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PECB Certified Disaster Recovery Manager

Mastering the fundamental principles and concepts of Disaster Recovery Services

This three day intensive course enables the participants to develop the necessary expertise to support an organization in implementing, maintaining and managing an ongoing Disaster Recovery plan. Participants will also gain a thorough understanding of best practices of Disaster Recovery.

Who should attend?
  • Disaster Recovery managers
  • Professionals wanting to gain a comprehensive knowledge on Disaster Recovery
  • Members of a disaster recovery team
  • Disaster recovery consultants

  • Staff implementing or seeking to comply with Disaster Recovery requirements or involved in a disaster recovery plan

Learning objectives
  • To understand the concepts, approaches, methods and techniques for the implementation and effective management of Disaster Recovery services
  • To understand the relationship between Disaster Recovery and the compliance with the requirements of different stakeholders in an organization
  • To acquire the competence to implement, maintain and manage a Disaster Recovery plan 

  • To acquire the competence to effectively advise organizations on the best practices in Disaster Recovery

Course Agenda
Day 1: Introduction, risk assessment and mitigation 
  • Differences between business continuity and disaster recovery
  • Asset management
  • Risk assessment and mitigation
  • Document management
  • Information security

  • Business continuity

Day 2: Recovery facilities and sites, outsourced services and activation of DR plan
  • Recovery facilities
  • Outsourced services
  • Recovery sites

  • Activation of disaster recovery plan

Day 3: Measurement, testing and continual improvement and Certification Exam
  • Performance measurement
  • Self-assessment
  • Testing
  • Continual improvement


Educational approach

This training is based on both, theory and practice:

  • Sessions of lectures illustrated with examples based on real cases
  • Practical exercises
  • Review exercises to assist the exam preparation
  • Practice test similar to the certification exam

Examination and Certification

  • The “PECB Certified Disaster Recovery Manager” exam fully meets the requirements of the PECB Examination and Certification Program (ECP). The exam covers the following competence domains:
  • Domain 1: Fundamental concepts, approaches, methods and techniques of information and communications technology disaster recovery
  • Domain 2: Implementation of a disaster recovery plan
  • Domain 3: Disaster recovery requirements

  • The “PECB Certified Disaster Recovery Manager” exam is available in different languages ( the complete list of languages can be found in the examination application form)
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • For more information about the exam, refer to the PECB section on Disaster Recovery Manager Exam
  • After successfully completing the “Disaster Recovery Manager” exam, participants can apply for the credentials of Provisional Disaster Recovery Manager or Certified Disaster Recovery Manager, depending on their level of experience.
  • A certificate will be issued to the participants who successfully pass the exam and comply with all the other requirements related to the selected credential
  • For more information about Disaster Recovery certification and the PECB certification process, refer to the PECB section of Disaster Recovery Manager Certifications

General information
  • Exam and certification fees are included in the training price
  • A student manual containing over 350 pages of information and practical examples will be distributed to the participants
  • A participation certificate of 21 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits will be issued to the participants
  • In case of failure of an exam, participants are allowed to retake the exam for free under certain conditions

Price: 5.750,00 kn + VAT

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