3803775: Process Analysis

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Semester:WS 14/15
Scheduled in semester:1
Semester Hours per Week / Contact Hours:113.0 L / 85.0 h
Self-directed study time:215.0 h

Module coordination/Lecturers


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


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 based on 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.



  • PWW-MA_Process Analysis (WS 14/15, bewertet)
  • PWW-MA_Process Analysis (SS 15, bewertet)
  • PWW-MA_Process Analysis (WS 15/16, abgesagt)
  • PWW-MA_Process Analysis (WS 16/17, bewertet)