Good Practice Guidelines (GPG) Edition 7.0

  • 1 November 2023

This is the free digital PDF copy of the Good Practice Guidelines (GPG) Edition 7.0 available only to BCI Members – please login into your website profile to download your copy. 

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The GPG Edition 7.0 is the definitive guide for business continuity and resilience professionals. The GPG is used as an information source for professionals and organizations seeking to learn about business continuity as part of their training and certification journey, as well as the business continuity implementation process. 

The GPG takes a collaborative approach to business continuity, ensuring organizations and individuals understand how to work with related management disciplines to successfully implement their business continuity solutions. 

The GPG draws on the knowledge of practitioners from all over the world as well as information within International Standards. As a result, the GPG is globally recognised as the go-to publication for good practice.

This is an interactive PDF that allows you to move between the Professional Practices. Click on any of the links within the document to read further information. There are also tabs on the right-hand side which allow you to move to other sections and the glossary. You can use the keyboard code ‘Altß’ to return to the page you were reading.

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