5 Steps to draw Flowchart with BPMN

A flowchart is popular in visualizing step-by-step solution or workflow. A little drawback though - no common agreement on shape representation. This is where Business Process Model and Notation (BPMN) can fill, with a worldwide standard of graphical notation easy for anyone to read. Even more, it helps depict work responsibility.

  • YouTube Video

    YouTube Video

  • Simple Business Process

    Simple Business Process

  • Start Event Sample

    Start Event Sample

  • Task Sample

    Task Sample

  • Decision Sample

    Decision Sample

  • Build a Sailing Boat

    Build a Sailing Boat

  • Order Processing

    Order Processing

  • House Painting

    House Painting

  • Extend Drive License

    Extend Drive License

  • Wedding Planning

    Wedding Planning

  • YouTube Video
  • Simple Business Process
  • Start Event Sample
  • Task Sample
  • Decision Sample
  • Build a Sailing Boat
  • Order Processing
  • House Painting
  • Extend Drive License
  • Wedding Planning
  1. Define an organization

    An Organization can be represented by a Pool. If you are designing an internal process, you just need one Pool. You may define your company or department as a Pool.

  2. Define participants

    A Participant can be represented by a Lane. A lane can represent a role or a position. Do not put a person (e.g. John) in a Lane. You can specify who to play the role when you start your workflow.

  3. Start event

    Add a start event to the Lane that will trigger the workflow.

  4. Design tasks

    Click the start event and use its surrounding resource icons to draw tasks. Please name a task by "verb + noun" (e.g. Process Order). Repeat this step to create tasks for all participants.

  5. Generate Flow Chart to Word

    Produce professional workflow document with just few mouse clicks.

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