Certified Disaster Response & Recovery Manager

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Course Overview

Business Continuity and Disaster Response and Recovery is the development of processes, policies, and procedures that prepare for and react to significant and unplanned operational disruptions. The Certified Disaster Response and Recovery Manager training course prepares students for industry certification in Business Continuity planning and Disaster Recovery missions.

As businesses face a wide range of daily risks—including cyber-attacks, human error, technical failures, and natural disasters—it is vital they create practical plans to sustain their security posture, financial health, and industry and/or brand reputation to maintain long-term success. Students will cover critical topics such as BCP Design and Development Strategies, Selection of Risk Management Frameworks, Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis Strategies, Creating Asset Inventories and Resource Profiles, Recovery Site Management and Workflows, Reviewing Cloud Computing Service Agreements, Cloud Data Security Strategies, and the Impact of Legal Requirements on Cloud Storage Solutions.

Learning Objectives

01) Introduction to Disaster Response Management
02) Overview of The Business Impact Analysis
03) Selection of Risk Management Frameworks
04) Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis Strategies
05) Implementing the 5 Levels of BCP Test Progression
06) Creating an Emergency Operations Plan
07) Recovery Site Management and Workflows
08) Preparing for Epidemics and Pandemics
09) Introduction to Cloud Computing Concepts
10) Cloud Data Storage and Security
11) Cloud Security Risks and Threat Vectors
12) Cloud Security Responsibility and Administration
13) Distributed Cloud Networks: Legal Considerations
14) Regulation and Compliance in Cloud Computing
15) Understanding the Structure of Legal Contracts
16) Reviewing Contracts and Service Level Agreements

Upcoming Sessions

Session 1

August 17th-21st, 2020
Monday-Friday, 8:00AM – 5:00PM
Location: Online with Live Instruction
Payment Due by August 10th, 2020


Session 2

NOVEMBER 02-06, 2020
Monday-Friday, 8:00AM – 5:00PM
Location: Online with Live Instruction
Payment Due by October 26th, 2020


Course Layout

Total Course Hours: 38

  • Lecture: 24 Hours
  • Lab: 10 Hours
  • Exam Prep: 2 Hours
  • Certification Exam: 2 Hours

Course Cost

$3,000, includes:

  • Course Textbook
  • Exam Prep Guide
  • Course Workbook
  • CPE Credit Certificate
  • Reference Materials
  • Certification Certificate
  • Course Exam Simulator
  • Lab Exercise Materials

Financial Assistance

Phase 2 Advantage is now offering 100% financing at student loan rates for this course. (Please note: This financing is available through Phase2Advantage and not through Savannah Technical College). Click below to learn more about available financing available through Phase2Advantage.

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Career Outlook

The Certified Disaster Response and Recovery Manager course is a component of the career progression track that supports the following Categories, Specialty Areas, and Work Roles as defined by the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) Cybersecurity Workforce Framework:

Exploitation Analyst (AN-EXP-001)
Cyber Crime Investigator (IN-INV-001)
Law Enforcement Forensics Analyst (IN-FOR-001)
All Source – Collection Manager (CO-CLO-001)
Cyber Intel Planner (CL-OPL-001)
Cyber Defense Forensics Analyst (IN-FOR-002)
Average Yearly Salary: $128,031