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Process Modeling Using BPMN


2 Days Classroom Session   |  
3 Days Live Online
Classroom Registration
Individual:
$1495.00
Group Rate:
$1295.00
(per registrant, 2 or more)
GSA Individual:
$1091.35
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Live Online:
$1495.00
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Professional Credits

IIBA (CDU)

ASPE is an IIBA Endorsed Education Provider of business analysis training. Select Project Delivery courses offer IIBA continuing development units (CDU) in accordance with IIBA standards.

This course offers 14.00 IIBA CDUs.

NASBA (CPE)

NASBA continuing professional education credits (CPE) assist Certified Public Accountants in reaching their continuing education requirements.

This course offers 16.00 NASBA CPEs.

PMI (PDU)

Select courses offer Leadership (PDU-L), Strategic (PDU-S) and Technical PMI professional development units that vary according to certification. Technical PDUs are available in the following types: ACP, PBA, PfMP, PMP/PgMP, RMP, and SP.

This course offers:
    12.00 PMP/PgMP Technical PDUs
    12.00 PMI-PBA Technical PDUs
    2.00 PMI-RMP Technical PDUs
    2.00 PMI Strategic PDUs

14
IIBA CDUs
16
NASBA CPEs
14
PMI PDUs
Certification
Overview

Most business and technical stakeholders (from sponsors, customers, and end users to business analysts, project managers, designers/architects, testers, support, and so on) are vividly aware that, in order to come up with good solutions, we need to be able to describe, understand, and communicate our organizations' business processes, end-to-end and top-to-bottom. Yet, despite decades of flowcharting-talk and uncounted number of Visio diagrams, we are still struggling with this challenge. Without doubt, this is a major contributor to projects that fail to deliver (e.g. cancelled, over schedule and/or budget, products of poor quality or that include either only a fraction of the required functionality or functionality that nobody ever uses).

In the last couple of years, more and more organizations have adopted a new standard: Business Process Model and Notation (BPMN). By now, a de-facto standard for business process modeling, BPMN enables bridging the communication gap between business and technical people by providing an effective, efficient, and flexible way to capture, model, analyze, and design business processes, in a way that is easily understood by all interested parties.

Bridge the communication gap between business and IT
Enable process collaboration and accountability
Create high-level (whole-picture) models that describe an organization's end-to-end processes
Design and optimize processes, by progressively elaborating high-level models (Descriptive level) into hierarchical and more detailed process models (Analytical level)
Streamline process and requirements documentation by using the same notation and syntax to capture processes at all stages of the SDLC
Enhance knowledge management (creating, sharing, training, reuse, etc.) by eliminating the need to duplicate and/or translate process definitions
Increase productivity by enabling process engineers to elaborate Analytical models into Executable models (rather than starting from scratch each time)
Enable scope management and prioritizationg
Facilitate adoption/customization of BPM/BPMN/BPMS tools
Enable process simulations to validate and optimize business processes (e.g. process & cycle times, costs, resource utilization, etc.)
Upcoming Dates and Locations
Guaranteed To Run
Jan 17, 2018 – Jan 19, 2018    12:00pm – 4:30pm Live Online Register
Feb 21, 2018 – Feb 23, 2018    12:00pm – 4:30pm Live Online Register
Mar 7, 2018 – Mar 9, 2018    12:00pm – 4:30pm Live Online Register
Apr 18, 2018 – Apr 20, 2018    12:00pm – 4:30pm Live Online Register
May 21, 2018 – May 23, 2018    12:00pm – 4:30pm Live Online Register
Jun 20, 2018 – Jun 22, 2018    12:00pm – 4:30pm Live Online Register
Course Outline

1. Intro & Core Concepts

  • Models and modeling goals
  • Processes/process types
  • Process modeling
  • BPMN in Context: BPM & BPMS
  • Historical background
  • Comparison with alternative modeling methods

2. BPMN Notation & Element Types

  • BPMN Standard: Notation/symbols, Syntax, and Semantics
  • Modeling levels/palettes: Descriptive, Analytical, Execution
  • Work-performing elements: Processes, Activities (Tasks/Sub-Tasks)
  • Work-routing elements: Sequence & Message Flow, Gateways
  • Work-partitioning elements: Pools & Lanes
  • Events
  • Data Objects
  • Artifacts

3. Descriptive Models (Level 1 Palette)

  • Purpose & target audience
  • Core elements
  • Method and style
  • Examples

4. Analytical Models (Level 2 Palette)

  • Purpose & target audience
  • Additional elements
  • Method and style
  • Examples

5. BPMN Practices

  • Common pitfalls & how to avoid them
  • Best practices

6. Process Analysis & Design, using BPMN

  • BPMN Syntax Validation
  • BPMN Method & Style Validation
  • Tokens & Workflow Patterns
  • Optimizing Processes: Analysis & Design

7. Advanced Topics

  • Process Simulations
  • BPMN Processes and Business Rules/Decisions
  • Event Sub-processes
  • Choreography diagrams
  • Executable models

8. BPM/BPMN Career, Resources

  • IIBA and Process Modeling
  • OMG Certified Expert in BPM (OCEB)
  • Other certifications
  • Resources

9. BPMN Tools

  • Whiteboards, Sticky-Notes, etc.
  • Diagramming tools vs. Modeling tools
  • BPMN vs. BPMS
  • Commercial & Open-source tools

10. Case Study & Hands-on Exercises

Who should attend

Primary audience:

  • Business Analysts
  • Process Analysts
  • Process Owners
  • Process Engineers

Secondary audience:

  • Business customers/end users
  • Product Owners, Project Managers, End users
  • Testers
  • Anybody interested to understand, capture, analyze, design, and/or optimize processes