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Business Process Modelling with BPMN 2.0 & Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect

BPMN training from Dunstan ThomasSparx Systems Authorised Training Partner

The Business Process Modelling using BPMN and Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect online self-study 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: Eight hours minimum is recommended to complete this content, but as pace is set by the participant it will differ from person to person.

Prerequisites: Participants should have some prior knowledge of the tool. Participants will need access to an instance of Enterprise Architect to work through the practical exercises within this content.

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

  • 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 purchase access to the Business Process Modelling with BPMN 2.0 & Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect online self-study course, you need only contact our training team to request a quote: