This website uses cookies primarily for visitor analytics. Certain pages will ask you to fill in contact details to receive additional information. On these pages you have the option of having the site log your details for future visits. Indicating you want the site to remember your details will place a cookie on your device. To view our full cookie policy, please click here. You can also view it at any time by going to our Contact Us page.

FREE Training workshops for FMs - Business Resilience and Adaptation

17 March 2011

Find out how to make your business operation more resilient to the impacts and distruptions from extreme and severe weather. Tuesday 5th April, 9am to 5pm at Greenwich Campus, London

Increasingly, businesses are experiencing losses and disruptions from extreme and severe weather. Summer heat waves, severe cold weather, surface water flooding and subsidence are current and growing risks. What does this mean for the business community? How can you make your business operation more resilient to the impacts of these risks and gear your business to be better adapted to face the unexpected?
The University of Greenwich is holding a number of workshops free of charge for all eligible London Businesses. Find out more and book a place http://enterprise.gre.ac.uk/flash

Workshop Title: 'Business Resilience and Adaptation'
Date: Tuesday 5th April 2011; Time: 9am – 5pm
Venue: Queen Mary Studio Room 015 -023, Greenwich Campus, London SE10 9LS

This workshop will focus on the impacts to your business of extreme weather events and provide you with the tools to assess these risks and prioritise action. The workshop will be conducted by the Sustainable Built Environment Research Group at the University of Greenwich and involve findings and tools emerging from the UK Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council funded project: Community Resilience to Extreme Weather (CREW)

Content:

 Introduction to Extreme Weather, Adaptation and Resilience: The basics
 Assessing business implications of Extreme Weather Events
 A new Risk Assessment Framework for SME’s
 Evaluating risk and developing effective Business Contingency Plans
 Practical guidance to improving company resilience
 Measuring Adaptive Capacity
 Case Study: Application to Social Housing
The day will involve a mixture of formal presentations and hands-on workshops where delegates will be able to assess their companies’ resilience to Extreme Weather Events.
Learning Objectives:
For participants to understand the business case for resilience
Forr participants to be able the identify and address key exposures in their operations

Who should attend?

Facilities/asset managers of small and medium sized enterprises from all sectors

Benefits to you and your business

Attending this day-long event will provide your business with enhanced background knowledge of adapting to extreme weather events and familiarise you with the tools needed to make practical decisions in an uncertain climate. Decisions made as a result of your participation in this workshop will improve the performance of your company.

Follow-up support after this workshop

Each business is entitled to 4 hours of follow up support with the academic team. Starting with a site visit this will be geared to producing a detailed survey and bespoke risk assessment and action package to identify and improve your business’s resilience.

For more information and book a place online, please visit: enterprise.gre.ac.uk/flash 



Contact Details and Archive...

Print this page | E-mail this page

https://www.fsifm.com/en-gb/
http://edition.pagesuite-professional.co.uk/Launch.aspx?EID=8317a3ce-1d74-4e81-a853-3cbefba093c7


MOST VIEWED...

View more articles
Article image

Why the Law Says You Need a Nappy Bin Disposal Service

At home, parents are used to disposing of their babies’ used nappies the same way they do any other domestic waste - bagging it up and sticking it in the r...
Article image

Lita Group restructures its senior team following successful brand refresh

Leading UK cleaning and facilities management company, Lita Group, has restructured its senior team following its recent brand refresh....
Article image

PTSG praised for reactiveness in Nottingham project

Premier Technical Services Group Ltd (PTSG) has delivered multiple specialist services for a brand-new student accommodation development on Nottingham’s Ta...
Article image

Facilities prepare for next phase of Covid-19 restrictions

With the latest lockdown in England coming to an end tomorrow, the FM sector is preparing for the next stage in the fight to contain the Coronavirus pandem...
Article image

C&C buys Interserve Healthcare division as part of 'ongoing' business plan

Interserve Group has confirmed it has sold its Healthcare business to City & County Healthcare Group (C&C) for an undisclosed sum....
Article image

Lloyd’s transforms office space to make it fit for the future

Following the case study published on the Lloyd’s building in central London published in the