College of Management and IT (CMIT)ILM Certificate Disaster and Security

ILM Certificate Disaster and Security

6 months
Online, Online Courses - Distance Learning
Start date: Continuous Intake

Course description

ILM Cert in Leadership and Management (Disaster Recovery and Security Management option)

This certificate course comprehensively covers the management of disasters, incidents and security in organisations. It covers how to plan in advance for incident management, how to assess, rate and mitigate risks, how to devise a Disaster Recovery plan and plan for the security of People, Buildings and Information.  There are also supporting modules in health and safety and organisational culture.

By choosing to study this ILM Cert in Leadership and Management (Disaster Recovery and Security Management option) Online Course with CMIT, Students have 24×7 access to CMIT eLearning for the duration of the course. This includes a comprehensive Course Manual, Video, Quizzes and personalised Tutor Support. The course documentation for this ILM Cert in Leadership and Management (Disaster Recovery and Security Management option) Online Course is detailed and easy to read. You will also be able to upload assessments online and receive online feedback. You can use the eLearning system from any computer that has internet access.

Topics covered in this security and disaster recovery course

Unit 1: Incident Management and Disaster Recovery

Risk Management in the organisation
Categories of risks
Risk identification
Risk assessment
Risk response
Monitoring and reviewing risks
Business Continuity Management
Causes of major disasters
Determining the organisational impact of disasters
Disaster Recovery Plans
Disaster Recovery
Activation Phase
Execution Phase
Reconstitution Phase
The Disaster Recovery Plan Document

Unit 2: Workplace Security

Personal security and workplace violence
Building security
IT and data security
Key legislation which affects workplace security
Security policies
Security audits
Security audit and improvement plan

Unit 3: Health and Safety Management

The importance of health and safety management
Primary legislation
Industry-specific legislation
Health and safety statements and policies
Health and safety reviews
Hazard identification
Risk assessment
Risk control
Health and safety responsibilities
Communicating about health and safety
Monitoring health and safety in the workplace
SMART health and safety objectives

Unit 4: Understanding the Organisational Culture and Context 

What is the organisation environment?
Political factors
Economic factors
Socio-Cultural factors
Technology factors
Environmental factors
Legal factors
PESTEL case studies
Introduction to corporate culture
Classifying corporate culture
Organisational ethics


This disaster recovery course is assessed through a series of tutor-marked assignments.
Learners are required to have access to an organisation in which they can plan, execute and reflect on a number of Leadership and Management activities.
As part of our quality assurance, learner assessment work will be marked by an Internal Assessor, then checked by an Internal Verifier and an External Verifier.

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