PV207 Business Process Management

Faculty of Informatics
Spring 2013
Extent and Intensity
1/1/1. 3 credit(s) (plus extra credits for completion). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Mgr. Jiří Kolář, Ph.D. (lecturer)
RNDr. Daniel Tovarňák, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Lubomír Dočkal (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Lukáš Smiga (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
doc. RNDr. Vlastislav Dohnal, Ph.D.
Department of Computer Systems and Communications - Faculty of Informatics
Supplier department: Department of Computer Systems and Communications - Faculty of Informatics
Mon 12:00–13:50 D2
  • Timetable of Seminar Groups:
PV207/01: Mon 14:00–14:50 B311
PV207/02: Mon 15:00–15:50 B311
PV207/03: Mon 16:00–16:50 B311
Basic knowledge of Business analysis and architecture, basics of Web Services and some high-level programming language (Java, .NET), English
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
The capacity limit for the course is 60 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 0/60, only registered: 0/60, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/60
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
The main goal of the course is an introduction to essentials of Service-oriented Architecture and Business Process Management as a complex discipline on the edge of Management and Information System development. Students will get familiar with most important concepts of BPM and related BPMS platforms including process modeling and execution, business rules and human interaction with processes. BPMN 2.0 is used as process modeling language. Both open-source and commercial BPMS are presented and used during the course ( IBM BPM, jBPM, Bonita, BizAgi BPM etc.). Important part of the course is complex team project, where students practice their acquired knowledge.
  • List of lectures and seminars:
  • Lecture: Organisation
  • Lecture: General BPM
  • Seminar-session: BPMS BizAgi demo - showcast
  • Lecture: BPMS + SOA, Teambuliding,
  • Seminar-session: BPMS BizAgi - hands-on,Teambuliding
  • Lecture: BPMN basics , Homework assignment
  • Seminar-session: BPMN modeling, Level 1
  • Lecture: BPMN advanced & other process modeling, Level 2,3 Homework assignment
  • Seminar-session: BPMN modeling
  • Lecture: Best Practices, Petri nets
  • Seminar-session: BPMN best practices/Level 3, Homework consutlations
  • Lecture: BPM adoption methodologies, Domain
  • Seminar-session: Domain & process analysis exercise,
  • Lecture: BPMS Technology - Drools
  • Seminar-session: Homeworks
  • Lecture: BPMS Technology - IBM Lombardi
  • Seminar-session: Hands-on technology
  • Lecture: Intermezzo, Q&A, Common Mistakes
  • Seminar-session: Lombardi Hands-on technology
  • Lecture: Bizagi - process execution
  • Seminar-session: Bizagi
  • Lecture: Project consultations,
  • Seminar-session: Project consultations
  • Defenses
    recommended literature
  • Thomas Erl: Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA): Concepts, Technology and Design, Prentice Hall PTR, August, 2005
  • BPM: Concepts, Languages, Architectures by Mathias Weske , 2007, ISBN 3540735216
  • Process Mapping, Process Improvement and Process Management , 2005, ISBN 1932828044
  • Mike Havey: Essential Business Process Modeling, O'Reilly, August 2005
  • BPMN Method and Style: A levels-based methodology for BPM process modeling and improvement using BPMN 2.0, 2009, ISBN 0982368100
    not specified
  • Business Process Management: The Third Wave, 2006, 0929652347
  • The Microguide to Process Modeling in BPMN , ISBN 1419693107
  • BPMN 2.0, 2010, ISBN 3839149851
  • The Art of Business Process Modeling: The Business Analyst's Guide to Process Modeling with UML & BPMN ,2010, ISBN 1450541666
  • Essentials of Business Processes and Information Systems, 2010, ISBN 0470230592
  • Business Process Management with a Business Rules Approach: Implementing The Service Oriented Architecture , 2007, 1419673688
  • Ben Margolis: SOA for the Business Developer: Concepts, BPEL, and SCA, Mc Press, May 2007
  • BPMN 2.0 Handbook, 2010, ISBN 0981987036
Teaching methods
lectures, practical seminaries, homework, group projects, presentations by professionals in the sectors
Assessment methods
Students have to complete homeworks, group project targeted on end to end implementation of business process and pass through oral exam for a successful completion of the course.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020, Spring 2021.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Spring 2013, recent)
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