What is Business Architecture?

Learn about Business Architecture

The role of business architect is essential within any successful organisation. By hiring a business architect with up-to-date training and practical knowledge, the business simply runs better.


What is Business Architecture?

Business architecture arms an organisation with a wide-angle view of their operations. A business architect helps to define business goals, ensure processes are efficient and effective, and deliver the highest possible value to the end customer. A business architect determines and communicates the structures and systems that help a business achieve its goals, by making the best use of all the assets and stakeholders involved.


How to Get Business Architect Qualifications

EA Learning provides courses that are built and presented by industry leaders in business architecture. You can be confident that you’re learning from professionals who have a deep understanding and expertise of their field.

We offer a number of courses that cover generalised business architecture expertise, as well as more specific frameworks. Select the links below to learn more about a business architecture course:


Become a Qualified Business Architect

Whether you prefer to learn in a classroom or online, we’ve got a business architecture course that will suit you. Contact us to get started.

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This course is designed to help you and your organisation to strengthen the business planning process by applying best practice business architecture methods and techniques. Applied Business Architecture is a hands-on course that combines elements of theory, practice and evaluation to provide attendees with an interactive learning experience in Business Architecture. The course will provide you with a practical understanding of:

  • How to link strategy and execution with effective planning
  • Mapping and communicating business motivation
  • Mapping business capabilities
  • How to use capability-based planning and business anchor models to develop a business   architecture
  • How to begin to plan for transition

The structure of the course is as follows:

      Module 1. Course Outline ​

      Module 2. Capability-based Planning ​

      Module 3. Strategic Planning and Business Architecture ​

      Module 4. Stakeholder Engagement and Facilitation ​

      Module 5. Business Modelling ​

      Module 6. Value Mapping and Value System Model ​

      Module 7.  Capability Mapping and Business Capability Model​

      Module 8. Introduction to Strategic Analyses ​

      Module 9. Strategic Analysis: Maturity ​

     Module 10. Strategic Analysis: Projects ​

     Module 11. Strategic Analysis: Pain Points ​

     Module 12. Strategic Analysis: Customer Value​

     Module 13. Strategic Analysis: Industry and Environment ​

     Module 14. Disruption and Strategic Impact

     Module 15. Problem Synthesis and Definition ​

     Module 16. Strategy Mapping and Business Motivation Model​

     Module 17. Strategic Analysis: Strategic Importance ​

     Module 18. Operationalising Strategy ​

     Module 19. Target Architecture and Operating Model ​

     Module 20. Transition Planning and Roadmap View ​

     Module 21. Connecting Architecture with IT and Business



Professionals working in or aspiring to work in the following roles:

  • Business Architects
  • Domain and Solution Architects
  • Technology Leaders
  • Business Technology Partners
  • Senior Business Analysts
  • Enterprise Architects
  • Project and Portfolio Managers
  • IT Strategy Managers
  • Chief Information Officers
  • Chief Technology Officers
  • Presales Consultants
  • IT Managers
  • Transformation and Strategy Managers
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