A Hands-On Introduction to Process Mining


Are you eager to delve into the world of process mining and learn the Celonis software? Don't miss this exciting opportunity to enroll in our latest course, "A Hands-On Introduction to Process Mining."


This comprehensive 5-week program is instructor-paced, offering new learning materials each week, including lecture videos, reading materials, Celonis tutorials, recap questions, and hands-on quizzes.

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Some highlights about the course:

  • No prior knowledge of process mining is required. You will gain proficiency in fundamental process mining concepts, such as:
    • Traditional and object centric event logs
    • Process modeling notations (DFGs, Petri nets and BPMNs) and process discovery
    • Conformance checking techniques (alignment-based, footprint-based, token-based replay)
    • Comparative and predictive process mining
  • Hands-on tutorials will guide you through the application of process mining techniques using the Celonis software.
  • Many theoretical and hands-on questions are designed to improve the learning experience and test your knowledge.
  • By joining the verified track and successfully completing the quizzes, you will receive an online certificate signed by Professor Wil van der Aalst.


Week1: Welcome and basic concepts

  • Overview of the Process Mining Field and Basic Concepts
  • Introduction to Celonis Tool

Start Date: 8 November 2023

End Date: 14 November 2023

Week2: Process discovery

  • Process Discovery and Directly-Follows Graphs
    • Introduction to Directly Follows Graphs
    • DFG Filtering Techniques
    • Limitations of DFGs
  • Discover Sophisticated Process Models
    • Petri Nets Introduction
    • Discovery and Advantages of Higher-Level Process Models
    • Inductive Miner
  • Celonis Hands-On
  • Quiz (verified track)

Start Date: 15 November 2023

End Date: 21 November 2023

Week3: Conformance checking

  • Introduction to Conformance Checking
  • Conformance Checking Techniques
    • Alignment-Based Conformance Checking
    • Footprint-Based Conformance Checking
    • Token-Based Replay Conformance Checking
  • Wrap-Up Conformance Checking
  • Celonis Hands-On
  • Quiz (verified track)

Start Date: 22 November 2023

End Date: 28 November 2023

Week4: Process Analysis

  • From Traditional Event Logs to Object-Centric Event Logs
    • Exploring Event Data and Extraction Challenges
    • Objects in Object-Centric Event Logs
    • Exploring Object-Centric Event Logs and Challenges
  • Comparative and Predictive Process Mining
    • Extending Process Models
    • Comparative Process Mining
    • Predictive Process Mining
  • Celonis Hands-On
  • Quiz (verified track)

Start Date: 29 November 2023

End Date: 5 December 2023

Week5: Closing and Final Quiz

  • Closing talk
  • Theoretical Final Exam (verified track)
  • Hands-on exam (verified track)

Start Date: 6 December 2023

End Date: 12 December 2023

Don't miss out on this opportunity to expand your knowledge and skills in process mining. Enroll today!

Starting date: 08.11.2023

Duration: 5 weeks

Level: introductory

Enrolment link: https://www.edx.org/course/process-mining-course-v1-rwthx-pm-1t2023?utm_campaign=social-sharing-course-page&utm_medium=social&utm_source=email