Course Title: Prepare disaster recovery and contingency plans

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2009

Course Code: BUSM7777C

Course Title: Prepare disaster recovery and contingency plans

School: 650T TAFE Business

Campus: City Campus

Program: C5194 - Diploma of Information Technology (General)

Course Contact : Nawal Shomali

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 5826

Course Contact Email:nawal.shomali@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Nominal Hours: 30

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

None

This course is co-delivered and co-assessed holistically along with MIET7345C Manage Project Quality.

Course Description

This unit defines the competency required to analyse the impact of the system on the organisation and carry out risk analysis, disaster recovery and contingency planning for the project.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

ICAA5056A Prepare disaster recovery and contingency plans

Element:

Evaluate impact of system on business continuity
Evaluate threats to system
Formulate prevention and recovery strategy
Develop disaster recovery plan to support strategy

Performance Criteria:

1. Identify business-critical functions and the security environment from documentation and from discussion with business area and project team
2. Identify critical data and software from documentation
3. Assess potential impact of business risk and threats on IT Systems
4. Identify and evaluate statutory requirements,commercial requirements and contingency possibilities according to specifications and cost constraints
1. Identify threats to the system , with consideration of security analysis and internal and external business environment
2. Evaluate risk minimisation alternatives against specifications and cost constraints
1. Evaluate prevention and recovery options to support critical business functions against business specifications and cost constraints
2. Review current operational procedures to ensure adequate risk safeguards and contingency plans are in place
3. Submit disaster recovery and prevention strategy to appropriate person for approval
1. Identify and document resources required for disaster recovery according to specifications and cost constraints
2. Identify and document processes required for disaster strategy according to project standards
3. Identify cut-over criteria before initiating disaster plan
4. Document disaster recovery plan and submit to appropriate person for review and sign-off


Learning Outcomes



Details of Learning Activities

Theory sessions, practical lab sessions, tutorial sessions, assignments and homework.


Teaching Schedule

The a study guide containing the teaching schedule will be available on the learning hub.


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources


Overview of Assessment

Assessment will include a project portfolio, class exercises and an in-class supervised assessment.
You are advised that  you are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate your assessment work to their teacher to ensure that the relevant competency standards are being met. You will be provided with feedback throughout the course to check  your progress.


Assessment Tasks

1. Project 1 This assessment requires learners to submit an analysis of a case study where a disaster occurred

2. Project 2 This assessment requires learners to prepare a disaster recovery plan that incorporates quality aspects for a selected case study

3. Project Management Plan Learners select and complete number of templates that will assist them to manage their projects

4. Weekly Status Presentations Learners present progress on their project on a weekly basis

5. Project Final Report This assessment focuses on preparing a professional final project report

6. Exam This assessment enables learners to relate their experience to the theoretical concepts.


Assessment Matrix

BSBPM505A - Prepare Disaster Recover Plan Assessment 1
(CA / NYC)
20%
Assessment 2
(CA / NYC)
20%
Assessment 3
(CA / NYC)
10%
Assessment 4 (CA/NYC)
10%
Assessment 5 (CA/NYC)
20%
Assessment 6  Exam 20%
Element 1: Evaluate impact of system on business continuity xxxxxx
Element 2: Evaluate threats to systemxxxxxx
Element 3: Formulate prevention and recovery strategy xxxxxx
Element 4: Develop disaster recovery plan to support strategy xxxxxx

Other Information

Competency Requirements:

Assessment methods have been designed to measure achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over multiple tasks.

To be deemed competent students must demonstrate an understanding of all elements of a competency including employability skills.
Students are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their work to their teacher to ensure that the relevant competency standards are being met.

Students must achieve competency (CA) in each competency based assessment task.

Each assessment task will also carry a numerical weighting to be used for grading purposes to reflect participation, quality and professionalism.

Grading:

A student’s final grade will be the total of their accumulated marks across all assessment tasks.

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