Advanced Process Management

Course structure

The course consists of the lecture and exercise. The lecture takes place every Wednesday at 3 p.m. The practical part consists of the exercise section and a hands-on exercise section (on 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.

  • 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 join the StudOn course beginning on 2017/09/15 via https://www.studon.fau.de/crs1827326_join.html

Registration in this StudOn course is mandatory to participate.

Kick-off & Appointments

The first lecture will be on October 18th, 2017 in Müller Medien (H6) (location info) from 15.00 to 16.30.

The module consists of the following appointments:


18.10.2017 – Foundations
25.10.2017 – Strategic Business Process Management
08.11.2017 – Modeling Techniques I
15.11.2017 – Modeling Techniques II
22.11.2017 – Analyzing Business Processes
29.11.2017 – Designing Business Processes & Implementing Business Processes I
06.12.2017 – Guest lecture
13.12.2017 – Implementing Business Processes II
20.12.2017 – Guest lecture
17.01.2017 – Summary & Exam Preparation

19.01.2018 – Business Process Consulting I (lecture/exercise)
26.01.2018 – Business Process Consulting II (lecture/exercise)

07.02.2018 – Exam


Exercises take place after each lecture, with first exercise taking place on 25.10.2017 in LG 0.424 (location info) from 16.45 to 18.15.

25.10.2017 – Exercise 1
08.11.2017 – Exercise 2
15.11.2017 – Exercise 3
22.11.2017 – Exercise 4
29.11.2017 – Exercise 5
06.12.2017 – Exercise Celonis
13.12.2017 – Exercise 6
20.12.2017 – Excursion: Senacor Office
10.01.2017 – Exercise 7

19.01.2018 – Business Process Consulting I
26.01.2018 – Business Process Consulting II

For more information on the exercises as well as the Business Process Consulting session, please visit the first lecture on 18.10.2017.


Written test

Exam ID

70817 (written test)

Lecture Notes and LoDs

Lecture Notes and LoDs will be published electronically. All necessary infos will be communicated during the first lecture and may be found on StudOn: https://www.studon.fau.de/crs1827326_join.html