CPD: Business continuity management

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General information

To be confirmed
17:00–19:00 CET

CPD: Business continuity management


The COVID-19 pandemic has shed a spotlight on the devastating impact unexpected disruptions can have on an organisation, and the vital importance of putting the right management systems in place to ensure an organisation’s preparedness to respond to and operate in crisis, and recover within the shortest possible timeframe. This seminar seeks to equip participants with an understanding of the core tenets of business continuity management, outlining the main governance mechanisms and tools for developing an organisation’s business continuity plan.

Webinar topics

  • What is business continuity management?
  • The evolution of business continuity and crisis management
  • International standards and best practice guidance
  • Project initiation and planning for business continuity management
  • Conducting a business impact analysis and risk assessment
  • Implementing, testing and maintaining a business continuity plan
  • Key components of a crisis response plan

Learning objectives

At the end of this webinar, participants should be able to:

  • Appreciate the importance of business continuity management and its value to their organisation
  • Identify and analyse their organisation’s main risks to continuity and how a business continuity plan can be used to address them
  • Outline the core elements of the business continuity management lifecycle and steps for implementation

Target audience

This webinar is ideal for individuals working within the field of governance, risk and compliance, particularly within the fields of operational risk management, as well as managers seeking to gain an understanding of the wider business continuity management lifecycle.

No prior qualifications needed. Experience would be valuable but is not required.

Trainer name

David Herrera

Trainer bio and experience

David is a Senior Manager within Deloitte’s Risk Advisory team, predominantly working in the spheres of regulatory compliance and operational risk management. He is a PRINCE2® Practitioner, and has led various business continuity management transformation projects within the banking sector and the wider financial services industry. He is Deloitte Malta’s Business Risk Leader for the Risk Advisory practice, and regularly provides corporate training to boards and executive management.

Prior to entering the financial services industry, David served for five years in the Office of the Prime Minister of Malta in a policy and communications role. He currently also lectures public policy students at the University of Malta on the topic of decision-making theory and leadership.