To get up to speed rapidly and effectively in business continuity and disaster recovery, training course given by experienced professional instructors from DRI International are an excellent solution. A flexible, modular approach gives both beginning and experienced BC practitioners the possibility to select training classes to suit individual requirements.

BCOE 200 – Introduction to the Principles of Risk Management

Business continuity management uses key methodologies and models to understand and apply risk management in particular. This course brings you the knowledge and practical application, so that you can understand what risk assessment accomplishes, why it is important in business continuity planning, how to do it and how to integrate risk assessment and its results in a business continuity program. The course data-gathering activities can also be used as part of BCOE 400 for developing business continuity strategies.

BCOE 300 – Introduction to Business Impact Analysis

The Business Impact Analysis is one of the defining parts of business continuity planning and management. This course teaches you the practical importance and the goals of conducting a business impact analysis. It also integrates knowledge and application of associated methodologies, terms, and definitions, including mission-critical business processes, recovery time objectives (RTO), and acceptable exposure to loss. Like BCOE 200 above, this course also includes practical data-gathering with additional use in BCOE 400 below.

BCOE 400 – Developing Business Continuity Strategies

Business continuity practitioners must know how to select the appropriate strategies for recovery of business processes, critical functions, operations and the supporting information technologies within the specified recovery time objective (RTO). By participating in this course you can learn how to define alternative strategies, assess strengths and weaknesses, and present the results to your management.

BCOE 500 – Emergency Preparedness and Response

Participants in this course can learn and understand the emergency management structure and the planning necessary to manage a crisis for their organisations. Procedures covered include life safety, emergency response, activating the emergency operations centre and corresponding command centres, securing the area and assessing the damage, as well as identification, escalation, and notification. Salvage and restoration activities are also part of the course.