COO - Continuity of Operations

This course focuses on developing and implementing effective continuity of operations (COOP) plans in public sector agencies. Using federal regulations and policies as a backdrop, the course examines the technological, human capital, legal, and business factors involved in creating and maintaining a COOP plan. Topics include determining business requirements, selecting alternate sites, employing technology to increase organizational resilience, developing exercises, and creating and implementing emergency plans. Through a series of exercises, students develop skills in creating, evaluating and implementing continuity of operations policies and plans.