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Business Process Management (B.P.M.) is one of the three specialisations tracks under the Master of Management, which is an international one-year master programme (in English) that prepares students for a career in dynamic, international business environments.
The programme focuses on confronting students with challenging strategic business problems to familiarize them with all major aspects of a business. The programme is tailored at bachelor and master graduates who aim to widen their scope of international management as well as to deepen their knowledge of and capabilities in Business Process Management (B.P.M.), Strategy and Innovation Management (S.I.M.) or International Marketing Strategy (I.M.S.) - three specialisation tracks of the programme.
The programme does not only apply to (business) economics students but also to university graduates in non-economic subject areas, such as engineers, lawyers, psychologists, etc.
The Master of Management programme aims to develop the following competencies:
The graduate of the Master of Management is capable of identifying and deconstructing complex business problems, stemming from both an organisational and a strategic origin.
The graduate is capable of evaluating, selecting, and applying suitable methodologies, tools, and techniques to analyze complex business problems in order to make hands-on, high-quality recommendations to improve both tactic and strategic decisions.
The graduate is capable of defending suitable, high-quality business strategy options on the basis of their implications.
The graduate is capable of translating strategic decisions into lower-level goals and key performance indicators.
The graduate is capable of working in a multinational and interdisciplinary context, with an attitude that reflects the following elements: critical reflection, constructive arguing, professional communication, efficient collaboration, effective self-management, ethical behavior, and sustainability.
Business Process Management (B.P.M.)
The major Business Process Management (B.P.M.) focuses on the managerial and corporate role of information and information systems and technologies in the corporate world, with an emphasis on business processes. The programme addresses the way in which particular opportunities and threats in this context should be managed and governed. Graduates gain insight into the interaction between data, processes, information systems, and the way new information technologies create new opportunities for cross-functional business processes. Graduates are trained to analyze problems and to reflect critically on situations by offering a broad set of methodologies and techniques to apply in a process context. Eventually, graduates learn to understand how information systems and technology can support and fuel strategy making, innovation, and new business models in an international context.