The BPM Self Assessment – Test your BPM skills as BPM practitioner

By 23 maart 2017Nieuws, Voorpagina

The BPM institute has developed a BPM self- assessment for BPM Practitioners. You can do this assessment online:


Your Self-Assessment Score:


Congratulations! You scored a total of 148 out of a possible 150, which is excellent.
Your current BPM skill level across the six critical Practice Areas is at the EXPERT level. Your odds of obtaining a BPM Certification are high. We would still recommend that you review your score for each Practice Area below.


  • Business Process Management Concepts
  • Score: 25
  • Process Discovery and Modeling
  • Score: 24
  • Process Improvement (Analysis & Design)
  • Score: 24
  • Process Measurement
  • Score: 25
  • Business Process Technologies
  • Score: 25
  • Process-Oriented Enterprise
  • Score: 25


Developing Needs Improvement Proficient


Business Process Management Concepts

  • The background, history and concepts of BPM.
  • BPM as a management discipline versus a methodology.
  • The possible benefits obtained when practicing BPM.
  • How it improves organizational performance and provides sustainable competitive advantage.
  • Strategic investment based on aligning process performance to business strategy.
  • The fundamental process concepts behind BPM.

Process Discovery and Modeling

  • The approaches to use during process discovery including key principles, best practices, techniques, valuable tools, and questions to ask.
  • The concepts and principles of hierarchical modeling.
  • Identifying the value chains, value streams, end-to-end processes, sub-processes and activities.
  • Defining a business process architecture.
  • Understanding industry reference models and process classification frameworks.
  • The different ways to express process knowledge.
  • Maps vs models.
  • The different diagram types, when to use each one and how to create each one.
  • The best practices to follow to create and maintain sustainable process models.
  • Modeling pitfalls and how to avoid them.

Process Improvement (Analysis & Design)

  • The concepts and principles of process analysis and design.
  • Ways to identify which process to improve first.
  • Quantitative vs qualitative analysis.
  • Characteristics of a well-designed process.
  • Running an improvement team.
  • The specific methods available to use during process analysis and design.
  • Differentiating one method from another.
  • The different tools, techniques and best practices to obtain analytical insight and optimal design.

Process Measurement

  • The concepts and principles of process measurement.
  • Examples of process performance measures.
  • How to validate measurement data.
  • How to manage by measurement.
  • How to define a tops-down measurement system.
  • Defining organizational, process and activity level measures.
  • Measurement techniques, tools, worksheets and diagrams.
  • How different methods approach process measurement.
  • Understanding how different methods define specific metrics

Business Process Technologies

  • The capabilities of modeling tools and support for different notations.
  • The capabilities of a standalone process modeling tool versus an enterprise modeling tool.
  • The capabilities and use of process simulation.
  • The concepts, design and capabilities of BPMN.
  • Best practices for modeling with BPMN.
  • The concepts, design and functional capabilities of a BPMS.
  • Creating analytical and executable models.

Process-Oriented Enterprise

  • The concepts and principles of a process-oriented enterprise.
  • Ways to assess an organization’s readiness for Enterprise BPM.
  • Creating a roadmap for adopting BPM.
  • The concepts and models of process governance – both conceptual models and structural models.
  • The concepts, structures and functions of a Center of Excellence.