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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
Faculty/Institute Department of Computing Science
Used in course of study
  • Bachelor's Programme Business Informatics (Bachelor) >
  • Bachelor's Programme Computing Science (Bachelor) >
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Module responsibility
Authorized examiners
Entry requirements
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 AS (Akzentsetzung / Accentuation)
Modullevel AS (Akzentsetzung / Accentuation)
Modulart Wahlmodul / Opportunity
Modulart Wahlmodul / Opportunity
Lern-/Lehrform / Type of program V+Ü
Lern-/Lehrform / Type of program V+Ü
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge Wirtschaftsinformatik II
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge Wirtschaftsinformatik II
Course type Comment SWS Frequency Workload attendance
Lecture 2.00 WiSe 28 h
Exercises 2.00 WiSe 28 h
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