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Enterprise Architecture Complete Certification Course

This course would be beneficial to recent graduates looking to get a foothold in the IT Industry and businesses looking to identify opportunities to improve their enterprise in a manner that more effectively and efficiently pursues its purpose.

Description

Learn how to find your own way out of the current general market confusion about Enterprise Architecture. Set your own direction for your projects and not be confused by Enterprise Architecture tools, methods, and especially Enterprise Architecture frameworks.


An Enterprise Architecture (EA) refers to the structure of an enterprise, which includes the enterprise components, the externally visible properties of those components, and the relationships between them. With EA encompassing so many visible business benefits, EA is key for anyone looking to get a jump-start in the IT industry, gain respect from fellow IT enthusiasts, and making a difference in your organization! 

This course would be beneficial to recent graduates looking to get a foothold in the IT Industry and businesses looking to identify opportunities to improve their enterprise in a manner that more effectively and efficiently pursues its purpose.


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This Course provides the essential skills for EA’s. The course validates that you know specific methods, models and/or tools. This course is essential to professionals as it populates the EA’s toolbox. The industry is facing a bold new world with the amazing developments of Enterprise Architecture, and the challenges and the opportunities this presents are unprecedented. 


What will you learn?

  • Learn what is needed to successfully implement and manage an Enterprise Architecture program.
  • How to get an Enterprise Architecture foundation in place and manage the project efficiently and with less risk.
  • How to define requirements for managing expectations.
  • How to reduce the risk and cost in accomplishing modernization and business changes.
  • How to produce a viable architecture program.


The Enterprise Architecture Complete Certification Course serves as a complete introductory guide for anyone looking to grasp a better understanding of Enterprise Architecture concepts and its practical application in any environment.
The Art of Service's introductory Enterprise Architecture training helps IT practitioners develop the skills that are crucial as businesses embark on this massive transformation. It provides an industry credential for any IT professional to help them transform into the world of Enterprise Architecture.This training enables you to move both the industry and business forward and quickly take advantage of the benefits that Enterprise Architecture presents.


Course Outline - The topics covered in this course are:

  • Understanding Enterprise Architecture.
  • Enterprise Architecture Roles, Responsibilities, & Principles.
  • Enterprise Architecture Framework.
  • Developing and Building an Enterprise Architecture.
  • Using Enterprise Architecture.
  • Enterprise Architecture Management, Body of Knowledge, and Planning.
  • Categories of Enterprise Architecture & Maintaining an Effective Enterprise Architecture.
  • Mobile Enterprise Application Platform and the Future of Enterprise Architecture.
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Curriculum

  • Understanding Enterprise Architecture
    Introduction and Objectives
    In this lecture, we'll discuss some objectives aimed at showing what you can expect to learn from this course. Section Outline Lecture 2: Introduction to Enterprise Architecture Lecture 3: Importance of Enterprise Architecture Lecture 4: Benefits of Enterprise Architecture Lecture 5: Pitfalls of Enterprise Architecture
    0:30
    Introduction to Enterprise Architecture
    This lecture will cover the many definitions of Enterprise Architecture. Lecture outline: 0:00 Definition of Enterprise Architecture 1:31 Gartner's definition of Enterprise Architecture 2:13 Continous update of the definition of Enterprise Architecture 3:15 EA Schools of Thought 3:33 Enterprise IT Architecting 4:08 Enterprise Integrating 4:36 Enterprise Ecological Adaptation
    5:04
    Importance of Enterprise Architecture
    This lecture will explain the significance of Enterprise Architecture from the business and IT point of view. Lecture outline: 0:00 Wide gap between the IT organization and the rest of the business 0:44 Mediation between the business strategy side and the IT organization 1:51 Converting true Enterprise Architecture
    2:47
    Benefits of Enterprise Architecture
    This lecture will talk about the different advantages of Enterprise Architecture. Lecture outline: 0:00 Benefits of adopting Enterprise Architecture in a business organization 0:49 More benefits in EA
    1:15
    Pitfalls of Enterprise Architecture
    This discussion will focus on the pitfalls of Enterprise Architecture and recommendations to address them. Lecture outline: 0:00 Introduction of pitfalls of Enterprise Architecture 0:33 Wrong lead architect 1:10 Insufficient understanding and support 1:49 Doing only technical architecture 2:18 Not establishing EA governance early 2:38 Using current-state EA first 3:13 Not spending time on communications 3:43 Not measuring and not communicating 4:20 Architecting the "boxes" only 5:35 The EA group does most of the architecting
    5:58
    Reading Section - Chapter 1
  • Enterprise Architecture Roles, Responsibilities and Principles
    Introduction and Objectives
    In this lecture, we'll discuss some objectives aimed at showing what you can expect to learn from this course. Section Outline Lecture 8: Enterprise Architects Lecture 9: Solutions Architects Lecture 10: Guiding Principle
    0:33
    Enterprise Architects
    This discussion will focus on the role, responsibility, skills, and knowledge of an Enterprise Architect. Lecture outline: 0:00 Introduction of Enterprise Architects 0:13 Role of Enterprise Architects 0:59 Goal of Enterprise Architects 2:13 Responsibilities of Enterprise Architects 3:28 Skills and knowledge of Enterprise Architects 4:32 Collaboration of Enterprise Architects
    4:38
    Solutions Architects
    This lecture will cover the roles and responsibilities of a Solutions Architect. Lecture outline: 0:00 Introduction of Solutions Architect 0:36 Responsibilities of Solutions Architect for planning and management 1:03 Responsibilities of Solutions Architect for business development 1:31 Responsibilities of Solutions Architect for subject matter expertise 2:07 Responsibilities of Solutions Architect for methodology and quality 3:05 Responsibilities of Solutions Architect for work force
    3:33
    Guiding Principles
    This lecture will discuss the guiding principles to help keep an Enterprise Architecture current and continuously valuable to any business. Lecture outline: 0:00 Introduction to guiding principles of Enterprise Architecture 0:56 Eight guiding principles of Enterprise Architecture 1:13 Strategic 1:50 Standards based 2:10 Simple 2:29 Reliable 2:54 Accessible 3:02 Knowledge Driven 3:15 Secure 3:51 Sustainable
    4:08
    Reading Section - Chapter 2
  • Enterprise Architecture Framework
    Introduction and Objectives
    In this lecture, we'll discuss some objectives aimed at showing what you can expect to learn from this course. Section Outline Lecture 13: EA Framework and Components Lecture 14: Architecture Domain Lecture 15: Types of Frameworks Lecture 16: Sample Frameworks
    2:40
    EA Framework and Components
    This lecture will cover the definition and the different components of the Enterprise Architecture Framework. Lecture outline: 0:00 Introduction to EA framework 2:14 Main components of EA framework
    1:49
    Architecture Domain
    This discussion will address the different Architecture Domains of an Enterprise Architecture Framework. Lecture outline: 0:00 Introduction to architecture domain 0:48 Business architecture 1:48 Information architecture 2:49 Application architecture 4:12 Technology architecture
    5:06
    Types of Frameworks
    This lecture will cover the five general types of frameworks. Lecture outline: 0:00 Introduction to the different types of frameworks 0:18 Consortia-developed frameworks 0:58 Defense industry frameworks 1:26 Government frameworks 2:06 Open-source frameworks 3:08 Propriety frameworks
    3:48
    Sample Frameworks
    This discussion will center on a few existing Enterprise Architecture Frameworks such as the Zachman Framework, TOGAF, and the Federal Enterprise Architecture. Lecture outline: 0:00 Zachman framework 3:10 TOGAF framework 5:32 FEAF 7:09 Gartner enterprise architecture framework
    6:35
    Reading Section - Chapter 3
  • Developing and Building an Enterprise Architecture
    Introduction and Objectives
    In this lecture, we'll discuss some objectives aimed at showing what you can expect to learn from this course. Section Outline Lecture 19: Overview and Introduction Lecture 20: Developing an Enterprise Architecture Lecture 21: Building an Effective Enterprise Architecture
    0:31
    Overview and Introduction
    This lecture will include an introduction to building and developing an Enterprise Architecture. Lecture outline: 0:00 Relying on EA 0:30 Similar to a buildings architecture 1:39 Committees responsible for the EA function 2:43 Detailed EA documents
    5:06
    Developing an Enterprise Architecture
    This discussion will focus on the steps involved in developing an Enterprise Architecture. Lecture outline: 0:00 Introduction and steps in developing an EA 0:48 Agree on the need 1:34 Establish an organizational structure 2:30 Select a framework 3:54 Select a tool and repository 4:33 Organize the existing material 6:19 Begin using the EA 7:18 Extend and maintain the architecture
    9:35
    Building an Effective Enterprise Architecture
    This lecture will explain the steps in building an appropriate and effective Enterprise Architecture. Lecture outline: 0:00 Introduction in building an effective EA 0:24 Introduction for the steps in building EA right 1:07 Tips on making and effective EA team 1:12 Respond to a real business need 1:27 Sponsorship is key 1:40 Look outside IT 2:03 One size does not fit all
    3:11
    Reading Section - Chapter 4
  • Using Enterprise Architecture
    Introduction and Objectives
    In this lecture, we'll discuss some objectives aimed at showing what you can expect to learn from this course. Section Outline Lecture 24: Using Enterprise Architecture Lecture 25: Training Personnel Lecture 26: Defining Compliance Criteria Lecture 27: Implementing Compliance Criteria Lecture 28: Assessing Lecture 29: Other Uses
    0:30
    Using Enterprise Architecture
    This lecture will identify and discuss other uses of Enterprise Architecture. Lecture outline: 0:00 Introduction in the use of EA 1:07 Facilitating of systematic change
    2:36
    Training Personnel
    This lecture will cover the proper way of training personnel in preparation for employing an Enterprise Architecture. Lecture outline: 0:00 Introduction in training personnel 0:28 Project managers 1:00 Establishing process and procedures
    3:00
    Defining Compliance Criteria
    This discussion will focus on defining compliance criteria. Lecture outline: 0:00 Introduction to compliance criteria 1:32 Set up integrated reviews
    2:47
    Implementing Compliance Criteria
    This lecture will discuss implementing compliance criteria. Lecture outline: 0:00 Introduction to the three CPIC phases 0:27 Execute the projects 0:45 Manage and perform project development 1:58 Evolve EA with program/project
    3:20
    Assessing
    This lecture will cover the assessment required to implement an Enterprise Architecture. Lecture outline: 0:00 Assessing EA 1:17 Evaluating EA
    1:50
    Other Uses
    This lecture will identify and discuss other uses of Enterprise Architecture. Lecture outline: 0:00 Introduction to the other uses of EA 0:11 Examples of other uses of EA
    2:02
    Reading Section - Chapter 5
  • EA Management, Body of Knowledge and Planning
    Introduction and Objectives
    In this lecture, we'll discuss some objectives aimed at showing what you can expect to learn from this course. Section Outline Lecture 32: Enterprise Management Lecture 33: Enterprise Planning Lecture 34: Enterprise Collaborative Architecture
    0:36
    Enterprise Management
    This lecture will discuss the management of Enterprise Architecture, its importance, how it can be used, and what makes it different from other management practices. Lecture outline: 0:00 Introduction in EA management 2:32 History of EA management 4:17 Importance of an EA management 4:57 Capability of an EA management 5:25 How is EA management used 6:15 Capturing business value 6:52 What makes EA management different? 8:12 Application of EA management 8:55 EA body of knowledge
    9:35
    Enterprise Planning
    This discussion will center on the different levels of planning an Enterprise Architecture. Lecture outline: 0:00 Definition of EA planning 0:10 Levels of EA planning 0:23 Level 1: Getting started 0:48 Level 2: Where we are today 1:15 Level 3: Future vision 1:45 Level 4: How to get there 2:01 The EA planning methodology
    2:38
    Enterprise Collaborative Architecture
    This lecture will cover the definition of Enterprise Collaborative Architecture and describe its different views. Lecture outline: 0:00 Introduction to Enterprise Collaborative Architecture 0:42 Enterprise Collaborative Architecture models 1:47 Enterprise Collaborative Architecture views
    3:06
    Reading Section - Chapter 6
  • Categories of EA and Maintaining an Effective EA
    Introduction and Objectives
    In this lecture, we'll discuss some objectives aimed at showing what you can expect to learn from this course. Section Outline Lecture 37: Categories of Developing Enterprise Architecture Lecture 38: Maintaining Enterprise Architecture
    0:32
    Categories of Developing Enterprise Architecture
    This lecture will teach you about the different categories involved in developing an Enterprise Architecture. Lecture outline: 0:00 Introduction to the categories in developing EA 0:36 Categories in developing EA 0:52 Business IT alignment and stakeholder involvement 1:10 Architecture development, process and communication 1:41 Architecture governance
    2:03
    Maintaining Enterprise Architecture
    This lecture will cover how to maintain an Enterprise Architecture and help you make adjustments when necessary. Lecture outline: 0:00 Maintaining EA 3:51 As the enterprise evolves 4:49 Reassess periodically 5:45 Reflecting reality
    14:03
    Reading Section - Chapter 7
  • MEAP and the Future of Enterprise Architecture
    Introduction and Objectives
    In this lecture, we'll discuss some objectives aimed at showing what you can expect to learn from this course. Section Outline Lecture 41: MEAP Lecture 42: Future of Enterprise Architecture
    0:44
    MEAP
    This lecture will focus on the next technology level in Enterprise Architecture - the Mobile Enterprise Application Platform (MEAP). Lecture outline: 0:00 Introduction to the mobile enterprise application platform 0:59 Defining mobile enterprise application platform (MEAP) 2:05 Rule of three 1:10 Capabilities of MEAP 4:45 Why is there a need for MEAP 6:36 Conclusion
    8:03
    Future of Enterprise Architecture
    This lecture will discuss what the future holds for Enterprise Architecture in the areas of the private industry, service industry, and the military. Lecture outline: 0:00 Private industry models 3:31 Services becoming commodities 6:31 Emerging standards 8:08 Military use 9:58 Profession and certification 11:20 Conclusion
    15:38
    Reading Section - Chapter 8
  • Course Resources
    Enterprise Architecture course syllabus
    Enterprise Architecture Complete Certification Course Workbook
    Enterprise Architecture 104 Most Asked Questions
    Enterprise Architecture Glossary of Terms

Skills

  • Business Planning
  • Enterprise Architecture

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