155-1309/02 – Business Process Modeling (MPP)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Applied InformaticsCredits5
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. František Huňka, CSc.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. František Huňka, CSc.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2015/2016Year of cancellation2020/2021
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
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HUN01 doc. Ing. František Huňka, CSc.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+2

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The aim of the course is to explain the theoretical foundation of business process modeling and elucidate the topic on the practical examples. The main stress is put on modeling utilizing activity diagrams notation, enterprise ontology notation and value modeling notation. During the course, students become familiar with the notion of business process, its correct identification and its utilization in practically oriented assignments with applying corresponding theory and methodology.

Teaching methods



Compulsory literature:

Dietz, J.L.G. Enterprise Ontology Theory and Methodology. Springer 2006 Hruby, P. Model-Driven Development Using Business Patterns. Springer 2006

Recommended literature:

Dietz, J.L.G. The deep structure of business process. Commun. ACM, 49(5) pp. 58-64, 2006 Halphin, T., Morgan, T. Information Modeling and Relational Databases. Morgan Kaufman Publishers 2nd edt. USA 2008

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Other requirements

1. Active approach at the seminars and minimal attendance of 80%. 2. Ability to solve correctly assigned tasks in particular modeling notation. 3. Successful solution of the assignments for the credit.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Outline of given lectures: 1. The notion of business process and the its notations. 2. Process organizing. 3. Key industrial enterprise processes and their modeling. 4. Enterprise engineering, enterprise ontology. 5. Business process - operational declaration - coordination, production. 6. Composition of transactions and business úprocess creation. 7. Composition of transaction and business process creation. 8. Human abilities of communication, coordination, production. 9. The notion of system, the notion of model. 10. The notion of fact, examples. 11. Examplifying of the methodology. 12. Value modeling - basic concepts and processes. 13. Value modeling - extended concepts. 14. Value modeling - examples.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2015/2016 Winter semester, validity until: 2020/2021 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of pointsMax. počet pokusů
Credit and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Credit Credit 25  10
        Examination Examination 75  15 3
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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2016/2017 (N6208) Economics and Management (6208T020) Business Economics P Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2016/2017 (N6209) Systems Engineering and Informatics (6209T025) System Engineering and Informatics P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan

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