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Emergency Management: Business Continuity Planning

A required course in the Specialized Studies Program Emergency Management and Disaster Recovery and an elective course in the Certificate Program Facilities Management.

Course closed to new registrations: Call ( 949 ) 824-5414 for more information or sign up below to be notified when this course becomes available.×

Course Description

Gain an understanding of the concepts an organization must address in preparing for a natural or manufactured catastrophic emergency event (fire, terrorist act, hazardous material spill, internal sabotage, etc.). Explore the practical steps necessary to develop and test a plan to assure continuity of business operations. Learn about business continuity planning professional practice subject areas including: risk evaluation and control, business impact analysis, developing and implementing business continuity plans, awareness and training programs, and exercising and maintaining business continuity plans.

NOTE: This course utilizes Zoom for weekly live online synchronous meetings. The sessions will be recorded and posted for students who are not able to attend, watching the recording is mandatory. The Zoom meeting link and password to join will be provided in your course. A device with audio and visual will be needed to participate. The following student guide provides additional resources/information on how to use and access your courses Zoom sessions.

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  • Details
  • $550
  • June 26, 2023 to July 30, 2023
  • Delivery Mode: Online
  • Reg#: 00164
  • ID/Units: SOCECOL X498.59  (1.50)
    ( Section 1 )
  • Quarter: SUMMER 2023


Susan Zielan is a Business Resiliency Program Manager for CoreLogic in Irvine, California. She is responsible for the development and implementation of enterprise-wide business continuity and Emergency Management plans and manages training and exercises for the offices across the US and Australia. She has led efforts internationally in Europe, South America, Asia and Australia to create and customize effective business continuity, disaster recovery and emergency management programs for larger corporations. Susan is a Certified Business Continuity Professional (CBCP) and the Membership Director of the Association of Contingency Planners, Orange County Chapter.

Textbook Information

Textbooks for your course may be purchased from any vendor or bookseller of your choice.

No textbooks are required for this course.

Meeting Schedule

EventDateDayStart TimeEnd TimeLocationRoom
START06/26/2023Monday------Online (Access Begins)---
OL-LEC06/28/2023Wednesday6:00 PM7:00 PMZoom---
OL-LEC07/05/2023Wednesday6:00 PM7:00 PMZoom---
OL-LEC07/12/2023Wednesday6:00 PM7:00 PMZoom---
OL-LEC07/19/2023Wednesday6:00 PM7:00 PMZoom---
No Meeting07/26/2023Wednesday------------
OL-LEC07/27/2023Thursday6:00 PM7:00 PMZoom---
END07/30/2023Sunday------Online (Access Ends)---