Business Continuity Management System (BCMS)

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1. Business Continuity Management System or in short, BCMS, is a Management System for Business Continuity Management (BCM).
PCDA Cycle Applied to BCMS Processess
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BCMBoK Competency Level
BCMBoK 1: Project Management CL 2A: Intermediate (Audit)


BCMBoK Competency Level
BCMBoK 1: Project Management CL 1B: Foundation (BC)
A Manager's Guide to Auditing and Reviewing Your Business Continuity Management Program (2009)








Courses: ISO 22301 BCMS Audit

Courses: BCM Certification

(Source: Business Continuity Management Institute - BCM Institute)

2. Part of the overall management system that establishes, implements, operate, monitors, reviews, maintains and improve business continuity.

Notes: An example is a Business Continuity Management audit, it is seen as a method by which procedures and documentation are measured against pre-agreed (BCM) standards.

(Source: ISO 22301:2012 – Societal Security – Business Continuity Management Systems - Requirements)- clause 3.5

3. That part of the overall management system that establishes, implements, operates, monitors, reviews, maintains and improves business continuity.

(Source: AE/HSC/NCEMA 7000:2012)