Minimum Business Continuity Objective

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1. It is the minimum level of services and/or products that is acceptable to the organization to achieve its business objectives during an incident, emergency or disaster. MBCO is set by the Executive Management of the organization and can be influenced, dictated and/or changed by current regulatory requirements or industry practices. The MBCO is the management specification of what this level should be from a policy/"top down" perspective.

Note: The definition provided here rephrases the operational perspectiv into an objective - the mission objective for BCM.

Related Terms: Business Impact Analysis, Recovery Objectives.

BCMBoK Competency Level
BCMBoK 3: Business Impact Analysis CL 2B: Intermediate (BC)


BCMBoK Competency Level
BCMBoK 3: Business Impact Analysis CL 2C: Intermediate (CM)


BCMBoK Competency Level
BCMBoK 3: Business Impact Analysis CL 2D: Intermediate (DR)


(Source: Business Continuity Management Institute - BCM Institute)

2. Minimum level of services and/or products which is acceptable to the organisation to achieve its business objectives during an incident, emergency or disaster. MBCO is set by the executive management of the organisation and can be influenced, dictated and/or changed by current regulatory requirements or industry practice.

(Source: TR19: 2005)