Category: COVID

What Your Resiliency Plan Should Look Like

The final Refocus & Rebuild webinar session was held this afternoon and focused on crisis communications plan presented by Michael Lockard with Food City and Ray Sidney-Smith with W3 Consulting. This webinar series was a thirteen week program outlining and sharing tips to developing a resiliency plan for your business.

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Developing a Crisis Communication Plan

Session twelve of the Refocus & Rebuild webinar series was held this afternoon and focused on crisis communications plan presented by Kathy Still with UVA Wise.

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Risk Management/Evaluation

Session eleven of the Refocus & Rebuild webinar series focused on transportation and logistics presented by Troy Bravenboer with Brave Freight.

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Session 9: Key Technologies & Cyber Security Needs

Session nine of the Refocus & Rebuild webinar series was held this afternoon and focused on cyber security/key technologies and applications businesses should consider. The session was presented by Jonathan Evenden with Aegis IT Solutions.

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Succession Planning

Session eight of the Refocus & Rebuild webinar series was held this afternoon and focused on succession planning .

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Crisis Management – Developing Team and Processes

Session seven of the Refocus & Rebuild webinar series focused on crisis management and how to develop your team and processes and was led by Sam Wolford with GENEDGE.

Breakdown of Session


Opening – (1 min)

Introduction – (3.5 min)

Definition and examples of a crisis – (5.5 min)

What is crisis management and why is it important? – (1.5 min)

Crisis management vs. Disaster recovery vs. Business continuity – (2 min)

Crisis management planning – 6 steps – (7.5 min)

Factors to consider in a crisis management plan – (3 min)

Six parts of a crisis management plan – (1 min)

Developing a crisis management team – (18 min)

  • Overview/team makeup- (5 min)
  • Team capabilities – (2 min)
  • Incorporating media relations/training and exercise – (3 min)
  • Advice for leadership/management – (2.5 min)
  • Characteristics of a crisis management team – (4 min)
  • Overview to achieve and maintain a crisis management team – (1 min)

Crisis management in COVID-19 – (9 min)

Contact information– (1 min)

Q&A – 52:57

Closeout – 1:00:41

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Preparing for the Next Crisis

Session six of the Refocus & Rebuild webinar series was held this afternoon and focused on how to prepare for the next crisis, developing a resiliency plan and how it can help and was led by Sam Wolford with GENEDGE.

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Employee & Diversity Planning

Session five of the Refocus & Rebuild webinar series was held this afternoon and focused on Employee & Diversity Planning: Fostering a Culture of Inclusion and was led by Matthew Davison with Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC.

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Inventory – Identifying Revenue, Supply Chain, and Recreating Your Inventory Stock

The fourth session of the Refocus & Rebuild webinar series held this afternoon and focused on Inventory – Identifying Revenue, Supply Chain, and Recreating Your Inventory Stock. The session was led by Sam Wolford with GENEDGE.

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Recovery Marketing/Reconnecting with Your Customers

The third session of the Refocus & Rebuild webinar series held on August 20, 2020 focusing on Recovery Marketing and Reconnecting with Your Customers.
 
The session was led by Cindy Fields and Patrick Horn with the Virginia Highlands Small Business Development Center, and Marc Willson with the Virginia Small Business Development Center Network.

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