20-page in MS Word and 9 Excel spreadsheets. Includes helpful explanatory text that walks you through the process of setting up your first contingency plan project. You can change everything in the document – text, images, and tables. There are no special plug-ins, macros, or installation files. Just download the templates and get started.
A Contingency Plan is a formal document that outlines the steps to be taken to control an emergency or disaster. Contingency planning provides a template on how to prepare for a disaster scenario, the steps to take, and its relationship to other parallel activities, such as disaster recovery procedures.
The purpose of a Contingency Plan is to help you return to daily operations after an emergency or disaster scenario.
A Contingency Plan helps Operations Managers to:
This template was written for the following:
The Table of Contents of each Contingency Plan template contains the following sections:
1.1. Document Overview
1.4.1. Planning Principles
1.5. Relationship to other plans
2. Concept of Operations
2.1. System Description
2.2. Line of Succession
2.4. Testing and Maintenance
2.4.1. Tabletop Testing
2.4.2. Technical Testing
3. Notification and Activation Phase
4. Recovery Operations
4.1. Recovery Goal #1
4.2. Recovery Goal #2
4.3. Recovery Goal #3
5. Return to Normal Operations
5.1. Original or New Site Restoration
5.2. Concurrent Processing
5.3. Plan Deactivation
6. Appendix A: Contingency Plan Approval
7. Appendix B: Definitions
7.1. Definitions, Acronyms, and Abbreviations
You also get nine spreadsheets to help track, plan, and monitor the progress of different QA tasks.
The template pack includes the following documents: