| 1. Program Management is a phase within the BCM Planning Process or Methodology. It is to:
Notes (1): In ISO22301 BCM Standard, Program Management will include the requirement as spelled out in the "Check" and "Act" Component of the Plan-Do-Check-Act (PDCA) cycle.
(Source: ISO 22301:2012 – Societal Security – Business Continuity Management Systems - Requirements) - clause 3.7
3. Ongoing management and governance process supported by top management and appropriately resourced to ensure that the necessary steps are taken to identify the impact of potential losses, maintain viable recovery strategies and plans, and ensure continuity of products and services through training, exercising, maintenance and review.
(Source: AE/HSC/NCEMA 7000:2012)
4. An ongoing Process supported by senior management and funded to ensure that the necessary steps are taken to identify the Impact of potential losses,maintain viable recovery strategies and recovery plans and ensure continuity services through personnel training,plan testing and maintenance.
Similar Terms: Disaster Recovery Programme, Business Recovery Programme, Contingency Planning Programme.
(Source: NFPA 1600 Standard on Disaster/Emergency Management and Business Continuity Programs, NFPA 1600:2007)