4208141: C15 Process Analysis

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Semester:WS 16/17
Scheduled in semester:3
Semester Hours per Week / Contact Hours:80.0 L / 60.0 h
Self-directed study time:210.0 h

Module coordination/Lecturers


Master's degree programme in Information Systems (01.09.2015)


Short description
The course focuses on process analysis, including approaches and methods for designing, analyzing and simulating processes in organizations.


  • Introduction to process analysis
  • Process modeling and design
  • Process flow analysis
  • Process simulation

Learning objectives
  • Students will know how processes can be modeled, analyzed, and simulated.
  • Students will know basic methods of process modeling in order to analyze, design, and implement information systems in organizations.
  • Students will use methods of process flow analysis and simulation in order to analyze, design, and improve business processes in organizations

  • The module integrates theoretical knowledge and practical skills in an interactive lecture.
  • The e-learning platform Moodle will be used throughout the course for the dissemination of course material and discussions.

Entry requirements
  • none

Compulsory reading
  • Laguna, M. & Marklund, J. (2013): Business Process Modeling, Simulation and Design, CRC Press: Boca Raton.

Further reading
  • vom Brocke, J. & Rosemann, M. (Eds.) (2014). Handbook of Business Process Management. Springer: New York.