4608141: C15 Process Analysis

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Semester:WS 18/19
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 descriptionThe course focuses on process analysis, including approaches and methods for designing, analyzing and simulating processes in organizations.TopicsIntroduction to process analysisProcess modeling and designProcess flow analysisProcess simulation

Learning Outcomes

  • 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


Lectures Method

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.


Compulsory reading

  • Dumas, M., La Rosa, M., Mendling, J., Reijers, H. (2018). Fundamentals of Business Process Management. Second Edition. Berlin: Springer.

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

Exam Modalities

Written exam (90 minutes)