The National Institute for Business Continuity Management (The "NI") is the ONLY INDEPENDENT certification body that serves solely to progress the careers of individuals working within the field of Business Continuity Management (BCM).

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The NIBCM administers the only independent professional examinations in Business Continuity Management. All of our online exams lead to immediate professional certification without additional requirements, application forms, or fees:

  • ABCM: Associate Business Continuity Manager (ABCM) - for individuals new to business continuity management. 
  • BCMP: Business Continuity Management Planner (BCMP) - for experienced BCM practitioners, or those who have taken formal training in BCM
  • BCRP: Business Continuity & Resiliency Professional (BCRP) - for experienced BCM ISO 22301 practitioners, or those who have taken formal training, in BCM in ISO 22301 (BCMS) or ISO 22316 (Organizational Resilience)
  • BCRA: Business Continuity & Resiliency Auditor (BCRA)- for experienced BCM ISO 22301 auditors, or those who have taken formal training, in BCM in ISO 22301 (BCMS) or ISO 22316 (Organizational Resilience) auditing

The NIBCM is the only international certification body which specifically addresses the distinct nature of Business Continuity Management in the private sector.

The NIBCM is not allied with any specific training course or training company; we do NOT offer any training or exam preparation, nor do we require the completion of specific courses offered by any specific training firm.

The NIBCM recognizes that training opportunities occur through both on-the-job experiences as well as in-class instruction, and encourages Business Continuity practitioners to pursue further education opportunities through either work experience or formal training courses.

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