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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 its 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

Course Agenda
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 4: Disaster Recovery performance and assessment
•    Performance measurement
•    Self-assessment
•    Testing
•    Continual improvement

Day 5: Certification Exam
Knowledge of Disaster Recovery is preferred.
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.

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