The purpose of Business Continuity Management is to prepare the organization for such a reaction to the potential negative events that will enable it to survive and continue operating within a predetermined, limited to the key processes operation and then return to normal operation in the shortest possible time. The idea of business continuity consists in not only choice of critical services and process of organization but also conducting risk assessment and other connected activities. The organization should identify what is needed to continue fulfillment of its obligations in case of risk occurrence. BCM enables the organization to recognize what to do before potential event happens to protect its employees, territory, technology, information, supply chain, interested parties and reputation.
Benefits from implementation of Business Continuity Management Systems:
building of operational resilience of the organization to the external or internal events (considered as not probable but carryig a huge negative consequences),
protection of value creating activities of the organization by developing profitable business continuity strategies and plans,
employees' health and life protection and limiting financial and reputational losses to minimum in case of crisis situation.