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The Value of ICOR Certification

ICOR’s unique certification recognizes the capabilities of those who lead in increasing the resilience of their organization. The ICOR certification program credentials personnel who understand two or more of the disciplines that build a more resilient organization.

ICOR’s certification program provides a formal route to achieve international recognition and status through the accreditation of your competence in the organizational resilience disciplines by a recognized professional organization.

Who Should Apply?

  • Those with responsibilities in two or more of the disciplines that build a more resilient organization.
  • Those looking to become leaders in increasing the resilience of organizations and effectively managing risk throughout organizations.
  • Consultants who help organizations effectively manage risk and support good business practice.
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Meeting Certification Requirements by Discipline

To earn the CORM, CORP, or CORE applicants must demonstrate competence in multiple resilience disciplines. This can be accomplished by earning an ICOR discipline specific certification or through credentials earned from other organizations.

ICOR Recognizes Credentialing Organizations / Certifications

ICOR recognizes the credentials offered by the organizations listed below as valid credentials. ICOR offers credit for these credentials in the disciplines noted as part of our certification in Organizational Resilience. Applicants can receive “credit” for meeting the discipline specific certification requirements from the organizations listed below.

  Business Continuity / Continuity of Operations

Certification requirements can be fulfilled for this discipline by taking and passing the ICOR ISO 22301 Lead Implementer, ISO 22301 Lead Auditor, ISO 22301 Assessor or the Continuity of Operations certification exams.

Alternatively, certifications in good standing from the following organizations fulfill these requirements for the BCM discipline:

Business Continuity Institute (BCI)

Business Resilience Certification Consortium International (BRCCI)

British Standards Institute (BSI)

Disaster Recovery Institute International (DRII)

FEMA Continuity Excellence Series

PECB

  Crisis Management and Communications

Certification can be fulfilled for this discipline by taking and passing the ICOR Crisis Management & Communications certification exam.

Alternatively, certifications in good standing from the following organizations to fullfill these requirements for the CMC discipline:

Public Relations Society of America (PRSA)

  Critical Environments

Certification can also be fulfilled for this discipline by taking and passing the CETa, CET, CEM, CEE or CEA certification exam.

Alternatively, certifications in good standing from the following organizations to fullfill these requirements for the CE discipline:

Cnet

Data Center Dynamics

EPI

International Facility Management Association

  Financial Health & Viability

ICOR recognizes all academic and degree programs in the areas of business, finance, and others. To demonstrate competence in this discipline you will be asked to provide evidence of academic credit.

Example competency areas include:

Business Operations and Logistics, Systems Thinking, Strategic Agility, Organizational Metrics, Sales and Marketing, Economic Awareness

  Human Resource Management

To earn certification or to renew an existing certification in the Human Resource Management discipline applicants should demonstrate competence by:

  1. Holding a university degree in Human Resource Administration
  2. SHRM's: SHRM-CP and SCRM-SCP
  3. ATD's: CPLP
  4. Holding a job in Human Resource Management

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

Association for Talent Development (ATD)

  ICT Continuity

Certification can be fulfilled for this discipline by taking and passing the CETP certification exam.

Alternatively, certifications in good standing from the following organizations to fullfill these requirements for the ICT discipline:

Business Resilience Certification Consortium International (BRCCI)

IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)

Institute for Certification of Computing Professionals

  Incident Response

To earn certification or to renew an existing certification in the Incident Response discipline applicants should demonstrate competencies in the follow areas:

  1. Physical security
  2. Security management
  3. Emergency management
  4. Environmental Health and Safety
  5. Life safety
  6. Health safety

Alternatively, certifications in good standing from the following organizations to fullfill these requirements for the Incident Response discipline:

ASIS International

International Association of Emergency Manager (IAEM)

Institute for Safety and Health Management

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The emergency management training listed below is all based in the US. Similar training and credentials would be approved for all national programs globally.

US Dept of Labor – Occupational Health & Safety

US Center for Domestic Preparedness (FEMA)

Emergency Management Institute (EMI)

US National Training and Education Division

  Information Security

Certification can also be fulfilled for this discipline by taking and passing the ISO 27001 Lead Implementer certification exam.

Alternatively, certifications in good standing from the following organizations to fullfill these requirements for the Information Security discipline:

International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC 2)

Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA)

  Legal, Audit & Compliance

Certification can also be fulfilled for this discipline by taking and passing the ICOR Management System Auditor exam.

Alternatively, certifications in good standing from the following organizations to fullfill these requirements for the LAC discipline:

Auditor credentials offered by certification bodies in specific Organizational Resilience disciplines are also accredited by ICOR.

Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA)

  Organizational Behavior

To earn certification or to renew an existing certification in the OB discipline applicants should demonstrate competencies in the follow areas:

  1. Project management
  2. Leadership qualities
  3. Risk management
  4. Organizational culture
  5. Communication

Alternatively, certifications in good standing from the following organizations to fullfill these requirements for the OB discipline:

Project Management Institute (PMI)

Association for Talent Development (ATD)

  Risk Management

To earn certification or to renew an existing certification in the Risk Management discipline applicants should demonstrate competencies in the follow areas:

  1. Risk assessment process
  2. Risk treatment / strategy approach
  3. Risk management
  4. Risk communication
  5. Insurance

Alternatively, certifications in good standing from the following organizations to fullfill these requirements for the Risk Management discipline:

Risk & Insurance Management Society (RIMS)

The Institutes – Risk & Insurance Knowledge Group

The Institute for Risk Management (IRM)

  Supply Chain Management

To earn certification or to renew an existing certification in the Supply Chain Management discipline applicants should demonstrate competencies in the follow areas:

  1. Production and inventory management
  2. Logistics, Transportation, and Distribution
  3. Managing Supply Chain Risk
  4. Supply Chain Continuity
  5. Supply Chain Security

Alternatively, certifications in good standing from the following organizations to fullfill these requirements for the Supply Chain Management discipline:

APICS

Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP)

Institute for Supply Management (ISM)

Supply Chain Education Alliance