[BL-DR-3] [M1-E] Module 1 of DRP-5000 IT DR Expert Implementer [BL-DR-5]

Below is the detailed course curriculum and objective of Module 1 of DRP-5000 IT DR Expert Implementer or DRP-300 IT DR Implementer course.


It details how this module would allow the participants to have a systematic understanding of the IT DR concepts and its implementation.  You are guided through a rigorous IT DR planning methodology to implement and sustain your IT DR plan.  Finally, the introduction of  the development for DR which is DR on the cloud and the rendering of IT DR service via a RFP.

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DRP-5000 IT Disaster Recovery Expert Implementer Training Roadmap [Module 1]

Learning Roadmap DRP-5000

Description of Module [Day] 1 Course 

BL-DR-5 M1 Course Requirement IT DRP-5000Day or Module 1 provides a grounding of the IT Disaster Recovery (ITDR) planning knowledge domain.  It helps standardise the terminology and the processes to implement this as a project. 

IC_BL-DR-5_Module1Considerations in IT DR planning and implementation are discussed, as is establishing a project steering committee.  These are the topics discussed:

  • Understand IT Disaster Recovery (DR) and Business Continuity Management (BCM) Fundamentals
  • Establish the Need for Disaster Recovery (DR)
  • Disaster Recovery (DR) Planning Methodology
  • Prepare Organization for Disaster Recovery (DR) Implementation
  • Implement Disaster Recovery (DR) on the Cloud
  • Request for Proposal


Detailed Course Content

Lesson Topic Description
1 Understand IT DR and BCM Fundamentals
Introduces the fundamental concepts of business continuity planning and IT disaster recovery planning and how they complement each other in building a resilient organisation.
  • DR and BCM fundamentals and concepts
  • Roles and responsibilities of DR professionals
  • International standards about DR planning for best practice and quality assurance
  • Benefits and success factors when implementing the DR programme
2 Establish the Need for DR
The first step in a DR implementation is establishing the need for DR and getting management buy-in.
  • The need and justification for DR implementation
  • Understand what constitutes a disaster in IT DR Planning
  • Difference between an operational disruption issue and an IT disaster
  • Considerations in an IT DR implementation
3 DR Planning Methodology
Describe the DR Planning Methodology and how the various components contribute holistically to developing a DR Plan.
  • Walkthrough each component of the DR Planning Methodology
  • Understand the relationship and inter-dependencies between IT DRP and BCM
  • Able to elaborate the objectives, key activities and deliverables for each component
4 Prepare the Organization for a DR Implementation
Before embarking on an IT DR implementation, preparing and putting together the pieces needed for the project is crucial.
  • Resources involved in the IT DR project
  • Key stakeholders or interested parties
  • Project objectives and requirements
  • IT systems prioritization
5 Implement Disaster Recovery on the Cloud
Introduces cloud deployment and service models that apply to IT disaster recovery.
  • Introduction to cloud computing (Private, Hybrid, Public, Community) and cloud services models (SaaS, IaaS, PaaS)
  • Relate the model to Cloud-based DR (DIY, DRaaS, C2C DR)
  • Understand Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS)
  • Differentiate traditional DR and cloud DR
6 Request for Proposal
  • Determine the scope and objectives of the Request For Proposal
  • Walkthrough the content of an RFP
  • Preview a sample RFP document structure



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  • Able to understand the fundamentals of IT Disaster Recovery project and programme


A Manager’s Guide to Implementing Your IT Disaster Recovery Plan



Goh, M. H. (2016). A Manager's Guide to Implementing Your IT Disaster Recovery Plan. Business Continuity Management Specialist Series (2nd ed.). Singapore: GMH Pte Ltd.


Course Content for BL-DR-5
[BL-DR-3] [M1] Module 1 of DRP-5000 IT DR Expert Implementer [BL-DR-5] BL-DR-2 M4 Course Content IT DRP-5000 BL-DR-5 M3 Course Content IT DRP-5000 BL-DR-5 M4 Course Content IT DRP-5000


More Information About IT DR Blended Learning

BCM Institute offers BL-DR-3 Blended Learning DR-300 IT Disaster Recovery Implementer and the BL-DR-5 Blended Learning DR-5000 IT Disaster Recovery Expert Implementer.

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FAQ DRP-300 BL-DR-3 IT Disaster Recovery Implementer Please feel free to send us a note if you have any of these questionsEmail to Sales Team [BCM Institute] FAQ [BL-DR] [5]  DRP-5000


[SSG-F][BL-DR-5] What Funding Is Available?Singapore Government Funding.   This section applies to Singaporean and Singapore permanent residents.  Click the "Government Funding Available" button to learn more about the funding available from the Singapore government. 



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