Business Continuity Management is the holistic management process that identifies potential threats to an organisation and the likely impacts to business operations that may be caused if those threats materialise. This fully online unit provides you with a thorough understanding of the concepts and practical applications of Business Continuity Management. You will gain an appreciation of the issues and elements that underlie the practice of Business Continuity Management and draw upon theoretical concepts, real life case studies and relevant standards.
This unit will provide you with the knowledge and skills to translate and communicate theoretical concepts in Business Continuity Management to tangible outputs for industry. This unit, together with protective security, crisis management, and the ability to lead resilient organisations, are collectively the underpinning foundation for enhancing organisational resilience. The unit provides you with an understanding and the requisite skills that will be interrelated with these units should you proceed further with your postgraduate studies in organisational resilience.
|Unit name||Business Continuity Management|
|College/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
|Discipline||Policing and Emergency Management|
|Coordinator||Associate Professor Benjamin Brooks|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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- Comprehend theoretical approaches in business continuity management.
- Synthesise and apply relevant theoretical perspectives and concepts to provide solutions to business continuity management.
- Produce written work on business continuity management that is clearly communicated and meets scholarly and industry requirements.
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Independent Learning, 8 hours, weekly.
Online Class, 1 hours, 2x per semester.
|Assessment||Multiple choice online quiz. (15%)|Multiple choice online quiz. (15%)|Write a 1,000 word report that describes a specific impact analysis for a business continuity disruption. (20%)|Write a 2,500 word discussion paper to support the development or revision of a business continuity management system. (50%)|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
|Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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