All business software serves the same purpose: to provide the best possible support for corporate processes. Close cooperation between user departments and IT staff is therefore key to the success of software projects, whether they involve adapting packaged software or developing custom solutions. To facilitate this kind of cooperation, ARIS UML Designer combines conventional business process modeling with software development. The result is a seamless, integrated approach to developing business applications, covering every stage from process analysis to system design. ARIS UML Designer is the first tool to speak the language of business processes and that of software development. Because it supports the entire software development process, there is no need for extra steps outside this process. With ARIS UML Designer, all process modelers and UML modelers work with an integrated software product. Users access process model data and UML content via a Web browser, thereby enabling processing and change management within a multi-user environment. Students will acquire the basic skills essential to creating models with ARIS UML Designer.