Improve Your Program Initiation and Management Tip #2

This series outlines ten tips that can be used to improve your program initiation and management.

Tip  # 2 Establish an executive mandated business continuity program

Successful  business continuity planning must have executive level support from the  beginning. Without this any program is  doomed to failure. The business continuity program must have a designated executive sponsor who will sign-off as each milestone is reached. Ideally the  program should be visible to the board of directors or to the deputy minister through annual or quarterly reports. The project sponsors name must carry  enough political weight to open up key doors throughout the organization.

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(For more information on DRI’s professional practices please read Professional Practice One – Program Initiation and Management DRII Professional Practices  June 1, 2012 Version 1)

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