Business Project Management 2017/2018
- 4 ECTS
- Taught in Portuguese
- Continuous Assessment
- relevant skillset
Identify opportunities for IS in the organizations.
Analyze the business requirements of an organization.
Learning to draw business process-oriented BPM technologies (workflow) using the standard BPMN (Business
Process Modelling Notation).
Known and use tools to model, integrate and monitoring processes
Enumerating the advantages of using IS architectures.
Collaborative Learning Method
Project Based Learning
Problem Based Learning Method and exercises
Body of Work
1 - Business Processes
types of processes
examples of business processes
Classification of organizational processes (APQC / Porter)
Sight of business processes
Functional Analysis vs. process approach
Business Process Management
. Improvement Process
. Business Processes Modeling
2.Business Process Management (BPM)
. Generalities BPM
. Benefits and business impact with BPM
. BPMN - basic concepts, process structure
. Diagram processes
. Basic Elements of a Business Process Diagram BPD
. BPMN Figures
. Repetitive activities
. principal features
. modeling and design process
. automation process
4. IS Architectures:
. Different architectures: concept.
.Advantages/ Disadvantages of IS architectures
Rascão, José. Sistemas de Informação para as Organizações, Edições Sílabo, 2ª edição, 2004.
Amaral, Luís e outros, Sistemas de Informação Organizacionais, Edições Sílabo, 2005.
Fischer, Layna. BPM Excellence In Practice 2008: Using Bpm For Competitive Advantage, 2008.
.Zachman, John. The Zachman Framework for Enterprise Architecture : A Primer on Enterprise Engineering and
The Open Group. TOGAF Version 9, Van Haren Publishing, 2009
3 Business Process
3 Writing test
4 Business Process Notation
5 Business Process Notation
6 Business Process Modelling
7 Business Process Modelling
12 IS Architecture
13 IS Architecture
13 Final Test
14 Presentation of Bizagi Project
Demonstration of the syllabus coherence with the curricular unit's objectives
The syllabus lected allow students to acquire relevant knowledge in the area of modeling business processes,
management and improvement of processes and their implementation in BizAgi. The approach to IS architectures also allow students to have a broad knowledge of several existing architectures and realize its advantages and
Demonstration of the teaching methodologies coherence with the curricular unit's objectives
The combination of collaborative learning, solving real life problems, the exercises and practical work allow
students to familiarize themselves with the real problems of modeling business processes in companies which they will find in professional life. The completion of a final project will also assess the ability of research and critical thinking of students.
|relevant generic skill||improved?||assessed?|
|Achieving practical application of theoretical knowledge||Yes||Yes|
|Adapting to new situations||Yes||Yes|
|Analytical and synthetic skills||Yes||Yes|
|Balanced decision making||Yes||Yes|
|Commitment to effectiveness||Yes||Yes|
|Commitment to quality||Yes||Yes|
|Event organization, planning and management||Yes||Yes|
|Information and learning management||Yes||Yes|
|Initiative and entrepreneurship capability||Yes||Yes|
|IT and technology proficiency||Yes||Yes|
|Problem Analysis and Assessment||Yes||Yes|
|Written and verbal communications skills||Yes||Yes|