Business Impact Analysis Worksheet
Timing / DurationOperation ImpactsFinancial Impact
Considerations (customize for your business)
Operational & Financial Impacts
Department / Function / Process
Timing: Identify point in time when interruption would have greater impact (e.g., season, end of month/quarter, etc.)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
Operational Impacts• 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
Financial ImpactQuantify operational impacts in financial terms.