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Module WIW-WIN-BPM-M-7

Business Process Management (M, 6.0 LP)

Module Identification

Module Number Module Name CP (Effort)
WIW-WIN-BPM-M-7 Business Process Management 6.0 CP (180 h)


CP, Effort 6.0 CP = 180 h
Position of the semester 1 Sem. in WiSe/SuSe
Level [7] Master (Advanced)
Language [DE/EN] German or English as required
Module Manager
Area of study [WIW-WIN] Business Information Systems and Operations Research
Reference course of study [WIW-88.789-SG] M.Sc. Business Studies with Technical Qualifications
Livecycle-State [NORM] Active


Type/SWS Course Number Title Choice in
Presence-Time /
SL SL is
required for exa.
PL CP Sem.
Introduction to Business Process Management
P 30 h 60 h - - PL1 3.0 WiSe
Betriebliche Standardsoftware im Prozessmanagement
P 30 h 60 h - - PL2 3.0 SuSe
  • About [WIW-WIN-BPM-K-7]: Title: "Introduction to Business Process Management"; Presence-Time: 30 h; Self-Study: 60 h
  • About [WIW-WIN-BSPM-K-7]: Title: "Betriebliche Standardsoftware im Prozessmanagement"; Presence-Time: 30 h; Self-Study: 60 h

Examination achievement PL1

  • Form of examination: written exam (Klausur) (90 Min.)
  • Examination Frequency: each semester

Examination achievement PL2

  • Form of examination: combination of talk and written elaboration
  • Examination Frequency: each semester

Evaluation of grades

The grade of the module examination is also the module grade.

See Examination regulations


  • Modelling methods: overview of process-oriented domains and modeling techniques for the representation of processes (scheduling, project management, EPC (ARIS), petri nets, precedence diagram method, UML).
  • Process optimization: approaches and problems of the selection of efficient and optimal process alternatives from the set of potential processes.
  • Intercorporate integration of business processes: stages of integration, EDI, SCM, web services, marketplaces.
  • Implementation of business processes in standard software based on case studies from operational praxis.
  • Starting point are the optimization approaches and models that are introduced in the lecture “Introduction to Business Process Management”.

Competencies / intended learning achievements

Successful completion of this module enables students to:
  • Deduce the transferability of the introduced techniques to other problem areas.
  • Assess the specific issues of intercorporate integration based on examples from SCM.
  • Decide based on case studies to what extent these concepts are addressed by standard software.
  • Evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of different languages for modelling business processes from different disciplines.
  • Assess process models for sociotechnical human-machine systems.


Fasli, Maria: Agent Technology for e-Commerce, Wiley 2007.

Slides with in-depth references for further reading will be made available.

Fasli, Maria: Agent Technology for e-Commerce, Wiley 2007.

Slides with in-depth references for further reading will be made available.

Requirements for attendance (informal)


Requirements for attendance (formal)


References to Module / Module Number [WIW-WIN-BPM-M-7]

Course of Study Section Choice/Obligation
[MAT-88.276-SG] M.Sc. Business Mathematics Computer Science and Computational Methods [WP] Compulsory Elective
Module-Pool Name
[WIW-WIN-MPOOL-7] Field of Specialization: Business Information Systems & OR