BCM Institute Courses

BCM Institute offers both certifications, non-certification and competency-based courses which are compliant with the latest global BCM standard, the ISO 22301:2019 Societal security — Business continuity management systems.

For those who are venturing into IT Disaster Recovery (IT DR), you would be pleased to note that our certification classes also address the requirements of the ISO 27001 – Information Security Management standards in relation to IT DR Planning.

All of our courses take reference to the 7-step BCM Body of Knowledge (BoK) one goes through to implement a BCM Plan (see diagram). An e-learning series of courses are also available for BCM practitioners to gain a fundamental knowledge of BCM.

Whether you are new to Business Continuity (BC), Crisis Management (CM), Crisis Communication (CC), Operational Resilience (OR) or IT Disaster Recovery (ITDR) planning or a professional practitioner, we have a course with just the right fit for you as the courses are tailored to your level of involvement in the discipline, your job needs and your career advancement plans.

All training syllabuses have been designed to assist professionals in upgrading their competency using the Know, Do and Manage the level of expertise.

KNOW For professionals who would like to be acknowledged for their fundamental understanding of a given discipline.  Passing the Planner level exam and completing the course will automatically be awarded the Planner level certification.

DO For professionals who would like to be acknowledged for their understanding and training in the intricacies and maintenance of their organisation’s plans be it for BCM, CM, CC, OR or IT DRP.  To obtain any of the disciplines’ (BCM, CM, CC, OR or IT DRP) Specialist level certification, one has to have at least 1 year of experience in the discipline of choice, pay an application fee and pass the relevant qualifying examination.

MANAGE For professionals who are tasked to oversee and manage the organization’s plans and would like to know how to implement, manage and maintain the plans. They will be given the Expert level certification only upon passing the relevant qualifying Expert level examination, have at least 3 years of experience and pay an application fee.

Competency Based Courses

Applicable to Singaporeans and PR Only: Currently, all our competency-based courses allow participants to have the mastery to know the fundamentals of their chosen discipline and also the competency to implement (DO) an organization plan. These courses are funded by SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) allowing Singaporean and Singapore Permanent Residents (PR) to take advantage of up to SGD 560 worth of funding*.

At the end of the course, participants will be able to also obtain a Statement of Attainment (SOA) awarded by SSG. For those who would like to be an expert in the field, they may opt to upgrade to an international certification and obtain the Specialist or even the Expert certification of the discipline of their choice.

*SGD 560 funding is only available for Singaporeans and Singapore PR aged 40 years old and older. SGD 200 is available for Singaporeans and Singapore PR 39 years and younger.

Business Continuity Management Competency Based SSG (Singapore) Funded and HRD Corp (Malaysia) Funded Courses

Crisis Communication Competency Based SSG Funded Courses

Crisis Management Competency Based SSG Funded Courses

Certification Courses

Generally, a good course with informative knowledge and with good experience sharing among the participants.” – Security Operations Officer, Google
BCM-5000 ISO 22301 BCMS Expert Implementer

As the 3rd largest BCM Institute in the world, our certifications are internationally recognized.   Courses leading up to these internationally recognized certificates range from the DO level of proficiency to the MANAGE level. Generally, DO courses run for 2 Days while MANAGE levels run for either 2 Days (Implementer courses) * or 4 Days (Expert Implementer).

Singaporeans can also look to taking advantage of CITREP+ funding of up to SGD 3,000 for courses in the BCM, CM, IT DRP and BCM Audit disciplines.

Malaysian citizens can look out for the courses with HRD Corp claimable logos and be eligible to get the funding for the course(s) you are attending.

Business Continuity Management Certification Courses

ISO 22301 BCMS Audit Certification Courses

Crisis Communication Certification Courses

Crisis Management Certification Courses

IT DR Certification Courses

Operational Resilience Courses