Professional Education

Professional Education

Professional Education: Knowledge and Skills that
Define the Professions of Business Continuity Planning 
and Disaster Recovery Practitioners


The basis of a profession

Certified professionals possess knowledge and skills in clearly defined subject areas. To obtain their knowledge and skills, they undergo training. They achieve certification through practice. To refresh, update or add to their knowledge and skills, they pursue carefully designed programs of study.

Certification or recertification through programs of study

Through DRI CANADA, business continuity planning and disaster recovery professionals can pursue the carefully designed programs of study required for certification or recertification in the following professional designations:

  • Associate Business Continuity Professional (ABCP)
  • Certified Functional Continuity Professional (CFCP)
  • Certified Business Continuity Professional (CBCP)
  • Master Business Continuity Professional (MBCP)

Business continuity planning/disaster recovery subject areas

Business continuity planning and disaster recovery professionals demonstrate expertise in the following subject areas:

  • Project initiation and management
  • Risk evaluation and control
  • Business impact analysis
  • Developing business continuity strategies
  • Emergency response and operations
  • Developing and implementing business continuity plans
  • Awareness and training programs
  • Maintaining and exercising business continuity plans
  • Public relations and crisis coordination
  • Coordination with public authorities

Review DRI CANADA's educational opportunities

DRI CANADA offers a wide range of educational courses in cities across Canada.