Disaster Recovery Institute International (DRII) Certification now at MIIS!
DRI International is the oldest, the largest, and the most broad-based organization of its kind in the world. Since 1988, the organization has certified in excess of 25,000 BCM professionals in over 100 countries and conducted training in nearly half of those nations. Demand for certified professionals is accelerating dramatically. Business Continuity professional is listed among the top careers in Jalon Burton’s article (August 20, 2010) entitled “25 Hot Careers That Didn’t Exist 10 Years Ago”.
The certificate offering is designed for professionals who are new to continuity planning or current planners who are looking for a solid “how-to” guide for building a business continuity program within their organization. The certificate course is a non-credit workshop that is designed to introduce the necessary aspects of a holistic business continuity management program and to provide concrete guidance on how to design and implement a plan for the participant’s organization.
Spring 2013 DRII Certificate Information
Updated Dates: Mar. 9 – 10, Apr. 13 – 14, and May 4 – 5
Time: 9am-6pm on Saturday and 9am-5pm on Sunday (Lunch: 12-1pm)
Location: Monterey Institute campus, Monterey, California
Cost: $2,500/person ($1,500 for Monterey Institute graduate students)
Additional Information and Registration: http://go.miis.edu/drii or contact Carolyn Meyer at 831-647-6417.
MBAG 8606 Continuity Operations Planning Course Description
MIIS students participating in the non-credit certificate training, may also enroll in the 3 credit spring 2013 course, “Continuity Operations Planning” with Ernie Scalberg.
“Building a Continuity of Operations Plan: Managing Disasters, Disruptions and Emergencies for Businesses and Organizations” is a new course that will provide a hands-on opportunity to design and implement a business continuity plan for an existing company or organization. Continuity disruptions, such as major storms and flooding, earthquakes, fires, terrorism, power outages, security breaches, and disease pandemics, are having growing impact on today’s organizations. The career opportunities for people with credentials and experience in organization-wide planning for such problems is growing at an even faster rate. Course meeting times and location will be tailored to client, instructor, and student schedules. This course must be taken in conjunction with the Business Continuity Management Certificate Workshop offered Feb 16-17; March 9-10; and April 13-14.