This one-day course (with a 2-hour assessment) is part of a joint initiative by BCM Institute and SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG).
The course is based on a competency standard specified by SSG and implemented as a competency-based training course. Singaporeans and Singapore Permanent Residents (PR) are eligible for government funding for this course in Singapore.
This is the first in a three-part series of SSG's Workforce Skills Qualification (WSQ) Business Continuity Management (BCM) courses.
This first WSQ BCM course reinforces participants' know-how in assessing risk and analyzing business impact requirements
This is an identical course only for Malaysian citizens residing in Malaysia only. It is the Human Resource Development Corporation (HRD Corp). Click the icon to know more.
The course covers the first two fundamental steps in implementing a BCM plan. This course on the Risk Analysis and Review (RAR) phase of the BCM planning methodology or "assessing risk" and Business Impact Analysis (BIA) phase or "business impact requirements" would allow participants to gain WSQ competency in identifying critical business functions (CBF). Besides CBF, participants will also understand how to assess a business unit's inter-dependencies.
Other competencies they will be able to pick up include:
Risk Analysis and Review (RAR)
Analyzing and quantifying internal and external risks
Reviewing and assessing natural and man-made threats
- Determining risk rating derived from risk likelihood and risk impact
Prioritizing risk findings
Business Impact Analysis (BIA)
Identify critical business functions, products, and services
Analyzing impact on organizational reputation, financial, and operations
Recommend controls and/or mitigating strategies to relevant stakeholders
Set of 3 WSQ BCM Courses
The WSQ BCM courses offered by BCM Institute include:
- BCM-310 Assessing Risk and Business Impact Requirements [Click the Course Description icon to find out more about this WSQ course]
- BCM-320 Developing Business Continuity Strategies and Plans
- BCM-330 Testing and Exercising Business Continuity Plans
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Statement of Attainment
Singaporean and Singaporean PR participants attending the course in Singapore would also get a Statement of Attainment from the SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) after the workshop and passing of the assessment.
Malaysian participants attending the course would also get a Certificate of Attendance from the BCM Institute after the workshop.
In order to be eligible for SSG funding, you are required to attain a minimum of 75% training attendance and pass the assessment. You will not be eligible for funding if you fail the assessment.
To effectively learn the BCM planning methodology, you are strongly encouraged to attend this course: BCM-310 Assessing Risk and Business Impact Requirements, before attempting the other two courses (BCM-320 and BCM-330).
Without understanding Risk assessment and business impact analysis, you may have difficulties proceeding to develop the strategies and writing the plan. Click the button if you want more information about the competency-based program and the course offering.
Click to learn more about the course overview of the following two WSQ courses and the schedule for the year.
As both Singapore and Malaysia are opening to 75% of staff members returning to work due to COVID-19, and as your organization is embarking on a BCM journey or reviewing and updating your existing BCM program, you may want to consider organizing this WSQ or HRD Corp Claimable program within your organization for both competency building and updating of your content.
Our instructors are not only ACTA-qualified or HRD Corp Accredited Trainers but also have a minimum of 5 to 15 years of BCM implementation experience. This allows you to deploy your templates to be completed as part of the class assignment.
Bridging Over to Certification Program
Participants who complete all three-part of the competency-based WSQ BCM series (with Statement of Attainment) may opt to bridge themselves to the BCM Institute's professional program. It is important to note that this bridging program is not part of the SSG program or requirement as it is an independent choice by the participant.
The participant can approach the institute to sit for the Business Continuity Certified Specialist (BCCS) certification qualifying examination. This will enable you to achieve the
There will be a Singapore dollar SGD $200 Qualifying BCCS examination fee.
BC Certified Specialist (BCCS) certification is awarded to participants who completed the
WSQ Course Offerings
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Business Continuity Management
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