As a result of completing this course, you will be able to:
• Understand the role of the IT Disaster Recovery plan in the overall response
and recovery efforts of the organization
• List the essential elements of an IT Disaster Recovery plan
• Describe the roles and responsibilities of the IT teams
Table of Contents
Plan Invocation / Activation
Backup, retention, hi-availability strategy documentation
Technical Infrastructure, Network Services, Data Processing, Database The IT Disaster Recovery Plan is an important element in Mod-
Administration, Application Development ule 3 Developing a BCM Response that can be certified by BS
25999 parts 1 and 2. It is part of the Essentials of Business
Interim Recovery Scripts and Procedures Continuity Management series.
Interconnection and Coordination with Organization
IT Disaster Recovery Plan Audit Points The focus of the IT Disaster Recovery Plan is on the IT infra-
structure that supports the business operations.
The IT Disaster Recovery Plan is a one-day instructor led course. It can also be Student case study materials include the Institute for Home
taken as a self-study course. This course is an important element in Module 3 of and Business Safety’s (www.ibhs.org) Open for Business Tool-
the Essentials of Business Continuity Management series. kit – a toolkit available to you for free as part of taking this
course – a bonus takeaway available from ICOR!
Certification and Accreditation
Activities and case studies are included throughout the course
Become a Business Continuity Management Professional (BCMP). This course is
and are designed as knowledge checks and reinforcement of
one step towards earning this certification. Writing the IT Disaster Recovery Plan
key concepts and will provide participants with hands-on inter-
is worth .7 CEUs or 7 hours of credit.
active activities that will enable you to become familiar with
In addition, it prepares the participant for the DRII Qualifying Exam necessary for and apply these principles immediately in your job. You will
certification as a business continuity planner from DRI International (DRII) and con- leave with the tools to enhance the visibility and reach of your
tributes to the educational component necessary for certification by the Business organization’s BCM program.
Continuity Institute (BCI).
In addition, practice exam questions are included as part of
With BS25999 parts 1 and pars 2 hailed as an important step allowing compa- the course to prepare you for both the DRII Qualifying Exam
nies to demonstrate their ability to cope with major threats; as well as provide a and the ICOR BCM Specialist Exam.
management systems approach to business continuity management, this course
provides you with what you need to develop a program that complies with these
CS lL BCM 2035
Essentials of BCM was developed by BCS, Inc., a consulting firm specializing in providing busi-
ness continuity, disaster recovery, & crisis management training & consulting.
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