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Test C2180-275: Blueworks Live IBM Business Process Manager Express or Standard Edition, V8.0 BPM Analysis


To prepare for Test C2180-275, it is first recommended that you are familiar with the job role description and the parameters this certification is based on, as well as have knowledge of the topics outlined in the test objectives/skills measured on the test. Compare your own technical level to the test objectives and the recommended training resources, and then determine for yourself how much preparation you require. Note that these educational sources are recommended, but not required (*) before taking a certification test. 

Before preparing for the certification test, it is recommended that you measure your current level of skill by taking the Sample Test (located from the "Sample/Assessment test" link above).. 

You can prepare for the test through the Tutor Approach (classroom, instructor led course) or the Self-Study Approach. Sources within each approach collectively cover the skills measured on the test. 

To prepare via the Tutor Approach, take courseZB029G  + (WB801G or ZB801G) + (WB009G or ZB009G or WB010G or WB011G) ]  and refer to the sources with an * in front of them.  Note that per this formula, you are required to take 3 courses.

To prepare via the Self-Study Approach, omit the courses, and refer to all other sources with and without the * in front.

(*) Notes: 

  1. The recommended educational resources listed are not intended to be a substitute for, but should complement, relevant practical experience.
  2. Extensive product knowledge is required to pass the test. 
  3. Every effort has been made to make the recommended educational resources as complete and as accurate as possible, but no warranty of fitness is implied. The resources provided are on an as is basis. IBM shall have neither liability nor responsibility to any person or entity with respect to any loss or damages arising from course or publication content.

Classroom Course


Course title: Process Modeling with IBM Business Process Manager Standard V8

Course duration: 2 Days

Course number: WB801G

Abstract: Please also see alternative option ZB801G (listed under "Online Courses")

This 2-day instructor-led course integrates business process management (BPM) methodology training with IBM Business Process Manager training.

IBM Business Process Manager is a comprehensive BPM platform that can provide you with the visibility and insight that you need to effectively manage the business processes of your organization.

In this course, you will learn about the core process modeling skills, project development methodology, and delivery good practice patterns that can improve the speed and quality of process definition and implementation efforts. You will use the IBM Process Designer component of IBM Business Process Manager to create a business process definition (BPD) from business requirements that are identified during process analysis. The course begins with an overview of business process management (BPM) and process modeling. You will learn how to make team collaboration more efficient by enabling all team members to use standard process model elements and notation, which makes expressing and interpreting business requirements consistent throughout the BPM lifecycle.

You will also learn how to build an agile and flexible shared process model that key business stakeholders understand and developers can implement, and that can be adjusted to accommodate process changes. In addition, you will learn how to work within the parameters of the BPM lifecycle methodology to maximize the function of IBM Business Process Manager and project development good practices.

Notes:

  • this course (incl. student notebook and student exercises) fully covers test objectives 5B
  • this course (incl. student notebook and student exercises) partially covers test objectives 1C, 2C, 3A, 3B, 5A, 5C, 6A
  • this course (incl. student notebook and student exercises) does not cover test objectives 1A, 1B, 1D, 1E, 1F, 2A, 2B, 2D, 4A, 4B, 4C, 4D, 4E, 4F, 5D, 5E, 5F, 6B, 6C, 6D


Course title: BPM Process Analysis Methods I

Course duration: 3 Days

Course number: WB009G

Abstract: Please also see alternative option ZB009G (listed under "Online Courses")

In this 3-day instructor-led course, you will learn about business process management (BPM) process analysis and improvement methods and techniques, and how to make your organizations and business units process-oriented.

This interactive course uses a collaborative learning environment to teach best-practice processes that help organizations with the decomposition of a business unit or group within an enterprise. The course also offers hands-on demonstrations and a predefined case study exercise that are designed to reinforce the concepts and skills covered in the lectures.

The course begins with an overview of business process management and change management concepts. You will learn about managing upstream and downstream impacts and the cross-functional importance of processes to the overall objectives of an organization. The course explains important concepts and activities such as process analysis, process improvement, working with as-is and to-be processes, Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN), and identifying and working with key performance indicators (KPIs).

In addition, the course introduces you to IBM Blueworks Live, which is a software as a service (SaaS) offering that can help organizations quickly document and improve business processes by enabling collaboration and process automation in a secure, cloud-based environment.

Notes:

  • this course (incl. student notebook and student exercises) fully covers test objectives 1B, 1C, 1D, 1F, 2A, 2B, 2D, 4B, 4D, 4E, 4F, 6A, 6B,
  • this course (incl. student notebook and student exercises) partially covers test objectives 1A, 2C, 3A, 3B, 4A, 5A, 5C, 5D, 5E,
  • this course (incl. student notebook and student exercises) does not cover test objectives 1E, 4C, 5B, 5F, 6C, 6D


Course title: BPM Process Analysis Methods II

Course duration: 4 Days

Course number: WB010G

Abstract:

In this 4-day instructor-led course, you learn about business process management (BPM) process analysis and improvement methods and techniques, and how to make their organizations and business units process-oriented.

This interactive course uses a collaborative learning environment to teach best-practice processes that help organizations with the decomposition of a business unit or group within an enterprise. The course also offers hands-on demonstrations, and uses student-supplied processes as a case study for exercises designed to reinforce the concepts and skills covered in the lectures.

The course begins with an overview of business process management and change management concepts. You learn about managing upstream and downstream impacts and the cross-functional importance of processes to the overall objectives of an organization. The course explains important concepts and activities such as process analysis, process improvement, working with as-is and to-be processes, Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN), and identifying and working with key performance indicators (KPIs).

In addition, the course introduces you to IBM Blueworks Live, which is a software as a service (SaaS) offering that can help organizations quickly document and improve business processes by enabling collaboration and process automation in a secure, cloud-based environment.

Notes:

  • this course (incl. student notebook and student exercises) fully covers test objectives 1B, 1C, 1D, 1F, 2A, 2B, 2D, 4B, 4D, 4E, 4F, 6A, 6B,
  • this course (incl. student notebook and student exercises) partially covers test objectives 1A, 2C, 3A, 3B, 4A, 5A, 5C, 5D, 5E,
  • this course (incl. student notebook and student exercises) does not cover test objectives 1E, 4C, 5B, 5F, 6C, 6D


Course title: BPM Process Analysis Methods III

Course duration: 5 Days

Course number: WB011G

Abstract:

In this 5-day instructor-led course, students learn about business process management (BPM) process analysis and improvement methods and techniques, how to inventory and prioritize processes, and how to make their organizations and business units process-oriented.

This interactive course uses a collaborative learning environment to teach best-practice processes that help organizations with the decomposition of a business unit or group within an enterprise. The course also offers hands-on demonstrations, and uses student-supplied processes as a case study for exercises designed to reinforce the concepts and skills covered in the lectures.

The course begins with an overview of business process management and change management concepts. Students learn about managing upstream and downstream impacts, and the cross-functional importance of processes to the overall objectives of an organization. Students also learn about important concepts and activities such as process analysis, process improvement, working with as-is and to-be processes, Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN), identifying and working with key performance indicators (KPIs), and developing an inventory of processes.

In addition, the course introduces students to IBM Blueworks Live, which is a software as a service (SaaS) offering that can help organizations quickly document and improve business processes by enabling collaboration and process automation in a secure, cloud-based environment.

Notes:

  • this course (incl. student notebook and student exercises) fully covers test objectives 1B, 1C, 1D, 1F, 2A, 2B, 2D, 4B, 4D, 4E, 4F, 6A, 6B,
  • this course (incl. student notebook and student exercises) partially covers test objectives 1A, 2C, 3A, 3B, 4A, 5A, 5C, 5D, 5E,
  • this course (incl. student notebook and student exercises) does not cover test objectives 1E, 4C, 5B, 5F, 6C, 6D


Online course


Course title: Process Discovery and Modeling in IBM Blueworks Live - SPVC

Course duration: 0.6 Day

Course number: ZB029G

Abstract: NOTE: THIS IS AN ONLINE SELF-PACED VIRTUAL COURSE. DO NOT MAKE TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS FOR THIS COURSE.

In this introductory self-paced course, you learn how to do process discovery, create process models, and capture process documentation with IBM Blueworks Live. Blueworks Live provides simple-to-understand product features that facilitate collaborative process discovery and modeling.

This course is designed for novice Blueworks Live business users, and it focuses on two main topics. First, you learn the core modeling skills and methods that improve the speed and quality of defining processes with BPMN. Second, you learn the core product skills and methods that are needed to model processes with IBM Blueworks Live.

The lab exercises are designed to reinforce the concepts that you learn throughout the course, and allow you to practice the use of Blueworks Live. The exercises cover skills such as capturing process details in a Blueworks Live discovery map, conducting playbacks, and creating a process diagram.

Note: These exercises require an established Blueworks Live account, which your organization must provide for you.

Notes:

  • this course (incl. student notebook and student exercises) fully covers test objectives 2D
  • this course (incl. student notebook and student exercises) partially covers test objectives 5C,
  • this course (incl. student notebook and student exercises) does not cover test objectives 1A, 1B, 1C, 1D, 1E, 1F, 2A, 2B, 2C, 3A, 3B, 4A, 4B, 4C, 4D, 4E, 4F, 5A, 5B, 5D, 5E, 5F, 6A, 6B, 6C, 6D


Course title: Process Modeling with IBM Business Process Manager Standard V8 (Self-paced)

Course duration: 2 Days

Course number: ZB801G

Abstract: Please also see alternative option WB801G.


Course title: BPM Process Analysis Methods I (SPVC)

Course duration: 3 Days

Course number: ZB009G

Abstract: Please also see alternative option WB009G.


Redbook

Publication number: SG24-7973-01



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