Official course description:
Full info last published 15/11-21

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
Programme
Level:
Bachelor
Programme:
BSc in Global Business Informatics
Staff
Course manager
Postdoc
Teacher
Part-time Lecturer
Course semester
Semester
Forår 2022
Start
31 January 2022
End
27 May 2022
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 in the LearnIT Course Page.

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 submisson description:
Group report.
The report is expected to be 10-15 pages

At the oral exam the group first gives a 10 minutes presentation of the report. After this, each student is examined individually for 10 minutes where the student gets questions to the project, the programme specific intended learning outcomes and the curriculum in general
Group submission:
Group
  • Group size: 3-6
Exam duration per student for the oral exam:
20 minutes
Group exam form:
Mixed exam 2 : Joint student presentation followed by an individual dialogue. The group makes their presentations together and afterwards the students participate in the dialogue individually while the rest of the group is outside the room.

Time and date
Ordinary Exam - submission Fri, 20 May 2022, 08:00 - 14:00
Ordinary Exam Tue, 7 Jun 2022, 09:00 - 21:00
Ordinary Exam Wed, 8 Jun 2022, 09:00 - 21:00
Ordinary Exam Thu, 9 Jun 2022, 09:00 - 21:00
Ordinary Exam Fri, 10 Jun 2022, 09:00 - 21:00
Reexam - submission Wed, 27 Jul 2022, 08:00 - 14:00
Reexam Mon, 15 Aug 2022, 09:00 - 21:00