Advanced Process Management

Course structure

The course consists of the lecture and exercise. The lecture takes place every Wednesday at 3 p.m. The practical part consists of the exercise section and a hands-on exercise section (on two Friday afternoons). Details will be given in the first lecture.

Content and goals of the course

The content of the course „Advanced Process Management“ is about strategic business process planning and business IT alignment. Additionally, it covers business process analysis, planning, engineering, monitoring, and controlling. Furthermore, it provides a comprehensive understanding of workflow management systems, service-oriented architectures, intelligent agents, and assistance as well as process portals.

  • You will learn the fundamental objectives and concepts of business process management.
  • We discuss the meaning and instruments of strategic business process management.
  • We introduce the entire business process management life cycle.
  • You will apply this knowledge to practice-oriented cases during the exercise sessions.


Please join the StudOn course after receiving the password during the first lecture (24.10.2018) via https://www.studon.fau.de/crs2360167.html

Registration in this StudOn course is mandatory to participate.

Kick-off & Appointments

The first lecture will be on October 24th, 2018 in BISSANTZ Lecture Hall (LG H6) (location info) from 15.00 to 16.30.

The module consists of the following appointments:


24.10.2018 – Foundations
31.10.2018 – Strategic Business Process Management
07.11.2018 – Modeling Techniques I
14.11.2018 – Modeling Techniques II
21.11.2018 – Analyzing Business Processes
28.11.2018 – Designing Business Processes & Implementing Business Processes I
05.12.2018 – Guest lecture
12.12.2018 – Implementing Business Processes II
19.12.2018 – Guest lecture
09.01.2019 – Summary & Exam Preparation

11.01.2019 – Business Process Consulting I (lecture/exercise)
18.01.2019 – Business Process Consulting II (lecture/exercise)

06.02.2019 – Exam


Exercises take place after each lecture, with first exercise taking place on 31.10.2018 in LG 0.424 (location info) from 16.45 to 18.15.

31.10.2018 – Exercise 1
07.11.2018 – Exercise 2
14.11.2018 – Exercise 3
21.11.2018 – Exercise 4
28.11.2018 – Exercise 5
05.12.2018 – Guest lecture
12.12.2018 – Exercise 6
19.12.2018 – Guest lecture
09.01.2019 – Exercise 7

11.01.2019 – Business Process Consulting I
18.01.2019 – Business Process Consulting II

For more information on the exercises as well as the Business Process Consulting session, please visit the first lecture on 24.10.2018.


Written test

Exam ID

70817 (written test)

Lecture Notes and LoDs

Lecture Notes and LoDs will be published electronically. All necessary infos will be communicated during the first lecture and may be found on StudOn: https://www.studon.fau.de/crs2360167.html