Can SCM Students Become Process Experts? An Educational Approach

Andreas Wieland, Christian F. Durach

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It has been shown that students’ opportunities to learn are embedded in the instructional tasks with which they are invited to engage in the classroom. Integrating process modeling software in courses is a hands-on task that improves the students’ understanding of business processes. Especially in supply chain management, the development of process models provides a unique learning experience for students, supporting their understanding of the cross-functional and inter-organizational nature of supply chain processes. Based on our teaching experiences, we present a higher education class that trains students on how to map processes, enabling them to derive theoretical and managerial implications.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 25th International Annual EurOMA Conference 2018 : To Serve, to Produce and to Servitize in the Era of Networks, Big Data, and Analytics
EditorsRóbert Hohol, Gergely Szakáts, Gabriella Bánfalv
Number of pages6
Place of PublicationBrussel
PublisherEUROMA, European Operations Management Association
Publication date2018
Publication statusPublished - 2018
EventThe 25th International Annual EurOMA Conference 2018 - Budapest, Hungary
Duration: 24 Jun 201826 Aug 2018
Conference number: 25


ConferenceThe 25th International Annual EurOMA Conference 2018


  • Supply chain management
  • Business process management
  • Teaching

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