Back to school 2017: free online courses for BPM professionals

Back to school 2017: free online courses for BPM professionals

My reader asked me to provide an updated list of MOOC courses for BPM professionals taking place in Q3 and Q4 of 2017, so I thought it would be fun to extend it a bit and make a “Back to school” series.

In this post you will find an overview of MOOC courses, further posts will cover books and other sources of knowledge. Enjoy!

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BPM Skills in 2017 – Hot or Not

BPM Skills in 2017 – Hot or Not

It’s Not Your Daddy’s BPM.

Some of the things we were traditionally doing as BPM practitioners are no longer seen as important. New trends are emerging. Hype level is very high.

Do you want to know which BPM skills will be really useful in 2017?

I do 🙂

To help you focus on relevant things and skip things that will not give results this year I asked some of the best BPM experts in the world two questions:


1. What are the skills and techniques that can help BPM practitioners create value for their organizations in 2017?

2. Which skills are no longer relevant or not practically applicable yet (hype)

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Best BPM online courses – 2016 edition

Best BPM online courses – 2016 edition

What were your plans for 2016?
Eat healthy food? Exercise daily? Learn the basics of BPM?

If you waited with the point 3 till now, it is a great time to make the first step 🙂

I already covered some great courses for people interested in BPM for 2015 and early 2016 and today I am happy to share with you list of (free) online courses for the second half of 2016.
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Best MOOCs for BPM professionals

Best MOOCs for BPM professionals

Do you also enjoy learning new things?

Business Process Management is a very broad and dynamic field of studies.

The good thing is that you can always search for inspiration outside your main domain to become better at what you do.

The bad thing is that often it is pretty hard to find time to learn during the working hours and it is not always easy to get approval for the training cost.

And this is where MOOCs come in handy.

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Free tools for business (process) analysts – 2015 edition

What do you do when you need to create a process model?

Some people use basic office software and I must say they sometimes create cool models (I had a chance to see complete EPC stencils in Excel and pretty awesome models created with PowerPoint auto shapes).

The problem is that models created this way are cumbersome to update and maintain plus not very easy to analyze.

This is why I created a list of free tools that will make your life easier if you need to create something more than one time drawing.

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BPM thought leaders – Michael Hammer

BPM thought leaders – Michael Hammer

What do you do if you need to run a workshop about BPM related topics? I like to grab one of the books from my BPM library when I am done with the preparations to add some extra quotes and stories 🙂

This time I picked “Faster Cheaper Better: The 9 Levers for Transforming How Work Gets Done” and could not stop wondering how many of Michael Hammer’s ideas are still valid today for any organisation implementing BPM.

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