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TOGAF – The Open Group Architecture Framework

The TOGAF 9.1 Certified (Level 1 & Level 2) course is an interactive, classroom-based learning experience. The course covers the curriculum of both levels 1 and 2. The Foundation level content enables participants to successfully complete the associated TOGAF Level 1 exam, known as TOGAF 9.1 Foundation. The certification provides validation that the candidate has gained knowledge of the terminology, structure, and basic concepts of TOGAF 9.1, and understands the core principles of Enterprise Architecture and TOGAF. And finally, the TOGAF 9.1, Level 2 content focuses on the practical application of the TOGAF framework; building upon the foundational knowledge and comprehension of Level 1 with practical scenarios that enforce the concepts.

Audience Profile

  • Individuals who require a deeper understanding of TOGAF 9.1, e.g., System Integrators,Operational, Business and IT developers, CIO’s and IT Managers, Program and Project Leaders, IT Specialists and Enterprise Architects.
  • Professionals who work in an organization where TOGAF 9.1 has been adopted and who need to participate in architecture projects and initiatives.
  • Enterprise Architects who will be responsible for developing architecture artifacts.
  • Enterprise Architects who wish to introduce TOGAF 9.1 into an architectural practice.
  • Enterprise Architects who want to achieve a recognized qualification to demonstrate their detailed knowledge of TOGAF 9.1.

Participant Prerequisites

There are no formal prerequisites. However, it is strongly recommended that participants have some experience in the Enterprise Architecture domain.

Course Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • The basic concepts of Enterprise Architecture and TOGAF
  • The core concepts and terminology used in TOGAF 9.1
  • The concept of the Enterprise Continuum; its purpose and constituent parts • The TOGAF certification program
  • The ADM guidelines and techniques
  • How each of the ADM phases contributes to the success of enterprise architecture
  • The ADM phases in development of an enterprise architecture (and how to apply them)
  • How Architecture Governance contributes to the Architecture Development Cycle
  • How to apply Architecture Governance in development of an enterprise architecture
  • How to apply the TOGAF Architecture Content Framework
  • The concept of Building Blocks (and how to apply them)
  • How to apply the Stakeholder Management Technique
  • How to apply the TOGAF Content Metamodel
  • How to apply TOGAF recommended techniques when developing an enterprise architecture
  • The TOGAF Technical Reference Model and how to customize it to meet an organization’s needs
  • The Integrated Information Infrastructure Reference Model
  • The content of the key deliverables of the ADM cycle
  • How an enterprise architecture can be partitioned to meet the specific needs of an organization
  • The purpose of the Architecture Repository
  • How to apply iteration and different levels of architecture with the ADM
  • How to adapt the ADM for security
  • SOA as a style of architecture
  • The role of architecture maturity models in developing an enterprise architecture
  • The purpose of the Architecture Skills Framework and how to apply it within an organization

Course Outline

The following items describe the outline of the course:

  • Course Introduction
  • Introducing Architecture
  • Overview of the Architecture Development Method
  • Understanding the phases in the ADM
  • Adapting the ADM to the Context
  • Business Scenarios
  • Architecture Principles and Requirements
  • Managing Stakeholders and Risks
  • Enterprise Continuum and Architecture Repository
  • Security Architecture
  • Enterprise Integration and Service-Oriented Architecture
  • Other ADM Guidelines
  • Introducing the Content Framework
  • Defining the Business Architecture
  • Defining the Information Systems Architecture
  • Defining the Technology Architecture
  • Migration planning
  • Building Organizational Capabilities
  • Organizing Architecture
  • The Architect
  • Certification

Course Materials

The following materials are included as part of the course:

  • Course book

TOGAF - The Open Group Architecture Framework

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