Mastering the Implementation and Management of Disaster Recovery Services

This five-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 regarding Disaster Recovery processes regarding its implementation and management in an organization.

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Who should attend ? 

  • Disaster Recovery professionals or consultants wanting to gain a comprehensive knowledge on Disaster Recovery;
  • Disaster Recovery auditors who want to fully understand the Disaster Recovery implementation process;
  • CxO and Senior Managers responsible for the Disaster Recovery of an enterprise and the management of its risks;
  • Individuals responsible of the conformity of disaster recovery within an organization
  • Members of a disaster recovery team;
  • Staff implementing or seeking to comply or involved in a disaster recovery plan.

Learning objectives

  • To understand the provision of Disaster Recovery services as part of business continuity management;
  • To understand the goal, content and correlation with relevant standards and regulatory frameworks;
  • To master the concepts, approaches, standards, methods and techniques for the implementation and effective management of a Disaster Recovery services;
  • To develop the expertise to support an organization to plan, implement, manage, monitor and maintain DR services;
  • To acquire the expertise to advise an organization on Disaster Recovery best practices;
  • To strengthen the personal qualities necessary to act with due professional care when conducting a DR project.

Course program 

Day 1: Introduction to Disaster Recovery:

  • Concepts and definitions related to Disaster Recovery;
  • Disaster Recovery frameworks and methodologies;
  • Implementation of a Disaster Recovery plan;
  • Understanding an organization and its context.

Day 2: Risk assessment and mitigation for Disaster Recovery:

  • Differences between business continuity and disaster recovery;
  • Asset management;
  • Risk assessment and mitigation;
  • Document management;
  • Information security;
  • Business continuity.

Day 3: Disaster Recovery facilities and planning:

  • Recovery facilities;
  • Outsourced services;
  • Recovery sites;
  • Activation of disaster recovery plan.

Day 4: Disaster Recovery performance and assessment:

  • Performance measurement;
  • Self-assessment;
  • Testing;
  • Continual improvement.

Day 5: Certification Exam


Knowledge of Disaster Recovery is recommended.

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.

Exam & Certification

  • The “PECB Certified Lead 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 disaster recovery;
    • Domain 2: Disaster Recovery program;
    • Domain 3: Guidance for Disaster Recovery;
    • Domain 4: Evaluate the need and applicability of each principle;
    • Domain 5: Direct the adherence to each principle;
    • Domain 6: Monitor all or key activities related to all the principles.
  • The “PECB Certified Lead Disaster Recovery Manager” exam is available in different languages (trainers are fluent in English, French & Spanish);
  • Duration: 3 hours;
  • For more information about the exam, refer to the PECB Certified Lead Disaster Recovery Manager Exam;
  • After successfully completing the “PECB Certified Lead Disaster Recovery Manager” exam, participants can apply for the credentials of PECB Certified Disaster Recovery Provisional Manager.

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