This 45 minute training will orient learners to the basics of business continuity planning, including an introduction to the eight components necessary for formulating a plan.


A "No CEUs, No Fee" section of this course is available at no charge, however, neither a certificate nor continuing education credit will be awarded.

A "For CEUs" section of this course is available for a certificate and continuing education credit for an administrative fee of $10.



Upon successful completion of this training participants will be able to:

  • Describe how business continuity planning can reduce vulnerability to disasters and emergencies
  • Summarize the eight components necessary for formulating a plan
  • Explain the relationship between risk and the process of prioritizing hazards
  • Associate business continuity principles with real-world scenarios.


This course contributes to the following Public Health Preparedness Competencies and PHEP Capabilities


1.0 Model leadership
1.1 Solve problems under emergency conditions
3.0 Plan for and improve practice
3.1 Contribute expertise to a community hazard vulnerability analysis (HVA)
3.2 Contribute expertise to the development of emergency plans
3.3 Participate in improving the organization's capacities


For questions regarding course registration, materials and content, please email cpheo@umn.edu or call 612-626-4515.
For questions regarding system access, log-in, user name or password, please email help@umn.edu or call 612-301-4357.

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Section Title
Introduction to Business Continuity Planning for Disasters and Emergencies
Online, self paced
Oct 16, 2015 to Oct 16, 2040
Delivery Options
Self Paced Online  
Course Fee(s)
No Fee non-credit $0.00
Drop Request Deadline
Oct 09, 2015
Transfer Request Deadline
Oct 09, 2015
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