration Fee: $1,850

For more information and to Register: https://drii.org/events/course/67dda871d7  Presented by: DRI International

PRE3: Learn to Create A Table-Top Exercise – An Exercise in Business Continuity/COOP Preparedness!
Sunday, April 23, 2023, 1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (half-day course)
Creating an Effective Tabletop Exercises – A 3.5 hour class In this class you will be given five different table-top scenarios, including the injects, and you will learn how to create a situation, scenario, and injects for your audience, your business, your location, and your BCP maturity. You will identify operations, decisions, and policies that impact the ability of a business unit to execute plans. The exercise helps you address conclusions and discussions which can change, emphasize, and otherwise affect your business continuity/COOP plan. You will conclude with an “after action” report which will lead to effective modifications and improvements to the plans being exercised.

Registration Fee: $350
Presented by: Ted Brown, KETCHConsulting

Post-Conference Courses – Thursday, April 27, 2023
POS1: The Business Impact Analysis Course
Thursday, April 27, 2023, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Business Impact Analysis (BIA) (8-hour class) This course is an in-depth look at how to conduct a Business Impact Analysis (BIA). The class is for both BIA novices and experienced professionals. It provides you with the opportunity to gain a deeper knowledge and understanding of the BIA. The course will explore the concept of the BIA. You will be taught two different approaches to a BIA – interviews and workshops and the value of each. You will also be provided with an actual BIA survey and the results of clients BIA’s. The objectives of this class are: – Understand the BIA process – Understand how to structure a BIA – Apply the standard methods to conduct a BIA – How to determine the results of the BIA & identify the critical functions for recovery strategies.

Registration Fee: $695
 Presented by: Ted Brown, KETCHConsulting

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