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Duration: 2 full days of instruction
16 Continuing Education Activity Points (CEAPs) may be awarded towards recertification if applicable
Never before has our reliance on automation been greater.
Never before have we seen so many threats that could compromise systems and data.
With DRI's IT/DR course, you will learn about your responsibilities, the benefits and drawbacks of the tools and processes available to you, and how your organization can increase its preparedness. You'll come away with the skills you need to create an IT/DR project plan and gain management approval for it. If you work in business continuity, IT, security, or a related field, and have an interest in your responsibilities when it comes to IT/DR, this interactive course is for you. If its been a while since you were last certified, this is the perfect opportunity for you to get on top of the latest developments in IT/DR. The knowledge you gain will put you at the head of the pack professionally and make you a valuable asset to your organization.
1. Understanding the business continuity management (BCM) architecture and disciplines
2. Learning the role of IT/DR within business continuity management
3. Recognizing issues involved with recovery of technology platforms and data
4. Evaluating current and new IT/DR technologies (real, virtual, cloud, co-location, hyperconvergence, VDI, "as-a-Service" - IaaS/PaaS/SaaS/ etc., and "Software Defined" - storage/network/data centre)
5. Selecting strategic alternatives for the IT/DR process
6. Building, testing, and implementing the new IT/DR process
7. Integrating the business continuity management and IT/DR functions within your entity
Duration:4.5 Days (Four full days of instruction; followed by half-day Examination 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)
32 Continuing Education Activity Points (CEAPs) may be awarded towards recertification
Business Continuity (BCLE 2000), enables you to build a business continuity program based on the most up to the minute information and the most utilized and time-tested standard in the field because the DRI International Professional Practices for Business Continuity Management are just that. Newly revamped and long the leading standard in our profession by a mile, the Professional Practices are the foundation upon which this four day, in depth, hands on course is built.
Instruction includes all ten Professional Practices detailed below, including new and expanded coverage of cloud computing, cyber threats, supply chain, risk transfer, insurance considerations, legal and regulatory requirements, and manufacturing processes, as well as more traditional topics such as evaluating risks, gaining leadership buy in, crisis communications, and program audit. An experienced instructor using real world examples and interactive workshop exercises will walk you through the key elements of business continuity management, making this the perfect course for those who are relatively new to the profession and want a thorough, leave no stone unturned educational experience. More Details . . .
Duration: 5.5 days (Five days of instruction Mon-Fri; followed by one half-day Examination)
( Examinations: IRCA Examination (2 hours); DRI Audit Examination (2.5 hours)
Examination: Audit Examination - ISO 22301
40 Continuing Education Activity Points (CEAPs) may be awarded towards recertification if applicable
Add a skill set with our CQI and IRCA-accredited, case study-based audit course.
BCMS Auditor/Lead Auditor (ISO22301) provides the training, tools, and hands-on experience needed to audit business continuity, disaster, and emergency management programs.
Featuring a case-study-based, hands-on format, you will learn by doing in this unique and highly effective course. Whether you're a business continuity professional, an internal or external auditor, or a consultant who assesses continuity and emergency management programs for clients, DRI’s CQI and IRCA-accredited audit course provides the training, tools, and hands-on experience needed to audit business continuity, disaster, and emergency management programs.
Using multiple methods of instruction, DRI’s Auditor course for standard ISO 22301 gives students the training, tools, and hands-on experience needed to master auditing of emergency management and business continuity plans. Group exercises will help you develop your skills as you audit a hypothetical company’s program using the standard, audit guide, and presentation content in the course. You'll also learn how to develop your audit opinion, develop your report, and present your findings to management.
In addition to the body of knowledge defined by ISO22301, this course also includes two modules on auditing. The first module identifies auditing standards and guidance in addition to defining the phases of engagement, engagement planning, performance of the audit, and communicating results. The second module covers reporting findings and recommendations.
The course materials include a comprehensive audit guide for you to take back to your workplace and use when preparing for and conducting an audit and when reporting audit findings. The audit guide identifies who should be interviewed, documents that should be reviewed, as well as surveys that should be conducted to gather evidence of conformity to the standard. Audit questions are designed to guide the you in determining whether the information you gathered conforms to the standard.
This BCMS Auditor/Lead Auditor course is an International Register of Certificated Auditors (IRCA) certified course. IRCA is the leading professional body for management system auditors and requires its registered auditors to undertake continuous professional development to maintain IRCA's high standards. IRCA certified BCMS auditor training courses provide business continuity professionals with the knowledge required to assess the conformance and performance of an organization's business continuity management system to ISO 22301.
Business Continuity Planning for Auditors
Business Continuity Review
Duration: 2.5 days (Two full days of instruction; followed by half-day Examination 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)
16 Continuing Education Activity Points (CEAPs) may be awarded toward recertification
An unbelievable amount of information is packed into this newly updated, fast-paced course built for experienced business continuity professionals. If you’re in a hurry to take your career to the next level, Business Continuity Review (BCP 501) is for you. This short, yet highly effective, refresher course will re-acquaint you with the key elements of business continuity and is based on the recently revamped DRI Professional Practices for Business Continuity Management – the most utilized and time-tested standard in the field.
Experienced instructors are focused on providing you with the tools you need to pass the new Qualifying Examination, which is the first step toward becoming a DRI Certified Business Continuity Professional (CBCP), Associate Business Continuity Professional (ABCP), Master Business Continuity Professional (MBCP), Certified Functional Continuity Professional (CFCP), or Certified Business Continuity Vendor (CBCV).
1. Review The Professional Practices for Business Continuity Management body of knowledge designed to assist in the development, implementation, and maintenance of business continuity programs.
2. Highlight the terms and methodologies presented in The International Glossary for Resiliency and the Professional Practices.
3. Prepare you for the Qualifying Examination