How long could you last if the oxygen ran out?
Business Continuity – how long could you last if the oxygen ran out?
A free event at the prestigious Malta Life Sciences Park seminar location
Date 1/6/16 | Time: 15.30-17.30 | Place: Life Sciences Park (map)
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“Every year companies put their budgets together, define their production targets, prepare their sales and marketing campaigns and yet so many do not plan for the worst to enable them to stay in business following a serious disruption. Reputations that took years to build can be lost overnight for the want of a business continuity plan (BCP), while a company’s ability to survive a disaster can often be placed in serious jeopardy. In a Chartered Management Institute survey, eighty one percent of companies stated that the cost of developing a BCP had been justified by the benefit it brought their respective organisations. There are genuine benefits to be derived from embracing business continuity management, which our experienced speaker will present.
Make sure your organisation avoids a catastrophic failure by learning how to plan for the worst.
Robert Clark is truly international and has worked in twelve different countries across a variety of industry sectors that includes financial services, retail, manufacturing, health and aviation. He has also worked for three Central Governments – UK, Italy and Malta. As a consultant, he has advised large corporations as well as small and medium size enterprises. Some of these organisations are household names such as Barclays Bank, Zurich Financial Services, Halifax Bank of Scotland, British Airways, Transport for London and Fujitsu plus APS Bank here in Malta.
Bob joined IBM in the early seventies and became involved in business continuity management (BCM) long before the expression had even been coined. Back then, BCM was referred to as disaster recovery and was entirely focused on protecting the IT environment, along with the associated electronic data. These days BCM has developed and evolved into an international standard and is seen as a business rather than a purely IT issue.
Bob’s 15 years with IBM were followed by a variety of positions including 11 years with Fujitsu Services (formerly ICL), working with clients on BCM related assignments. In 2005 he was tasked with validating Fujitsu’s own BCM state of readiness across Europe. He is now a freelance business continuity consultant and has spent much of the last four years in Malta, where he has promoted BCM both through consultancy assignments and Business Continuity Institute licensed training.
As an experienced keynote speaker, he often makes use of platforms to promote BCM whenever the opportunities present themselves and since 2014 has also been an associate lecturer at Manchester Metropolitan University, delivering BCM modules at undergraduate and postgraduate level, alongside his consultancy commitments. Bob Clark’s Website: http://www.bcm-consultancy.com/
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Author: Pen ListerPen Lister is Academic Lead at Agilis, and has fifteen plus years in tech and new media, the last ten years spent lecturing at a London University. She’s now living in Malta, doing a PhD in augmented reality learning.
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