Most entrepreneurs know that a well-conceived business plan is critical to the success of a new business. It should be just as clear that a business resiliency plan will be critical to the sustainability and success of your business.

Every business will face an unexpected disruption at some point. The planning you do now can mean the difference in how quickly—or whether—your business recovers. The following guidelines, templates and webinar can help you prepare for recovery from COVID-19.

Small Business Resiliency Guide

Business Resiliency Plan Template

Emergency Procedures Template

Business Resilience Webinar

Find more information on the SBDC website.

The America’s SBDC Business Resiliency materials were curated by the Washington Small Business Development Center, hosted statewide by Washington State University. The contents of the materials were compiled from multiple sources including, but not limited to, Department of Homeland Security, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, National Institute of Standards and Technology, U.S. Small Business Administration, and DisasterAssistance.gov. Supported by Grow with Google.