ICOR will proactively work to collaborate and establish working relationships with other organizations. The key is to be inclusive and honor the best practices and services for these organizations where feasible, while retaining the ICOR vision and focus on the highest quality service and educational experiences for the ICOR constituency. ICOR leadership will seek to work with these affiliates as part of our strategic plan. To that end, ICOR is interested in entering into agreements designed to increase the breadth of our offerings, broaden the scope of our services and enable more people to benefit from our resources.
These arrangements fall into six broad categories:
1. Non Profit Association Memberships
2. Professional Partnerships
3. Education Partnerships
4. Shared Interest Groups (SIGs)
5. Member Resources
6. Media Partnerships
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ACP ACP is a non-profit trade association dedicated to the advancement of business continuity professionals. ACP provides a powerful peer-to-peer networking and learning environment for its members through chapters across the country. For a chapter near you go to the ACP website. ACP is a non-profit Partner and ACP members save 10% on ICOR courses.
APEX Global (TheAcademy for Professional Excellence) is the learningsolutions arm of ECCI—the leading process improvement solutions provider in Southeast Asia. Our sole aim is to promote performance excellence among professionals. We help our customers achieve greater success through effective, experiential and results-oriented training delivery. APEX / ECCI is ICOR's training partner in the Philippines, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos,and Indonesia.
Business Continuity Institute
The Business Continuity Institute (BCI) was established in 1994 to enable individual members to obtain guidance and support from fellow business continuity practitioners. The BCI currently has over 8000 members in 100+ countries active in an estimated 3000 organizations. The BCI is the world’s most eminent BCM institute and our name is instantly recognised as standing for good practice and professionalism. BCI and ICOR formed a Strategic Alliance.
BCS Business Continuity Services, Inc. is a consulting firm specializing in providing business continuity, disaster recovery, and crisis management consulting. In addition, BCS developed DRI's BCLE Business Continuity Management courses and provided the Lead Instructor to DRI from 2002-2006. BCS is an ICOR Education Partner and has developed many of ICOR's BCM courses.
Established in 1989, the Business Resumption Planners Association (BRPA) is an independent professional association of people employed in all aspects of disaster recovery, contingency and business continuity planning. Located in the greater Chicago area, we are a not-for-profit association dedicated to education and information exchange. BRPA is a non-profit Partner and BRPA members save 10% on ICOR courses
The Business Recovery Planners Association of Southeastern Wisconsin, Inc. (BRPASW) is an independent, professional association of people who are employed in all aspects of disaster recovery (DR), business continuity and contingency (BC), and business resiliency planning. BRPASW is a not-for-profit association, dedicated to providing educational opportunities, networking with peers, and the exchange of information about business continuity issues. BRPASW is a non-profit Partner and BRPASW members save 10% on ICOR courses.
C4CS® has been providing client partners in the Americas, Asia, and Europe with consulting, management training, and executive coaching services for more than 10 years. C4CS® specializes in Crisis Communication, Risk Communication, Issues Management, and Reputation Management and frequently conducts On-Camera Media Skills Coaching, Scenario-Based Crisis Training, and customized Risk Communication and Issues Management Training. C4CS is an ICOR Education Partner and is the course developer for Harnessing the Power of Social Media in Crisis Communications
The consulting consortium The Centers@Pinehurst serves for-profit and not-for-profit organizations and is directed by Dr. James Helton. He is an Applied Psychologist specializing in organizational and individual behavior in high-stress and/or volatile environments and brings over 30 years field experience at all levels of disaster and crisis management. His specialties include crisis leadership, business continuity, inter-agency coordination, and working with military, medical, criminal justice, and faith-based organizations. The Centers of Pinehurst is an Education Partner and the course developer for Essentials of Crisis Management & Crisis Team Leadership Development.
The mission of CIDRAP is to prevent illness and death from infectious diseases through epidemiologic research and the rapid translation of scientific information into real-world practical applications and solutions. CIDRAP is a non-profit partner.CIDRAP has shared many of its resources on pandemic planning for ICOR training.
Council for Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP)
The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals is the
preeminent worldwide professional association of supply chain management
professionals. CSCMP provides opportunities for supply chain professionals to communicate in order to develop and improve their supply chain management skills. CSCMP is an ICOR Non-Profit Partner and also is an Education Partner with the development of the Supply Chain Risk Mitigation course offered by ICOR.
Center for Public Safety Excellence (CPSE)
The Center for Public Safety Excellence, Inc. (CPSE) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that, for more than a decade, has helped local public safety agencies around the world streamline and improve the services they provide their communities. CPSE is an ICOR Non-Profit Partner and its members save 10% on all ICOR courses.
Continuity and Resilience
Continuity and Resilience (CORE) operates across a range of professional specializations including:
IT Service Management/ISO20000
Disaster Recovery Information Exchange
The Disaster Recovery Information Exchange (DRIE) is a non-profit association of professionals dedicated to the exchange of information on all aspects of planning for an emergency or a disruption to normal operations. DRIE's goal is to provide an accessible, informal, open forum for the exchange of information and knowledge related to the many variations of emergency preparedness. DRIE is a non-profit partner whose members save 10% on ICOR courses.
DRP Consultores DRP Consultores es una empresa mexicana que ofrece soluciones integrales para el desarrollo de Planes de Recuperación para casos de Desastre (DRP) y Planes de Continuidad de Negocios (BCP) para el mercado Latinoamericano. Estas soluciones integran consultoría, software de continuidad y un compromiso constante de educación superior.
Foresight PR Foresight PR is a full-service public relations firm that helps clients build and maintain reputations, ease change, inform and educate, prevent disorder, sell products and ideas, retain and attract employees, slow rumors and promote truth. Foresight PR's specialty is the prevention of communications crises, or, if called in with the bases loaded and nobody out, a minimization of reputational harm. Foresight PR is an ICOR Education Partner and is the course developer for the Crisis Communication Planner.
Institute of Business Resilience Institute of Business Resilience is a specialist training and consultancy organization, providing training, consultancy and related services in Business Resilience. IBR is The ICOR's Education Partner for the Middle East region covering Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and UAE. IBR also provides trainings, consultancy, design, build and maintenance of Data Centers, DR sites, Smart buildings and related services.
Ingenium Training Ingenium is a training and consultancy company specialising in data centre, business continuity & disaster recovery. The Ingenium objective is to equip professionals with the knowledge and skills to embed the culture and systems of resilience within their organisations and community.Ingenium is the Australia and New Zealand Training Partner.
Inspiring Minds Consulting Ltd.
Our training and seminars are focused on assisting groups/ individuals develop the mental conditioning necessary to perform at their best, consistently. Skilled in crisis negotiation, and NeuroLinguistic Psychology, we bring a unique perspective to coping with pressure and performing at optimal levels, personally and professionally. Understanding the mental elements of crisis is crucial to adapting and responding with resiliency, when faced with a critical incident, trauma or other stressful event. Inspiring Minds is an ICOR Education Partner and the course developer for Influencing with Integrity.
Intellity Consulting Intellity Consulting firma miembro de Protiviti en Perú y Argentina, con operaciones también en Colombia, Ecuador, Chile y República Dominicana, es una firma de consultoría que asiste a las empresas en la solución de sus problemas en las áreas de finanzas, tecnología, operaciones, gobierno corporativo, riesgos y auditoría interna. Igualmente, trabaja con empresas de menor tamaño y en crecimiento, incluyendo aquellas que desean cotizar en los mercados de valores, así como con organismos gubernamentales.Intellity is the ICOR Latin America Training Partner.
The Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) IBHS is a nonprofit association that engages in communication, education, engineering and research. Their Open for Business sm Toolkit provides valuable tools for small business owners to both reduce their potential for loss should disaster strike and to reopen quickly should they be forced to close. ICOR has incorporated the Open for Business sm Toolkit into their Essentials of Business Continuity Management series of courses. IBHS is an ICOR Non-profit partner
ITEN ITEN is today one of the top 5 companies on the Portuguese IT Market, including multinationals. Founded in August, 1st, 2014 as result of a merge between, Prológica (established in 1984) and CPC.IS (also established in 1984), ITEN is a private company, dedicated to address the global European information technology market by providing Implementation, Auditing, Consulting, and Training professional services and IT products to his Clients.
With 250+ employees, ITEN holds more than 2000 yearly active customers from all business segments worldwide. Apart from Portugal, ITEN already delivers is professional services in Belgium, France, Italy, Spain, Switzerland and UK.
ITEN is the ICOR Portugal training partner.
The IT Summit
The IT Summit is the ultimate conference series for top-level executives from the private sector, government, education, and economic development communities. The events are produced by and for senior leaders for the purposes of economic development, education, and the proliferation of information technology. The IT Summit offers discounts to ICOR members to its events.
JBTGlobal (www.jbtglobal.com) is a specialist corporate advisory consultancy that provides a range of risk and business continuity management professional consulting and training services to government and private sector clients globally. JBTGlobal is an ICOR Training Partner and offers courses in Australia and New Zealand.
Journal of Business Continuity & Emergency Planning
The leading professional journal publishing peer-reviewed articles and case studies by expert business continuity and emergency managers and is published in association with ICOR. Each quarterly 100-page issue provides practical, detailed analysis of best practice, innovative techniques and new thinking in key business issues "not technical minutiae" with no advertising. The Journal is an ICOR Partner and offers the Journal at a discount to ICOR members.
Mid-Atlantic Disaster Recovery Association (MADRA) Since 1989, the Mid-Atlantic Disaster Recovery Association (MADRA) has provided a forum for the region's BCP/COOP/DR community to improve their skills through knowledge, networking and education. As the DC metro areaʼs oldest independent networking group, MADRA is dedicated to ensuring people and organizations are better prepared to manage any type of crisis, emergency, or disaster event. MADRA members save 10% on ICOR courses.
Northstar Infosys NorthStar InfoSys is one of the SE Asia's leading IT Services firm in products, services and solutions for IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL), Business Continuance (BCP),and Information Security Management System.NorthStar Consulting Practice was established in 2004 to provide the IT Management Consulting in a holistic approach.
Norwich University's online Master of Science in Business Continuity Management is the first master's degree in the United States focused solely on business continuity. The degree provides practitioners with the credentials to advance into upper level positions within their organization, and distinguish themselves within the profession. Through its partnership with Norwich University, ICOR members receive a $1,000 tuition scholarship to the program.
Resilinc Resilinc is the leading provider of comprehensive end to end supply chain risk and resiliency solutions. Resilinc delivers total resiliency by enabling supply chains to proactively plan for, monitor and protect multi-tier disruptions in hours & days rather than weeks or months. Resilinc helps customers achieve supply chain resiliency through innovative and patent-pending technology, powerful supply chain mapping and visibility, global event monitoring and a resiliency-driven supply network. Its unique cloud-based, software-as-a-service (SaaS) offering is designed, developed and delivered by supply chain practitioners and technology experts.
Resilinc is the ICOR SCRM 2000 Partner
Riskwest (www.riskwest.com.au) is a specialist management consulting firm providing advisory services to a broad range of corporate, government and community service organisations. We work in partnership with our clients to ensure that they are in the best possible position to manage the risks associated with the delivery of their strategic priorities, services and projects. Riskwest is an ICOR Training Partner and offers courses in Australia.
Rothstein Associates Inc.
The Rothstein Catalog On Disaster Recovery from Rothstein Associates Inc. is your source for hundreds of books, software tools, videos and research reports on business continuity, disaster recovery, crisis management/communication, emergency management, service level agreements, and more, since 1989. Rothstein is an ICOR Partner and offers ICOR members a 10% discount on its books.
Seven Step Consulting
7 Step is a specialist consulting firm, specializing in Business Process & IT Best Practices that provides training, auditing, and consulting solutions to clients in Asia, Africa and Americas. It is an ICOR Training Partner for India and Bangladesh. We help businesses worldwide, across geographies and industry sectors, using these standards and frameworks to develop competent and efficient organisations and help them to meet their strategic goals.
The Stevens Company
The Stevens Company specializes in Pandemic and Emergency Preparedness kits. We offer customized kit-packing, as well as private label branding. To get more information, please visit us at www.getflusmart.com. Stevens Company is an ICOR Partner and has donated its kits to ICOR to use in pandemic training.
Technology Advantage Network Limited
Technology Advantage Network Limited is one of the leading indigenous satellite communication companies involved in proffering effective information communication technology solutions. They offer full and advanced solutions in ICT for homes, offices and government establishments. Their products and services offer flexible, scalable, upgradeable and efficient solutions for Voice, Data and Internet spanning the small, medium or wide areas within and outside Nigeria. Technology Advantage is an ICOR Training Partner and offers ICOR courses in Lagos, Nigeria.
Top Tier Infrastructure
Top Tier (www.toptier.net.br) based in São Paulo, Brazil is a company dedicated to provide services for Data Centers and Mission Critical Sites and to promote the sustainability and efficiency of mission critical sites, adding value to the business and corporate image of their customers.
TÜV Rheinland India Pvt. Limited
Founded in 1872, TÜV Rheinland has its headquarters in Cologne, Germany. We employ more than 17,000 people in 500 locations in 65 countries and generate annual revenues of € 1.6 billion (48% outside of Germany). We have bundled our 2500 services into a portfolio of 42 global business fields. These are again combined into 6 business streams: Industrial Services, Mobility, Products, Life Care, Training and Consulting and Systems. The areas of testing include motor vehicles, industrial facilities and plants as well as consumer goods. Today TÜV Rheinland is a global leader in the areas of toy and furniture testing as well as in the assessment and certification of Photovoltaic. Other services include the consulting and certification of management systems and market access services which streamlines the importation and exportation of products.
Twoplus offers comprehensive solutions, including software, training, implementation, consulting, and outsourcing services, which based on IFC technology and integrated technology to cover all building construction processes (design, construction, and operation). 2+Soft is an ICOR Training Partner and offers ICOR courses in Bangkok, Thailand.
EMCP Online Certificate Program
University of Illinois at Chicago’s Emergency Management and Continuity Planning (EMCP) online certificate program is ideal for those in both public and corporate settings, working in disaster management and recovery. Students will receive training not only in communications management and continuity planning, but also in crisis management, information systems and risk management.
Virtual Corporation is a global leader in business continuity program
consulting and software. Virtual has helped numerous enterprises ensure that they can recover from business disruptions by designing and implementing innovative sustainable solutions. Virtual Corporation is an ICOR Education Partner and the course developer for The Business Continuity Model Assessor's Training.
Viscar Industrial Capacity LTD.
VISCAR Industrial Capacity Ltd is a premier Training & Consultancy firm in the Information Technology (ICT) and Engineering segment of business. It is locally registered with the headquarters in Nairobi Kenya; driving innovation and excellence in technology based training and consultancy. The company is involved in continuous research to provide appropriate training and consultancy services.
Xand Corporation is an infrastructure provider maintaining a 30,000 sq. ft. Data Center headquartered in Westchester County, just 30 miles north of NYC. Xand provides mission critical services including colocation, dedicated business continuity workspace, and application/server hosting. Delivering Xcare support with expert technicians 24 x 7 x 365, Xand offers comprehensive, fully managed business solutions. Xand is an ICOR Training Partner and offers ICOR courses at their data center facility in Hawthorne, NY.