Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - School of Business and Economics

Business Process Management

Themen & Inhalte 

  • Process management lifecycle
  • Principles of business process modeling using BPMN
  • Process analysis
  • Technologies for business process automation (e.g., BPEL)
  • Business process outsourcing
  • Process mining
  • Further elaboration of lecturing material
  • Exercises from the field of BPM
  • Solving process modeling tasks using BPMN 



The module is concerned with theories, concepts, methods, and practices to analyze and continuously improve business processes. Students have the opportunity to develop a variety of skills, including:


  • Students understand the origins, motivations and objectives of business process management and are familiar with the process management lifecycle.
  • Students appreciate the role and potential of information and communication technology to improve business process performance.
  • Students are familiar with the basic principles of qualitative and quantitative process analysis.
  • Students have a sound knowledge of BPMN and are able to create process models for basic and advanced business processes.
  • Students acquaint themselves with methods for assessing the relative merits and demerits of business process outsourcing.
  • Students have a basic understanding of process mining and recognize the potential and limitations of automatic process detection.