Workflow Management
- IMT4511 - 5 ECTS

Expected learning outcomes

The students have in-depth knowledge of workflow management and the theoretical foundation for workflow automation. The students are capable of modeling and analyzing workflows, have insight in functions and architectures of workflow systems, and have good understanding of the interaction between workflow management technology on the one side and business processes and work organization on the other.


  • Workflow theory
  • Modeling workflows
  • Workflow patterns
  • Management of workflows
  • Analyzing workflows
  • Functions and architecture of workflow systems
  • Workflow management in digital content production

Teaching Methods


Form(s) of Assessment

Written exam, 4 hours

Form(s) of Assessment (additional text)

Written exam counts 60%.
Essay counts 40%.
Each part must be passed.

Grading Scale

Alphabetical Scale, A(best) – F (fail)

External/internal examiner

External examiner evaluates a selection of exams

Re-sit examination

No re-sit offered

Teaching Materials


  • Workflow Management: Models, Methods, and Systems, Wil van der Aalst, Kees van Hee, The MIT Press, utgave 2004 (ISBN: 0-262-72046-9)


  • Workflow Patterns (, W.M.P. van der Aalst, A.H.M. ter Hofstede, B. Kiepuszewski A.P. Barros
  • Annen utdelt litteratur/artikler/notater