PECB Certified Disaster Recovery Manager

Understand the implementation and management of Disaster Recovery Services

Why should you attend?
Disaster Recovery Manager training enables you to acquire the necessary knowledge to support an organization in implementing, maintaining and managing an ongoing Disaster Recovery Plan. During this training course, you will also gain a thorough understanding of best practices in Disaster Recovery.

After understanding all the necessary concepts of Disaster Recovery processes, you can sit for the exam and apply for a “PECB Certified Disaster Recovery Manager” credential. By holding a PECB Disaster Recovery Manager Certificate, you will be able to demonstrate that you have the practical knowledge and professional capabilities to implement and manage Disaster Recovery processes in an organization.

Course agenda

Day 1 – Introduction to Disaster Recovery and initiation of a DR Plan

  • Course objectives and structure
  • Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery
  • Initiating a Disaster Recovery Plan
  • Disaster Recovery planning
  • Risk assessment
  • Business Impact Analysis
  • Protection and mitigation measures


Day 2 – Risk Mitigation Strategies and Disaster Recovery Planning

  • Risk mitigation strategy development
  • Backup and recovery considerations
  • Disaster Recovery plan development
  • IT recovery plan
  • Recovery facilities


Day 3 – Disaster Recovery Outsourced services, Response and Activation, Training and Testing and Certification Exam

  • Outsourced services
  • Response and activation
  • Training and education
  • Testing
  • Performance measurement
  • Continual improvement
  • Certification scheme
  • Closing the training

Learning Objectives

  • Acknowledge the correlation between Disaster Recovery and other standards, regulatory frameworks and IT areas
  • Understand the concepts, approaches, methods and techniques used for the implementation and effective management of a Disaster Recovery Plan
  • Learn how to interpret the ICT Disaster Recovery strategies in the specific context of an organization
  • Develop the expertise to support an organization to effectively plan, implement, manage, monitor and maintain Disaster Recovery services based on best practices


Examination: Duration 2 hours

The “PECB Certified Disaster Recovery Manager” exam fully meets the requirements of the PECB Examination and Certification Programme (ECP). The exam covers the following competency domains:

Domain 1 – Fundamental principles and concepts of a Disaster Recovery Plan
Domain 2 – Disaster Recovery plan development
Domain 3 – Recovery facilities and outsourced services capability
Domain 4 – Testing and Maintenance of a disaster recovery plan

For more detailed information about the PECB examination process, please visit Examination Rules and Policies.


After successfully completing the exam, you can apply for the credentials shown on the table below. You will receive a certificate once you comply with all the requirements related to the selected credential. For more information about Disaster Recovery certifications and the PECB certification process, please refer to the Certification Rules and Policies.


Credential Exam Professional experience DR experience Other requirements
PECB Certified
Provisional Disaster
Recovery Manager
PECB Certified Disaster
Recovery Manager
exam or equivalent
None None Signing the PECB
Code of Ethics
PECB Certified
Disaster Recovery
PECB Certified Disaster
Recovery Manager exam or
Two years: One year of
work experience in
ICT Disaster Recovery
ICT Disaster Recovery
activities: a total of
200 hours
Signing the PECB
Code of Ethics


General Information

  • Certification fees are included on the exam price
  • Training material containing over 350 pages of information and practical examples will be distributed
  • A participation certificate of 21 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits will be issued
  • In case of exam failure, you can retake the exam within 12 months for free

Who should attend?

  • Disaster Recovery professionals seeking to gain a comprehensive knowledge of Disaster Recovery best practices
  • Individuals responsible for the implementation and ongoing management of a Disaster Recovery plan in an organization
  • Disaster Recovery team members
3 daysOnline/Live
3 daysOnline/Live
3 daysOnline/Live
3 daysOnline/Live
3 daysOnline/Live