Business Process Management (BPM)

Business Process Management (BPM)

Business Process Management (BPM) enables organizations to systematically identify, define, model, and optimize their business processes. There are management methodologies as well as technical skillsets that are required in order to be effective with BPM. Our curriculum addresses the management, business analysis, and technical roles that are all

WA1443 Fundamentals of WebSphere Business Modeler

The objective is to learn to model business processes, understand and define the various roles and responsibilities in business processes, perform analysis and generate reports using WebSphere Business Modeler Advanced edition.

WA1426 WebSphere Business Modeler for Business Process Management

This course introduces the participants to Business Modeling. The course also introduces the fundamentals of Service Oriented Analysis and Design (SOAD). The course uses IBM WebSphere Business Modeler Advanced edition as the modeling tool. A well-constructed business process model can help modelers identify inefficiencies and problems with business models earlier in the cycle and eliminate those hidden inefficiencies leading to savings in costs and improving performance.

WA1477 Mastering Service Oriented Analysis and Design

SOA requires a new methodology for analysis and design. This class is designed for the Business Analysts (BA). The course contains comprehensive coverage of the theory of analysis and design for SOA applications.

WA1516 Business Process Modeling for SOA

This course introduces the participants to the theoretical aspects of process modeling. This course explores the forces driving the need for modeling business processes, the modeling effort as a project, and the critical success factors for making the effort successful. The course provides a way to document, understand, analyze and improve business processes.

The focus of the course is not any specific modeling tool. Instead, it tries to explain the principles of process modeling. For the lab exercises, the class uses Eclipse SOA Tools Platform's process modeling tool and IBM's WebSphere Business Modeler.

WA1709 Business Process Management (BPM) Foundation Workshop

This 3-day workshop explores the world of Business Process Management (BPM), providing students with a firm foundation in BPM principles, drivers, methodologies, and common practices. BPM is examined as an overarching initiative aimed at transforming organizations through process improvement and organizational alignment.

The three pillars of successful BPM – people, process, and technology – will be examined and extensively discussed.  Throughout the three days, students will be exposed to various BPM methodologies, including Six Sigma, Lean, Balanced Scorecard, and Kaizen.  The core of the course will center on the transformation that enterprises must go through in adopting BPM, spanning ten stages of adoption.

Concepts in this workshop are re-enforced through a combination of group discussion, class exercises, case study explorations, and daily reviews.

WA1974 Modeling Business Process Using IBM Process Designer 8.0

This course teaches how to model and optimize business processes using IBM Process Designer (formerly WebSphere Lombardi edition). Students will learn the theory of BPMN. They will be able to capture the description of a business process in a use case and then convert that into a model.