UNNExT Guide on Business Process Analysis

Business Process Analysis Guide to Simplify Trade Procedures

Author/Source: UNESCAP

Year of adopting/publication: 2009

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Purpose: to serve government officials as an instrument for the identification of bottlenecks in trade processes and procedures, the prioritization of areas for improvement, and the design of strategies to eliminate these bottlenecks.

Summary: The BPA Guide presents a step by step approach to business process analysis and the development of recommendations for improvements. The set of practical steps and activities suggested in the guide start with the setting of the scope of the business process analysis project; planning its implementation; collecting relevant data; and presenting it in an easily understandable manner, to analysing the captured data in order to identify bottlenecks and developing recommendations for improvement.
To illustrate the practical usage of BPA and the guide, the guide contains an example of BPA

More information on BPA can be found on the UNNExT website

Pages that cite this Guide:

"As Is" Process
BPA Methodology
Establish Project and Team
Single Window Implementation