Managing Corporate Risks of the COVID-19 Pandemic:

A Business Continuity Planning and Recovery
Webinar Series for the High-Tech Sector


On March 11, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 a global pandemic.  As of  June 4, COVID-19 has infected more than 6.4 million individuals and killed over 382,000 worldwide.

Due to the highly interconnected nature of high-tech products and services as well as the complex extended value webs that serve these markets, the global high-technology sector seems to be particularly vulnerable to these non-market disease risks.

During times of uncertainty, scientific, technical and evidence-based knowledge can help companies in the high-tech sector understand, manage, and mitigate non-market risks. 

Webinar Introduction

To provide reliable information, Vichara Partners will host a series of 10 webinars focused on managing corporate risks of the global Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic from the perspective of the high-technology sector. To learn if you are part of our target audience, please click here.


To bring you the best information available, we plan to draw on experts from a wide range of fields from epidemiologists, physicians, and public health experts to industry experts, business continuity specialists, risk management professionals, economists and supply chain managers.

Topics Covered

The webinars focus on three main content areas:

  • Understanding the Disease – The first two webinars focus on virus pathology, infectious agent transmission, clinical disease impacts, treatment, and vaccines, as well as the broader impacts of the disease to populations, economies, and society.

  • Business Continuity Planning and Recovery for Corporate Risk Managers – Four of the webinars focus on disease risks and impacts to employees, facilities, and supply chains. Approaches to mitigate these risks along with decision-making guidance will be shared.

  • Impacts of COVID-19 on High-Tech Markets – Four of the webinars focus on disease impacts to segments of the extended supply chains for high-tech markets, including materials suppliers, component/assembly suppliers, and product manufacturers. A summary of the global market outlook for the high-tech sector will also be provided.

Recordings of the live webcasts are available. 

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