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Ultimate Tutorial - Process Modeling with BPMN

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Posted by Allison Lynch | 02/26/2021
Process Modeling with BPMN to help increase efficiency and save time for your business. With all kinds of pre-made templates and symbols, it wouldn't take much time!

BPMN - Business Process Modeling Notation

Simple BPMN Template

What is BPMN?

BPMN (Business Process Modeling Notation) is a standard for business process modeling and provides a graphical notation for business processes, its goal of BPMN is to support business process management for both technical users and business users.

BPMN Symbols for Process Modeling

You can find all kinds of shapes required for BPMN in the BPMN Shapes Library, like "Start", "Intermediate", "End", "Task", "Gateway", and various connecting objects, etc. With these symbols provided, you can create your own BPMN diagram easily. Go to BPMN - Definition, Elements and Purpose page to have a general knowledge about all symbols of all elements and their functions related to BPMN diagrams.

Value Stream Map Symbols

Types of BPMN Application

There are generally 3 types of BPMN diagrams used in business:

  • 1. Private Business Processes / Internal Business Processes
  • 2. Abstract Business Processes / Public Business Processes
  • 3. Collaboration Business Processes / Global Business Process

How to Process Model with BPMN?

Open a BPMN Template

Start with a BPMN Diagram Template

Various free templates in Edraw helps you create BPMN diagram within a few minutes using massive built-in symbols. Go to "Available Templates" - "Flowchart" - "Business Process Modeling Notation", double click to start a new drawing page for your own BPMN diagram.

Click here to see the steps to draw a BPMN diagram in detail.

Benifits of Process Modeling with BPMN

  1. It provides a standard method for business processes for a business group,
  2. It makes it easier to share activity processes across organizations,
  3. It set strategic objectives with process,
  4. It brings greater visibility to the organization,
  5. It reduces costs and improve revenue streams.

BPMN Examples - Free Download and Customize

The following are BPMN examples created using Edraw pre-made BPMN symbols. They are all available for free download. Have a try and get started right now!

BPMN Template for Call Complaint BPMN Template for Book Selling BPMN Template for Leave Request
BPMN Template for Call Complaint BPMN Template for Book Selling BPMN Template for Leave Request

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