In the business sector, business architecture is a discipline that "represents holistic, multidimensional business views of: capabilities, end?to?end value delivery, information, and organizational structure; and the relationships among these business views and strategies, products, policies, initiatives, and stakeholders.

In application, business architecture provides a bridge between an enterprise business model and enterprise strategy on one side, and the business functionality of the enterprise on the other side. It often enables the Strategy to Execution methodology.

The business architect role is a strategic one that works at an enterprise level across business units. It facilitates the application of business architecture for business and IT value. It builds and maintains the business architecture knowledgebase and provide input to and assist with the internal business architecture practice.

Enterprise architecture provides a strategic planning framework that relates and aligns information technology with the business functions that it supports. In theory, enterprise architecture teams only perform enterprise technical architecture only but the business Architect role goes way beyond and deals with the business of the enterprise overall.

The purpose of the TOGAF Business Architecture Level 1 credential is to provide validation that individuals have knowledge and understanding of Business Modelling, Business Capabilities, TOGAF Business Scenarios, Information Mapping, and Value Streams and how to apply them in development of a Business Architecture based.

Learning outcomes

The purpose of the TOGAF Business Architecture Level 1 certification credential is to provide validation that individuals have knowledge and understanding of Business Modelling, Business Capabilities, TOGAF Business Scenarios, Information Mapping, and Value Streams and how to apply them in development of a Business Architecture based on the TOGAF® Standard, Version 9.2.

The learning objectives for this certification credential focus on knowledge and comprehension. This certification credential leads to the award of an Open Badge.

The Value of this Certification Credential

Individuals who earn this certification credential will have demonstrated their understanding of:

  • The topic of Business Modeling and how it relates to Enterprise Architecture within a TOGAF context
  • The concept of Business Capabilities and how they can be modeled
  • Value Streams and value stream mapping
  • Information Mapping
  • How to apply the TOGAF Business Scenario method
  • How a Business Architecture can be developed with the TOGAF Architecture Development Method (ADM)

Who should attend

The course is design for:

  • Individuals requiring an understanding of Business Architecture based on the TOGAF Standard, Version 9.2
  • Professionals working in roles associated with developing Business Architecture
  • Architects who wish to specialise in Business Architecture and add to their existing TOGAF certification

Course contents

  • Introduction
  • Key Terminology
  • Business Modeling
  • Using the Business Model Canvas
  • Business Capabilities
  • Value Streams
  • Applying Value Streams
  • Information Mapping
  • TOGAF Business Scenarios
  • Developing a Business Architecture with the TOGAF ADM – Phase A
  • Developing a Business Architecture with the TOGAF ADM – Phase B
  • TOGAF® Business Architecture Part 1 Practice Test

Course fees

Face-to-face classroom training

Fee Per Person

  • TBA + GST
Course Fee Includes:
  • Highly comprehensive, very high quality, full colour and fully-accredited course workbook (quizzes, exercises, examples, etc)
  • TOGAF Business Architecture Level 1 Study Guide (Supplies as a PDF) - Optional
  • Quality CBD venue location
  • Sit-down lunch each day, plus morning and afternoon teas
  • Exam voucher for TOGAF Business Architecture Level 1

Examination Details

The exam is administered by the Open Group at a Pearson Vue test centre.
  • Candidates will receive an exam voucher after course completion
  • The exam is taken AFTER the course, at a suitable time
  • The Exam Voucher is valid for 12 months
  • Computer based
  • 45 minutes
  • Multiple choice
  • 30 questions
  • Pass mark of 60% or 18/30
  • Closed book
  • OGB-001 TOGAF Business Architecture Part 1 exam is now available from Pearson VUE

Travelling Participants:

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