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Educational Business Process Model Skills Improvement

  • Josef PavlicekEmail author
  • Radek Hronza
  • Petra Pavlickova
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing book series (LNBIP, volume 272)

Abstract

We found fundamental problems with the quality of business process models designed by students during education. Their design very often miss particular quality (from the business point of view). To ensure high quality of the designed process models opportunity should be given in order to use the mathematical expression’s qualitative characteristic of the process model (i.e. quality measures of the process model). To improve their knowledge, we are trying to find metrics for quality process measurement. These metrics must be able to influent the quality of the model. This quality is affected by the experiences and knowledge of the process designer, mainly students. That’s why the process creation is immediately followed by the quality control. The quality control shows if the modelled process models are created according to the expected quality. We develop the software to an educative tool to support a quality of designed process model. This tool serves as a very important educative tool for the teaching of the process modelling and to get feedback from students works. The goal of this paper is to describe how to improve the business process model educative skills, using quality measures of the process model.

Keywords

Education process improvement Business process model BPMN Measures of quality of process models 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Josef Pavlicek
    • 1
    Email author
  • Radek Hronza
    • 2
  • Petra Pavlickova
    • 3
  1. 1.Faculty of Economics and Management, Prague Department of Information EngineeringCzech University of Life SciencesPragueCzech Republic
  2. 2.Faculty of Electrical EngineeringCTUPragueCzech Republic
  3. 3.Faculty of Information TechnologyCTUPragueCzech Republic

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