Business Process Modelling with BPMN 2.0 & Enterprise Architect

Dunstan Thomas - Sparx Systems Authorised Training Partner
BPMN: Business Process Model and Notation

The Business Process Modelling using BPMN and Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect training course is designed for Business Analysts.

Participants should have a good working knowledge of Enterprise Architect and wish to upgrade their knowledge in how to use the Business Process Modelling Notation (BPMN) to model business processes and how to capture these models efficiently within the tool.

Course Details

Duration: 2 Days

Prerequisites: Participants should have some prior knowledge of the tool. We would recommend the EA Practicalities course be completed before jumping into this kind of course so that there is some level of familiarity with the tool.

Course Outline

  • Introduction to Enterprise Architect:
    • Describes the main features of Enterprise Architect and its editions:
      • Describes the concept of repositories in Enterprise Architect:
        • Working with repositories
        • Structure of repositories
    • Provides an overview of version control with Enterprise Architect
  • Introduction to BPMN 2.0:
    • What is BPMN 2.0?
    • The role of BPMN 2.0 within the organisation
    • BPMN 2.0 diagrams and their audiences
    • Suggested workflow for BPMN 2.0 process modelling
    • Examples of the BPMN 2.0 diagrams
  • The Case Study:
    • This topic is designed to give practical experience of modelling a defined business process using BPMN 2.0
    • How to setup your repository for BPMN modelling
  • Re-using BPMN 2.0 Elements in EA:
    • This session looks at the process of creating model libraries to allow the re-use of elements across your BPMN 2.0 diagrams
  • Business Modelling:
    • The elements and connectors used for Business Modelling
    • How to create a Business Model using the BPMN Conversation diagram
    • Augmenting conversation diagrams with diagram legends and element colour
  • Descriptive Modelling:
    • The elements and connectors used for Descriptive Modelling
    • How to create a Descriptive Model using the BPMN Choreography diagram:
      • Changing the appearance of elements using tagged values
      • Setting participant references to demonstrate the relationship between the Business and Descriptive model
  • Analytical Modelling:
    • The elements and connectors used for Analytical Modelling
    • How to create an Analytical Model using a combination of Collaboration Diagrams & Business Process Diagrams:
      • Creation of a top-level collaboration
      • Creation of lower level processes
      • Creating relationships via diagram composition
      • Changing the appearance of analytical elements using tagged values
  • Advanced Modelling:
    • An overview of the options for advanced modelling with BPMN 2.0:
      • Event Sub-processes
      • Transactions
      • Compensations & Compensating Activities
      • Cancel Events
      • Compensations
      • Self-Cancelling Activities
      • Deferred Cancelling Activities

How do I book this course?

If you would to book the Business Process Modelling with BPMN 2.0 and Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect training course, you need only contact our training team to request a quote:

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