A Resilience Curriculum for

Businesses – G3

This is a FREE 6-week curriculum (in English), designed for businesses. Each session will be between 1.5 to 2 hours with online support for a total of 12 hours.

A certificate of participation from the RBI and the Center for Resilient and Sustainable Communities (C-RASC) at George Mason University will be issued upon successful completion of the course, which is presented jointly by Mason’s Volgenau School of Engineering and School of Business. Also a Digital Badge will be awarded.

By the end of the course, participants will have learned:

  • How to prepare for the 4 Phases of Resilience (Anticipate, Withstand, Recover, Adapt/Reposition)

  • What resources are available to small and medium businesses to help build resilience in PR, including special assets related to COVID-19

  • The value of a SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats) analysis

  • How to analyze hazards to businesses in Puerto Rico and their impacts

  • How to protect core business assets such as people, data, operations, etc.

  • How to develop an effective business resilience plan that can adapt to changing business conditions

  • How to exercise the plan and keep it up-to-date

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Modules

1

(May 21)

(May 21)

Spring Forward from COVID-19, Resilience Concepts; Recent Experiences

#1 A
#1 b
Exercises #1

2

(May 28)

(May 28)

Introduction to Business Resilience Workbook; SWOT and Hazard Analysis

#2 – A
#2 – B

3

(Jun 4)

(Jun 4)

Business Impact Analysis; Protection of People, Data, and Operations

#3 Breakout
#3 Workbook

4

(Jun 11)

(Jun 11)

Protection of Inventory, Equipment, and Buildings

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#4 a
#4 b

5

(Jun 18)

(Jun 18)

“Adapt & Reposition;” Finalize Resilience Plan

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#5 a
#5

6

(Jun 25)

(Jun 25)

Lessons Learned and Best Practices from Resilience Plans

#6

Videos

VIDEO #1
VIDEO #2
VIDEO #3
VIDEO 6#

Workbooks

101 Workbook

English Version

Disaster Preparedness

English Version

Manual Práctico

Versión Español