1613 Information Systems Development for Business Process Support

1613 Information Systems Development for Business Process Support

  • Study programme and level: Professional degree programme Administration 1st Cycle
  • 2nd year
  • 7 ECTS
  • Course type: Core
  • Lectures: 45
  • Tutorial: 30
  • Other forms of study: 65
  • Individual work: 70
  • Lecturer: Anamarija Leben, MSc



1. Objectives and competences



  • Students understand the role of users in information system development cycle
  • Students are prepared for active participation (as future users) in information systems development
  • Students apply various methods and techniques of business process analysis and modelling
  • Students are prepared for development of conceptual data-models


  • Student is able to analyse business processes for IS development purpose
  • Student is able to specify users requirements for the real case
  • Student is able to model process and data characteristics of business processes
  • Student is able to participate in users team within the project of information system development.


2. Content

  • The role of business information systems and process orientation in modern organisations
  • Business process management cycle
  • Key problems of information-systems development
  • Comprehensive methodology of information-systems development
  • Information-systems development approaches
  • Methods for various aspects of business systems analysis
  • User requirements capturing and specification
  • Methods and techniques for process modelling
  • Process-model development
  • Basics of data modelling
  • Data-model development
  • Basics of project management in information system development

3. Readings


  • vom Brocke, J., & Rosemann, M. (Eds.). (2015). Handbook on Business Process Management 1: Introduction, Methods, and Information Systems (2nd ed.) (izbrana poglavja). Berlin Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag.
  • Kovačič, A., & Bosilj Vukšić, V. (2005). Management poslovnih procesov (izbrana poglavja). Ljubljana: GV Založba.
  • Vintar, M., & Grad, J. (ur.). (2004). E-uprava: izbrane razvojne perspektive (izbrana poglavja). Ljubljana: Fakulteta za upravo.
  • Weske, M. (2007). Business Process Management: Concepts, Languages, Architectures (izbrana poglavja). Berlin: Springer-Verlag. Dostopno na spletu.
  • Gradivo v e-učilnici predmeta.


4. Intended learning outcomes


Knowledge and understanding:

  • Student is able to explain the role of users in information system development cycle
  • Student is able to define characteristics of particular business process from various viewpoints
  • Student is able to define user requirements in particular case
  • Student is able to develop suitable process model for particular case
  • Student is able to develop conceptual data model for particular case

5. Learning and teaching methods

  • student preparations for lectures
  • lecture
  • student preparations for tutorials
  • tutorials
  • e-learning
  • intercurricural collaboration
  • case study
  • regular assignments

6. Assessment

Type (examination, oral, coursework, project):

  • written and/or oral exam and/or exam (60%)
  • active participation in lectures and tutorials (10%)
  • regular assignments and/or seminar paper with presentation (30%)