4. Foundation Courses

BCM106 Introduction to Disaster Recovery Planning (BCM106)

This ‘Introduction to Disaster Recovery Planning’ course is the sixth in our 9-part series of BCM Foundation short courses which, when taken together, provides an in-depth view of the Plan-Do-Check-Act business continuity management lifecycle.

It proceeds with particular emphasis on ISO 22301 (revised), the international standard for BCM.


This course is designed for executives, managers, business unit staff and business owners who are or may be involved in business continuity planning

It is also highly useful for emergency managers, internal and external auditors, records managers, administrative heads, and others responsible for the effective administration of any size of organization

This course is specifically useful for newly-appointed Business Continuity staff, IT planners, or others who want to understand the DRP process.

At the conclusion of this course, participants should:
> have a solid understanding of the overall Business Continuity Management lifecycle
> understand the key concepts and methodology for developing a disaster recovery plan, IT and data center recovery strategies
  • Lesson 1 – Course Overview
  • Lesson 2 – 7 Steps to Organizational Resilience
  • Lesson 3 – Creating a Disaster Recovery Plan
  • Lesson 4 – Identifying IT Strategies
  • Lesson 5 – Data Center Recovery Strategies
  • Lesson 6 – Testing your ITDR Plan
  • Lesson 7 – Continual Improvement of the ITDR Plan
  • Lesson 8 - Short Quiz
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: Forever