Maximizing your business's resilience and capacity

Crisis management and Total defense planning

Is your business prepared to continue operating during a crisis or war? Basalt can help you identify your needs in crisis management and total defense planning and recommend measures to ensure that your business can function effectively during times of disruption.

The Importance of Evaluation

Evaluations typically involve gathering and analyzing relevant data and information in order to reach well-founded conclusions and identify potential areas for improvement.

Some examples of aspects that may be evaluated include:

  • Management and control
  • Structure and collaboration
  • Processes and working methods, and
  • Skills and resources.

We have a diverse range of competencies and have worked in various sectors including civilian, military, public, and private. We will work with you to set goals, gather information from internal and external sources, and develop concrete proposals for short- and long-term measures.

Please do not hesitate to contact us to discuss how we can help you evaluate your work and improve your crisis management skills.

Assessing Your Work During the Covid-19 Pandemic

As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to impact society, it is important to evaluate and reflect on the experiences and lessons learned over the past years. The purpose of such an evaluation is to identify opportunities for change and generate new ideas for the development of your business or organization. Our team at Basalt is equipped with the expertise and experience to support you in the evaluation of your work during Covid-19.

In addition to helping your organization improve, evaluating your work during the pandemic can also provide valuable experience for handling future crises and strengthening your defenses.

Supporting your business:

Our commitment to your success

At Basalt, we are committed to supporting your business and helping you navigate the challenges of everyday operations as well as crisis situations. Whether you are a municipality, region, government agency, or company involved in the development of total defense, we can assist you in this process. Alternatively, we offer basic crisis management and defense training to your management team, committees, or boards.

Our approach is tailored to the unique needs of your business, and we are dedicated to supporting you every step of the way. Please do not hesitate to contact us to discuss how we can assist you in achieving your goals.

Effective crisis management strategies for a range of scenarios

Training and exercise activity

Crises can take on a variety of forms, from short-term disruptions affecting a single operation to long-term, complex societal crises involving numerous stakeholders, including the general population.

Regardless of the duration and scope of the crisis, it is essential to have a plan in place to ensure that operations can maintain efficiency. Infrastructure and supply chain disruptions can significantly impact productivity and the delivery of goods and services. To minimize these effects, it is important to focus on quickly restoring operations.

The deteriorating security policy environment has increased the demands on Sweden’s total defense capabilities. The government has tasked authorities with resuming planning for civil defense. Scenario planning is a critical element of this process. We can help you develop relevant strategies to address technical and social vulnerabilities within your operation.

Scenarios for civil defense planning include typical cases, which are event scenarios, and context scenarios, which are external scenarios. Our goal is to help your operation identify robust strategies that can be implemented regardless of future external or event developments. This includes making decisions and developing plans that can be effective under uncertainty.

Effective crisis management is essential for addressing a wide range of scenarios, from short-term disruptions affecting a single business to long-term, complex crises involving multiple stakeholders and impacts on the general population. Without proper training, exercise and planning, any crisis can compromise the efficiency of a business and potentially result in significant losses. Therefore, it is critical to have a plan in place to minimize the impact of disruptions on productivity and delivery of goods and services, and to restore normal operations as quickly as possible.

Leveraging the knowledge and drive of our experienced Team

Expert consulting services

At Basalt, our employees are our most valuable asset. Their knowledge and drive enable us to deliver effective, solution-oriented consulting services to businesses of all sizes. Our team of experienced consultants brings a wealth of expertise in diverse fields and has worked at the national, regional, and local levels. With their expertise, we are equipped to help your business develop the skills and resilience needed to succeed in the face of challenges, both anticipated and unexpected.

Implementing a Risk Management Strategy

We assist our clients in organizing and prioritizing their operations based on a risk assessment. We assist in identifying potential risks and provide guidance on the necessary level of protection for businesses, business units, and technical systems, as well as the measures required to maintain that level of protection.

We offer a risk and vulnerability analysis to allocate resources effectively, such as a continuity analysis, in order to enhance your decision-making capabilities and ability to respond to disruptions, heightened readiness, and crisis situations.

Ensuring business bontinuity through

Planning and implementation

Continuity management involves the planning and implementation of measures to maintain business operations at an acceptable level despite disruptions. It also involves improving control over critical processes and operations and the measures needed to sustain them.

The collective ability of society to manage and mitigate the effects of peacetime crises establishes a foundation of capability for Sweden to respond to crises, heightened readiness, and war. Continuity management in critical societal operations enhances society’s and Sweden’s freedom of action and management capabilities in the face of significant disruptions.

Basalt has expertise in conducting continuity management processes and is familiar with established models and standards related to continuity management from IT security, cybersecurity, and crisis preparedness and total defense perspectives.

Prioritizing resilience and capacity in times of crisis or war

At Basalt, our priority in crisis management is to strengthen the overall resilience and capacity of your business. We achieve this by raising risk awareness and ensuring that your employees have a solid foundation of understanding, enabling them to make informed decisions in times of crisis or war. Our approach to crisis management and total defense focuses on maintaining efficiency and everyday operations, while also preparing for potential disruptions. We work with you to develop strategies and plans that enable your organization to effectively navigate crises and emerge stronger as a result.

Maximizing your business's resilience and capacity

What can Basalt do for your business?

Our team is here to help you effectively navigate crises and emerge stronger as a result. Please do not hesitate to contact us to discuss how we can support your business. Some of the ways Basalt can assist include:

  • Serving as a sounding board to help you navigate complex challenges
  • Conducting a situation analysis to assess your organization's current ability to handle crises
  • Providing support with planning and developing strategies for crisis management and total defense
  • Offering education and training to help your team develop the skills and knowledge needed to effectively respond to crises
  • Conducting threat and risk analyses to identify potential vulnerabilities and help you develop a proactive approach to crisis management
  • Assisting with continuity management and security protection to help your business maintain operations during times of disruption
  • Providing development opportunities for politicians, CEOs, and senior executives to improve leadership and governance in crisis and war situations.
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