EN - Self study - PECB Certified DORA Lead Manager


Master the skills to lead digital resilience in financial entities and
ensure compliance with DORA

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    What is included?

    • You have 12 months time as of reception of the learning material to learn, do the exam and get your certification
    • Certification and examination fees are included in the price of the training course. 
    • Participants will receive the training course material containing over 450 pages of explanatory information, examples, best practices, exercises, and quizzes. 
    • An Attestation of Course Completion worth 31 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits will be issued to the participants who have attended the training course. 
    • If candidates fail the exam, they can retake it within 12 months following the initial attempt for free.
    • + 20% reduction on the first year subscription for our all-in-one ISMS/GRC management solution

    Why should you take this training course?

    As DORA will come into force on January 17, 2025, there’s never been a more crucial time to grasp its implications and requirements thoroughly. Attending the PECB Certified DORA Lead Manager training course offers a unique opportunity to engage with industry experts and peers, fostering valuable discussions and insights into best practices for digital operational resilience. Through interactive sessions and practical exercises, you will gain real-world perspectives on implementing effective strategies to mitigate ICT risks and enhance digital operational resilience in financial institutions.

    Additionally, attending this course demonstrates your commitment to professional development and positions you as a competent leader in the evolving landscape of digital operational resilience. Upon successfully completing the training course and exam, you can apply for the “PECB Certified DORA Lead Manager” credential.

    Who should attend?

    • Financial institutions executives and decision-makers
    • Compliance officers and risk managers
    • IT professionals
    • Legal and regulatory affairs personnel
    • Consultants and advisors specializing in financial regulation and cybersecurity


    Training course structure?

    Learning objectives?

    After completing this training course, you will be able to:

    • Understand the regulatory landscape and compliance requirements outlined in DORA, focusing on key pillars such as ICT risk management, ICT-related incident management and reporting, digital operational resilience testing, and ICT third-party risk management
    • Implement effective strategies and measures to enhance digital operational resilience and mitigate ICT risks within financial institutions, aligning with DORA requirements and industry best practices
    • Identify, analyze, evaluate, and treat ICT risks relevant to the financial entities
    • Develop and maintain robust ICT risk management frameworks, incident response plans, business continuity and disaster recovery plans
    • Foster collaboration and communication with key stakeholders to ensure successful implementation and ongoing compliance with DORA
    • Utilize industry-standard tools and methodologies for monitoring, assessing, and managing ICT risks and vulnerabilities, enhancing the overall security posture of financial institutions


    The “PECB Certified DORA Lead Manager” exam meets the PECB Examination and Certification Program (ECP) requirements, and it covers the following competency domains:

    • Domain 1: Fundamental concepts of ICT risk management and digital operational resilience  
    • Domain 2: Preparing and planning for DORA project implementation
    • Domain 3: ICT risk and ICT-related incident management
    • Domain 4: Digital operational resilience testing and ICT third-party risk management
    • Domain 5: Review and continual improvement

    Duration: 3 hours
    Location: Online through the PECB app OR in person in one of the PECB exam centers
    Preparation: PECB Exam Preparation Guides
    : The exam is available in multiple other languages and does not need to be taken in the same language as the training material. Additional time can be requested when your native language is not available in your mother tongue (to be requested by candidates on the exam day)
    Retake: In case you fail the exam, you can retake it within 12 months following the initial attempt for free

    For specific information about the exam type, languages available, and other details, please visit the List of PECB Exams and the Examination Rules and Policies.


    After successfully completing the exam, you can apply for one of the credentials shown in the table below. You will receive a certificate once you fulfil all the requirements of the selected credential.

    Note: For more information about DORA certifications and the PECB Certification process, please refer to Certification Rules and Policies.

    Contact us on [email protected] if you have other questions