• Course Code:  BIT02

  • Term:  September 2016

  • Start Date:  Sep 19 2016

  • End Date:  Dec 11 2016

  • Duration:  12 weeks

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OLD PoliMI SPOC: Fundamentals of BPM

September 2016


This is an extract of the course "Fundamentals of Business Process Management", created for Politecnico di Milano. Specifically, the course focuses on process modelling with BPMN.

You’ll learn how to model business processes by going through the main constructs of the standard process modelling language BPMN (Business Process Model and Notation). You’ll also see how to apply the learnings to a range of real-life examples.


Learning outcomes

By the end of this course you should be able to document business processes at different levels of detail using contemporary business process modeling techniques.



At this end of this course you’ll have the opportunity to complete a formative quiz to check and test your learning.



You should spend about 4-6 hours on this course, depending on your familiarity with the material and your level of engagement.  This includes:

  • Topic Content
  • Activities
  • Summary Quiz
  • Optional reading


Software requirements

With this course, you will be able to obtain a free trial to use the Signavio Process Editor



The course provides all of the content necessary for you to learn.

If you would like 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 will be able to purchase a copy of the textbook at a discounted price when the course opens.

You can access additional material related to the book on the companion website Fundamentals of BPM.



Marcello La Rosa

is Professor of Business Process Management at QUT and Academic Director for corporate programs and partnerships for the Information Systems School at QUT. He is also a Principal Researcher at the National ICT Australia.


Marlon Dumas

is an Adjunct Professor at QUT, and 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, which has influenced the curriculum of over 150 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.

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