ERIC Number: ED469331
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Mission Continuity Planning: Strategically Assessing and Planning for Threats to Operations.
Qayoumi, Mohammad H.
This book covers the principles of risk and risk management and offers a framework for analyzing the significant, often unforeseen threats facing higher education institutions today. It examines the critical elements of a disaster preparedness plan and addresses business continuity and mission continuity planning. The book also provides tools for calculating system reliability and examines facilities-related risks. The book guides institutions in putting plans in place to minimize or eliminate service interruption to the processes that are critical to the organization. The chapters are: (1) "Risk Management"; (2) "Disaster Preparedness"; (3) "Business Continuity Planning"; (4) "Calculating System Reliability"; and (5) "Addressing Facilities-Related Risks." (Contains 26 references.) (SLD)
Descriptors: College Administration, Educational Facilities Planning, Higher Education, Natural Disasters, Reliability, Risk, Risk Management
National Association of College and University Business Officials, P.O. Box 362, Annapolis Junction, MD 20701-0362 ($30, members; $45, nonmembers). Tel: 866-348-6300 (Toll Free); Web site: http://www.nacubo.org.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Association of College and University Business Officers, Washington, DC.