Continuity Planning Overview

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Assignment 1: Continuity Planning Overview

Suppose you were recently hired for a new initiative as a business continuity lead / manager at a medium-sized healthcare company. You have been asked to prepare a presentation to the Board of Directors on your main duties for the company and how your position could help protect the business in case of a large-scale incident or disaster. You have been alerted that since this is a new initiative and could come with a potentially large price tag, there is skepticism from some of the Board members.

Write a three to four (3-4) page paper in which you:

  1. Explain the basic primary tasks, ongoing evaluations, and major policy and procedural changes that would be needed to perform as the BC lead / manager.
  2. Provide insight on how to plan the presentation to garner management and Board buy-in for those who are skeptical.
  3. Discuss the first four (4) high-level activities that would be necessary in starting this initiative in the right direction and describe the potential pitfalls of each.
  4. Speculate on the most comprehensive and / or critical challenge(s) in the infancy of this initiative and explain how to overcome that challenge(s).
  5. Use at least three (3) quality resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and similar Websites do not qualify as quality resources.

Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

  • Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
  • Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.

The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:

  • Compare and contrast the methods of disaster recovery and business continuity.
  • Explain risk management in the context of information security.
  • Use technology and information resources to research issues in disaster recovery.
  • Write clearly and concisely about disaster recovery topics using proper writing mechanics and technical style conventions.

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NicholasI
School: Rice University

Hi, kindly find attached

Running Head: BUSINESS CONTINUITY PLANNING

Business Continuity planning
Student Name
Institution
Date

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BUSINESS CONTINUITY PLANNING

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Explain the basic primary tasks, ongoing evaluations, and major policy and procedural
changes that would be needed to perform as the BC lead/manager
Organizations face new threats every day for example a cyber attack, mutiny, supply chain
failure among others. These threats make it essential for organizations to have some plan in place
to mitigate them before they occur or cause irreparable damages. Business continuity is mainly the
plan put in place by management to deal with uprising challenges thereby ensuring that the
company runs as smoothly as possible. As a Business Continuity Manager, I will be responsible
for developing, testing and maintaining the Business Continuity Plan for the organization.
My primary responsibilities will be to work with all the departments in the company to
come up with a Business Continuity Plan that will aid in business recovery and the emergency
response management ("Business Continuity Manager - InfoSec Resources," n.d.). In the
development of the BCP, there will be coordinators who will monitor it to ensure it works
perfectly. My work as manager will be to liaise with these coordinators to ensure that we have a
good working relationship. Also, I am expected to work with the infrastructure team to identify
the challenges they face and then tell them what to expect and what not to expect. As the BCP
manager, I will meet with business ...

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