How to Stay in Business When Bad Things Happen: Business Continuity Planning for Architects


With the events of 2020-2021 seared in our minds, none of us need to be convinced of the importance of planning for the unexpected as Covid-19 has proved. Of course, there are a myriad of other unexpected incidents that could impact your business as well: floods, cyber-attacks, climate change, supply chain disruptions and civil unrest to name just a few. But what can you do to keep your firm open and profitable?

This 60-minute course will help you leverage AIA’s newly-updated Architect’s Guide to Business Continuity, a free online resource. Take action and build a plan to ensure your firm is prepared.

At the end of the course, you’ll know how to inventory the resources that enable your firm to run, perform a business impact analysis, determine possible strategies and solutions you might deploy to ensure you stay in business. Further, you’ll understand how to identify potential risks and develop a response to a resulting disruption.

Learning objectives

  • Introduce business continuity planning concepts to help keep you in business.
  • Review the newly-updated AIA’s Guide to Business Continuity Planning Process steps to prepare for recovery.
  • Identify the risks your firm may face and how to mitigate them.
  • Leverage the checklists from AIA’s Guide to Business Continuity to create your firm’s business continuity plan

Recorded live on September 16, 2021.

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 $30  member
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  • Fiona Raymond-Cox

    Principal | Raymond-Cox Consulting, LLC

    Fiona founded Raymond-Cox Consulting after leading both Marsh and PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Business...
  • Victor Vela

    Senior Consultant | Raymond-Cox Consulting, LLC

    Victor has over 17 years of business continuity experience developing and managing Business...