Bloom's Taxonomy for Standardizing BPM Education of IT Under-Graduates Students

A recent research publication of Dr. M. A. Pasha & Dr. Shaheen Pasha

Bloom's Taxonomy for Standardizing BPM Education of IT Under-Graduates Students

published in “International Journal of Computer Applications” 78(6):6-13, September 2013. Published by Foundation of Computer Science, New York, USA

Abstract

The multidimensional challenges of the 21st century have forced organizations to develop more sophisticated process management capabilities for maintaining a high level of transparency, efficiency, agility, and control. BPM has emerged as a powerful tool offering a set of structured methods and technologies to implement on-going cross-functional process management. This puts process modeling capabilities among the most in demand skills in the IT employment market. Consequently, many institutions around the globe started offering degree/training programs in BPM. Yet no consensus has emerged regarding the contents of these academic programs. Taking into account the inherent connections of BPM concepts with IT education and the emerging employment rolls of IT graduate, this paper presents Bloom's taxonomy based learning objectives which may help instructors/institutions to standardize the contents of BPM education of IT under-graduates students.

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