This instructor-led course will provide the learner with an overview of the ways disaster can impact a business’ finances and economic recovery. The learner will review case studies of recent disasters where a business’ finances were impacted and analyze the lessons learned from these events. An overview of emergency planning will also be provided. The course will present best practices in pre-disaster financial planning to include identifying and engaging essential partners. Finally, an overview of available resources, toolkits, and checklists will be presented.