TRAINING DAYS

5

CPD CERTIFICATION

31 Credits

EXAM DURATION

3 Hours

EXAM RETAKE POSSIBLE?

Yes. Free one more exam in 12 months

WHAT IS INCLUDED?

Training, PECB exam and certification

Why Should You Attend?

Lead Disaster Recovery Manager training enables you to develop the necessary expertise to support an organization in implementing, maintaining and managing an ongoing Disaster Recovery Plan. During this training course, you will also gain a comprehensive knowledge of the best practices of Disaster Recovery processes and ICT Disaster Recovery services as part of business continuity management.

After mastering all the necessary concepts of Disaster Recovery processes, you can sit for the exam and apply for a “PECB Certified Lead Disaster Recovery Manager” credential. By holding a PECB Lead Disaster Recovery Manager Certificate, you will be able to demonstrate that you have the practical knowledge and professional capabilities to support and lead Disaster Recovery teams in implementing Disaster Recovery strategies based on best practices. 


Who Should Attend?

  • Disaster Recovery professionals or consultants seeking to master the necessary concepts and processes related to recovery strategies
  • Managers responsible to establish a Disaster Recovery plan in an organization
  • Individuals responsible for maintaining conformance with organization`s Disaster Recovery requirements
  • Disaster Recovery team members

Learning objectives

This training course will help you:

  • Acknowledge the correlation between Disaster Recovery, Business Continuity Management, Information Security and other IT areas and frameworks
  • Master the concepts, approaches, methods and techniques used for the implementation and effective management of a Disaster Recovery Plan
  • Learn how to interpret the ICT Disaster Recovery strategies in the specific context of an organization
  • Learn how to support an organization to effectively plan, implement, manage, monitor and maintain DR services based on best practices
  • Acquire the expertise to advise an organization in implementing an effective Disaster Recovery Plan based on best practices

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Educational approach

  • This training is based on both theory and best practices used in the implementation and management of a DR plan
  • Lecture sessions are illustrated with examples based on case studies
  • Practical exercises are based on a case study which includes role playing and discussions
  • Practice tests are similar to the Certification Exam

Prerequisites

A fundamental understanding of Disaster Recovery Services and comprehensive knowledge of management principles, concepts and strategies.


Course Agenda

Day 1: Introduction to Disaster Recovery and initiation of a DR plan

Day 2: Risk Mitigation Strategies and Disaster Recovery Planning

Day 3: Disaster Recovery facilities, services, recovery sites, response and activation

Day 4: DRP testing, monitoring, measurement and continuous improvement

Day 5: Certification Exam


Examination

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

Domain 1: Fundamental principles and concepts of a Disaster Recovery Plan

Domain 2: Disaster Recovery planning based on best practices

Domain 3: Disaster Recovery supporting subsections 

Domain 4: Recovery Sites, Recovery Facilities and Outsourced Services Capability

Domain 5: Testing and Maintenance of a Disaster Recovery Plan

Domain 6: Continual improvement of a Disaster Recovery Plan


General Information

1. Certification fees are included on the exam price.

2. Training material containing over 450 pages of information and practical examples will be distributed.

3. An attestation of course completion worth 31 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits will be issued to the participants who have attended the training course.

4. In case of exam failure, you can retake the exam within 12 months for free


Certification

After successfully completing the exam, you can apply for the credentials shown on the table below. You will receive a certificate once you comply with all the requirements related to the selected credential.

The requirements for PECB Disaster Recovery Manager Certifications are:

To be considered valid, these disaster recovery activities should follow best implementation and management practices and include the following :

1. Establishing a Disaster Recovery Plan

2. Defining Disaster Recovery criteria

3. Identifying assets, threats, existing controls, vulnerabilities and consequences (impacts)

4. Assessing consequences and incident likelihood

5. Evaluating Disaster Recovery strategies

6. Selecting and implementing Disaster Recovery strategies

7. Performing a review of a Disaster Recovery Plan