Advanced Process Management

Course structure

The course consists of the lecture and exercises. The lecture takes place every Wednesday at 3 p.m. The exercise consists of an online part (blended learning) as well of a presence exercise (two Friday afternoons). Details will be given in the first lecture.

Content and goals of the course

The content of the course „Advanced Process Management“ is about strategic business process planning and business IT alignment. Additionally, it covers business process analysis, planning, engineering, monitoring, and controlling. Furthermore, it provides a comprehensive understanding of workflow management systems, service-oriented architectures, intelligent agents, and assistance as well as process portals.

Lecture Overview

  • You will learn the fundamental objectives and concepts of business process management.
  • We discuss the meaning and instruments of strategic business process management.
  • We introduce the entire business process management life cycle.
  • You will apply this knowledge to practice-oriented cases during the exercise sessions.


Please apply until October 20th, 2016 (Link). Registration is mandatory.

Kick-off & Appointments

The first lecture will be on October 26th, 2016 in Müller Medien (H6) (location info).

The module consists of the following appointments:

26.10.2016 – Foundations
02.11.2016 – Strategic Business Process Management
09.11.2016 – Modeling Techniques I
16.11.2016 – Modeling Techniques II
23.11.2016 – Analyzing Business Processes
30.11.2016 – Designing Business Processes & Implementing Business Processes I
07.12.2016 – Implementing Business Processes II
14.12.2016 – Summary & Exam Preparation

20.01.2017 – Business Process Consulting I
27.01.2017 – Business Process Consulting II

08.02.2017 – Exam


Written test and exercise work.

Exam ID

70815 (written test)
70816 (paper work)

Lecture Notes and LoDs

Lecture Notes and LoDs will be published electronically. All necessary infos will be communicated during the first lecture.