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CM-5000: Crisis Management Expert Implementer

4 Day Coursework + 3 1/2 Hour Qualifying CMCE Examination to be taken on the following day

Course Description

This is the only BCM Institute Crisis Management (CM) course that is funded by IMDA’s CITREP+ programme.
Course Fees are funded up to 70% capped at SGD3,000.

Singaporean and Singapore PR can enjoy CITREP+ Funding via the Crisis Management Certified Planner (CMCP) certification programme listed in IMDA’s Training and Courses website.

Malaysians taking the class in Malaysia can enjoy the Human Resource Development Fund (HRDF) available. Please check with your respective organisation on the funding available for you.

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The CM-5000 Crisis Management Expert Implementer course will  introduce the essential steps of developing CM strategies. It will also teach on designing and implementation of CM plans. Participants will also be taught on preparing and conducting awareness and training programmes. The course is best suited for business continuity professionals as well as new crisis management personnel.

Participants get to enjoy a structured and thorough  understanding to establish a crisis management team and manage the crisis management flow of event before, during and after the crisis. The course takes its cue from the globally recognised 7 BCM Body of Knowledge or BCM BOK implementation methodology.

Essential steps of setting up a command centre and providing essential tips on crisis leadership would be shared by industry practitioner facilitators as well as tabletop exercise workshop.

Skillsets they would gain include crisis management, command centre control and post crisis management.

On completion of the course, participants should have acquired the skills and understanding to be able to drive simple tabletop programs and crisis management  for the entire organisation. A 3 1/2 hour, 150 online MCQ exam would be administered at the end of the course to test their understanding of the concepts taught.

There is no pre-requisite to attend the course. Participants from all backgrounds and experience level are welcome.


Crisis Management Expert Certification

CM Certified Expert (CMCE) Certification is awarded to participants who passed the Qualifying CMCE examination. Participants would need to proof that they have at least 3 years of crisis management (CM) experience in an application form. This needs to be sent along with a non refundable SGD150 application processing fees. The application form would be shared upon passing the exams.


This course will provide participants  to:

  • Identify possible threats that may disrupt the organisation.
  • Strengthen organisational resiliency to counter major incidents and disaster.
  • Develop crisis management strategies.
  • Develop and implement comprehensive CM plans.
  • Create and develop CM awareness and training programme.
  • Conduct exercises and tests.
  • Implement CM audit and assessment programmes to ensure CM plan effectiveness.
  • Drive organisation-wide CM program.
  • Ensure effective program management on an ongoing basis.