Introduction to Business Process Modeling
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Introduction to Business Process Modeling

Learn how to analyze, model, and improve your organization's business processes.
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4.3 (281 ratings)
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Created by Don Hussey
Last updated 4/2015
English
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Includes:
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Manage, improve and reengineer business processes
  • Model processes using flowcharts, UML activity diagrams and BPMN business process diagrams
  • Apply their knowledge to real-world processes
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Requirements
  • Prerequisite: "Fundamentals of Business Analysis" (available on Udemy) or a similar course
Description

This course will teach you the fundamentals of business process modeling.

The course starts with an overview of business process management, then dives into modeling techniques. The course wraps up with a detailed case study on improving operational processes of an airport.

The course should take no more 90 minutes to complete.

This is a great next step for students taking "Fundamentals of Business Analysis."

UPDATE: The audio issue has been resolved! Some of you found that the last few seconds of some lectures were being cut off. Now fixed.

Who is the target audience?
  • Business Analysts
  • Project Managers and Product Managers
  • Systems development and QA professionals
  • Functional staff interested in process management
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Curriculum For This Course
16 Lectures
01:40:05
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Course Overview
1 Lecture 04:06

Overview of the course. Who the course is designed for. About the instructor.

Preview 04:06
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Business Process Management
3 Lectures 18:56

All about business processes. What they are, what they're for, and how they're composed.

Preview 04:17

All about managing business processes. Three types of processes. Mini-history of BPM.

Preview 04:49

First, an overview of the business process life cycle. Then an overview of several BPM methodologies, focusing on Lean Six Sigma.

The Business Process Life Cycle and Methodologies
09:50
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Business Process Modeling
4 Lectures 38:20

Concepts of process modeling, focusing on the attributes of a good modeling notation.

Business Process Modeling Concepts
06:53

All about swim lane flowcharts. How good are they for modeling processes?

Swim Lane Flowcharts
07:12

How to construct UML activity diagrams. Do they fare any better for modeling processes?

UML Activity Diagrams
10:37

The basics of business process diagram construction. How well do they fit the need?

BPMN Business Process Diagrams
13:38
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Scenario
7 Lectures 36:15

Overview of the course scenario. Introduction to the problem and the approach to resolving it.

Overview
02:36

Define phase of the scenario. Here we will define the process "ecosystem."

Define
09:50

Measure phase of the scenario. In this phase, we'll decide what to measure and how to measure it.

Measure
06:19

Analyze phase of the scenario. Here we'll look at each step in the process to identify where the problems are.

Analyze
05:05

Improve phase of the scenario. In this phase, we'll design our new process (and implement it).

Improve
05:20

Control phase of the scenario. Here we monitor the new process and look for opportunities to improve it further.

Control
03:44

Conclusion of the scenario. What did we learn?

Conclusion
03:21
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Course Conclusion
1 Lecture 02:28

Course conclusion... Where to go next!

Conclusion
02:28
About the Instructor
Don Hussey
4.4 Average rating
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15,805 Students
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Business Analyst Training

Don Hussey serves as Managing Director with NorwalkAberdeen.

Prior to founding NorwalkAberdeen, Mr. Hussey was Senior Vice President of Global Internet Strategy for a global financial institution. In this role, he drove online strategy for the private bank, oversaw all business analysis and project management for the bank’s online channel, and overhauled the way these functions were run.

Before this role, Mr. Hussey was a star Project Manager/Business Analyst with a major investment bank. There, he managed the delivery of numerous critical projects and participated on teams that re-engineered the project oversight process and introduced user-focused development disciplines.

Earlier in his career, Mr. Hussey held various roles in sales and sales management, client service, operations, and technology.