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Business Continuity Management - International Certification


BCLE 1500 is a 45-hour course is for professionals seeking certification and guidance in building BCPs for their organizations. Topics include understanding BCP methodology; developing plan goals and objectives; data gathering; incorporating human resources; integrating alternative strategies for catastrophic event response and recovery; developing training/testing programs; creating plan products; and maintaining BCP relevancy. Other topics include developing public relations and crisis communications strategies, coordinating efforts with public authorities and establishing emergency preparedness and response procedures.

You receive the Professional Practices for Business Continuity Planners Guidebook and Case Studies of various companies’ disaster responses and best practices in BCM. A BCP Tools & Resources Kit is also provided with DVD lists and website links of articles noted in the course.

BCLE 1500 prepares you for the DRI International Qualifying Examination and enables them to take the test at no extra cost upon course completion. Students who do not pass the exam are entitled to one FREE retake. Those who pass can then apply for certification at a nominal fee. A sample course outline is available upon request. BCM 100

INSTRUCTOR: Lawrence E. Heck, Senior Disaster Recovery Project Manager, Information Technologies and Services.
88745. 15 Sessions: Cohen Hall, CH 259 (Mon) and CH 257 (Thurs) Time: 6:30-9:30 p.m., Mon and Thurs, Oct. 24-Dec. 15 (no class 11/24) Total Cost: $1,095 (tuition $296, college fee $44, contract $750, registration $5)