Course Code: BPM01
Term: Summer 2017
Start Date: Aug 28 2017
End Date: Sep 24 2017
Duration: 4 weeks
Process Identification and Discovery is the first of a series of three courses in the program Fundamentals of Business Process Management. This course includes four weeks of learning. The first week introduces the concept of BPM. The following weeks focus on identification and discovery—first and second phases of the BPM lifecycle.
By the end of this course you should be able to:
In this course you have the opportunity to complete:
You can explore the material and further your learning by completing a peer reviewed project based on a realistic scenario. To successfully complete the project, the learning content you need is contained in courses one and two.
You should spend 2–4 hours a week on this course. It depends on your familiarity with the material and your level of engagement. This includes:
In this course, you’ll learn how to apply basic concepts and methods of BPM using Signavio Process Editor. This tool has a free trial period to assess its suitability to your working context.
If you pass the summary quizzes you will receive a certificate of participation. Completion of the project is not required in order to receive this certificate.
The courses provide all the necessary content.
To further your learning, you can use the textbook Fundamentals of Business Process Management by Marlon Dumas, Marcello La Rosa, Jan Mendling, and Hajo A. Reijers (Springer, 2013).
You can buy a discounted copy of the textbook when the course opens.
As a participant in this course, you can buy the book from Springer for a discounted price. The discount is only valid during the time the course is running.
Note: the discount should be generated automatically by following the links. If the discount has not been automatically applied, use the discount codes given above.
You can access additional material related to the book on the companion website.
Professor of Business Process Management at QUT. Academic Director for corporate programs and partnerships for the Information Systems School at QUT. A Principal Researcher at the National ICT Australia.
Adjunct Professor at QUT. Professor of Software Engineering at the University of Tartu, where he leads the Software Engineering group.
Marcello and Marlon, together with Jan Mendling and Hajo Reijers, co-authored the most comprehensive textbook in BPM, Fundamentals of Business Process Management. It has influenced the curriculum of over 100 universities worldwide.
They have taught BPM for over a decade in more than a dozen universities internationally, and trained hundreds of practitioners.
Their research interests in BPM include process modelling and consolidation, process automation and process mining.
Michael Rosemann, Professor at QUT.
The BPM program introduces the fundamental principles, techniques and tools for actively managing business processes. It walks you through the six phases of the BPM lifecycle.
A verified exam opportunity will be offered to you to demonstrate your knowledge and understanding of the three courses:
A fee of AUD425.00 will be charged for this opportunity. Registrations for this exam will be announced shortly.
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Fundamentals of BPM: Process identification and discovery