320062 :Business Process Integration

General info

Instruction language English
Type of Instruction Lectures (Lecture schedule)
Type of exams Written exam (100%) (Examination schedule)
Level:Master
Course load:6 ECTS credits
Registration:via Blackboard
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Lecturer(s)


prof.dr.ir. M. Papazoglou (coordinator)

Y. Wang MSc


Objectives

The objective of this course is to focus on how enterprises transform their structure and processes, and how they can integrate data from various sources in order to collaborate with each other by integrating their business processes.

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Explain the use of and evaluate alternative business models for developing business-to-business solutions;
  • Suggest and evaluate alternatives to business-to-business solutions;
  • Explain and appraise the use of the Supply Chain Operations Reference Model for business-to-business solutions;
  • Explain and justify alternative business integration patterns for formulating enterprise integration solutions;
  • Compare data and process interoperability techniques and implement business-to-business solutions.


Contents

This course focuses on integrating business processes that flow within and between enterprises. The course addresses how enterprises collaborate, what mechanisms and technology are necessary to achieve data and process integration and how these factors are reflected on the business processes and collaborative aspects of an enterprise.
The course contains an in-depth and integrated coverage of both business and technical issues including definitions, principles and strategy. In particular, it covers the following topics:

  • Business Models;
  • Business Collaboration;
  • Business Relationships and Processes;
  • Business Technology Infrastructure;
  • Data Integration;
  • Value Chains;
  • Integrated Supply Chains;
  • Business Protocols;
  • Enterprise Application Integration;
  • E-Business Integration.


Specifics

Students can participate in the final exam only after having successfully completed all their assignments.

THIS COURSE HAS BEEN MOVED FROM UNIT 2 TO UNIT 1. REPEATERS CAN TAKE THE COURSE and/or EXAM/RESIT IN UNIT 1 INSTEAD OF UNIT 2


Compulsory Reading

  1. Michael P. Papazoglou and Pieter M.A. Ribbers, e-Business Organizational and Technical Foundations, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, 2006. ISBN 13: 978-0-470-84376-5 or ISBN 10: 0-470-84376-4


Compulsory for

  • International Master in Service Engineering ( 2012, 2013, 2014 )
  • MSc Information Management ( 2016 )
  • MSc Information Management: track Business Information Systems ( 2013 )


Recommended option for

  • MSc Information Management ( 2014, 2015 )
  • Research Master in Business: Information Management ( 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 )
  • Exchange students TiSEM ( 2015, 2016 )
  • Data Science: Business and Governance ( 2015 )

(19-sep-2016)