The effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on public health is challenging our views of traditional ways of working and managing global supply chains. The knock-on effect to weakened economies is adding complexity and this is having a widespread impact on businesses across all sectors.

Boards are being challenged with information that changes daily. So how should directors ensure effective leadership of their organisation’s operations, employee safety and financial sustainability?

Leveraging Dr Amanda Rischbieth’s insights and experience in intensive care and public health, research, academia and business, we will provide an overview of COVID-19 and also cover:

  • How might the pandemic continue to unfold locally and internationally?
  • What are the immediate priorities for organisations?
  • How to evaluate your existing business continuity plans against this type of exogenous health threat?
  • What are the co-ordinated priorities for the board and management?
  • How do you ensure employee safety and compliance with public health directives and obligations?

Key links to the latest credible information and public health alerts will also be provided.