Business_Impact_Analysis_Worksheet.docx

Business_Impact_Analysis_Worksheet.docx

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Business Impact Analysis Worksheet

Department / Function / Process Operational & Financial Impacts

Timing / Duration Operation Impacts Financial Impact
Considerations (customize for your business)
Timing: Identify point in time when interruption would have greater impact (e.g., season, end of month/quarter, etc.) Operational Impacts Financial Impact
Duration: Identify the duration of the interruption or point in time when the operational and or financial impact(s) will occur.

• < 1 hour

· >1 hr. < 8 hours

· > 8 hrs. <24 hours

· > 24 hrs. < 72 hrs.

· > 72 hrs.

· > 1 week

· > 1 month

· Lost sales and income

· Negative cash flow resulting from delayed sales or income

· Increased expenses (e.g., overtime labor, outsourcing, expediting costs, etc.)

· Regulatory fines

· Contractual penalties or loss of contractual bonuses

· Customer dissatisfaction or defection

· Delay executing business plan or strategic initiative

Quantify operational impacts in financial terms.

 


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