In today’s increasingly complicated and often global climate, your company’s supply chain should be a major consideration within your business continuity and disaster recovery program. If you aren’t planning for the issues and risks inherent in doing business with your company’s vendors, then your program isn’t complete and will not be successful over the long term. Understanding how to best approach vendors and what to do with the information once you get it is the key to an effective and sustainable program. We will look at:
• The need for internal support – if your business partners, procurement and legal teams aren’t on board, you won’t get far.
• How to analyze vendor’s plans and what they mean for your own company.
• How to use that information to reduce your company’s risk.
- Need for Internal Support
- How to Analyze Vendor's Plans
- How to Use the information
About Kimberly Hirsch
Kimberly Hirsch is a senior advisory consultant with Fusion Risk Management, providing subject matter expertise to clients in the areas of business continuity management, risk and crisis/incident response. Hirsch has more than 15 years of experience leading all aspects of enterprise program management, planning, governance and incident management at Fortune 100 companies, specifically in the finance, retail, manufacturing and distribution fields. She graduated from Hamline University with a degree in management and political science. Hirsch is professionally certified as a Master Business Continuity Professional (MBCP), Member of the Business Continuity Institute (MBCI), a Business Continuity Management Systems Auditor and ISO22301 Lead Auditor.