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Process and Information Modelling
(dt. Prozess- und Informationsmodellierung)

Level, degree of commitment in original study programme Intermediate module, compulsory elective module
Forms of teaching and learning,
Lecture (2 SWS), recitation class (2 SWS),
180 hours (60 h attendance, 120 h private study)
Credit points,
formal requirements
6 CP
Course requirement: Successful completion of at least 50 percent of the points from the weekly exercises as well as at least 2 presentations of the tasks.
Examination type: Oral or written examination
The grading is done with 0 to 15 points according to the examination regulations for study course B.Sc. Business Informatics.
Original study programme B.Sc. Wirtschaftsinformatik / Wirtschaftsinformatik Wahlpflichtmodule
One semester,
Jedes 4. Semester
Person in charge of the module's outline Prof. Dr. Bernhard Seeger


  • Concepts of data modeling (ER, UML)
  • Design of models in information systems
  • Business Process Modeling Concepts (BPMN)
  • Event-driven process chain
  • Architecture of workflow systems
  • Creation of workflows for practically relevant problems

Qualification Goals

  • Acquisition of techniques for conceptual modelling of business processes and company data,
  • Getting to know modeling languages and modeling tools,
  • Understanding formal fundamentals in modeling,
  • Application and evaluation of the use of the techniques in the entrepreneurial environment,
  • Practicing scientific working methods (recognizing, formulating, solving problems, training the ability to abstract) and their use in modelling in practice,
  • Training of oral communication skills in the exercises by practicing free speech in front of an audience and during discussion.


None. The competences taught in the following module are recommended: Software Engineering.

Recommended Reading

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