The testing phase of a business continuity management system is one of the most critical phases. The test phase should be implemented already from the first cycle of improvement of the management system.
There are different test levels:
- virtual simulation also called desk exercise
- simulation of a crisis scenario with only the crisis committee
- simulation of a real scenario with the involvement of all the staff
Usually the result of the test is the greatest result of the realization of a management system because it allows the measurement of the real company maturity and the identification of the points to improve.
Check your work
Being able to identify one’s weaknesses is a fundamental element of the continuous improvement process. Thanks to the exercises specifically developed by A Company, customers were able to test their business continuity management systems with a minimum impact on company operations.