Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9204045412017Business Process ManagementElective116
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
• Business Process Management (BPM) is the set of concepts, methods, and tools that help organizations define, implement, measure and improve their end-to-end processes. The course addresses the methods and techniques required to analyze, design, implement, automate, and evaluate business processes.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Doç. Dr. Burcu ARACIOĞLU
Learning Outcomes
1Students will be conversant in the terms used to describe, analyze, and improve Business Processes in organizations.
2Students will be able to understand and develop BPMN process models.
3Students will be able to identify weaknesses in a given process design and suggest improvements that will benefit organizational performance.
Mode of Delivery
Evening Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Students from process discovery through conceptual and technical process design through the implementation and management of workflows to the structure of process-aware information systems.Upon completion of this course students will be able to assess the efficiency and effectiveness of an organization from a process perspective, conduct process improvement projects, and determine the role of technology in supporting corporate processes.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Overview of the BPM Lifecycle, Introduction to Process Modelling
2Process Architecture
3BPM Notation
4Process Modeling with a BPMN software
5People-Centric and System-Centric Processes
6Automating Processes
7Workflow and Data
8Midterm Exam
9Workflow and Decisions
10Workflow and Decisions
11Task and Resource Allocation
12Rules versus Processes
13Process Performance Metrics
14Process Mining
15Process Improvement
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
• Damij, Nadya; Damij, Talib. Process Management. A Multi-Disciplinary Guide to Theory, Modeling and Methodology. Springer, Heidelberg, 2014, ISBN 978-3-642-36638-3 • Harmon, Paul: Business Process Change. A Guide for Business Managers and BPM and Six Sigma Professionals. 2nd Edition, Morgan Kaufmann, San Francisco, ISBN-10: 0123741521,ISBN-13: 978-0123741523. • Yardımcı kaynaklar: • Jeston, John; Nelis, Johan. Business Process Management: Practical Guidelines to Successful Implementations. Butterworth-Heinemann, 2006, pp. 464, ISBN 0750669217 • Davis, R. An Introduction to Business Process Modeling with the ARIS design platform: Getting started with BPM, (1st ed.) Springer, New York, 2007.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures16348
Seminar14342
Self Study21020
Individual Study for Mid term Examination12020
Individual Study for Final Examination14040
Reading144
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)178
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