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Business Continuity Plan

Business Continuity Planning (BCP) is an interdisciplinary peer mentoring methodology used to create and validate a practiced logistical plan for how an organization will recover and restore partially or completely interrupted critical function(s) within a predetermined time after a disaster or extended disruption. The logistical plan is called a Business Continuity Plan. (http://en.wikipedia.org/)

Definition of BCP
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Business_continuity_planning

General Overview of BCP for Financial Institutions
http://www.ffiec.gov/ffiecinfobase/html_pages/bcp_book_frame.htm

Sample Plan from Ready.gov
http://www.ready.gov/america/_downloads/sampleplan.pdf

General BCP from Ready.gov
http://www.ready.gov/business/plan/planning.html

Business Continuity Planning Model
http://www.drj.com/new2dr/model/bcmodel.htm

Free Online Business Continuity Planning Course
http://nonprofitrisk.org/tools/business-continuity/intro/1.htm

Editable How-to Continuity Planning Website
http://www.wikihow.com/Create-a-Business-Continuity-Plan

National Standards on Business and Emergency Continuity Planning
http://www.nfpa.org/assets/files/pdf/nfpa1600.pdf