Business Process Modelling with BPMN course agenda

Day 1

 9:00 – 10:30 Module I

Introduction to Business Process Management

  • BPM principles and value proposition
  • Relation with other improvement methodologies
  • The BPM lifecycle

Process Identification: designation

  • Enumeration and Scoping
  • Process architecture
  • Modelling value chains

 11:00 – 12:30 Module II

Process identification: priorisation

  • Prioritisation drivers and metrics
  • Process portfolio management
  • Identification via reference models

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch

 13:30 – 15:00 Module III

Introduction to BPMN

  • BPM – the missing middle
  • Background to BPMN
  • BPMN objectives

Basic Control Flow Modelling with BPMN

  • Start/End events, Tasks
  • Parallel (AND) and Exclusive (XOR) gateways

 15:00 – 15:30 Afternoon Tea

 15:30 – 17:00 Module IV

Basic Control Flow Modelling with BPMN

  • Tokens semantics
  • Inclusive (OR) gateways

 End of Day 1

Day 2

 9:00 – 10:30 Module V

Recap of Day 1

Modeling artefacts

  • Data objects, text annotations, groups

Modeling resources

  • Pools and Lanes
  • Message flows

 10:30 – 11:00 Morning Tea

 11:00 – 12:30 Module VI

Advanced Control Flow Modelling

  • Sub-Processes and reuse
  • Repetition (Multi-instance and Loop) and Arbitrary Loops

 12:30 – 13:30 Lunch

 13:30 – 15:00 Module VII

Basic Event Handling

  • Timer event, Message event
  • Event-based exclusive gateway

 15:00 – 15:30 Afternoon Tea

 15:30 – 17:00 Module VIII

Exception Handling

  • Boundary events, interruptions
  • Terminate event, Error event, Compensate event
  • Cancel event and transactions

 End of Day 2

 Day 3

 9:00 – 10:30 Module IX

Recap of Day 2

Standardization and Conventions

  • The Role of modelling conventions
  • Elements of modelling conventions
  • Examples of conventions

 10:30 – 11:00 Morning Tea

 11:00 – 12:30 Module X

Comprehensive Process Modelling Exercise

 12:30 – 13:30 Lunch

 13:30 – 15:00 Module XI

Process Discovery

  • Organising a process discovery project: phases, roles and responsibilities
  • Process discovery challenges
  • Process discovery methods (workshops, interviews, observation, document analysis automated discovery)

 15:00 – 15:30 Afternoon Tea

 15:30 – 17:00 Module XII

Introduction to Choreographies

  • From collaboration diagrams to choreography diagrams
  • Elements of choreography diagrams

End of Day 3