Module Title:Business Processes
Language of Instruction:English
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:7
Module Delivered In 2 programme(s)
Teaching & Learning Strategies: This module will be delivered using a variety of teaching and learning strategies including lectures, tutorials, group learning activities and guest lectures. The development and enhancement of students’ communication skills will be facilitated through class and group interaction.
Module Aim: The aim of the module is to introduce the students to the concept of Value Creation and the role of a customer in contemporary business setting. Analysis of the customer/user needs and evaluation of the Product-Market Fit/Gap will be the key aspect of the module.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to:
LO1 Identify, analyse and critically evaluate the various aspects of the Business Process
LO2 Demonstrate the skills in analysis and critical evaluation of the different components of the Busness Process Management Lifecycle
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations

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Co-requisite Modules
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Requirements
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Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Business Processes -Introduction / Context
Business Processses as a one of the five components of the Information System, Ingredients of a Business Process, Origins and History of BPM, BPM Lifecycle
Process Identification
Focusing on Key Processes, Designing a Process Architecture
Essential Process Modeling
First Steps with PBMN, Branching and Merging, Information Artifacts
Advanced Process Modeling
Process Decomposition, Process Reuse, Rework & Repetition, Handling Events, Handling Exceptions, Processes and Business Rules
Process Discovery
Process Analyst Vs Domain Expert; Profie of a Process Analyst, Discovery Methods, Process Modeling Method, Process Model Quality Assurance
Qualitative Process Analysis
Value-Added Analysis, Root Cause Analysis; Issue Documentation and Impact Assessment
Quantitative Process Analysis
Performance Measures; Flow Analysis, Queues, Simulation
Processs Redesign
The Essence of Process Redesign, Heuristic Process Redesign, Product -Based Design
Process Automation
Automating Business Processes, Advantages and Challenges of Introducing a BPMS, Turning Process Models Executable
Process Intelligence
Process Execution and Event Logs, Automatic Process Discovery, Performance Analysis, Conformance Checking
Assessment Breakdown%
Continuous Assessment40.00%
Project60.00%
Continuous Assessment
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Other n/a 1,2 40.00 n/a
Project
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Project n/a 1 60.00 Week 6
No Practical
No End of Module Formal Examination

ITCarlow reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture 12 Weeks per Stage 2.00
Independent Learning 15 Weeks per Stage 6.73
Total Hours 125.00
 

Module Delivered In

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CW_KCIAD_B Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computing in Interactive Digital Art and Design 5 Mandatory
CW_KCIAD_D Bachelor of Science in Computing in Interactive Digital Art and Design 5 Mandatory