Premier Continuum: BCI’s only licensed training partner based in North America in 2022

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Montreal, April 21, 2022 - For the past 14 years, Premier Continuum has been one of the few Business Continuity Institute (BCI) Licensed Training Partners in North America. As of May 2022, it will become the only certified training partner based in North America of this prestigious institution.

Since 2008, Premier Continuum's Approved Instructors have been offering the full range of BCI courses to business continuity and resilience professionals, in English and in French. Hundreds of specialists have been certified and have improved their skills and knowledge through various professional practices.

"Offering these internationally recognized courses is an opportunity for us to contribute to the promotion of the best practices of our profession, but also to be able to connect directly with organizations and employees dedicated to advancing their organizational resilience," said Isabelle Primeau, President and Founder of Premier Continuum.

Through this partnership, Premier Continuum offers a rare trifecta of complementary services: professional consulting, certified training and the award-winning automation software ParaSolution.

"We are very proud to become the only training partner based in North America, while celebrating our 25th year of existence. We also take this opportunity to announce that, in the coming months, we will be increasing the number of courses available in order to reach all interested parties", said Marie-Hélène Primeau, Executive Vice President of Premier Continuum.

As a reminder, Premier Continuum offers several CBCI courses including: CBCI Certification, Business Impact Analysis (BIA), Policy and Programme Management, Supply Chain Resilience, Designing and Delivering Effective Exercises, and Incident Response and Crisis Management.

About Premier Continuum Inc. and ParaSolution ®

Premier Continuum is owned and operated by two women who won the 2016 RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Award. Founded in 1997, the company is known as a global player. Its clients range from small to large organizations in the financial, manufacturing, and government sectors, and many more. It is seeing strong growth in Canada, the United States and around the world.

Developed by Premier Continuum, ParaSolution is a world-class, award-winning, web-based solution that provides comprehensive business continuity management and can be adapted to any organization. Thanks to ParaSolution, organizations can have peace of mind knowing they are adopting an approach supported by best practices.

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About the Business Continuity Institute (BCI)

The Business Continuity Institute (BCI) is a non-profit organization that brings together more than 9,000 business continuity and resilience professionals from over 120 countries to help organizations stay on track, no matter what happens. Conducting its own studies and gathering research from other institutions and partners, the BCI establishes best practices in the field and shares them through high-quality Business Continuity training & education, membership, thought leadership, events, awards and more.

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