Business Architecture Foundation Course

The Business Architecture Foundation Course is a practical workshop that gives you hands-on experience in using all of the key business architecture techniques.

Public courses will be listed on the e-shop when they are available, or
email me to discuss future courses or running the course on your site

Trainer: Roger Evernden

Description

1. What is business architecture?

Key Topics – what’s included:

  • What are the goals of business architecture?
  • What are the deliverables from business architecture?

Learning Outcomes – participants will or will be able to:

  • Understand whether and where business architecture fits in their organisation
  • Understand the key  benefits and value of  business architecture

2. Why is business architecture important?

Key Topics – what’s included:

  • What business value does business architecture deliver?
  • Why is business architecture currently increasing in importance?
  • How are outcomes from business architecture measured?

Learning Outcomes – participants will or will be able to:

  • Explain and justify investments in business architecture
  • Understand the key measurements for business architecture

3. What are the key techniques in business architecture?

Key Topics – what’s included:

  • Business Model Framework
  • Capability Maps
  • Function Models and Functional Maps
  • Strategy Maps
  • Strategic Vector Charts
  • Application Portfolio
  • Investment Portfolio
  • Business Process Map
  • Agility / Flexibility and Performance Indicators
  • Project / Work Stream Overviews

Learning Outcomes – participants will or will be able to:

  • Understand the key tools and techniques available
  • Know when to apply each tool
  • Have a good practical overview of each of the key techniques

4. How and when do I apply business architecture?

Key Topics – what’s included:

  • How does organisational context influence the style of  business architecture?
  • What factors determine use of the techniques?
  • What are the steps or process for applying business architecture?
  • Who benefits from each deliverable?

Learning Outcomes – participants will or will be able to:

  • Know how to adapt business architecture to the specific needs of an organisation or project
  • Know when to use each technique
  • Understand the best ways to deliver value to each stakeholder

5. How do I measure and demonstrate success with business architecture?

Key Topics – what’s included:

  • How do we make the outputs from business architecture visible and useful?
  • What are the key measurements?
  • How can we make a bigger impact and have even greater success?

Learning Outcomes – participants will or will be able to:

  • Understand the key measurements of deliverables, performance, and business agility
  • Know how to present outputs to different audience

6. Where do I go from here?

Key Topics – what’s included:

  • What are your next steps?

Learning Outcomes – participants will or will be able to:

  • Have a checklist of actions and steps to be successful with business architecture

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