Business Process Modeling


Course Number: BA-108

Duration: 2 days (13 hours)

Format: Live, hands-on

Business Process Modeling Training Overview

This Business Process Modeling training teaches business analysts how to apply best practices in process mapping using the latest industry standards, ensuring that business and IT stakeholders understand the processes consistently throughout their organization.

Location and Pricing

Accelebrate offers instructor-led enterprise training for groups of 3 or more online or at your site. Most Accelebrate classes can be flexibly scheduled for your group, including delivery in half-day segments across a week or set of weeks. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private corporate training on-site or online, please contact us.

In addition, some Business Skills courses are available as live, online classes for individuals.

Objectives

  • Apply business process modeling principles and best practices
  • Solve practical business problems using Business Process Diagrams (BPDs)

Prerequisites

All students should have taken Introduction to Business Analysis or have equivalent experience.

Outline

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Introduction and Definition
  • What is Business Process Modelling?
  • Impact of Business Process Changes
  • Benefits of Business Process Modelling
  • Business Process Methods
  • Challenges with Process Modelling
  • Role and responsibilities – Underlying competencies
Basics: An Overview of Governance
  • An overview of governance
  • Key governance questions to ask
  • What happens if you don’t have effective governance?
  • Typical Project cycle
  • Importance of Requirements Communication
  • Technique: RACI Matrix
Phases: Mapping the Business Problem
  • Business Analysis Process
  • Why do we model processes?
  • Phases of Process Management.
  • What is wrong with our process models?
  • Go from Vision to Deliverable
  • Define a strategic outcomes map
  • Define a Business model and relevant processes
  • Technique: Business Model Canvas
Process Monitoring and Documentation: Modelling Simple Structures
  • Review: Why use Business Process Modelling?
  • When do you use Business Process Modelling?
  • What are simple Business Process Modelling structures?
  • BPMN 2.0 Cheat-sheet: Describe the elements of Business Process Modelling
  • AS-IS vs. TO-BE Modelling
Targets and Figures: Modelling complex structures
  • It is important to follow up a critical approach to Business Process Modelling
  • What are complex Business Process Modelling structures?
  • When to use complex Business Process Modelling structures
  • Principles of the Modelling procedure
  • Four phases of model construction
The BPM Lifecycle: Analyzing process models
  • Identifying poor process models
  • Creating process models that everyone can understand
  • Identify criteria for a well-defined process
  • Review: What can go wrong
  • What makes Business Process Modelling work
Implementation: Process mapping versus process Modelling
  • Determine when to create a process map
  • Determine when to create a process model
  • Asking the four “Ares”
  • Review: Business Process Mapping
Conclusion and Additional Resources

Training Materials:

All Business Analysis training students receive comprehensive courseware.

Software Requirements:

For in-person deliveries, attendees do not need computers for this course. We will provide full classroom setup instructions that will include seating in small groups, with supplies such as flipcharts, sticky notes, markers, and pens for the attendees and a projector and Internet connection for the instructor's laptop.

Online deliveries for this interactive training will use an online meeting platform (such as Zoom, WebEx, GoTo, or Teams) to have face-to-face contact online, including use of breakout rooms for group activities.



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