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This 3-day breakthrough course addresses the challenge of how to apply The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF) in small, medium and large businesses.   It immerses participants in a realistic and highly practical digital workplace transformation solution that will revolutionise the way architects, project managers and business analysts, approach enterprise and solution architecture.

Based on proven solution architectures using Microsoft, Citrix and VMware products, the course includes:

  • Practical workshops, where every step of The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF) is explained and practiced in collaborative groups of 4 people or less
  • Extensive set of customisable templates are supplied to apply to real business problems
  • Modelling tool is supplied for use, prior to the course, and populated artifacts based on real-world experience are discussed and supplied to participants, to show the art of the possible

Learning outcomes

  • Knowledge and the practical application of the TOGAF architecture development method (ADM)
  • Knowledge and the practical application of the TOGAF architecture development method (ADM)
  • Ability to understand and prioritise complex and conflicting stakeholders concerns and business requirements
  • Understanding a very complex stakeholder scenario and applying the appropriate use of stakeholder management and engagement techniques to define a clear vision
  • Practical definition and refinement of architecture principles that align to business drivers, goals and constraints and map to specific key performance indicators
  • Development of populated architectures and artifacts that can be applied to any business problem
  • Improved awareness of the types of security threats and the different approaches on how these threats can be mitigated
  • Ability to present complex material in a simple and engaging manner.

Who should attend

  • Managers responsible for employees that are working on enterprise architectures, solution architectures, programmes of work and projects
  • Managers responsible for employees that are working on enterprise architectures, solution architectures, programmes of work and projects
  • Staff involved in architecture work, such as project managers, business analysts, security architects, enterprise architects, solution architects and technology architects, who have some experience with using TOGAF
  • Graduates who are keen to fast-track their hands-on architecture experience

Course contents

Case Study Introduction
  • Case Study Introduction
  • Consulting company background
  • Overview of the value proposition
  • Outline of the key stakeholders
  • High-level definition of the business drivers
Workshop 1 – Establish the Architecture Capability
  • Practice the Preliminary Phase
  • Requirements Gathering & Artifact Refinement
  • Group Presentation
  • Coaching Sessions
Workshop 2 – Developing a Vision
  • Practice the Vision Phase (A)
  • Requirements Gathering & Artifact Refinement
  • Group Presentation
  • Coaching Sessions
Workshop 3 – Establish the Architecture / Programme Mgt Office
  • Practice the Architecture Change Mgt Phase (H)
  • Artifact Refinement
  • Group Presentation
  • Coaching Sessions
Workshop 4 – Defining the Business Architecture
  • Practice the Business Architecture Phase (B)
  • Requirements Gathering & Artifact Refinement
  • Group Presentation
  • Coaching Sessions
Workshop 5 – Defining the Information Systems Architecture
  • Practice the Application & Data Architecture Phases (C1 / C2)
  • Requirements Gathering & Artifact Refinement
  • Group Presentation
  • Coaching Sessions
Workshop 6 – Defining the Technology Architecture
  • Practice the Technology Architecture Phase (D)
  • Requirements Gathering & Artifact Refinement
  • Group Presentation
  • Coaching Sessions
Workshop 7 – Determining Solutions & Opportunities
  • Practice the Solutions & Opportunities Phase (E)
  • Requirements Gathering & Artifact Refinement
  • Group Presentation
  • Coaching Sessions
Workshop 8 – Refining the Architectures
  • Practicing ADM iteration and Architecture partitioning
  • Requirements Gathering & Artifact Refinement
  • Group Presentation
  • Coaching Sessions
Workshop 9 – Finalising the Solution
  • Practice the Solutions & Opportunities Phase (E)
  • Requirements Gathering & Artifact Refinement
  • Group Presentation
  • Coaching Sessions
Workshop 10 – Architecture Planning
  • Practice the Migration Planning Phase (F)
  • Artifact Refinement
  • Group Presentation
  • Coaching Sessions
Workshop 11 – Solution Implementation
  • Practice the Implementation Governance Phase (G)
  • Artifact Refinement
  • Group Presentation
  • Coaching Sessions

Course fees

Face-to-face classroom training

Practical Architecture (3 days)

  • $2350 + gst

Fees include:

  • Course presentation
  • Printed course workbook
  • Full catering including sit-down lunch each day
  • Certificate of Attendance