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DRP-400: IT DR Manager

2 Day Coursework + 3 1/2 Hour Qualifying DRCE Examination to be taken on the following day

IT DR Manager Handbook

Course Description

This course is intended for experienced IT disaster recovery (DR) planners. It is also designed for IT professionals who has minimal DR experience and would like to have an in-depth understanding of this subject.

The main difference is that IT professionals with does not have the required years of IT DR planning experience will need to accumulate the necessary experience before they are awarded with the “Expert” certification.

All aspects of IT DR planning will be discussed. Participants will be guided to review each stage of the DR Planning (DRP) Methodology and the process will include all aspects of creating the DR plan. The course concludes with the understanding on the need for exercising and maintaining the DR plan.


drce DR Certified Expert (DRCE) Certification is awarded to participants who successfully completed and passed the Qualifying DRCE examination attached to the course, sends in an application detailing at least 3 year of DR experience , make the application processing fee payment of SGD150 and satisfies and meets the experience requirements of the independent certification body.



This course will provide participants with the concept and knowledge, which will enable them to:

  • Identify the threats that affect the IT and business environment and its countermeasures.
  • Have a thorough understanding of the DR Planning Methodology.
  • Conduct an application impact analysis for an organization.
  • Develop and implement business and IT recovery strategies.
  • Conduct cost benefit analysis for strategies and alternate site selection.
  • Consolidate and implement a comprehensive IT DR plan.
  • Create and develop IT DR awareness and training program.
  • Conduct exercises and tests.
  • Integrate business continuity with the IT DR initiatives.
  • Sustain an effective organisation-wide IT DR program.
Who Should Attend?

Who Should Attend?

  • Participants should possess at least one year of IT or related experience especially in the area of IT disaster recovery. (Participants who are new to BC or with less than one year of BC or DR experience will be awarded the Disaster Recovery Certified Planner (DRCP) certificate while those with more than 1 year but less than 3 years experience may apply for the Disaster Recovery Certified Specialist (DRCS)
  • Experienced professionals with 3 years or more experience,  from the security, risk management, facility, IT security, business operations who have direct or indirect responsibilities are encouraged to attend and apply for their Disaster Recovery Certified Expert (DRCE) certification.
  • The pre-requisite is DRP-300 IT Disaster Recovery Implementer or DR Certified Specialist (DRCS).
Course & Examination Fee


This course incorporates a 150-Multiple Choice Question electronic exam the next day. The duration of the examination is 3 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 Expert (DRCE) accreditation. The examination fee is included as part of the course fee.

Course Fee

  • SGD 2,200

This course fee does not include application processing fee for the DRCE certification.

Certification Fees

SGD150 Certification Fees are to be paid during application after participants have passed their Qualifying DRCE exam.

Examination Fees

The course fee includes the DRCE examination fee.

Other Information

Follow-up Courses

Learning Resources

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Rendezvous Grand Hotel

Swiss Garden Hotel & Residence


Participants from SME companies are able to claim PIC Training. To know more about the scheme, do click here

HRDF for Malaysians and Malaysian PR

Terms and Conditions

BCM Institute will conduct the course only if there are sufficient participants. BCM Institute reserves the right to alter the course content, alter the course location, cancel or reschedule the course at any time without liability. In these circumstances, participants will be offered for deferment to the next run of the same course.