2.5-Day Business Continuity

Planning Review (BCP-501)


The BCP 501 is a rapid business continuity planning refresher course covering the Professional Practices for Business Continuity Professionals in preparation for the DRI International Qualifying Exam. This 3-day course features 16 hours of instruction followed by the Qualifying Examination. Instructors take a fast-paced approach to the Professional Practices with emphasis on BC planning and the knowledge, skills and procedures needed to effectively implement each step of the planning process



Successful completion of the BCP-501 course and passing the 100 question multiple choice exam with an 75% or higher earns students a Certificate in Business Continuity Planning from DRI International, as well as 16 Continuing Education Activity Points (CEAPs).

Who Should Attend?

Who Should Attend?

BCP-501 is a certificate course for professionals who need a refresher on the Professional Practices for Business Continuity Professionals in preparation for the DRI International Qualifying Examination.

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+Course Outline

  • Disaster Recovery Planning
  • Functional components and definitions Planning
  • Organization Planning, model Risk Analysis and Business Impact Analysis
  • Identifying and Selecting Planning Teams
  • Risks
  • Controls
  • Relationships
  • Critical Functions
  • Definition of Critical Functions
  • Applications
  • Emergency Planning
  • Control of Communications
  • Networks Recovery teams
  • Vendor roles
  • Vendor roles and back-up methods
  • Managing Recovery
  • Plan Development
  • Verbal and written skills
  • Project Management
  • Developing the Plan
  • Evaluation and selection of alternatives
  • Setting priorities
  • Alternative strategies
  • Basic plan design
  • Testing and Maintenance of the Plan
  • Types of tests
  • Guidelines and criteria
  • Measurement tools
  • Effectiveness
  • Evaluation and audit reports
  • Developing Public Relations
  • Crisis Communication Procedures
  • Initiation and escalation procedure
  • Components of a proactive crisis communication plan
  • Identifying audiences
  • Coordinating with Public Authorities
  • Identifying the professional’s role
  • Introduction to the Incident Command System
  • Working with public authorities