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Best Practices for Ensuring Preparedness: Testing and Exercising Business Continuity Plans

Wednesday, July 17 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT

We all know that business continuity plans are critical for preparedness, but how effective are they if you are not testing and exercising them properly? Without a thorough understanding of the core pillars of a testing and exercising program, teams will be left reactive and caught off-guard. Testing and exercising business continuity plans plays a crucial role in assessing an organization’s readiness to navigate a crisis, no matter what happens.  

Join Fusion Principal Product Manager Sean McLaughlin on July 17th at 12PM CT to hear best practices and practical guidance on how to effectively test and exercise business continuity plans to ensure your organization is prepared and minimize the impact of disruptions. 

Key topics this webinar will cover:  

  • The Importance of Testing and Exercising: Understand why testing and exercising business continuity plans is essential for identifying gaps, validating strategies, and building confidence in your organization’s ability to respond to disruptions.
  • Types of Tests and Exercises: Explore different types of tests and exercises, such as tabletop exercises and functional exercises, and learn when to use each approach based on your organization’s needs and objectives.
  • Roles and Responsibilities: Understand the importance of clearly defining roles and responsibilities for participants, support personnel, and observers during testing and exercising. Get recommendations on how to effectively communicate and coordinate actions across teams to maximize the value of the exercises. 
  • Evaluating Test Results: Learn how to evaluate test results, identify gaps and deficiencies, and update business continuity plans accordingly. Discover best practices for reporting results to the board or designated committees. 

Make sure your organization is ready to effectively navigate disruption end-to-end. Register today to gain insights and practical strategies that will bolster your organization’s business continuity plans and minimize the impact on operations. 



Join Fusion's Sean McLaughlin on July 17th at 12PM CT to hear how to effectively test and exercise business continuity plans.

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Wednesday, July 17, 2024


12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT