3904188: Process implementation

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Semester:SS 15
Scheduled in semester:2
Semester Hours per Week / Contact Hours:133.0 L / 100.0 h
Self-directed study time:200.0 h

Module coordination/Lecturers


Master's degree programme in IT and Business Process Management (01.10.2008)


The module provides an introduction to process implementation.


  • Introduction to Process Implementation
  • Process Automation (Workflow Management, Web Services)
  • Workflow Management (YAWL)
  • Process Mining (ProM)
  • Predictive Process Analytics (R)


Lectures Method

The module integrates theoretical knowledge and practical skills with the following components:

  • Lecture with interactive elements and teaching cases
  • Seminar based on a real-world case

The objective of the Process Implementation seminar is the practical application of methods taught in the Process Implementation lecture.

The e-learning platform Moodle will be used throughout the course for the dissemination of course material and discussions.

Admission Requirements

Basic knowledge in BPM


The students will be provided with the lecture slides and supporting materials throughout the course.

Textbooks (optional):

  • Dumas, M., La Rosa, M., Menlding, J., Reijers, H. (2013). Fundamentals of Business Process Management. Berlin: Springer.

  • Ter Hofstede, A., Van der Aalst, W., Adams, M., Russell, N. (2010). Modern Business Process Automation. Berlin: Springer.

  • Van der Aalst, W. (2011). Process mining: discovery, conformance and enhancement of business processes. Berlin: Springer.

Exam Modalities

The assessment of the module Business Process Implementation consists of three parts. The written exam covers the content of the lecture. The project work is a written report and a presentation on the important steps and results of the seminar. Through the oral examination the contribution of each individual students to the seminar will be evaluated.

The examination results will be provided within six weeks after the examination date. Please contact the director of module in case of any questions.


  • PWW-MA_Process Implementation (WS 16/17, abgesagt)
  • PWW-MA_Process Implementation (SS 15, bewertet)
  • PWW-MA_Process Implementation (WS 15/16, bewertet)