WebSphere Business Modeler: Advanced Techniques for Business Process Management

Course:  WSBMA
Duration:  5 Days
Level:  II
Course Summary

This 5-day course teaches advanced business process management techniques using IBM's WebSphere Business Modeler. Emphasis is placed on advanced use of WebSphere Business Modeler as it applies to business process decomposition and analysis, modeling, continuous improvement and assignment of metrics and key performance indicators. This course also provides in-depth coverage of simulation and distribution techniques.

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Topics Covered In This Course

Overview of Business Process Management

Overview of Business Process Analysis

Overview of WebSphere Business Modeler

Overview of Business Process Simulation

Advanced Process Design Techniques

Improving Roles and Resource Definitions


Defining Business Items and Attributes

Defining Business Rules

Introducing Organizations

Advanced Process Measurements and Metrics


Defining and Using Key Performance Indicators

Creating Custom Key Performance Indicators

Static Model Validation and Analysis

Dynamic Model Validation and Analysis

Advanced Process Simulation Techniques

Process Simulation Theory and Practice

Understanding Distribution Models

Models and Hypothesis Testing

Additional Process Simulation Techniques

Factoring Common Process Components

Advanced WebSphere Business Modeler Queries

Advanced WebSphere Business Modeler Reports

Identifying IT Services

Defining Services

Understanding and Defining WSDLs

WebSphere Business Modeler and Service-Oriented Architecture

Monitoring and Improving Processes

What You Can Expect

After completing this course, the delegate will be able to:

  • Identify and model business processes
  • Identify and define IT services
  • Simulate and improve business processes
  • Create and use WSDL (Web Services Definition Language) files
  • Increase business process management competency
  • Learn the use of the different distribution features in WebSphere Business
  • Modeler
  • Use advanced query and reporting features
  • Understand and use advanced features of IBM's WebSphere Business
  • Modeler
  • Conduct and optimize process simulations
Who Should Take This Course

This course is intended for organizations and individuals implementing service-oriented architecture and/or business process management. This course is typically focused on business analyst and IT governance roles.

Recommended Prerequisites

Prior experience with WebSphere Business Modeler, or completion of the course "WebSphere Business Modeler: Process Design, Simulation and


Training Style

Instructor-led participative lecture, with emphasis on hands-on labs utilizing IBM's WebSphere Business Modeler.

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WebSphere Business Modeler: Process Design, Simulation and Optimization
5 Days

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