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Disaster Recovery Manager

Mastering the Implementation and Management of Disaster Recovery Services.



This five-day intensive course enables the participants to develop the necessary expertise to support an organization in implementing, maintaining, and managing an ongoing Disaster Recovery plan. Participants will also gain a thorough understanding of best practices regarding Disaster Recovery processes regarding their implementation and management in an organization.

Who should attend?

Disaster Recovery professionals or consultants wanting to gain a comprehensive knowledge on Disaster Recovery.

Disaster Recovery auditors who want to fully understand the Disaster Recovery implementation process.

CxO and Senior Managers responsible for the Disaster Recovery of an enterprise and the management of its risks.

Individuals responsible for disaster recovery of conformity within an organization.

Members of a disaster recovery team.

Staff implementing or seeking to comply or involved in a disaster recovery plan.

Learning objectives

To understand the provision of Disaster Recovery services as part of business continuity management.

To understand the goal, content and correlation with relevant standards and regulatory frameworks.

To master the concepts, approaches, standards, methods and techniques for the implementation and effective management of an Disaster Recovery services.

To develop the expertise to support an organization to plan, implement, manage, monitor and maintain DR services.

To acquire the expertise to advise an organization on Disaster Recovery best practices.

To strengthen the personal qualities necessary to act with due professional care when conducting a DR project.

Day 1: Introduction to Disaster Recovery

Concepts and definitions related to Disaster Recovery.

Disaster Recovery frameworks and methodologies.

Implementation of a Disaster Recovery plan.

Understanding an organization and its context.

Day 2: Risk assessment and mitigation for Disaster Recovery

Differences between business continuity and disaster recovery.

Asset management.

Risk assessment and mitigation.

Document management.

Information security.

Business continuity.

Day 3: Disaster Recovery facilities and planning

Recovery facilities.

Outsourced services.

Recovery sites.

Activation of disaster recovery plan.

Day 5: Certification Exam

Knowledge of Disaster Recovery is preferred

Day 4: Disaster Recovery performance and assessment

Performance measurement.



Continual improvement.

Educational approach

This training is based on both theory and practice:

Sessions of lectures illustrated with examples based on real cases.

Practical exercises.

Review exercises to assist the exam preparation.

Practice test similar to the certification exam.

Examination and Certification

The “PECB Certified Lead Disaster Recovery Manager” exam fully meets the requirements of the PECB Examination and Certification Program (ECP). The exam covers the following competence domains:

Domain 1: Fundamental concepts, approaches, methods and techniques of disaster recovery.

Domain 2: Disaster Recovery program.

Domain 3: Guidance for Disaster Recovery.

Domain 4: Evaluate the need and applicability of each principle.

Domain 5: Direct the adherence to each principle.

Domain 6: Monitor all or key activities related to all the principles.

The “PECB Certified Lead Disaster Recovery Manager” exam is available in different languages ( the complete list of languages can be found in the examination application form).

Duration: 3 hours

For more information, refer to the PECB section on PECB Certified Lead Disaster Recovery Manager Exam.

After successfully completing the “PECB Certified Lead Disaster Recovery Manager” exam, participants can apply for the credentials of PECB Certified Disaster Recovery Provisional Manager.

General information

Exam and certification fees are included in the training price.

A student manual containing over 500 pages of information and practical examples will be distributed to the participants.

A participation certificate of 31 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits will be issued to the participants.

In case of failure of an exam, participants are allowed to retake the exam for free under certain conditions.

For more, please visit PECB.