WTG offers a full range of customizable DR/BC training for novices through seasoned practitioners.

All of our training is designed according to a proven instructional design methodology and is guaranteed to address your specific learning objectives. We can develop and deliver instructor-led courses, self-directed eLearning suitable for your SCORM and/or AICC-complaint system or electronic courses that can be delivered anytime-anywhere via the Web with only a simple browser. We can also develop facilitator training for a train-the-trainer approach that will enable your team leaders to conduct future on-site training sessions.

Available courses are shown below. Custom courses available upon request.

  • Disaster Recovery Team Training
  • Business Continuity Team Training
  • The Recovery Timeline
  • Incident Management – The Umbrella Plan
  • Iterative Business Process Decomposition – The BIA Alternative
  • Critical Needs Analysis
  • Best Practices for DR/BC Plans
  • Mythconceptions™ – Debunking Common Practice
  • How to Evaluate DR/BC Plan
  • How to Self Assess your DR/BC Program
  • Advanced Recovery Architecture Design

Introductory Courses

Basic DR/BC Awareness
The Nature and Causes of Disasters
Basic DR/BC Concepts and Considerations
The Recovery Timeline
Incident Management – The Umbrella

Roles & Responsibilities

DR/BC Response Team
DR/BC Recovery Team
Support Team
Business Unit Team
Incident Management Team
Senior Management

Needs Analysis

Critical Application Workshop
Introductory BIA
Intermediate BIA
Advanced BIA

Solution Design

Recovery Architecture Design
Data Availability Design
Systems Availability Design
Application Availability Design
Staff Availability Design

Plan Development

How to Write Recovery Procedures
What Makes A Great Plan
How to Ensure Cross-Plan Coordination


DR/BC Testing
How to Prepare for a Test
How to Develop a TableTop Exercise

Assessment & Benchmarking

Risk Assessment
Plan Assessment
DR/BC Program Assessment & Benchmarking
IT Policies and Procedure Assessment
Facility Infrastructure Assessment

Ongoing Maintenance

Change Control
Plan Maintenance


DR/BC Make or Break Practices
DR/BC “Mythconceptions”
DR/BC Standards Contrasted and Compared
Laws, Acts and Guidelines