0856 Process Management

0856 Process Management

  • Study programme and level: Professional degree programme Administration 1nd Cycle
  • 2nd or 3th year
  • 6 ECTS
  • Course type: Elective
  • Lectures: 30
  • Other forms of study: 90
  • Individual work: 60
  • Lecturer: Bojan Peček, PhD


1. Objectives and competences


  • Giving student knowledge about process dynamics
  • Train student for use of the simulation methods
  • Giving student knowledge about process presentation in the matrix form and knowledge about its advantages
  • To learn the Tabular Application Development method


  • Student  is capable of analysing process dynamics
  • Student is capable of using methods of process simulation
  • Is qualified for the most demanding analyses of the processes and is qualified for the leadership of the process improvement group
  • Is equipped with the knowledge for the matrix calculus
  • Has skills needed for the process management
  • Is qualified for being leader of the process  improvement team

2. Content

  • Process concepts
  • Statically modelling of the process
  • Business Process Management Notation standard
  • Dynamic process modelling
  • Activity types
  • Process simulation using Visual Interactive Modelling  Simulation
  • Planning of the process simulation
  • Process presentation through matrix methods
  • Matrix calculus
  • Activity table
  • Tabular Application Development methodology
  • Case study

3. Readings

  • Peček, B. (2017). Business Process Reengineering: Study MAterial. Ljubljana: Faculty of Administration
  • Damij, T. (2001). Tabular Application Development. Springer Verlag
  • Havey, M. (2005). Essential Business Process Modeling. O'Reilly

4. Intended learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding:
Student knows how to:

  • perceive process in the organisation,
  • executing process calculus,
  • execute process simulations,
  • suggest process improvements and
  • to collaborate in a team for the process improvement

5. Learning and teaching methods

  • student preparations for lectures
  • lecture
  • student preparations for tutorials
  • tutorials
  • e-learning
  • case study
  • seminar paper

6. Assessment

Type (examination, oral, coursework, project):

  • Project of the process analyses (40%)
  • Oral defence of the work (10%)
  • Classical written or oral exam (50%)