Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is offering free online course on Business Process Management: an Introduction to Process Thinking. The course is designed to provide a short introduction to the BPM lifecycle for beginning business professionals and anyone interested in business processes.
In this five week course applicants will understand the importance of value-driven process thinking in today’s dynamic business environment. The course will start on September 5, 2016.
Course at a Glance
Length: 3 weeks
Effort: 2 hours/week
Subject: Business Process Management
Institution: Queensland University of Technology (QUT) and Future Learn
Certificate Available: Yes
Session: Course Starts on September 5, 2016
Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is a leading Australian university ranked in the top two per cent of universities worldwide in the 2015-16 Times Higher Education World University Rankings. Our courses are in high demand, and our graduates include eight Rhodes Scholars, five of these awarded in the past six years. We are a connected, relevant and collaborative institution that seeks to solve real-world challenges.
About This Course
What are the main ingredients of a business process and how can business process management (BPM) be effectively used to improve organisational performance?
In today’s dynamic business environment, every organization manages a large number of business processes. Business processes determine what gets done, when and how, allowing organizations to achieve their strategic goals.
This course exposes you to “process thinking”. As you engage with the course you will become aware of how business processes are around you everywhere, and the key role they play both in your personal and professional life as you provide and consume products and services.
Why Take This Course?
This is a free online course. This MOOC will be offered with Video Transcripts in English. Applicants can get a verified certificate.
Applicant will learn about the benefits of systematically managing business processes through BPM, how this differs from related disciplines, and the key phases of a BPM project. Professor Marcello La Rosa from the Queensland University of Technology’s BPM Discipline is supported by a team of international experts to lead this short course. You will also have the opportunity to engage with other learners from around the world to share your insights and experiences.
Everything you need to succeed in this course is provided, or can be downloaded for free. The course is designed to provide a short introduction to the BPM lifecycle for beginning business professionals and anyone interested in business processes. There is no special prior experience or knowledge required to join in.
Marcello La Rosa
Professor of Business Process Management and Academic Director for corporate programs and partnerships with the Information Systems School at Queensland University of Technology.
Full Professor in Business Process Management with the Institute for Information Business at Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien (WU Vienna), Austria.
Adjunct Professor with the Information Systems School at Queensland University of Technology and Professor of Software Engineering at the University of Tartu.
Full professor in Business Informatics at the Department of Computer Science of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU).
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