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Information Technology Disaster Recovery Planning and Cyber Security for Businesses

This course is designed to provide attendees with the knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully plan, design, develop, create, implement and test their IT Disaster Recovery Plan (DRP) as part of their overall Business Continuity strategy which considers Disaster Planning, Response, Recovery and Mitigation. The course also covers recovery time and recovery point objectives (RTO and RPO ) and incorporates Cyber Security strategies for businesses. The course concludes with a practical simulation exercise.

Intended audience:  Public, Private and Non Profit sectors IT personnel and business/government leaders who are responsible for the information technology functions of their organization and are concerned with cyber security issues.

Dates: Tuesdays, September 23 - November 4
Time: 6:00 - 9:00 pm
18 hours instruction including a simulation exercise
Cost: $250 plus $50 technology fee
Location: Elmira College/Gannett-Tripp Library


Disaster Management Non-Credit Certificate Program

This program is designed to provide attendees with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to be successful in their designated or assigned Disaster Planning, Response, Recovery, and Mitigation roles at the appropriate level. The program also covers the components of crisis communications and social media in Disaster Management. The program concludes with a simulation exercise.

"I found the class to be informative, thought-provoking, and relevant. Elmira's class model of employing both academics and practitioners to co-teach is the perfect blend of theory and applied application. I highly recommend this course to anyone responsible for an emergency/business continuity plan. The instructor's in-depth understanding of FEMA's assessment criteria and recovery processes proved to be vital information for everyone in the class. Additionally, a certificate in Disaster Management should be required for all county and town supervisors."

Charolotte Wright Mosher
Assistant Director of Academic Support
Johnson at Cornell University 


Non-credit Project Management Exam Prep Course

The PMP credential is suited for anyone working directly or indirectly in Project environments and demonstrates a thorough understanding of project best practices. In this 6-week, on-campus program, you will prepare yourself for the Project Management Institute® (PMI) Project Management Exam. By credentialing with PMI, a globally respected and leading professional association for project management professionals, you will increase your earning potential. Those who are PMPs report an average of 15% increase in their salaries. Through exercises and practice, you will learn the essential terms and concepts necessary to be successful on the exam.


Non-credit Legal Assistant Certificate Program

The Elmira College Legal Assistant Certificate non-credit training program provides the fundamental knowledge of legal terminology, procedural and substantive law, and drafting of legal documents and research.

Our instructors are local, experienced professionals, who bring career-related insight to their teaching and provide networking opportunities within the community for students. Module courses are offered in a blended format, which is a combination of on-line and traditional classroom learning. An internship is an important experiential component of this training, and each student will also develop, with the assistance of a career consultant, and up-to-date professional vitae. This program emphasizes hands-on learning and practical applications and provides the students with the skills, knowledge, and resources to be career ready at the completion of just 15 weeks.

For complete details, download the Program Brochure.