Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning
Information Technology Professionals

The courses listed below are presented in an Instructor-Led WebEx format.  Unless otherwise notated, training will be conducted from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm (Eastern Standard Time).  To discuss customized training solutions tailored specifically to your needs, please contact Michael Kaplan via email at

Advance Registration Required
Class Size Limited to 12 Students

All courses listed below are GTR:

Certified Disaster Recovery Engineer

Disaster recovery and business continuity planning is the process of having a professional work with a business to prepare processes, policies, and procedures to follow in case of a disruption. The comprehensive Mile2 Certified Disaster Recovery Engineer certification course goes beyond traditional BCP training - preparing students for industry certification in Business Continuity planning and presenting the latest methodologies and best practices for real-world systems recovery. Students will receive a solid foundation of instruction that will enable them to create meaningful business continuity plans. To request a Training Quote, please email

Course Date: FEB 25 – FEB 28
Course Fee: $2,750
Course Filled

Course Date: MAR 04 – MAR 07
Course Fee: $2,750
Course Filled

Course Date: APR 01 – APR 04
Course Fee: $2,750

Course Date: MAY 06 – MAY 09
Course Fee: $2,750

Course Date: JUN 17 – JUN 20
Course Fee: $2,750

Course Date: JUL 15 – JUL 18
Course Fee: $2,750

Course Date: AUG 19 – AUG 22
Course Fee: $2,750

Course Date: SEP 16 – SEP 19
Course Fee: $2,750

Course Date: OCT 07 – OCT 10
Course Fee: $2,750

Course Date: NOV 04 – NOV 07
Course Fee: $2,750

Course Date: DEC 02 – DEC 05
Course Fee: $2,750


01: Introduction to Disaster Recovery Training
02: The 5 Components of a BC / DR Plan
03: Overview: Business Impact Analysis
04: Key Considerations for Assessment Questionnaires
05: Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis Strategies
06: Calculating Single / Annualized Loss Expectancy
07: Defining the Assumption / Exception Workflow Process
08: Creating Asset Inventories and Resource Profiles
09: Selection of Risk Management Frameworks
10: Vulnerability Assessment ≠ Risk Assessment
11: BCP Design and Development Strategies
12: Key Employee Skill Matrix Considerations
13: Recovery Site Management, Structure, and Workflows
14: Mass Communication and Notification Methodologies
15: Gantt Charting for Project and Process Management
16: Ensuring Data Center and UPS Resiliency
17: Implementing the 5 Levels of BCP Test Progression
18: Change Management and Prioritization Strategies
19: Emergency Operation Centers: Command and Control
20: Mitigation Strategies for Epidemics and Pandemics

(To request a training quote with discounted rates, please email

10%: Groups of 2-4 attendees
15%: Groups of 5 or more attendees
* the attendees do not need to be from the same physical location, just registering together under the same organization (i.e., Corporation, Government Agency, Academic System)
15%: Government Personnel / Military Affiliate Community
* Government personnel can be Local, State or Federal
* Military Affiliate community includes Active, Retired, Guard, Reserve and Veteran


Michael I. Kaplan is a certified Cyber Security Instructor, a Mile2 Partner Development Manager, and a Corporate Information Security Consultant with over 20 years of experience in the security industry.  His areas of expertise are Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery, Incident Response, Digital Forensic Investigations, Vulnerability Assessment, Penetration Testing, and IT Risk Management.

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