Course detail

Process Management

FP-BpmPAcad. year: 2018/2019

The course provides information about process modelling, analysis of processes, their optimisation and management. The course also addresses the problem of IS/IT support of process management. Introduces the architecture of process maps. It also informs on the links to the organizational structure of the business entity.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Students will learn how to analyse problems. They will master the method of approaching the problem of optimisation and management of company processes.


Knowledge of management of production and non-production companies. Basic knowledge of information technology products. Logical thinking.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

ŘEPA, V. Procesně řízená organizace. 1. vyd. Praha : Grada, 2012. 301 s. ISBN 978-80-247-4128-4. (CS)
ŘEPA, V.: Analýza a návrh informačních systémů. 1.vyd. EKOPRESS, Praha 1999. 403 s. ISBN 80-86119-13-0 (CS)
CARDA,A.-KUNSTOVÁ,R. Workflow – Řízení firemních procesů. Praha: GRADA Publishing, 2001. ISBN: 80-247-0666-0 (CS)
HAMMER, M., CHAMPY, J.: Reengineering – radikální proměna firmy. Manifest revoluce v podnikání. 3.vyd. Management Press, Praha 2000. 212 s. ISBN 80-7261-028-7 (CS)
JEŽKOVÁ, Z. Projektové řízení: jak zvládnout projekty. Kuřim: Akademické centrum studentských aktivit, 2013. 381 s. ISBN 978-80-905297-1-7.
GRASSEOVÁ, M. a kol. Procesní řízení ve veřejném i soukromém sektoru. 1. vyd. Brno : Computer Press, 2008. 266 s. ISBN 978-80-251-1987-7. (CS)
SVOZILOVÁ, A. Zlepšování podnikových procesů. 1. vyd. Praha : Grada, 2011. 223 s. ISBN 978-80-247-3938-0. (CS)
FIŠER, R. Procesní řízení pro manažery: jak zařídit, aby lidé věděli, chtěli, uměli i mohli. 1. vyd. Praha: Grada, 2014, 173 s. ISBN 978-80-247-5038-5.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lectures will be proceeded with using of didactical technique by using Power Pointe.
Seminars will take place as well as computational laboratory for the use of the product Aris.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

The course-unit credit is awarded on condition of having attended all practicals and presented a semester project. The exam has a written and an oral part.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

- Determination of term process, basic characteristics of processes in company
- Process description and definition
- Type of process classification
- Process modelling
- Principles of process engineering
- Analyse of processes, process improvement
- Models of process quality evaluation
- Information support of company processes
- Processes in Project Management
- Identification, risk assessment and management

Case study processing of processes using ARIS software product.
Demonstration of software focused to description and modelling of processes


The objective of the course is to make students familiar with analyse, design and management of processes to achieve high efficiency and fullfiled quality requirements.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Attendance at lectures is recommended but is necessery for prepare to seminars. Attendance at seminars is compulsory and controlled. Absence from seminars can be compensated for via consultations with the tutor.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme BAK Bachelor's

    branch BAK-EPM , 2. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, compulsory

  • Programme BAK-PM Bachelor's, 2. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

labs and studios

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer