Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery - ITE 005


Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery - ITE 005

Course Description

Every organization is at risk of some type of interruption or disaster and must plan accordingly. This course, aimed at business and IT professionals, steps students through three important protection plans: a business impact analysis (BIA), a business continuity plan (BCP), and a disaster recovery plan (DRP).


Student should be familiar with information security risk management concepts and general IT management concepts.

Curriculum Hours


Course Objectives

  1. Perform a business impact analysis (BIA) for a hypothetical educational institution.
  2. Create a business continuity plan (BCP) for a hypothetical educational institution.
  3. Develop disaster recovery backup procedures and recovery instructions.

Potential Jobs/Job Roles

Completion of this course contributes toward qualifications required for: Computer/systems security specialist, IT security, risk, and compliance analyst (entry level), network security specialist

Cost: $299

Registering for this course

Current Charter Oak State College Students

Please call the Registrar's Office at (860) 515-3702 to register for this course.

Visiting Students (not currently enrolled at Charter Oak State College)

  • Request an account in our ACORN Student Portal to be able to register for courses
    • For the question "In what division are you planning to take courses?", choose "Non-Credit"
  • Once you have been issued an account, log in to ACORN, and visit the Course Search
  • Choose "2014-2015 Academic Year - Fall" from the "Term" drop-down
  • Choose "Information Technology" from the "Department" drop-down
  • Press the "Search" button
  • Add the course using the checkbox next to the course name, or click the course code, then click "Add" from there.
  • You will then be able to pay for the courses


  • All courses in the Cybersecurity Workforce Education Program are non-credit courses.
  • All courses are self-guided, with a 15-week access period to the course material.
  • Course takers will take a final exam as part of the last unit of the course. A grade of 70 or higher is required to earn a course certificate indicating successful completion of the course.
  • Course labs have minimum software and system requirements.
  • These courses are not a test preparation program, but they do cover the domain areas consistent with cybersecurity.