Business Continuity Management Program – Jan 29 -30 2016

Date: Jan. 29-30, 2016 (Fri-Sat.)
Venue: Gov. Licaros Hall, RBAP, Intramuros,
Time: 8:30am to 5:00pm

Alexander C. Aguilar, CPA, CIA
Bank Executive – Operations Officer /Information Security Officer, Consultant/ Trainer

1. For Member only
a. Early bird – P4,000 (on or before Jan 08 2016)
b. Regular Rate – P4,400 (After Jan 08 2016)

2. Non-Member/Delinquent – P5,280

Check payable to:

Rural Bankers Research & Development Foundation Inc.

Non-Refundable commitment fee of P2,200.00 per participant.

Bank: LBP – Intramuros, Branch
Account Name: RBRDFI
SA No. 0012-1046-26.
Telefax (02) 527-2969 /527-2980

President, Director, Compliance Officer, Internal Auditor, Risk Management Manager, Branch Managers


I. Background
BSP adopted its BCP in 2003, the principles and practical applications and has embedded in its culture, that “business continuity is everyone’s responsibility” Investments of time and effort has proven BCP’s worth when faced with communication disruption and electricity shutdown. In 2006 BSP has required all their units to submit their respective business continuity plans.

➢ Reason for BSP BCP requirement – Banks are custodian of Public Funds
➢ Definition: BCM – Business Continuity Management Program (BCMP)
➢ Business Continuity Management Governance

A Business Continuity Management Program is an ongoing management and governance process supported by top management and appropriately resourced to ensure that the necessary steps are taken to identify the impact of potential losses, maintain viable recovery strategies and plans, and
ensure continuity of products and services through training, exercising, maintenance and review.

Ultimately, BCP is to ensure the financial capability of the bank can support recovery activities of the business units.

Course Outline
i. Understanding the Organization and its context
Developing Business Impact Analysis (BIA)
Developing Risk Assessment for Business Operations/ Resources
a. IT System software/ hardware
b. People
c. Cash and other assets
ii. Determining Business Continuity Strategy
iii. Developing and Implementing a BCM Response
iv. Exercising/ Maintaining and Reviewing BCM Arrangements
a. BCP testing per department
b. Bank wide BCP
c. Technical BCP testing
d. Preparation of BCP test script/conditions
e. Table top testing /simulation
f. Documentation BCP exercise result
g. Evaluation of Test Result
v. Embedding BCM in the Organization’s Culture
Everyone in the organization must receive basic BCM awareness training. HRD shall design a training program for all employees relative to BCM awareness. BIA and Risk Assessment shall be performed on new products and services to ensure the potential risk are mitigated to a level acceptable to the bank.

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