Course syllabus ZPR - Process Driven Management Essentials (ŠAVŠ - Sklad předmětů)

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Course title: Process Driven Management Essentials
Semester: -- item not defined --
Course supervisor: prof. Ing. Václav Řepa, CSc.
Supervising department: Department of Informatics (ŠAVŠ)
Prerequisites for registration: not Bachelor state examination
Time allowance: full-time, 1/1 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Type of study: usual
Form of teaching: lecture, seminar
Mode of completion and credits: Exam (3 credits)
Course objective:
The goal of the course is to understand the meaning and the role of business processes in the management of an organization and its information system as well as the general role of the technology in the development of an organization. Students will learn principles, techniques and tools for modelling of business processes, and will gain the practical experience from using them. This way the students will be prepared for the attendance in the real projects which require the understanding of business processes, mainly in the information system development projects.
Course methods: Lectures.
Case study.
Practical project (semestral work).
Course content:
1.Business processes and process-driven management (history, context, principles and relation to the IT development). (allowance 1/0)
2.Development of the process system of an organization. (allowance 9/12)
a.Business processes modelling in the context of the business systems modelling (modelling techniques and tools).
b.Business processes models: system (global) versus algorithmic (detailed) process model.
c.Procedure for the development of process system and its basic infrastructures.
d.Process system development: strategic values, primary function, basic process and functional structure of an organization.
e.Process system development: key process, support processes and their mutual communication.
f.Integration of the strategy goals and the primary function of an organization with its business processes..
g.Business process modelling technique. Basic Process Flow Pattern.
h.Detailed process modelling: basic process flow logic.
i.Detailed process modelling: communication with external actors and processes, process states.

3.Business processes and information system of an organization. (allowance 2/0)
a.Role of business processes in the process of development of information system of an organization. Related technology and organizational aspects (Workflow, ERP).
b.Development of the complex process system and its basic infrastructures.

Learning outcomes and competences:
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Teaching methods and workload (hours of workload):
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
Direct teaching
     Attendance of lectures12 h
     Attendance of courses/seminars/tutorials12 h
     Course reading and ongoing preparation12 h
     Composing of individual (seminar) work24 h
     Preparation for final test12 h
Presentation and defense of the seminar work 12 h
Total84 h
Assessment methods:
Requirement typeDaily attendance
Term paper50 %
Final test50 %
Total100 %
Course completion:
Evaluation of the team semestral work.
Individual written test.
Support for combined/distance forms of study:
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Reading list:
ŘEPA, V. Procesně řízená organizace. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2012. ISBN 978-80-247-4128-4.

Language of instruction: Czech
ŘEPA, V. Podnikové procesy.: Procesní řízení a modelování. 2nd ed. Praha: Grada Publishing, a.s., 2007. 281 p. ISBN 978-80-247-2252-8.
HAMMER, M. -- CHAMPY, J. Reengineering the corporation.: Forget what you know about how business should work - most of it is wrong!. New York: Harper Business, 1993. 223 p. ISBN 0-88730-640-3.

Study plans:
B-PEMI Podniková ekonomika a manažerská informatika, full-time form, initial academic year WS 2019/2020
Run in the period of: WS 2019/2020, SS 2018/2019   (and older)
Course tutor: prof. Ing. Václav Řepa, CSc. (supervisor)
Teaching language: Czech
Room: Mladá Boleslav

Last modification made by Ing. Aleš Kutín on 09/02/2019.

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