Business Continuity Crisis Management Consulting
Crisis events continue to evolve, organizations are now having to create plans that even 5 years ago weren’t being considered. From severe weather, workplace violence, or bomb threats, and even an unexpected death or illness of key leaders, having the right plans in place is crucial. That’s where Virtual Corporation’s outsourced crisis management consulting can be your right hand in some very difficult and truly unique situations.
We can help you figure out which plans are best for different crises’ and run those exercises to test for optimal, positive results with our Business Continuity Crisis Management Programs. To be prepared just makes good business sense and our team is ready to share with you and your organization our proven methodologies and incorporate, interpret, and apply those that make the most sense for your specific needs.
Areas of Expertise:
- Crisis Management (CM) Program Coaching
- Outsourced Crisis Management Program Management
- Crisis Management Program Maturity Assessment
- Crisis Management Program Design
- Hazard Vulnerability Analysis (HVA)
- Crisis Management Plan Design and Completion
- Crisis Management Exercises
An outsourced crisis management consulting can provide you with a living document your employees can refer to and update regularly. There are various ways to outline your proposition, but a typical crisis plan resembles a checklist. When mishaps happen, your team can check off what items are required to be done to respond to an emergency.
There’s no way to know what kind of crisis may occur and when, but executing a risk analysis can provide you with a generalized idea of the possible threats your company may face.
For an instance, a social media marketing company may be an added risk for an organizational setback that requires a public apology, while a technology company may be more jeopardized for a cyberattack. The industry you’re in could also help you determine potential emergencies and figure out how to avoid them.
Why do you need a Crisis Management Plan?
A business continuity crisis management program prepares your team for a disaster or unforeseen event. With an idea in place, you can decrease the impact of the crisis on your team and your business operations. When the employees are properly trained for the unforeseen, there’s less chance of a long-term problem.
If you’re the leader of a company, an outsourced crisis management consultant will help you operate with other members of senior management and come up with the emergency management strategy that will suit you. You may not have an idea where to start at first, but project planning software can help you navigate this unexplored territory.
A well-organized crisis governance plan could help your company recover following a disaster occurrence.
When a crisis happens, your internal operations could not be the only things impacted. Once a crisis is far-reaching enough, you’re required to explain the situation to key exterior stakeholders and the public. Your external emergency communication strategy should include details about who will provide the information as well as who’s in control of handling feedback.
By following our outsourced crisis management program customized to your industry and organization, you will be able to remain confident that in case of a crisis you will be able to ensure business continuity and protect your data and your company. There is no such thing as being over-prepared and following our Business Continuity Crisis Management Consulting Programs, you and your fellow employees can have the peace of mind that if the worst happens, you’ll be ready. Contact us today for more information.