You’ve developed your Agency’s Continuity of Operations (COOP) program to industry standards; checked all the requirements boxes; received “greens” on your FEMA COOP Evaluation Tool… so now what? This presentation will focus on how to move your COOP program from a series of individual, functional components into a robust comprehensive program that is value adding, operates smoothly, and actually increases your readiness capability. Using best practices and proven successes ranging from ideas for designing a planning and preparedness cycle, robust organizational Business Continuity Plan development, to agency specific Eagle Horizon design, attendees will leave with proven solutions that can be easily adopted and implemented.
- Explore how to develop actionable checklists to improve Leadership’s ability to quickly respond during a continuity or devolution event.
- Discuss how to structure your BCP/COOP maintenance program to ensure a building block approach to program development and organizational preparedness.
- Provide easy to use examples of successful Business Continuity Plan trainings and workshops designed to enhance existing programs.
- Offer ideas for how to harness Leadership buy-in to improve your COOP program and exercise participation.