Business Process Management
The program will be taught by top leading BPM experts.
Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Dr. h.c. Jörg Becker is co-founding professor, as well as director of the Department of Information Systems of the University of Münster (WWU). He has been holding the Chair for Information Systems and Information Management since 1990. Since 2004, Jörg is also Academic Director of the European Research Center for Information Systems (ERCIS), and served as Pro-Rector for Strategic Planning and Quality Assurance of the WWU between 2008 and 2016. His focal areas of research include digital transformation, information management, information modelling, data management, retail information systems, and eGovernment (Modernizing Processes in Public Administrations). His work has been published in peer-reviewed academic journals and presented on major international conferences. He authored and co-authored several books on information management, business process management, retail information systems, eGovernment, and strategic IT management consulting. Jörg is one of the two founding Editors in Chief of the international Information Systems and e-Business Management (ISeB) journal. He serves regularly on various editorial boards such as for the Business Information Systems Engineering (BISE) journal, and as a member of the programme committees of leading international information systems conferences. His research is funded by international funding agencies such as the EU as well as by the German Ministry of Research and Education and the German Research Foundation. He has been consulting the German government (IT Summit, now Digital Summit), the government of North-Rhine Westphalia, as well as many companies facing the digital transformation.
Prof. Dr. Jan vom Brocke is head of the BPM group in Liechtenstein. He is Professor of Information Systems, the Hilti Endowed Chair of Business Process Management, Director of the Institute of Information Systems, and Vice President Research and Innovation at the University of Liechtenstein. Jan has conducted over 300 studies in the area of IT and BPM, published in renowned outlets including MIT Sloan Management Review, MIS Quarterly (MISQ), Journal of Management Information Systems (JMIS), European Journal of Information Systems (EJIS), Information Systems Journal (ISJ), and Business Process Management Journal (BPMJ). Professor vom Brocke has authored and edited over 30 books, including the International Handbook on Business Process Management, and the books `BPM - Driving Innovation in a Digital World` and `Green BPM: Toward the Sustainable Enterprise` and `BPM – Digital Innovation and Business Transformation in Practice`. Jan vom Brocke has taught at 24 universities in 13 countries on Executive, PhD-, Master and Bachelor-level, incl. many of the Financial Times Top 100 Business Schools, such as the University of St.Gallen in Switzerland, the Vlerick Business School in Belgium, the University of Warwick in the UK, and the Smurfit School of Businessin Ireland. Jan is an invited speaker and trusted advisor on BPM serving many organizations around the world.
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Prof. Dr. Jan Mendling is a Full Professor with the Institute for Information Business at Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien (WU Vienna), Austria. His research interests include various topics in the area of business process management and information systems. He has published more than 300 research papers and articles, among others in ACM Transactions on Software Engineering and Methodology, IEEE Transaction on Software Engineering, Information Systems, Data & Knowledge Engineering, and Decision Support Systems. He is member of the editorial board of seven international journals, member of the board of the Austrian Society for Process Management (http://prozesse.at), one of the founders of the Berlin BPM Community of Practice (http://www.bpmb.de), organizer of several academic events on process management, and member of the IEEE Task Force on Process Mining. His Ph.D. thesis has won the Heinz-Zemanek-Award of the Austrian Computer Society and the German Targion-Award for dissertations in the area of strategic information management.
Prof. Dr. Hajo Reijers is a well-established senior researcher and educator in the BPM field. He also has ample work experience as a management consultant (Deloitte/Accenture). The focus of his work is on business process innovation. On this topic, he published over 150 scientific papers, chapters in edited books, and articles in professional journals. He has taught courses on process innovation at the undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate level at various universities and institutes, including Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and Eindhoven University of Technology. He is also one of the key lecturers at the TIAS Business School in their Service Operations program. Furthermore, Reijers is a co-author of a recent textbook on Business Process Management, which is currently used in about 100 institutes globally. Reijers has a keen interest in the development and exchange of knowledge between industry and academia, which he fosters through his co-founding the Dutch Business Process Management Forum and his managing role for the International BPM Round Table.
Prof. Dr. Matthias Trier is an Associate Professor at the Department of IT Management (ITM) at the Copenhagen Business School in Denmark. He currently studies phenomena related to the digitization of organizations, with a particular focus on electronic interaction and information practices in organizations. One special methodological focus is on developing an event-driven method for dynamic network analysis (see the corresponding software www.commetrix.net). It enables research into emerging structures and dynamic processes of networking. The approach was previously also applied to study business process networks. A second field is systems analysis, where Matthias Trier has more than a decade of experience in consulting and analyzing business processes of companies using business process modelling tools. He coordinated a German textbook on systems analysis as a process-oriented view on modern enterprises. He is continuously interested in exploring and expanding the boundaries of the process perspective and published papers on the special requirements of knowledge-intensive business processes.