Disruptive Events

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1. A disruptive event is an organisational-wide emergencies and disasters which are not covered by routine measures.

Related terms: Emergency, Incident, Crisis, Disaster, Event.

BCMBoK Competency Level
BCMBoK 1: Project Management CL 1B: Foundation (BC)



BCMBoK Competency Level
BCMBoK 1: Project Management CL 1C: Foundation (CM)



BCMBoK Competency Level
BCMBoK 1: Project Management CL 1CC: Foundation (CC)



BCMBoK Competency Level
BCMBoK 1: Project Management CL 1D: Foundation (DR)

(Source: Business Continuity Management Institute - BCM Institute)

2. Examples are disruptive event are:
  • explosion and bomb scares
  • external emergencies such as flood, storm and traffic accident impacting on organisation
  • fires and explosions
  • hazardous substance spills
  • internal emergencies such as loss of power or water supply
  • security emergencies such as armed robberies, intruders and disturbed persons

Source: Singapore Workforce Skills Qualification; Range of Application