Course Name
Build Your Own BIZ™ - Crisis and Continuity Planning

Contact Hours: 1

Course Description
Ensure Your Business Can Survive a Catastrophic Event or Crisis

Defining and developing a business continuity plan is crucial in ensuring long-term business survival. This online course will help you design a strategic survival plan for your business and suggest practical ways for your to put your plan into action. The class includes video, text, and downloadable resources.

Description of Course

Crisis and Continuity Planning will help you ensure the survival of your business in the event of a crisis event. The class will explore these areas:

  • Moving your business
  • Planning for emergencies
  • Planning for the loss or absence of key employees
  • Understanding insurance options

The Crisis and Continuity Planning course also contains downloads and resource links that will help you put your plan into action.


Completion of the Crisis and Continuity Planning module will help you:

  • Learn how to relocate your business, using five basic questions to help you determine where and how to move.
  • Prepare your company for the emergencies that are most likely to strike it. The module will examine risk assessment, safety planning, protecting business data, emergency business operations, and creating an outline of what your business will need to recover from an emergency.
  • Plan ahead for potential employee loss/absence.
  • Determine your options for insurance and how these options work


Evaluation of your performance will be based on:

  • Quizzes are provided in each module for self-evaluation of your progress.


Crisis and Continuity Planning is structured to adapt to your preferred learning style and can be used as follows:

  • Participants can navigate the module like a book, moving from chapter to chapter
  • Participants can use the audio feature to listen to the content
  • Menus and Table of Contents allow participants to find specific information quickly and easily
  • Downloadable templates assist participants in putting the ideas they have learned into practice
  • Videos enhance learning and interest