Business Continuity And Resiliency Certification
WHAT IS CERTIFIED BUSINESS RESILIENCE MANAGER (CBRM) CERTIFICATION?
Thorough KnowledgeCBRM certification signifies that the holder of this certificate has a thorough knowledge and insight of business continuity program and planning from initiation through to assessment, design, development, testing and maintenance.
In-depth UnderstandingCBRM designation demonstrates that the certified professional has an in-depth understanding of the current standards and best practices in business continuity and disaster recovery.
Professional competencyCBRM business continuity certification provides employers and management with the confidence that the certification holder has attained an acceptable level of competency in the field of business continuity and disaster recovery.
HOW DO I ATTAIN
There are two options to earn the CBRM certification.
The first option is to register and attend a 3-day business continuity certification course and complete the CBRM certification exam at the end of the training.
The second option is to register for an exam only and complete the certification exam.
HOW TO BECOME CERTIFIED?
To become certified, you will need to pass a CBRM certification exam which is offered on the last day of the 3-day CBRM seminar. The exam is two hours in length and contains multiple choice questions. You will be notified of the results of your exam within two weeks. A CBRM certificate is shipped out within two to four weeks of the exam. In case you are not able to pass the exam, you will be allowed to have one retake of the exam at no additional charge within a one year period of the first exam.
Our recommended option is to combine training together with an exam. The 3-day CBRM seminar includes an exam on the last day of the training. The exam questions cover the information and concepts presented during the training. The training fee includes the optional certification exam processing fee. Find Out More about: Upcoming CBRM Schedule
In this option, you will need to register and attend an exam without enrolling in the 3-day CBRM seminar. With this exam-only option, we will provide you with supplementary exam preparation and study material. Register for an Upcoming CBRM Exam.
To register for an exam or for a combined training with an exam, you will need to first select an event from the schedule. The payment options are listed with each event within the schedule. Alternatively, you may also reserve a seat using this RESERVE A SEAT form and we will then provide you with required information
There are two options for this examination:
Option A: Fee is $495 USD
1. We will provide you with a few selected documents and presentation slides to review and prepare for the exam.
2. You will receive a web meeting invite to join a meeting invite with a proctor prior to the date of the exam.
3. Click here for online payment.
Option B: Fee is $995 USD
1. You can join a virtual instructor-led training which will allow you to prepare for the exam. The virtual exam is held on the last day of the training.
2. Click here for a virtual instructor-led CBRM training schedule page (and this page also provides online payment links).
WHO HOLDS CBRM DESIGNATION?
CBRM designation is currently held by professionals from across all major industries with the following roles and positions:
- Business continuity managers and coordinators
- Data Center staff and managers
- Business continuity and resiliency team members
- BC/DR consultants
- Chief Information Officers
- IT staff and managers
- Crisis management professionals
- Facilities coordinators
- Emergency response planners
- Information security professionals
- BC/DR auditors
- Project managers
Banking and Finance Sector: World Bank Group (USA), Federal Reserve Bank of NY (USA),Citibank (USA), Transamerica (USA), Bank of Ghana (Ghana), Bank of Montreal (Canada), Bank of Uganda (Uganda), etc.
Health Care Sector: American Cancer Society (USA), Zuellig Pharma Corporation (Philippines), Trillium Health Centre (Canada), Novartis Pharma AG (Switzerland), Barr Pharmaceuticals (USA), St. Jude Medical Inc. (USA), Genzyme Europe B.V. (The Netherlands), etc.
Insurance Sector: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida (USA), Tokyo Millennium Re Ltd. (Bermuda), New York Life Insurance Company (USA), Travelers Insurance Company (USA), SunLife Financial (USA), Summacare Health Insurance Plan (USA), Progressive Insurance (USA), etc.
Education Sector: North Carolina State University (USA), The George Washington University (USA), Coventry University (United Kingdom), Federal University of Sao Paolo (Brazil), Princeton University (USA), Northern Virginia Community College (USA), etc.
Technology Sector: Microsoft (USA), Intel Corporation (New Mexico), Emirates Computers (Abu Dhabi), Fidelity National Information Services (India), Databasement BV (Holland), Dell Inc. (USA), Sungard Availability Services (Canada), Hewlett-Packard (Venezuela), etc.
Energy Sector: National Gas Company of Trinidad and Tobago (Trinidad), Pakistan Petroleum Ltd. (Pakistan), Husky Energy (Canada), Saudi Aramco (Saudi Arabia), N.V.G.E.B.E. (Netherlands Antilles), NV Energy (USA), San Diego Gas Electric (USA),etc.
Transportation Sector: Dubai Airports (Dubai), Delta Airlines (USA), Philippine Airlines (Philippines), United Airlines (USA), Skyservice Airlines Inc. (Canada), Veolia Transportation (USA), Toronto Transit Commission (Canada),etc.
Retail Sector: EBay (USA), Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (USA), Best Buy (USA), Canadian Tire Corporation (Canada), The Home Depot (USA), Avon Products Inc. (USA), Whole Foods Market (Canada), etc.
Communication Sector: Dish Network (USA), T-Mobile (USA), Fibertel (Argentina), Telesur (Suriname), Bermuda Telephone Company (Bermuda), Siemens Communications (USA), Bahrain Telecom Company (Kingdom of Bahrain), etc.
Government Sector: Internal Revenue Service (USA), Correctional Service Canada (Canada), National Housing Trust (Jamaica), Uganda Revenue Authority (Uganda), Federal Election Commission (USA), Canadian Conservation Institute (Canada), Department of Foreign Affairs (Canada), etc.
Manufacturing Sector: British American Tobacco (United Kingdom), First Country (USA), Philip Morris International (Switzerland), SABIC (Saudi Arabia), WEB Aruba N.V. (Aruba), Methanex Trinidad Ltd. (Trinidad), Chicago Bridge and Iron Company (USA), etc.
Management Consulting Sector: Hewitt Associates (India), Elliot Consulting Service (USA), Neville Consultancy (Suriname), Tung Hing Pacific Management Consulting Ltd. (Hong Kong), Robert K. Martineau Associates (Canada), RGK Consulting (Canada), Accenture (USA),etc.
Services Sector: US Postal Service (USA), Xceed Contact Center (Egypt), Barona Resorts and Casino (USA), Universal Weather and Aviation (USA), Cooper Norman (USA), Purolator (Canada), etc.
North America: United States, Canada, Mexico and Jamaica
South America: Brazil and Ghana
Europe: France, Belgium, United Kingdom and Holland
Middle East: Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Saudi Arabia
Africa: Egypt and Uganda
Asia: Hong Kong, India and Philippines