Business process modeling and implementation as with erp system

Short Name
Module Code
Module Coordinator
  • Prof. Dr. Peter Hohmann
  • Reinhard Hamel
  • Prof. Dr. Peter Hohmann
  • Prof. Dr. Achim Kaufmann
Short Description
BPM is a crucial business strategy for strengthen the competitiveness and solve enterprise problems. In integrated application systems this concept is the major orientation in all modules and components.
Learning Objectives
The students are enabled to inquire into business processes, to document, analyze, and optimize them. They know relevant concepts of introduction of and project management for ERP systems and implement integrated business processes in an ERP system.
  • Comprehend which challenges today's companies have to face and learn how BPM can solve present and future demands in companies
  • Comprehend where the idea of process orientation comes from as well as which other management concepts exist
  • Need for the use of description methods in the area of Business Process (BP) strategy
  • Get to know modeling techniques for creating static and dynamic business models
  • Comprehend which features identify a BP
  • Get to know the role of IT in BPM
  • Comprehend how the implementation of an enterprise strategy in the BP occurs
  • Comprehend which role plays the process controlling in the BPM
  • Comprehend what modeling in BPM aims at and learn how to model
  • Comprehend how a BP analysis occurs
  • Recognize the importance of event driven process chains in integrated application systems
  • Comprehend the importance of the diverse description levels of BP
  • Get to know modeling and implementation tools in integrated systems environment
  • Analyze and test BPs in the individual modules and components
  • Comprehend implementation strategies and projects
  • Understand implementation of BP in customizing as with SAP IMG
Duration in Semester
Instruction Language
Total Effort
6.0 CrP; an estimated 180 hours, of which approximately 60 are spent in class.
Weekly School Hours
Method of Instruction

Lecture 2 SWS, Exercises 2 SWS

Requirements for the awarding of Credit Points

Examination: Written exam or case study

Evaluation Standard
according to examination regulations (§ 9)
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