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The Open Group TOGAF Business Architecture Level 1

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On this accelerated TOGAF Business Architecture Level 1 course, you’ll learn about enterprise architecture by applying and developing business modelling and capabilities within the TOGAF framework.

In just 2 days, you’ll gain the skills you need to develop and design using the TOGAF Architecture Development Method (ADM). You’ll also gain an understanding of information mapping and value streams, and how important they are to business architecture.

At the end of your course, you’ll sit exam OGB-001 and achieve the TOGAF Business Architecture Level 1 certification.

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If you’re responsible for developing business architecture, like business planning, or are an architect interested in specialising in TOGAF, this course is ideal for you.

With Firebrand’s unique Lecture | Lab | Review methodology, you’ll be immersed in the curriculum and learn and retain information at twice the speed. Achieve your certification and return to the office in just 2 days.

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Seven reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. You'll be TOGAF Business Architecture Level 1 certified in just 2 days. With us, you’ll be TOGAF Business Architecture Level 1 trained in record time
  2. Our TOGAF Business Architecture Level 1 course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  3. Pass TOGAF Business Architecture Level 1 first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  4. You’ll learn more. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  5. You’ll learn TOGAF Business Architecture Level 1 faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  6. You’ll be studying TOGAF Business Architecture Level 1 with the best. We’ve been named in Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified 75342 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business
  7. You'll do more than study Firebrand's courseware. We use practical exercises to make sure you can apply your new knowledge to the work environment. Our instructors use demonstrations and real-world experience to keep the day interesting and engaging

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  • Distraction-free residential training - you’ll live just steps away from your classroom
  • A purpose-built training centre – get access to dedicated Pearson VUE Select facilities
  • Your Certification Guarantee – pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)
  • Everything you need to certify – you’ll even sit your exam on the course and return home certified
  • No hidden extras – one cost covers everything you need to certify

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Module 1: Business modelling

In this module, you’ll learn about business modelling and how it relates to Enterprise Architecture within the context of TOGAF.

  • 1.1 The essential concepts of business modelling and can relate them to the TOGAF standard
    • 1.1.1 Define what a business model is
    • 1.1.2 Describe the impact and benefits of business models
    • 1.1.3 Describe different example representations of business models
    • 1.1.4 Explain the typical contents of a business model, using the nine building blocks of the business model canvas (as an example)
  • 1.2 Understand how business models can be used with the TOGAF standard
    • 1.2.1 Explain the relationship between business models and Business Architecture
    • 1.2.2 Explain how business models can be used according to the TOGAF standard
    • 1.2.3 Explain why business model innovation should be approached in a structured manner

Module 2: Business capabilities

In this module, you’ll learn about the concept of business capabilities and how business capabilities can be modelled.

  • 2.1 Understand the concept of a business capability
    • 2.1.1 Describe what a business capability is
    • 2.1.2 Explain how a business capability can be defined
    • 2.1.3 List the components of a business capability
  • 2.2 Understand how business capabilities can be modelled
    • 2.2.1 Describe what a business capability model is
    • 2.2.2 Explain the capability modelling approach
    • 2.2.3 Explain how a business capability model can be structured
  • 2.3 Understand how business capabilities can be mapped to other business perspectives
    • 2.3.1 Describe the characteristics of heat mapping
    • 2.3.2 Explain how to interpret a heat map
    • 2.3.3 Describe the characteristics and types of cross-mapping

Module 3: Value streams

In this module, you’ll learn the value streams and value stream mapping and how they can be applied.

  • 3.1 Learn the concepts, approaches and benefits of value streams
    • 3.1.1 Describe what ‘value’ is in the context of Business Architecture
    • 3.1.2 Explain the benefits of value streams and value stream mapping
    • 3.1.3 Briefly describe different approaches to value analysis (including value streams, value chains, value networks, and lean value streams)
    • 3.1.4 Explain the use of value streams in Business Architecture
    • 3.1.5 Explain the relationship of value streams to other Business Architecture concepts, including process, capability, value stage, value stream, value, and stakeholder
  • 3.2 Understand the value stream description, decomposition and mapping and the approach to creating value streams
    • 3.2.1 Explain how a value stream is defined
    • 3.2.2 Explain how a value stream can be decomposed to a value stream stage
    • 3.2.3 Describe the purpose of mapping capabilities to value stream stages
    • 3.2.4 Explain the approach and guiding principles to creating value streams
    • 3.2.5 Explain with an example of how a value stream is decomposed into value stream stages
    • 3.2.6 Explain with an example of how value streams/ value stream stages can be mapped to business capabilities
    • 3.2.7 Explain with an example of how heat mapping can be applied to a mapping of value streams/ value stream stages to business capabilities

Module 4: Business scenarios

In this module, you’ll learn about the business scenario method and where it is used in the TOGAF ADM.

  • 4.1 Understand how to apply the TOGAF business scenario method
    • 4.1.1 Describe what a TOGAF business scenario is and its purpose
    • 4.1.2 Describe the benefits of developing a TOGAF business scenario
    • 4.1.3 Explain where TOGAF business scenarios are used in the TOGAF ADM
    • 4.1.4 Explain how to develop and validate a TOGAF business scenario
    • 4.1.5 Describe where business capabilities and value streams are used in developing a TOGAF business scenario

Module 5: Information mapping

In this module, you’ll learn about information mapping, how it relates to Enterprise Architecture and supports the TOGAF standard.

  • 5.1 Learn the concepts, approaches and benefits of information mapping
    • 5.1.1 Describe what an information map is
    • 5.1.2 Explain the impact and benefits of information mapping
    • 5.1.3 Explain the relationships of information maps to other Business Architecture concepts
    • 5.1.4 Explain the relationship of information maps to data models
    • 5.1.5 Explain how information maps can be used with the TOGAF ADM

Module 6: Developing a business architecture with the TOGAF ADM

In this module, you’ll learn a Business Architecture can be developed with the TOGAF ADM.

  • 6.1 Understand how the Business Architecture techniques can be applied within Phase A of the TOGAF ADM
    • 6.1.1 Describe the objectives of Phase A
    • 6.1.2 Explain the approach in Phase A for creating the Architecture Vision
    • 6.1.3 Describe the inputs of Phase A, including business principles, business goals, business drivers and architectural inputs
    • 6.1.4 Explain the steps of Phase A:
      • Identification of stakeholders, concerns and business requirements
      • Confirming business goals, business drivers and constraints
      • Evaluating capabilities
      • Assessing readiness for business transformation
      • Confirming architecture principles (including business principles)
      • Creating the Architecture Vision
      • Identifying business transformation risks and mitigation activities
    • 6.1.5 Describe the outputs of Phase A:
      • Architecture Vision
      • Baseline Business Architecture
      • Target Business Architecture
      • Business Model diagram
      • Business Capability map
      • Value Stream map
  • 6.2 Understand how the Business Architecture techniques can be applied within Phase B of the TOGAF ADM
    • 6.2.1 Describe the objectives of Phase B
    • 6.2.2 Explain the approach in Phase B for creating the Business Architecture
    • 6.2.3 Describe the inputs of Phase B
    • 6.2.4 Explain the steps of Phase B:
      • The techniques to decompose a Business Architecture
      • Developing the Baseline and Target Business Architecture Descriptions
      • Performing gap analysis
      • Finalising the Business Architecture
    • 6.2.5 Describe the outputs of Phase B:
      • Validated business principles, business goals, and business drivers
      • Business Architecture components of the Draft Architecture Definition Document
      • Business Architecture components of the Draft Architecture Requirements Specification
      • Business Architecture components of an architecture roadmap
      • The Business architecture catalogues, matrices and diagrams

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You'll sit the following exam at the Firebrand Training centre, covered by your Certification Guarantee:

  • TOGAF Business Architecture Level 1
    • Exam number: OGB-001
    • Exam type: Multiple choice
    • Number of questions: 30
    • Passing score: 60%
    • Time: 45 minutes
    • Language: English

Once you have passed the exam, you'll receive an achievement badge issued By The Open Group. The badge is proof that you've attended an official TOGAF Business Architecture Level 1 course.

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Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee
  • On-site exams**
  • Exam vouchers**
  • Practice tests*
  • Certification Guarantee**
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Hands-on training through Lecture | Lab | ReviewTM
  • Digital courseware (if available)
  • * Some exceptions apply
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track
  • *** Pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)

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There are no official prerequisites for this accelerated course.

However, you will benefit from achieving the TOGAF 9.2 certification prior to attending this course. In doing so you will gain a deeper knowledge of the TOGAF methodology.

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites? Don’t worry. Your training consultant will discuss your background with you to understand if this course is right for you.

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