The BCP 501 is a rapid business continuity planning refresher course covering the Professional Practices for Business Continuity Professionals in preparation for the DRI International Qualifying Exam. This 3-day course features 16 hours of instruction followed by the Qualifying Examination.
Instructors take a fast-paced approach to the Professional Practices with emphasis on BC planning and the knowledge, skills and procedures needed to effectively implement each step of the planning process
Successful completion of the BCP-501 course and passing the 100 question multiple choice exam with an 75% or higher earns students a Certificate in Business Continuity Planning from DRI International, as well as 16 Continuing Education Activity Points (CEAPs).
Disaster Recovery Planning, functional components and definitions Planning, Organization Planning, model Risk Analysis and Business Impact Analysis, Identifying and Selecting Planning Teams, Risks, Controls, Relationships, and Critical Functions, Definition of Critical Functions, Applications, Emergency Planning, and Control of Communications, Networks Recovery teams, Vendor roles, Vendor roles and back-up methods, Managing Recovery, Plan Development, Verbal and written skills, Project management, Developing the Plan, Evaluation and selection of alternatives, Setting priorities, Alternative strategies, Basic plan design, Testing and Maintenance of the Plan, Types of tests, Guidelines and criteria, Measurement tools, Effectiveness, evaluation and audit reports, Developing Public Relations, Crisis Communication Procedures, Initiation and escalation procedures, Components of a proactive crisis communication plan, Identifying audiences, Coordinating with Public Authorities, Identifying the professional's role, Introduction to the Incident Command System, Working with public authorities.
Who Should Attend?
Professionals who need a refresher on the Professional Practices for Business Continuity Professionals in preparation for the DRI International Qualifying Examination.
The BCLE 2000 course is designed for professionals experienced in the business continuity profession. Experience is a key criterion in selecting this course because of the rapid pace and extensive materials covered during the class. The curriculum is designed in compliance with the Professional Practices for Business Continuity Planners.
The course is designed to expose the participants to all aspects of a holistic BCM program and to determine the most appropriate requirements for their organization.
This is a fast paced interactive course offering that has ten lessons and is completed in four days. In each lesson, the planner's role, tasks and objectives, planning requirements, tools, techniques, and validation are designed to assist the planner to move through this course and to directly apply these materials to their working environment. The DRI International BCM Qualifying Examination is held at the completion of the course on day 5.
Course Goal :
Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to describe and differentiate between the ten Professional Practices for Business Continuity Planners, and will be able to identify the tools used to develop a Business Continuity Program. The completion of this course will also prepare you to complete the Qualifying BCM Examination for Business Continuity Professional credentials from DRI International.
Course Objectives :
At the end of this course, attendees will be able to:
Course Syllabus :
Following the introduction, the course will review each of the ten Professional Practices. This will include:
DRI 's 10 Professional Practices for Business Continuity Professionals :
BCM Certifications :
The BCLE2000 course prepares participants for DRI International's Professional Qualifying Examination. One can apply for DRI's BCM credentials i.e. ABCP, CFCP, CBCP, CBCV or MBCP (please log on to https://www.drii.org/certification/index.php for more information) upon passing of the Qualifying Examination and depending on an individual's working experience in BC Planning and Management.
Who Should Attend?
This course is designed for individuals who are responsible for their organizations' BCM program. This course serves as a good platform for participants to share and exchange knowledge with the instructors and other participants from various industries, locally and abroad.