Basic business process modelling and BPMN

This is a pragmatic and hands-on course that introduces widespread techniques to model and analyze business process behaviour and information. It gives you an insight into the industry standard process modelling language called BPMN. The training provides vital, but nevertheless specialized, skills for business people or IT analysts engaging in business process analysis or requirements gathering for software automation purposes.

In this course you will:

  • Learn what is (what is not) a business process
  • Learn to identify the various types of business processes in your organization
  • Analyze, model and describe business process behavior and information in an efficient way
  • Get to know an industry standard process modeling language called BPMN
  • Get to know the basics of business process improvement and redesign
  • Learn to use business processes as a start for software requirements


No public sessions are currently scheduled. We will be pleased to set up an on-site course or to schedule an extra public session (in case of a sufficient number of candidates). Interested? Please contact ABIS.

Intended for

This practical training focuses on people that need to apply basic modelling skills in their day-to-day job: business and/or IT analysts and architects, process owners, process managers...


We recommend some basic knowledge of the Unified Modelling Language (UML), see OO analysis and design with UML.

Main topics

  • Section 1: basic process modelling techniques
  • Business process definition, - types, - industry repositories, business process identification
  • Business process modelling and description
  • Business information modelling
  • Section 2: business process improvement
  • Business architecture, BPM, business-IT alignment
  • Business process improvement, project approach, requirements analysis from business processes.

Training method

The course approach is typically a combination of project experiences and best practices, based on solid theoretical background knowledge. The courses combines an interesting set of techniques with a number of exercises in order to illustrate the added value of the subject.


2 days.

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