DRI Kenya's Mission is to provide internationally recognized education and certification to business continuity, disaster recovery and emergency management professionals and organizations in East Africa (Kenya Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi) and empowers them with knowledge and skills to be creative, resilient and better prepared business resilient entities against any emergency or disaster.
For so long, Africa has been missed out on some of the future-ready education and training needed for the next generation professionals needed to manage resilience in governments - county and national- and multi-national businesses systems in the East and Central African region. Business Resilience and Disaster Recovery Management professionals are trained and accredited by Disaster Recovery Institute International (DRII) are some of the most sought-after professionals, yet Africans - some of the most educated folks in the world - are least represented in this field of resilience profession. DRI Kenya is responding by bringing face-to-face training and accreditation to both individuals and organizations across east and Central Africa. Our training targets practicing Disaster management and IT professionals, Health sector - Hospitals and Doctors' communities , Churches Disaster Management Units, professionals in architecture and engineering, International Red Cross and UN agencies' officials in this region. DRI Kenya in partnership with Solidrock Cybersolutions Ltd performs BCM audits and gap assessments on the existing Disaster and Emergency Response Systems and programs and helps the organizations develop a Business Continuity and Disaster Management Program to close theses gaps.
DRI International has more than 15,000 certified individuals in over 100 countries, and 93 percent of all Fortune 100 companies employ DRI certified professionals and very few of our African professionals make up this privileged group of 15,000 professionals. SOLIDROCK CYBERSOLUTIONS have partnered with DRI International (DRI Kenya) to bring this well-needed Business Resilience and Disaster Recovery Management Education and World-class Training to Kenyans, Ugandans, Tanzanians, Rwandese, Burundians, Ugandans, and Central Africans professionals and military officials.
DRI Kenya Training and Certification are designed to meet the needs of East African and regional headquartered multinational organizations such as the UN agencies, public and private sectors , and professional bodies in a variety of roles, including Engineers, medical Doctors, Teachers, IT Experts, in these areas:-
In addition to certifying individuals, DRI Kenya assesses organizations to determine resilience and offers organizational accreditation. DRI Kenya also serves continuity professionals through conferencing, outreach, and volunteerism. The annual DRI Kenya Conference, set to take pace in December, 2018 will bring resilience professionals together to network with experts and collaborate with their peers. In Partnership with DRI International, DRI Kenya's mission is to promote disaster risk reduction through education, accreditation and certification, as well as aid recovery efforts through fundraising and volunteerism.
As a recognized expert resource, DRI Kenya acts in an advisory capacity to organizations and government institutions in East Africa, helping to develop professional standards and promote greater resilience. DRI is a member of the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction's (UNISDR) Private Sector Working Group ARISE Initiative. DRI is also an ANSI-accredited Standards Development Organization, a CQI and IRCA Approved Training Partner, and an International Organization Liaison Observer to ISO/TC 292 for standardization in the field of security to enhance the safety and resilience of society.
DRI International requires its certified professionals to adhere to a strict code of ethics, and recertification demands a continuing commitment. Certified business continuity professionals will: