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Mangt Info Systems (MIS)

MIS 420 Business Process Management (3) This course introduces students to concepts, approaches, and design principles used to identify, model, assess, and improve business processes.

MIS 420 Business Process Management (3)

The course builds the foundation for process analysis by focusing on key aspects of business processes, including collaboration, information flow, people, roles and business rules. The main objective is to provide an introduction to various techniques and tools of process analysis and workflow management including process mapping techniques and simulation. The course will utilize cases and examples to strengthen the student's understanding of business processes. At the end of the term students are expected to have the competency required to model and analyze current processes and develop coherent and well thought out improvement plans for redesigning organizational processes.

General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Summer 2015

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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