Certified Business Continuity Specialist. Get Certified
Is your business prepared for the unexpected? Are you confident that your operations can continue in the face of disruption? If you're not sure, it's time to get Certified. This program is designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills you need to develop and maintain a robust business continuity management system that can withstand any disruption. With the CBCS certification, you'll be able to identify potential risks and vulnerabilities, implement effective business continuity strategies, and respond quickly and effectively to any crisis that may arise. Don't wait until it's too late. Get Certified with the CBCS program and protect your business from any potential disruptions.
Format: Multiple choice
Language: English / French
Passing Score: 70%
Renewal: After 3 years
Exam mode: online & proctored based
CBCS Self-Study Exam Prep
- Personalized digital books (Newest edition)
- Online study tools with quizzes, practice exam, learning activities and resource center (instructor support not included)
- CBCS Exam Content Manual (ECM)
- Hours of pre-recorded video courses
- Study tips and exam techniques
GECB CBCS Certification Exams
- Your Exam is online and proctored based
- Use a webcam and a reliable internet connection
- Take your exam anywhere and anytime
- Get results immediately
- Receive your digital badge and share your achievement instantly
- Use your premium certification right away
- Access our certification registry anytime for online verification
- You pay no additional costs for 3 years
CBCS Learning System + Exam + 2nd Chance Exam with Membership
- CBCS Learning System and exam voucher
- 2nd Chance Exam (restrictions apply)
- Digital books, online quizzes and test with immediate feedback
- Online study tools with quizzes, practice exams, learning activities and resource center (instructor support not included
- CBCS Exam Content Manual (ECM)
- Hours of pre-recorded video courses
- A digital badge and premium certificate
- Up to 3 years of certification validity (Renewable)
Disruptions to business operations can happen at any time, leaving your company vulnerable to significant losses. That’s why it’s important to have a robust business continuity management system in place. And there’s no better way to demonstrate your expertise in this area than by becoming a Certified ISO 22301 Business Continuity Specialist (CBCS).
The CBCS certification program equips you with the knowledge and skills you need to identify potential risks, develop effective business continuity strategies, and respond quickly and efficiently to any crisis that may arise. With this certification, you’ll be able to:
- Protect your business from potential disruptions
- Ensure continuity of operations in the face of adversity
- Maintain the confidence of your clients, partners, and stakeholders
- Enhance your professional reputation and career prospects
Whether you’re a business owner, a consultant, or a professional in the field of business continuity, the CBCS certification is the ideal way to demonstrate your expertise and stay ahead of the competition.
So why wait? Enroll now in the CBCS certification program and become a Certified ISO 22301 Business Continuity Specialist. Stay prepared, stay certified, and protect your business from any potential disruptions.
Why getting certified
Here’s a list of reasons why getting certified as an ISO 22301 Business Continuity Specialist (CBCS) is important for you:
- Demonstrates expertise: The CBCS certification demonstrates your expertise in business continuity management and your ability to develop and maintain a robust business continuity management system.
- Increases credibility: Being certified as a CBCS increases your credibility with clients, stakeholders, and partners, who are more likely to trust your business continuity solutions.
- Enhances reputation: Having the CBCS certification enhances your professional reputation, highlighting your commitment to staying up-to-date with industry standards and best practices.
- Improves career prospects: Being a CBCS certification holder can lead to better career prospects, as many employers look for professionals with the necessary skills and qualifications to manage business continuity issues.
- Mitigates risks: CBCS certification holders are equipped with the knowledge and skills to identify potential risks and vulnerabilities, implement effective business continuity strategies, and respond quickly and efficiently to any crisis that may arise.
- Boosts competitiveness: In today’s business landscape, being certified as a CBCS can give you a competitive edge over others who don’t have this certification.
Overall, getting certified as a CBCS is an investment in your professional development, career growth, and business continuity management skills. It demonstrates your commitment to excellence and your ability to protect your business from potential disruptions.
To be eligible for our Certified Financial Crime Professional program, candidates must meet the following requirements:
- Education: Applicants must have a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent education. This program is a prerequisite for the more advanced CBCS and CDRP certifications
- Professional Experience: ISO 22301 CBCS program has no experience requirements.
- Training: Applicants should demonstrate advanced knowledge in ISO 22301 business continuity or equivalent standards, such as though completion of an approved CBCS training program or equivalent education.
- Exam: Applicants must pass an online exam that tests their knowledge of the ISO 22301 standard, business continuity principles, and best practices.
- A practical experience in business continuity or related fields is not required
- Completion of an E-Course is not mandatory from GECB portal, but we highly recommend doing the E-Course as maximum number of questions are drawn from the E-Course in the actual exam.
Application and exam
- Step 1: Determine your eligibility
- Step 2: Choose your learning option
- Step 2: Purchase your CBCS bundle
- Step 3: Receive your personalized manual and study it deeply
- Step 4: Schedule your exam (day and time)
- Step 5: Get certified in case of successful completion
- Step 6: Receive your digital badge and premium certificate suitable for framing
- Step 7: Check your certification status at any time on the GECB website
Each GECB certificate is valid for three (3) years. For your certification to remain active in our registry, you must simply demonstrate minimum Continuing Professional Education (CPEs) or development and pay the required recertification fees (149 USD for 3 years). A new premium digital certificate is then issued by our Global Certification Board.
Module 1: Introduction to Business Continuity Management
Module 2: Risk Assessment and Business Impact Analysis
Session 3: Business Continuity Strategies
Session 4: Emergency Response and Crisis Management
Module 5: Disaster Recovery
Session 6: Business Continuity Plan Development
Session 7: Business Continuity Plan Implementation
Session 8: Implementation, Testing, and Maintenance of BCM Plans
Session 9: Business Continuity Plan Audit and Certification
Section 10 Implementing ISO 22301 standard for BCM
Learning options for any study style
Ideal for self-starters and those with unpredictable schedules. The self-study option means you can learn on your own anytime, day or night — whatever best accommodates your schedule. The Learning System includes both digital books and access to an online, interactive platform. Contact us.
Ideal for individuals who prefer a structured study environment. Instructor-led classes are offered by approved GECB partners worldwide. These traditional classes combine the Learning System with the guidance of a GECB-recognized instructor and provide valuable peer discussion and networking. Contact us.
Ideal for those who want instructor support but can’t attend classes at a set time. Instructor-supported online classes are offered either through pre-recorded video courses or personalized assistance. You may be assigned one instructor for the duration of your program, but there is no required meeting time, so you can complete assignments on your own schedule. Contact us.
Corporate and group
Ideal for small and large groups for self-study or instructor-led classes. We’ll help you organize groups of self-study or instructor-led classes virtually. Whether participants are local to one site or geographically dispersed, structured learning and online group reporting will help track progress and optimize your training investment. Contact us.