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CT70A4000 Business Process Modelling, 6 cr 
Code CT70A4000  Validity 01.08.2018 -
Name Business Process Modelling  Abbreviation Business Proces 
Credits6 cr   
TypeBasic studies  
ClassCourse   
  Grading scaleStudy modules 0-5,P/F 
  Eligibility for post-graduate studiesYes
    Allowed to study several timesno
Organisation LUT School of Engineering Science 

Teachers
Name
Ajantha Dahanayake 

Description by Study Guide
Note 

Location: Lappeenranta

 
Year 

M.Sc. (Tech.) 1

 
Period 

1-2

 
Teaching Language 

English

 
Teacher(s) in Charge 

Professor, PhD Ajantha Dahanayake

 
Aims 

1. Identify the principles of a business process modelling language and the dimensions of quality in a process model 

2.Apply the process of process modelling (“method”) and the social aspects of process modelling

3.Use the modelling language to express and abstract from a realistic business process 

4.Apply a method for modelling business processes in all its stages

5.Evaluate the model and the modelling process as a social process

6.Investigate a business and research question related to business process modeling

 

 

 
Contents 

Introduction of the concept and relevance of a business process, role modeling, dimensions of model quality and measurement, BPM and modeling methods, application to business process modeling and digital transformation, research issues.

 
Teaching Methods 

Lectures 14 h, homework work 20 h, 1. period.

Lectures 14 h, homework 20 h, 2. period.

Reading assignments, 2 hands on team project assignments 88 h. Total 156 h.

 

 

 
Suitability for doctoral studies (Yes/Leave empty) 

Yes

 
Examination in Examination schedule (Yes/No) 

No

 
Examination in Moodle (Yes/No) 

No

 
Examination in Exam (Yes/No) 

No

 
Assessment scale and assessment methods 

0-5.

Continuous evaluation. Assessments 50%, Project 50%

 
Course Materials 
  • Silver, Bruce: BPMN Method and Style, 2nd Edition, with BPMN Implementer's Guide: A structured approach for business process modelling and implementation using BPMN 2.0. Cody-Cassidy Press, 2011
  • Weske, Mathias: Business Process Management: Concepts, Languages, Architectures. Springer, 2007

 

 

 
Prerequisites 

Bachelor's thesis or degree completed.

 
Places for exchange-students? (Yes, number/No) 

max 5

 
Places for Open University Students?(Yes, number/No) 

No

 


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