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Date: October 24 and 25

Time: 8 am PT/11 am ET to 2:30 pm PT/5:30 pm ET (both days)


12 Contact Hours / 1.2 CEU

This fast-paced two-day training will allow participants to explore the ways Supply Chain Management and Business Continuity Management can work together to create a more resilient organization. Training content is compatible with Business Continuity Management best practices and internationally recognized standards ISO 22301 and ISO 28000.The Supply Chain Continuity training is available for in-person or live, on-line delivery, as well as for customized in-house delivery. This course will cover:

  • The mutual benefits and requirements of Business Continuity and Supply Chain Management
  • The importance of Business Continuity in developing a more resilient supply chain
  • Why it is essential to fully include the Supply Chain in Business Continuity planning
  • Ways to avoid risky suppliers, vendors, and outsourcing companies
  • How to identify supply chain risks
  • Strategies to mitigate against supply chain risks
  • How to develop partnerships and alliances for a more risk-resilient supply chain


Instructor - Betty Kildow, CBCP, FBCI


A skilled instructor, DRII Certified Business Continuity Professional (CBCP) and a Fellow of the Business Continuity Institute (FBCI), Betty is also an ISO 22301 Master, an ISO 28000 Lead Implementer and Lead Auditor. Betty writes and teaches public and in-house business continuity, supply chain continuity, resilience, risk management, and related courses. She has been an adjunct professor at UC Berkeley and the Massachusetts Maritime Academy and writes and teaches business continuity classes for I-Gouvernancia in Morocco. She is author of the book “A Supply Chain Management Guide to Business Continuity” (published in English and Japanese) as well as articles published in professional magazines and journals in North America, Asia, and Europe. Betty is a frequent speaker on topics including business continuity, supply chain continuity, crisis management, and resilience. She is a graduate with distinction of the University of California, Berkeley’s Emergency Preparedness, Planning, and Management Program.

Planning for Supply Chain Continuity