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CS 430 — Process and Information Modelling
(dt. Prozess- und Informationsmodellierung)

Level, degree of commitment Advanced module, depends on importing study program
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(s): 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 examination (individual examination) or written examination
The grading is done with 0 to 15 points according to the examination regulations for the degree program B.Sc. Business Informatics.
Subject, Origin Computer Science, B.Sc. Business Informatics
One semester,
Jedes 4. Semester
Person in charge of the module's outline Prof. Dr. Bernhard Seeger, Prof. Dr. Michael Leyer


  • 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

Students will

  • know techniques for conceptual modeling of operational processes and company data,
  • know modeling languages and modeling tools,
  • understand formal principles in modeling,
  • are able to evaluate and apply these techniques in a business environment,
  • are able to apply scientific working methods when independently identifying, formulating and solving modeling problems in practice,
  • are able to speak freely about scientific content, both in front of an audience and in a discussion.


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

Recommended Reading

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