Worst Case Scenario

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1. Worst Case Scenario is the worst possible condition or outcome out of the several possibilities in planning for a disaster.

Imagining a worst case scenario helps organization formulate business continuity and disaster recovery plans, and in setting aside enough resources to reduce the impact if the event or situation actually occurs.

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

(Source: Business Continuity Management Institute - BCM Institute)