This holistic IT Disaster Recovery (IT DRP) course is primarily designed for BC and DR professionals to understand DR fundamentals as well as to conduct a risk assessment, impact analysis, technical considerations for DR planning and strategy. It also allows one to understand how to establish and present a DRP Plan and develop a DRP team structure along with managing communications during a disaster.

This course is equivalent to the international certification module, DRP5000- IT DRP Expert Implementer course. Its combination of assignments and facilitated online workshops and facilitator discussions would allow you to obtain the Disaster Recovery Certified Planner certificate which is upgradeable to the Disaster Recovery Certified Specialist or Expert certificate depending on your experience.

Module 2 of Blended Learning is similar to the content of Day 2 of brick-and-mortar or onsite course.  It aims to provide the student with hands-on experience on using customized templates identifies, analyses and evaluates risk from a DR perspective.   Students are also taught how to Identify and develop the DR strategy, the technical considerations for DR strategy, the selection of DR vendors and to engage the vendor via a request for proposal. 

Module 1 & 4 – Facilitated Online Workshop

Module 1 allows participants to understand the fundamentals of DRP through pre-readings and  1 x 1 hour facilitated online workshops.

Module 2 would then allow participants to gain an intermediate competency on how to implement an IT DRP plan. In this module, one would learn to conduct a risk assessment, impact analysis, technical considerations for DR planning and strategy. There would be pre-readings for each stage which would then be followed up by a 1 x 1 hour facilitated online workshop and facilitated discussion per stage of the competency taught.

Module 3 allows participants to have pre-reading on participants to have pre-reading on presenting a DR proposal to senior management, establishing a DR plan and team structure. It would then be followed up with a 2 x 1 hour facilitated training and discussion with your facilitator.

While Module 4 allows participants to have pre-reading on linking up to business units, assembling DR Plans and implement and manage DR Plans. It would then be followed up by 2 x 1 hour facilitated online training.

Module 1 allows participants to understand the fundamentals of DRP through pre-readings and  1 x 1 hour facilitated online workshops.

Module 2 would then allow participants to gain an intermediate competency on how to implement an IT DRP plan. In this module, one would learn to conduct a risk assessment, impact analysis, technical considerations for DR planning and strategy. There would be pre-readings for each stage which would then be followed up by a 1 x 1 hour facilitated online workshop and facilitated discussion per stage of the competency taught.

Module 1 & 2 (Module 3 & 4  DRP-5000 Blended Learning) – Facilitated Online Workshop

Module 1 allows participants to have pre-reading on participants to have pre-reading on presenting a DR proposal to senior management, establishing a DR plan and team structure. It would then be followed up with a 2 x 1 hour facilitated training and discussion with your facilitator.

While Module 2 allows participants to have pre-reading on linking up to business units, assembling DR Plans and implement and manage DR Plans. It would then be followed up by 2 x 1 hour facilitated online training.