Business Resiliency Roadmap

Don’t Be Scared, Be Prepared

The Resiliency Roadmap is a guide for small business owners that directs them on specific actions they can take to build resiliency within their business and develop their own custom-tailored Business Continuity Plan (BCP).

Who is This For

Small to medium-sized businesses ready to dedicate themselves to workplace resilience and invest in a comprehensive curriculum, either at their own pace or in a workshop setting — that will help prepare for many types of disasters or business interruptions.


What to Expect

The Outsmart Disaster 101 Training Webinar will address all 7 topics covered in the Business Resiliency Roadmap, and each training topic will help business owners complete specific components of their Business Continuity Plan.

How it Works

The Outsmart Disaster 101 training Webinar is a two-hour business resiliency training plan that also includes 30 days of follow-up support from our resiliency training team. We will remind you of any next steps, share valuable resources, and answer any questions you may have while creating your Business Continuity Plan.

Business Resiliency Roadmap – FAQs

What do I need to get started?

Download the “Business Resiliency Roadmap” to see what steps a business must take to create a custom-tailored Business Continuity Plan.

How long does it take to complete the Resiliency Roadmap?

If business-owners take the Outsmart Disaster 101 training webinar and follow all prompts and next steps, business owners will have their business continuity plan completed in just 30 days.

What if I don’t finish my Business Continuity Plan in 30 days?
That’s okay. Everyone’s path to resiliency is different. If you don’t know what next steps to take and would like to speak with a Resiliency Training Coordinator, join one of our workshops or open office hours sessions to ask questions and get support. We can get you back on track.
I have completed by Business Continuity Plan (BCP), now what?
That’s great news! If you have completed your BCP plan, all you need to do is take our brief survey to answer some questions about your plan. If your BCP includes all the necessary components, your business will be issued a Resilient Business Certificate.
Does Outsmart Disaster offer training in Spanish?
Yes. CalOSBA is committed to offering training and support to our Spanish-speaking business owners. If you are interested in attending a training session in Spanish, please contact us at to speak with a bilingual Resiliency Training Coordinator.

Topics Covered

Prepare & Anticipate

Document your business functions and identify impacts of disruption.

Support Key Stakeholders

Recognize key relationships with suppliers, vendors, partners; train and care for employees.

Secure & Protect

Strengthen facilities and safeguard data and vital documents.

Adapt & Recover

Understand your insurance and finances and document your contingency options.

Rinse & Repeat

Establish a process to continually re-assess risk at regular, predetermined intervals and trigger points.

Download The Resiliency Roadmap

Do you want to know what your business needs to do to in order to Outsmart Disaster? Complete the form below to download the Business Resiliency Roadmap.

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Outsmart Disaster is a disaster awareness campaign that includes a no-cost business continuity training program offered by the California Office of the Small Business Advocate (CalOSBA). CalOSBA employees support the program in a training capacity only. CalOSBA does not make any recommendations or guarantees and assumes no responsibility concerning the activities of participating businesses. Participants, and not CalOSBA, are responsible for all plans created and any actions taken following the Outsmart Disaster training.

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