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Business Continuity Management

As a further membership option, the BCI and Bucks New University, via their unique partnership, have designed a programme to develop and deliver this new qualification, delivered over three, ten-week distance modules.

Credits: 90

Study mode: Part-time

Location: High Wycombe

Duration: 30 weeks

Start date: July, November, January

Is this course for me?

As a further membership option, the BCI and Bucks New University, via their unique partnership, have designed a programme to develop and deliver a new qualification - the BCI Diploma. This is a 30 week, 90 credit, professional course aimed at the following prospective students:

  • those seeking acceptance into the BCI at the level of Member (MBCI)
  • employees who are currently working in, or have the potential to work in a key role where they have responsibilities for ensuring the business can continue to operate effectively, during, or after a non-destructive or disruptive incident
  • individuals who have experience in business continuity management
  • applicants who have been out of the education system for some time and who wish to focus on developing a career in business continuity management.

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What will this course cover?

The Business Continuity Institute (BCI) was established in 1994 to enable individual members to obtain guidance and support from fellow business continuity practitioners. The BCI currently has over 6,000 members in 100 countries, active in approximately 2,500 organisations in private, public and third sectors. The wider role of the BCI is to promote the highest standards of professional competence and commercial ethics in the provision and maintenance of business continuity planning and services. The BCI is the world's most eminent BCM institute and its name is instantly recognised as standing for good practice and professionalism within continuity and related industries. Visit the BCI website

Start Date: 7 July 2015  End Date: 15 May 2016

Start Date: 9 November 2015  End Date: 4 July 2016

Start Date: 18 January 2016  End Date: 21 November 2016

Year One

  • Business Continuity Management Best Practice and History
  • Business Continuity Management - Emerging Solutions
  • Business Continuity Management - Project Module

How much does it cost?

For July 2015 entry: £2,500

For November 2015 entry: £2,500

For January 2016 entry: £2,500

Applications for this course should be made through our Online Store.

Fees quoted are for the next intake and are subject to change. Fee costs for subsequent years are subject to rise with inflation or course delivery costs.

Funding: This programme is eligible for funding under the Ministry of Defence Enhanced Learning Credits (ELC) scheme. Our ELCAS number is 1682.

How do I apply?

You can book onto this course via our online store.