Business Process Modeling is a technique used for describing, documenting and analyzing a businessesí processes. Process models are created with the business users to produce an intuitive, non-technical model representing their perspective of how the business is conducted. These models form a basis for information system development and business process improvement.
||BUSINESS PROCESS MODELING - DOCUMENTING THE "AS-IS"
Subject Overview: Business Process Modeling is a technique used for discovering and documenting an organizationís business processes. Process models are created with business teams, those doing and managing the work, to produce a blueprint of how business operations are conducted. These models form the basis for business process improvement, organizational design, and the design and implementation of technology systems.
Benefits of Process Models:
- Creating an illustration quickly identifies obstacles and opportunities for improvement.
- Enhances communication among team members.
- Scaleable to accommodate analyzing both high level functions and detailed activities.
- Using a diagram with supporting text allows an overview of both the process, as well as all appropriate supporting details.
- Prevents analysis sessions from degenerating into expansive word-smithing exercises.
- Ensures business operations align with strategy and technology aligns with business.
Students of Business Process Modeling will return to work:
- Recognizing the importance and benefits of process modeling.
- Able to read and use process models.
- Able to produce moderately complex process models in their business environment.
- What is Business Process Analysis
- What is a Model
- What Does It Represent
- Physical/Logical/Essential Models
- Techniques, Instruments and Tools
|The Role of Focus
- Emphasized Perspectives
- Scope of Integration
| Fundamentals of Process Modeling
- Data Flow Diagram Definitions
- Drawing Data Flow Diagrams
- Text and Templates
|Data Flow Diagrams
- Data and Data Flows
- Data Stores
- Top Down vs. Bottom Up
- Bottom Up Aggregation
- Top Down Decomposition
- Next Steps
- Stages of Analysis
- Transitioning to Design
- Final Exercises and Case Study
Who Should Attend:
This course is targeted for Systems and Business Analysts, as well as other individuals involved in analysis and design.
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