Foundation Level Training for IT Disaster Recovery [DRP-200]

If you are embarking on learning about information technology (IT) disaster recovery (DR) planning and its process, this is the foundation course to start with.
Suhana Sunreh

Are you an IT professional or senior management team embarking on your IT disaster recovery journey.  What are the knowledge that I need to know when embarking on this journey.  IT disaster recovery is no longer about backing up the data but the deployment of technology with little or nor downtime.  It requires the participants to understand the key concepts and principles when implementing recovery, restoration and also building resiliency into the daily operations.

Do take note that this course must be taken as Day 1 of the DRP-300 course with effect from 1st Jan 2019.

Course Description


DRP-200 is an foundation one-day IT Disaster Recovery Planning (DRP) course with an additional one and a half (1 ½) hour 50-Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) based electronic examination, following the completion of the course.

This foundation course is designed and developed for IT Disaster Recovery (DR) Managers and Planners, IT Professionals, dealing with the specific area of the IT DR process, any IT professional embarking on their IT DR career. Participants will be introduced to the key concepts of developing business continuity and disaster recovery strategies, design and implementation of DR plans, preparing and conducting awareness and training programmes. This course is a pre-requisite course for the DRP-300 course.  We would recommend that you attend the Intermediate Level IT Disaster Recovery Implementer Course of which DRP-200 is Day one content of the DRP-300 course.

Who Should Attend This Course

If you are a non-IT or senior management staff overseeing IT disaster recovery, this course is suitable for you as it built the foundation for you to manage.  Think of this course as "IT DR 101" course.

DRP-200 3D Cover.pngIf your purpose is to have a deeper understanding of IT disaster recovery, participants are strongly encouraged to pursue DRP-300 intermediate level course unless you are only keen on understanding the IT disaster recovery concepts only.

Hence, this course is suitable for System Administrators and Managers; Database Managers and Administrators; DR Coordinators; Project Managers involved in application development, systems and network implementation and support; systems support engineers and consultants.


Lesson Objectives

Participants will be imparted with crucial DR knowledge; empowering them to support the organisation and DR team to:

  • Under the fundamentals of IT DR, crisis management and business continuity management.
  • Assess risk to IT and technology related components within the IT environment.
  • Manage the IT DR planning project with a proven methodology.



This course incorporates a 50-Multiple Choice Question Qualifying Disaster Recovery Certified Planner (DRCP) electronic exam on the next day. The duration of examination is 1 and 1/2 hour. Candidates who achieve with a passing score of 75% or higher are eligible to apply for the BCM Institute’s Disaster Recovery Certified Planner (DRCP) accreditation. The examination fee is included as part of the course fee.


DR Certified Planner (DRCP) Certification is awarded to participants who successfully completed and passed the Qualifying DRCP examination attached to the course.

Certification Fees

  • Not Applicable (for year one upon successful completion of the DRCP examination)
  • This course fee does not include application processing fee for the DRCP certification.

Examination Fees

  • The course fee includes the DRCP examination fee.

Follow-up Courses

  • DRP-300 IT DR Implementer
  • DRP-5000 IT DRP Expert Implementer

Learning Resources


Read more about your IT Disaster recovery learning  journey by clicking "Building Your IT Disaster Recovery and Resiliency Management Program

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