To be eligible for recertification, a professional must have met the following requirements: Continued to comply with DRI Internationals Code of Ethics for Business Continuity Professionals Paid all Annual Membership and Maintenance Fees Obtained the minimum number of Continuing Education Activity Points required for recertification, as detailed in these Guidelines, and properly and timely notified DRI International of the acquired points. There is a general guideline, called Schedule II, that contains point values for different activities. To qualify for this exemption, the Certified Professional must: Be current and in good standing. Submit a written request for a waiver of re-certification points and fees for a period of time not to exceed the duration of the certification period.

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This session is beneficial for employees who have an indirect or ancillary role in the development and maintenance of business continuity plans. Additionally the session can be further customized to a shorter length for delivery as an executive seminar. Unless specifically noted, the session traditionally runs AM PM. In-house sessions can be provided at a discount that is dependent on the number of participants.

A minimum of 7 participants are required for the delivery of an in-house session with an ideal maximum of not more than 25 participants. Enter the world of business impact analysis BIA , and learn how important this element is to the functional requirements phase of the business continuity management program. Topics include the business continuity management program and a proven planning methodology.

Learning Objectives 1. Examine the role of the business impact analysis BIA within the functional requirements phase of a proven business continuity management BCM planning methodology 2. Instruction includes all ten Professional Practices detailed below, including new and expanded coverage of cloud computing, cyber threats, supply chain, risk transfer, insurance considerations, legal and regulatory requirements, and manufacturing processes, as well as more traditional topics such as evaluating risks, gaining leadership buy in, crisis communications, and program audit.

An experienced instructor using real world examples and interactive workshop exercises will walk you through the key elements of business continuity management, making this the perfect course for those who are relatively new to the profession and want a thorough, leave no stone unturned educational experience.

The participatory nature of the course immerses you in the learning process, enables you to learn by doing, and ensures that you leave having outlined a firm foundation for your program that is specific to your entity. Instructors present a case study exercise and other select exercises depending on the experience in the room.

As the course works through the major elements of business continuity planning, it will give participants the tools to both; succeed in the field and, develop a robust program that will protect your organization. Learning objectives: Review the Professional Practices for Business Continuity Management body of knowledge designed to assist in the development, implementation, and maintenance of business continuity programs. Highlight the terms and methodologies presented in The International Glossary for Resiliency and the Professional Practices.

Prepare you for the Qualifying Examination. The modules in the course follow the 10 new Professional Practices: Lesson 1: Program Initiation and Management Establish the need for a business continuity program.

Obtain support and funding for the business continuity program. Build the organizational framework to support the business continuity program. Class Exercise: Learn about practical application by developing a presentation for leadership on the importance of business continuity, relevant legal and regulatory requirements, project resource requirements, and a project plan overview with well defined deliverables.

Assess risks to determine the potential impacts to the entity, enabling the entity to determine the most effective use of resources to reduce these potential impacts. Class Exercise: Develop a presentation for leadership identifying three significant threats, determining what controls are currently in place for these threats, and your recommendations to improve current controls or implement new controls for each threat; develop an outline for a risk assessment report. Assess the resources required to support the business impact analysis process.

Class Exercise: Develop a prioritized list of business functions and processes, the criticality category of each business function and process, and their RTOs. Lesson 4: Business Continuity Strategies Select cost-effective strategies to reduce deficiencies as identified during the risk assessment and business impact analysis processes.

Discuss how you would present recommendations for leadership approval. Lesson 5: Incident Response Develop and assist with the implementation of an incident management system that defines organizational roles, lines of authority and succession of authority.

Ensure that incident response is coordinated with outside organizations in a timely and effective manner when appropriate. Class Exercise: Identify the actions needed to be performed to respond to events, list any special training needed, determine type of plan needed, and list recommendations needed for incident response.

Lesson 6: Plan Development and Implementation Document plans to be used during an incident that will enable the entity to continue to function.

Lesson 7: Awareness and Training Programs Establish and maintain training and awareness programs that result in personnel being able to respond to incidents in a calm and efficient manner. Class Exercise: Develop a floor warden training program that includes vital training subjects, frequency, selection process, and other emergency response recommendations.

Lesson 8: Business Continuity Plan Exercise, Audit, and Maintenance Establish an exercise, assessment and maintenance program to maintain a state of readiness. Lesson 9: Crisis Communications Provide a framework for developing a crisis communications plan. Ensure that the crisis communications plan will provide for timely, effective communication with internal and external parties. Class Exercise: Determine whether an event is a potential crisis, the nature of the crisis, the interested parties, the spokesperson s , and the key message.

Lesson Coordination with External Agencies Establish policies and procedures to coordinate incident response activities with public entities. Lesson Qualifying Examination Review Review the important concepts from each of the earlier lessons. Prepare for the Qualifying Examination through a review of the Practice Examination questions.


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Dikree In-person and online self-paced training available from DRI. The DRI certifications are excellent from a career and knowledge perspective. Looking for more questions? Minimum of two years verifiable experience. Certified Business Continuity Professional: Developing and Implementing Business Continuity Plans; or subject area qualofying These questions are also useful for any business manager or organizational leader interested in growing their skills in the areas of risk management, disaster recovery, and general business continuity. PracticeQuiz content is free on an ad-supported model. This enterprise wide planning process involves the coordination, prioritization, resource allocation, and implementation of critical business function strategies to resume normal operating capabilities.

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