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Business processes represent only one facet of business reality; the transparency becomes complete only with the business rules. DMN 1.3 as a complement to BPMN 2.0 promises to become the global standard for decision modeling. The course provides practice-oriented knowledge for the creation of easy to read and comprehensible decision models and shows how the standard notation can be introduced in an organization.

Course duration

1 day

Details and content

  • Basic elements of DMN 1.3
  • First practical decision examples
  • Decision Requirements Diagrams (DRD)
  • Decision tables
  • Evaluable expressions with FEEL
  • Boxed expressions
  • Embedding in BPMN 2.0
  • Hierarchical modeling
  • Readability of process models
  • Work out your own conventions
  • Testing of decision models
  • Practical exercises

Benefits / Learning Goals

  • Participants are familiar with the DMN 1.3 elements
  • They are able to document decisions correctly in a clear and concise manner, according to the facts
  • You are able assess which modeling conventions you need to successfully implement DMN 1.3 in your organisation


You can acquire the "processCentric DMN 1.3 Decision Requirements Expert" certificate by taking a multiple choice exam and submitting a complex modeling task.

Methodology / Didactics

The concepts, methods and relationships are presented in the course in a way to promote a practice-oriented understanding of decision modeling with DMN 1.3. The participants deepen their understanding by resolving practical exercises.

Course documents / Resources

Target groups

Beginning and experienced process management experts who want to document decisions clearly and accurately for specific target groups.


  • Knowledge of process modelling with BPMN 2.0
  • Basic knowledge or initial experience in business process management


  • Training 1 day (virtual / presence): CHF 850.- / EUR 750.-
  • Training for groups: on request

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