(1) Business continuity is an organisational resilience activity that develops resilient administrative processes to underpin the delivery of the University's teaching, learning and research. The continuity of key organisational processes is essential to UNE's business interruption avoidance and response, and adjustment to organisational change.
(2) The basic business continuity steps are designed as a starting point for business continuity management. By implementing the basic steps, business units will develop a greater capacity to perform key organisational processes under pressure.
(3) All UNE representatives involved in developing, performing or managing key organisational processes, are to act to ensure these processes are resilient. This is in accordance with the Organisational Resilience Rule.
(4) These procedures apply to the business continuity documentation for all key organisational processes. Business unit's (which includes Schools) with responsibility for key organisational processes, are to act to ensure these processes can be performed as needed, during and/or after planned and unplanned organisational changes.
(5) Key organisational processes are business activates that are essential to:
(6) Each business unit is responsible for updating and managing their business continuity documentation.
(7) The following records management principals need be followed for all business continuity documentation:
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(9) Business Continuity Management provides for the availability of processes and resources in order to ensure the continued achievement of critical objectives.
(10) Business Units are all units, including Schools, Directorates, Departments and Centres, with financial operations under a University of New England cost centre.
(11) Input means information, data or other catalysts required by the business unit to perform the process.
(12) Key organisational processes are business activates that are essential to:
(13) Output means information, data or decisions that are created by the business unit performing the process.
(14) Processing means the act of performing the process.
(15) UNE Representatives means a University employee (casual, fixed term and permanent), contractor, agent, appointee, UNE Council member and any other person engaged by the University to undertake some activity for or on behalf of the University. It includes corporations and other bodies falling into one or more of these categories.