Applied Business Architecture

Bridge the gap between strategy and execution by applying best practice business architecture methods and techniques. Our Applied Business Architecture training is a hands-on course that combines elements of theory, practice and evaluation to provide attendees with an interactive learning experience in Business Architecture

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$3,200 USD
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Class Date
12th August 2019
Study Method
3 Days
Certificate accredited by EA Learning
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Judith Oja-Gillam

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Judith has over 30 years of business experience across multiple geographies and organisational cultures in Financial Services, Insurance, Government, Healthcare,…
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MicroTek - Texas
Texas Training and Conference Centers, 11490 Westheimer Rd, Suite 600 Houston
Texas 77077

Houston Course Details

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 15. Problem Synthesis and Definition ​

     Module16. Strategy Mapping and Business Motivation Model​

     Module17. 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

     Module 14. Disruption and Strategic Impact


Attendees will learn how to successfully:

  • Create a Business Motivation Model to structure strategic thinking
  • Create a Business Model Canvas to conceptualise strategic business models
  • Create a Business Capability Model to conceptualise and structure a business operating model
  • Use a Capability-based Planning approach to shape and operationalise strategy
  • Identify key Stakeholders and their concerns; determine how to find answers for those concerns
  • Summarise useful ways to engage with Stakeholders through a strategic planning process
  • Summarise Business Modelling techniques and artefacts
  • Use a Business Capability Model as an Anchor Model for a variety of strategic analyses
  • Summarise a variety of strategic analyses of business capabilities
  • Create a simple Transition Plan to stage strategic execution
  • Present a strategic narrative to an executive audience using artefacts to illustrate strategic advice

There are no pre requisites for this course; however knowledge of business fundamentals and TOGAF are an advantage.

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