Business Continuity Management (BCM)

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1. Business Continuity Management or BCM is an organization-wide discipline and a complete set of processes that identifies potential impacts which threaten an organization. It provides a capability for an effective response that safeguards the interests of its major stakeholders and reputation.


Notes (1): BCM encompasses the business continuity (BC), crisis communication (CC), crisis management (CM) or disaster recovery (DR) planning and plan.


Related Term: Business Continuity Planning, Business Continuity Management System (BCMS)
BCM Institute Business Continuity Management Umbrella


BCMBoK Competency Level
BCMBoK 0: BCM Fundamentals CL 1B: Foundation (BC)


BCMBoK Competency Level
BCMBoK 0: BCM Fundamentals CL 1C: Foundation (CM)


BCMBoK Competency Level
BCMBoK 0: BCM Fundamentals CL 1CC: Foundation (CC)


BCMBoK Competency Level
BCMBoK 0: BCM Fundamentals CL 1D: Foundation (DR)




Courses: BCM Certification

(Source: Business Continuity Management Institute - BCM Institute)

 

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2. Holistic management process that identifies potential threats to and organization and the impacts to business operations those threats , if realized, might cause, and which provides a framework for building organizational resilience with the capability for an effective response that safeguards the interests of its key stakeholders, reputation, brand and value-creating activities.

(Source: ISO 22301:2012 – Societal Security – Business Continuity Management Systems - Requirements) - clause 3.4

3. Holistic management process that identifies potential threats to an organization and the impacts to business operations that those threats, if realized, might cause, and which provides a framework for building organizational resilience with the capability for an effective response that safeguards the interests of its key stakeholders, reputation, brand and value-creating activities

(Source: AE/HSC/NCEMA 7000:2012)

4. A holistic management process that identifies potential impacts which threaten an organization and provides a framework for building organizational resilience with the capability for an effective response that safeguards the interests of its key stakeholders, reputation, brand and value-creating activities.

(Source: SS540 Singapore Standard on Business Continuity Management - SS 540:2008)

5. A holistic management process that identifies potential impacts which threaten an organization and provides a framework for building resilience and the capability for an effective response that safeguards the interests of its key stakeholders, reputation, brand and value creating activities.

(Source: British Standard BS25999-1:2006 Code of Practice for Business Continuity Management)

6. A holistic management process that identifies potential impacts that threaten an organization and provides a framework for building resilience with the capability for an effective response that safeguards the interests of its key stakeholders, reputation, brand and value creating activities.

(Source: Business Continuity Institute - BCI)

7. A holistic management process that identifies potential impacts that threaten an organisation and provides a framework for building resilience with the capability for an effective response that safeguards the interests of its key stakeholders, reputation, brand and value-creating activities. Also, the management of the overall programme through training, rehearsals, and reviews, to ensure the plan stays current and up to date.

(Source: ENISA - the European Network and Information Security Agency. BCM & Resilience Glossary)

8. Business Continuity Management provides for the availability of processes and resources in order to ensure the continued achievement of critical objectives.

(Source: HB 221:2004 Business Continuity Management)

8. Business continuity management provides for the availability of processes and resources in order to ensure the continued achievement of critical objectives.

(Source: Malaysia BCM Standard MS1970:2007)

9. Management process that safeguards the interests of its key stakeholders, reputation, brand and value-creating activities by identifying potential impacts that threaten the organization and provides a framework for building resilience and the capability for an effective response.

(Source: Australia. A Practitioner's Guide to Business Continuity Management HB292 - 2006 )