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Disaster Recovery Program & Business Continuity Plan – May 30, 2013

FOR		: ALL PARTICIPATING RURAL BANKS

SUBJECT	:  DISASTER RECOVERY PROGRAM /
                                        BUSINESS CONTINUITY PLAN

Dear Fellow Rural Bankers:

The Rural Bankers Association of the Philippines (RBAP), through the Rural
Bankers’ Research and Development Foundation, Inc. (RBRDFI) is pleased to
announce that it will conduct the seminar-workshop described below as part
of its continuing strategy to strengthen the rural banking industry:

TOPIC

Disaster Recovery Program /Business Continuity Plan

PARTICIPANTS
Chairman, President, VP for Operations, Directors,
Compliance Officer, Internal Audit, Risk Management Officer,
Brach Head and Manager

DATE AND VENUE
May 30, 2013 (Thursday)
1 day (8:30AM-5:30PM)

Gov. Licaros Hall, RBAP Bldg., A. Soriano Ave.,
cor. Arzobispo St., Intramuros, Manila

RESOURCE PERSON

 Atty. Rene B. Betita
Trust and Investment Banker, Risk Management Officer,
Consultant/ Trainer and Academician

Registration Fee
a)	Early bird rate of Two Thousand Five Hundred Pesos only (P2, 500.00)/
per registrant on or before May 03, 2013
b)	Two Thousand Eight Hundred Pesos only (P2, 800.00)/ per registrant
after May 30, 2013.
c)	Three Thousand Three Hundred Sixty Pesos only (P3, 360.00).♣
Non-member rural banks. To avail of the regular registration fee,
non-member banks are encouraged to apply for membership with RBAP/RBRDFI.
Please call RBAP for details.

Training Policies:

1.	Before you deposit the registration fees, book your ticket (airline)
and secure accommodations, confirm first with RBAP-RBRDFI your training
slot, and wait for RBAP-RBRDFI acknowledgement on such reservation.

RBAP-RBRDFI will not be liable for any damage caused by unconfirmed
reservation(s). Likewise, once training is FULL, RBAP-RBRDFI has the right
to refuse participation or reimbursement on any damage brought by
unconfirmed reservations.

2.	Deadline for submission of registration is not later that May 24, 2013.

3.	A Non-Refundable commitment fee of P1,400.00 per participant (50% of
the registration fee). Payments can be remitted to the Rural Bankers
Research and Development Foundation, Inc. bank account (Land Bank of the
Philippines – Intramuros Branch Savings Account Number 0012-1046-26).
Proof of payment (i.e., deposit slip) should be sent immediately
verification at (02) 527-2980. Check payments, should be payable to Rural
Bankers Research and Development Foundation, Inc. (RBRDFI)

4.	Reservation via telephone conversation is accepted. However,
Registration Form and commitment fee must be settled 10 days prior the
seminar date or May 17, 2013. Otherwise, reservation is considered
cancelled.

5.	Cancellation Policy:
a)	10 days prior the seminar date is entitled for a full refund.
b)	3 days prior to the seminar date is entitled for a half refund
c)	Participants who have paid but fail to show up for the seminar will
only be entitled to a rebate of 50% of the total registration fee.
d)	Special cases (health, accident etc.), with written notice, kindly
coordinate with RBRDFI staff for refund procedures and requirements.

Please be advised that we accept on a first-come-first-served basis with a
manageable level up to thirty (30) participants only.

DISASTER RECOVERY PROGRAM
/ BUSINESS CONTINUITY PLAN

I.	COURSE DESCRIPTION
This course is a study of strategic and tactical planning for non-standard
operations resulting from events beyond the organization’s control.
Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Planning prepares the
participant to develop and execute plans to enable the organization to
recover operations and continue critical business functions in the event
of a disaster. This course includes an overview of incident response
planning as a possible precursor to Disaster Recover and Business
Continuity and also examines Crisis Management planning

II.	COURSE OBJECTIVES
Provide an overview of the basic concepts in Disaster Recovery and
Business Continuity to assist the participant in appreciating and
formulating plans to respond to incidents and enable the participant to
create a basic disaster recovery program and business continuity plan for
his/her unit by a hands on plan creation activity.

III.	METHODOLOGY -
Lecturettes, Case Simulations, Group Discussions,  Drafting of a Business
Continuity Plan

IV.	PROGRAM FLOW
INTRODUCTION
A.	DEFINITION OF DRP AND BCP
B.	OBJECTIVES OF DRP/BCP
C.	RELATIONSHIP OF DRP AND BCP
D.	BENEFIT
CONCEPTS AND CLASSFICATIONS
A.	TYPES OF PLANS
B.	TYPES OF DISASTERS
1.	NATURAL DISASTERS
2.	MAN-MADE DISASTERS
PLANNING METHODOLOGY
A.	OBTAINING MANAGEMENT SUPPORT
B.	CREATING BCP/DRP COMMITTEE
C.	RISK IDENTIFICATION AND ASSESSMENTS
D.	ESTABLISHING PRIORITIES FOR OPERATIONS/PROCESSING
E.	DETERMINING RECOVERY STRATEGIES
F.	MONITORING AND TESTING PROCEDURES
MANUALIZING OF DRP/BCP
A.	FILLING IN A SAMPLE BCP/DRP
B.	ACQUISITION OF APPROVALS AND BUY-INS
C.	DEVELOPMENT AND CONTINUITY OF PLANS
EXPECTED OUTPUT:      Sample Business Continuity Plan

Download the Confirmation Sheet in PDF