2.5 Day Business Continuity Planning Review (BCP-501)

Course Outline:

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.


Targeted for professionals who need a refresher on the Professional Practices for Business Continuity Professionals in preparation for the DRI International Qualifying Examination.

Course Objectives:

The objectives of this course are two-fold:

  • Provide BC planning revision, and
  • Prepare participants for the DRI International Qualifying examination.

Course Outline:

  • Disaster Recovery Planning, functional components and definitions
  • Organization Planning model
  • Risk Analysis and Business Impact Analysis
  • Identifying and Selecting Planning Teams Risks, Controls, Relationships, and Critical Functions
  • Definition of Critical Functions and Applications Emergency Planning and Control of Communications Networks
  • Recovery teams
  • 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 and 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

BCM Certifications:

P1011303.JPGThe BCLE2000 course prepares participants for DRI International’s Qualifying Examination. One can apply for DRI’s BCM credentials i.e. ABCP, CFCP, CBCP or CBCV (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.

For more information about the above course offerings, please contact us at +612 8251 0080 or info@dri-anz.org, or Register here

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