Official course description:
Full info last published 2/02-21

IT and Business Process Modelling

Course info
Language:
English
ECTS points:
7.5
Course code:
2011004U
Participants max:
85
Offered to guest students:
yes
Offered to exchange students:
yes
Offered as a single subject:
yes
Price (single subject):
10625 DKK (incl. vat)
Programme
Level:
Bachelor
Programme:
BSc in Global Business Informatics
Staff
Course manager
Part-time Lecturer
Teaching Assistant
Teaching Assistant (TA)
Teaching Assistant
Teaching Assistant (TA)
Course Academic Responsible
Assistant Professor
Course semester
Semester
Forår 2021
Start
1 February 2021
End
14 May 2021
Exam
Exam type
ordinær
Internal/External
ekstern censur
Grade Scale
7-trinsskala
Exam Language
GB
Abstract

The students will learn techniques for identifying and modelling flexible and efficient business processes and workflows.

Description

Digitalization of business processes and workflows supported by so-called BPM and process-aware information systems is being pushed forward both in public and private businesses as a means to improve both efficiency and quality of services offered to citizens and customers.

This course will introduce the discipline of identifying, modeling, analyzing, improving, automating and monitoring business processes and workflows. 

The course will cover:

  • Understanding Business Processes and their context 
  • Process discovery, identification and elicitation
  • Basic Business Process Modelling Notation (BPMN)
  • Conducting Process Analysis 
  • Success Factors of Business Process Management Maturity

After the course, the student should be able to:

  • Identify and elicit information about business processes
  • Apply IT and business process modelling techniques to create models that are formally correct and meet the purpose of modelling in specific situations
  • Reflect on the implications of specific IT and business process modelling choices in specific situations.


Formal prerequisites

There are no formal prerequisites, but basic algebra and some knowledge of basic mathematical equations and logic will be necessary.  

Intended learning outcomes

After the course, the student should be able to:

  • Identify and elicit information about business processes
  • Apply IT and business process modelling techniques to create models that are formally correct and meet the purpose of modelling in specific situations
  • Reflect on the implications of specific IT and business process modelling choices in specific situations.
Learning activities

The course will take a hands-on approach to preparing and engaging students in the following learning activities:

  • Process identification
  • Process elicitation and data collection
  • Process analysis 



Course literature

Dumas, M., La Rosa, M., Mendling, J., & Reijers, H. A. (2018). Fundamentals of business process management (Second edition). Heidelberg: Springer.

More literature will be made available on LearnIT.

Student Activity Budget
Estimated distribution of learning activities for the typical student
  • Preparation for lectures and exercises: 25%
  • Lectures: 15%
  • Exercises: 15%
  • Project work, supervision included: 40%
  • Exam with preparation: 5%
Ordinary exam
Exam type:
D: Submission of written work with following oral, External (7-point scale)
Exam variation:
D2G: Submission for groups with following oral exam supplemented by the submission. Shared responsibility for the report.
Exam description:
G
Time and date
Ordinary Exam - submission Wed, 19 May 2021, 08:00 - 14:00
Ordinary Exam Mon, 7 Jun 2021, 09:00 - 20:55
Ordinary Exam Tue, 8 Jun 2021, 09:00 - 20:55
Ordinary Exam Wed, 9 Jun 2021, 09:00 - 20:55
Ordinary Exam Thu, 10 Jun 2021, 09:00 - 20:55
Ordinary Exam Fri, 11 Jun 2021, 09:00 - 20:55
Reexam - submission Wed, 14 Jul 2021, 08:00 - 14:00
Reexam Wed, 25 Aug 2021, 09:00 - 21:00
Reexam Thu, 26 Aug 2021, 09:00 - 21:00