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Small BCP Toolkit Training Workshops

Learn how to develop your business continuity plan using York University SmallBCP Toolkit


Feeling overwhelmed by the idea of developing your business continuity plan for your small business? or

You need to have better ideas before starting to use the SmallBCP on your own?

These workshops aim  to assist business owners or managers who feel that they need face-to-face instructions on how to use the SmallBCP Toolkit.

One-Day Business Continuity Planning Workshop for Small Businesses

During one of these one day workshops you will discover the secrets of developing your own business continuity plan using SmallBCP  Toolkit  that will generate a professional business continuity plan for you in a step-by-step standard process.

During these workshops you will learn how to:

  • Develop an effective business continuity program
  • Effectively engage your employees in your business continuity planning
  • Use York University online Business Continuity Planning Toolkit
  • Effectively implementation and maintenance of your Business Continuity Plan


“Ali Asgary “– Project Leader/ York University Business Continuity Planning Toolkit

Dr. Asgary teaches Business Continuity planning at York University’s Master Program in Disaster and Emergency Management. He was the principle investigator of a SSHRC funded project on determinants of business continuity planning in Canada.

Albert Kong


Currently helping with research in emergency management at York University.  Formerly a lecturer in electrical and computer engineering, Faculty of Engineering, The University of the West Indies.  Formerly served on several academic and industrial technical committees with consultation on a number of industrial projects.  Ph.D. in electrical and computer engineering (2002), split site program between Imperial College in London, U.K. and The University of the West Indies.  He is a commonwealth scholar, published author and researcher with interests in intelligent systems, engineering applications and more recently in the humanities.

Deryn Rizzi

with  Small Businesses and Workshop Organizer

Master’s Degree: M.A. in Disaster and Emergency Management (York University)

Undergraduate Degree: Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Education (Queen’s University)

Employment: Acting Captain with Vaughan Fire, and instructor at George Brown College (School of Emergency Management)

Next Scheduled Workshop:

Please check for the exact date in the week of April 23rd.

To register please fill in the form below:

Registeration Form

Full name of the participant

For a copy of the workshop flyer please click here.