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Business Continuity: Get Real, Get Right, Get Results

Date: October 24, 3:00 PM CEST
Length: 60 minutes

In some organizations, Business Continuity is the best-kept secret. Unless you’re program is audited or your CEO sees the value, the common frustrations with BC are that it lacks executive support, it’s seen as a project, there’s minimal career trajectory, the process takes too long to deliver value, the terminology is unclear, there’s not enough money or budget to support it, etc. etc. etc.

What is changing in our world that we need to consider? What human factors should we include to “design with our stakeholders and not for our stakeholders”? How do we get the results we need to support our organizations and bring satisfaction to our roles?

In this session, we will discuss the current landscape of our world and how it is rapidly changing. We will also explore a global retailer case study and how to navigate competing interests and factors in behavioral changes.

The webinar will cover:

  • Express the current state of our global environment and assess paths to move forward
  • Explain the principles of design thinking and how they apply to business continuity
  • Recognize opportunities to design for behavioral changes

Our presenter for this webinar, Mrs. Vanessa Mathews, is the President and Chief Resilience Officer of Asfalis Advisors. She has a proven track record in equipping leaders with a strategic response to risks, with international business experience in London, Mexico, China, and Brazil. Vanessa’s expertise is working with organizations that make, move, buy or sell products and to help them protect their value. Leveraging elements of design thinking, Vanessa has helped a number of organizations identify risks that are hidden in plain sight and ultimately reduce risk expenses and increase profitability.

Mathews’s experience includes performing gap analyses, implementing the infrastructure for global crisis management programs, and achieving sustainable buy-in for programs that are still in existence today.

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