Crisis Over – COVID-19 Crisis Management Workshop (virtual course)

Six months into COVID-19, learn how to navigate out, keep your crisis team sharp and ready for whatever comes next.

3-4 November 2020

Ticket Type Price Qty*

PESGB Member Ticket

£75.00 (GBP)

Non-Member Ticket

£100.00 (GBP)

Course Description

Session Outcomes

How to assess if your organisation, and crisis team, are prepared to respond, manage and recover from the ongoing effects of the COVID-19 crisis

COVID-19 is a global crisis the likes of which have never been grappled with before in most people’s lifetimes. This workshop will give you the skills to respond to and manoeuvre your way through the ongoing crisis.

Facilitated by Allan Briggs (‘The Crisis Guy’) from crisis management consultancy Crisis Shield, this is a workshop packed with value. You will leave armed with an arsenal of tools to navigate your way through COVID-19 and beyond.

Part 1
Facilitator: Allan Briggs
Date: Tuesday 3 November 2020
09:00-11:00

Part 2
Facilitator: Allan Briggs
Date: Wednesday 4 November 2020
09:00-11:00

SESSION ONE

Other threats beyond COVID-19
• Still need to be prepared for other crises; natural disasters, sexual assaults, corruption, reputational issues, product failures, terrorism etc.

Secondary crisis team
• Primary team most likely exhausted from responding to COVID-19
• Have you trained and tested your secondary and even tertiary crisis team?
• Managing social and traditional media

Efficiencies in business planning
• Best practice in running your crisis program
• Identifying and logging new efficiencies in the ‘new normal’ and putting back into your business planning

SESSION TWO

Preparing for a COVID-19 outbreak
• Don’t wait for something to happen; prepare in advance so that you can hit the ground running if and when an outbreak occurs
• Contact tracing
• Updating your Business Continuity Plan and Pandemic Response into your Crisis Plans

The post COVID-19 workplace
• Social distancing guidelines
• Managing current standards
• PPE
• Cleaning and sanitisation
• Office layout
• Staff transport

Managing staff
• How to manage staff/contractors/visitors when entering your office/worksite
• Vaccination/PPE concerns
• Communicating current guidelines to all staff
• Mental health/EAP
• Returning to work/working from home

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Speaker Biography - Allan Briggs

Allan Briggs is the founder and CEO at Crisis Shield. He gained a high level of knowledge in building and operating a small business. IHe has gained insights and delivery of risk and crisis communications with major organisations in Australia, UK, Asia and America. He has also gained extensive experience in all areas of small business management from accounting, IT, marketing, web design, employment and management of staff.

He has extensive experience in liaison with companies and assisting them with:

• communications plans
• risk and crisis communications
• media training
• strategic planning
• staff management

Recent client work includes:

Walter & Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research: Training corporate communications team in crisis communications and communication strategy.

Austin Hospital: Training executive crisis team in crisis team leadership, crisis management and communications.

Western Hospital: Training executive team in crisis management, communications and risk.

Simplot Australia: Training executive team in crisis theory, management and communications. Facilitating major crisis exercise for executive team.

Blackmores: Training executive team in crisis theory, management and communications.

RMIT University: Training executive team in crisis theory, management and communications. Facilitating major crisis exercise for executive team.

Deakin University: Training executive team in crisis theory, management and communications. Facilitating major crisis exercise for executive team.

Fair Work Ombudsman: Training executive communications team in crisis theory, management and communications.

Crown Casino: Training executive team in crisis theory, management and communications. Facilitating major crisis exercise for executive team.

Melbourne Exhibition and Convention Centre: Training executive team in crisis theory, management and communications. Facilitating major crisis exercise for executive team.

Metro Trains: Training executive team in crisis theory, management and communications. Facilitating major crisis exercise for executive team.

Through the opportunity to work inside a number of organisations he has learnt what makes a great organisation, managing risk and crises, including what are the common factors that impede.

Venue Information

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