Introduction to Business Process Management


Business Process Management is a body of methods and tools to design, analyze, execute and monitor business activities involving humans, software, information and physical artifacts. This seminar will give an introductory overview of the principles and methods of modern business process management. The seminar will focus on the use of models to analyze, re-design and automate business processes.


Prof. Marlon Dumas
Software Engineering Group
University of Tartu, Estonia

Date & Time

25 Jan 2011 (Tuesday) 19:00



Organized by

Department of Computer and Information Science


Marlon Dumas is Professor of Software Engineering at University of Tartu, Estonia. He is also Strategic Area Leader at the Software Technology and Applications Competence Centre ( - a collaborative research center that gathers 10 Estonian IT companies and two universities with the aim of conducting leading edge R&D in software services engineering and data mining. From 2000 to 2007, he held various academic appointments at Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia. He has also been visiting researcher at SAP Research, visiting professor at University of Grenoble (France), and now Visiting Scholar at University of Macau. Marlon Dumas conducts research in the fields of Service-Oriented Computing and Business Process Management. He has co-authored close to 150 refereed research papers and 3 patents in these fields. He is also co-editor of a textbook on Process-Aware Information Systems.