Business Continuity Management (BCM)

BCM

Learn to address the whole life cycle of business and organizational continuity planning, operation and enhancement.

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DURATION:
4 Years
ID:
BCM

INSTRUCTORS:

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Dr. Na’ill Al-Momani
Associate Professor, BCM & IEM
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Dr. Carlos Samuel
Assistant Professor, IEM and BCM
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Dr. Sudha Sudhir Arlikatti
Associate Professor, BCM & IEM
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Frank William Delgrosso
Lecturer – BCM and IEM
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Dr. Amadeus Michael Kubicek
Faculty Lead – Assistant Professor BCM & IEM
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John Harrison
Associate Professor, Homeland Security
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Mr. Khalid AL Mqeemi
Lecturer – Adjunct - INTRODUCTION TO BCM IN THE UAE
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Dr. Abdulla Hamarain Al Dhaheri
Assistant Professor - Adjunct - Introduction to BCM in the UAE
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Dr. Mohamed Hamad Hareb Al Kuwaiti
Assistant Professor – Adjunct, Homeland Security Program

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The Business Continuity Management program addresses the whole life cycle of business and organisational continuity planning, operation, and enhancement. Courses in the program cover organisational support and development of plans to support the resilience of the whole of the UAE. Through a combination of lecture, discussion, simulation exercises, and applied real-world scenarios, students learn team organisation, professional ethics, interagency operations, and resilience through the core principles of contemporary relevance, integration, cooperation, multi-agency coordination, and interoperability. Graduates are leaders who contribute to the safety, security, defence, emergency preparedness, and crisis management (SSDEC) for resilience of the nation.

The program prepares graduates as leaders who are able to manage a multidisciplinary team in the application of standard, ethical, practices, procedures, and technologies to identify threats, assess risk, and implement organisational, interagency, business continuity solutions to enhance resilience of the nation.

PEO1.  Have relevant technological skills, knowledge, and abilities for employment as a manager in the SSDEC sector.

PEO2.  Work, lead, and communicate effectively in a team to achieve common goals.

PEO3.  Apply standards, ethical practices, procedures, and technologies to collect information, conduct risk assessment, and develop effective programs.

PEO4.  Implement organisational, interagency solutions to strengthen the SSDEC community and build national resilience capacities.

PEO5.  Expand knowledge and capabilities through continuing education, certification, and other lifelong learning opportunities.

PEO6.  Fulfil civic duties and responsibilities through local, national, or global service.

PLO1.  Effectively communicate SSDEC matters using oral, written, and presentation methods.

PLO2.  Critically evaluate the legal, social, and ethical implications related to SSDEC management.

PLO3.  Apply analytical and critical thinking skills to resolve complex situations and problems related to SSDEC.

PLO4.  Apply science, mathematics, and information technology for SSDEC data collection, analysis, and problem resolution.

PLO5.  Research contemporary SSDEC issues, emergent threats, challenges, and the broader context related to international response.

PLO6.  Demonstrate leadership and teamwork skills necessary to support multi-agency cooperation.

PLO7.  Apply techniques, skills, and SSDEC based standards necessary for professional practice.

PLO8.  Demonstrate responsibility for self-improvement and recognize the need for life-long learning.

PLO9.  Design innovative organisational systems and programs to enhance resilience in real-world examples and scenarios.

PLO10. Apply processes and methodologies for risk assessment and management.

PLO11. Summarize relevant risk management practices and BCM industry-standard methods and procedures.

PLO12. Discuss industry issues in the discipline and the broader role that organisational/business continuity management plays in the response and recovery following any category of incident.

PLO13. Apply relevant risk management practices to public and private sector organisations as the basis for development of continuity programs.

60cr Associate / Diploma Qualification

Semester 1Semester 2
CodeName

Crdt

CodeName

Crdt

GP2210Intro to Concepts of IEM

3

GP2120Intro to BCM in the UAE

3

SEC100Introduction to SSDEC management

3

GP2140Intro to Leadership and Mgt Emrg
GE1180Statistics

3

General Education

3

General Education

3

General Education

3

General Education

3

Elective

3

Semester 3Semester 4
CodeName

Crdt

CodeName

Crdt

GP1230Intro to Strategic Risk Management

3

BCM221BCM Program Creation and Organisational Risk Assessment

3

BCM222Developing Specific Plans and Procedures for BCM

3

SEC290Innovative Prj in SSDEC Mgt

3

General Education

3

Elective

3

Elective

3

Elective

3

Elective

3

Elective

3

 

120cr Bachelor of Science Qualification

Semester 5Semester 6
CodeName

Crdt

CodeName

Crdt

BCM3120Protecting the National Infrastructure

3

GP3210Validating and Auditing Plans

3

GP4130Applied Stakeholder Analysis

3

GP4120Research and Study Skills

3

General Education

3

General Education

3

General Education

3

General Education

3

Elective

3

Elective

3

Semester 7Semester 8
CodeName

Crdt

CodeName

Crdt

GP3220Workplace Secondment

3

SEC490Project in SSDEC Management

3

BCM3130BCM for Ministries and Promotion of BCM3BCM3110Raising Awareness and Ongoing Audit of BCM Capability3
General Education

3

General Education

3

Elective

3

Elective

3

Elective

3

Elective

3