Class Notes: BPM Research and Education—How was School Today?

Class Notes: BPM Research and Education—How was School Today?
Having explored the research side of BPM in his previous Columns, Jan Recker turns his attention to the education side in his first Column in 2012. Now that BPM has gained worldwide attention, an increasing number of organizations are interested in adopting or expanding BPM initiatives, which creates a demand for people with specialized as well as general BPM skills. But where are the training grounds for such people? To answer the question, Jan looks closely at five institutions offering a variety of degree and certificate programs in BPM. Read his Column for a glimpse at the developing world of BPM education.

Jan Recker

Jan Recker

Dr Jan Recker is Senior Lecturer at the Business Process Management group at the Faculty of Information Technology, Queensland University of Technology Brisbane, Australia. He received a BScIS and MScIS from the University of Muenster, Germany in 2004 and a PhD in Information Systems from Queensland University of Technology in 2008. His research interests include BPM Standards, Adoption and Usage of BPM, and Business Process Flexibility. Findings from his research have appeared in more than 50 research papers. Jan is also a regular speaker at BPM practitioner conferences as well as manager and regular instructor for the QUT BPM Group's Continuing Professional Education offerings.
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