Business Continuity Toolkit

Local Resources

BEAN: Business Emergency Activation Notification – The County of San Diego’s Business Emergency Activation Notification (BEAN) system is a regional notification system that will alert local businesses that the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) has been activated at a Level III.

AlertSanDiego: is for registering your cell phone number, VoIP phone number, and email address only. Listed and unlisted landline phone numbers are already included in the database and do not need to be registered.

ReadySanDiego Business Alliance partnership program seeks to create a coalition of businesses which contribute resources and senior expertise in preparation for, during and after a time of crisis in San Diego County.

ReadySanDiego Partner Connection- is a social network created through the Ning online platform. The site serves as a forum for private organizations to connect with the County of San Diego Office of Emergency Services (OES) to share information during emergency situations as appropriate. The ReadySanDiego Partner Connection web address is

Formal Education Programs

FEMA’s Emergency Management Institute College List regarding Emergency Management Programs

California State University San Marcos Certificate Program in Business Emergency Preparedness Planning (ACP DISCOUNT! Active ACP members get 10% off using promo code: BEPPTEAM)

Professional Certification Organizations

Business Continuity Institute (BCI)

Disaster Recovery Institute International (DRII)

International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM)

Publications and Conferences

Disaster Recovery Journal (DRJ)

Continuity Insights

Continuity Central

MIT Conference - Crisis Management and Business Continuity

Independent Study

FEMA – Emergency Management Institute

National Center for Disaster Preparedness – Public Health Courses

Johns Hopkins Center for Public Health Preparedness

Other Related Organizations and Training

California Emergency Services Association

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) - San Diego County Organizational Listing

Infraguard – San Diego

San Diego Law Enforcement Coordination Center

Job Opportunities

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