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inf612 - Re-engineering of business processes (Complete module description)
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Module label Re-engineering of business processes
Module code inf612
Credit points 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
Institute directory Department of Computing Science
Applicability of the module
  • Bachelor's Programme Business Informatics (Bachelor) > Akzentsetzungsbereich Praktische Informatik und Angewandte Informatik
  • Bachelor's Programme Computing Science (Bachelor) > Akzentsetzungsbereich - Wahlbereich Informatik
Responsible persons
Marx Gomez, Jorge (Module responsibility)
Lehrenden, Die im Modul (Authorized examiners)
Skills to be acquired in this module
Professional Competence
The students:
- are able to classify, explain and model business processes.

- are able to explain business process management and re-engineering of business processes as well as their differences.
- have practical knowledge in the field of business process modeling, partly based on scenarios from the topics industry 4.0, sustainability and data science

Methological Competence
The students:
- learn the pros and cons of different methods by applying them to model business processes.

Social Competence
The students:
- are supposed to work in teams and therefore have to identify working packages and have to take on responsibility for the jobs assigned to them.
- present and discuss their own results with the team and the other members of the course


The students:
- learn about their own limitations and learn to accept criticism in order to strengthen their own abilities.

Module contents
This course starts with an introduction to business process modeling with a focus on event-driven process chains and BPMN. Second, business process management will be discussed, focusing on discovering, modeling, documenting, implementing, managing and optimizing business processes. Third, business process reengineering will be elaborated, with a focus on driving forces such as industry 4.0, sustainability and data science.
The course will implement different research oriented aspects, e.g. the students will elaborate a number of real world examples and present their results within the course.
Reader's advisory
  • Koch, S. (2015). Einführung in das Management von Geschäftsprozessen: Six Sigma, Kaizen und TQM. Springer-Verlag.
  • Feldbrügge, R., & Brecht-Hadraschek, B. (2008). Prozessmanagement leicht gemacht: Geschäftsprozesse analysieren und gestalten. Redline Wirtschaft.
Language of instruction German
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency annually in winterterm
Module capacity 30
Modullevel / module level AS (Akzentsetzung / Accentuation)
Modulart / typ of module Wahlmodul / Opportunity
Lehr-/Lernform / Teaching/Learning method V+Ü
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge Wirtschaftsinformatik II
Course type Comment SWS Frequency Workload of compulsory attendance
2 WiSe 28
2 WiSe 28
Total time of attendance for the module 56 h
Examination Time of examination Type of examination
Final exam of module
At the end of the lecture term.
written exam and practical exercises