Professional Certificate in Business Architecture

Duration: 3 Days (24 Hours)

Professional Certificate in Business Architecture Course Overview:

The Professional Certificate in Business Architecture (PCBA) is an internationally acknowledged certification centered on comprehensive business design encompassing strategy, structure, processes, technologies, and infrastructure. It signifies mastery in crafting, managing, and deciphering an organization’s business architecture. It bridges the gap between strategy and successful implementation, showcasing advanced business understanding and models. This certificate empowers professionals with a competitive advantage to enhance business efficiency and effectiveness. It is pivotal for strategic decisions, business transformation, and aligning IT development with business goals.

Intended Audience:

• Business professionals seeking career advancement
• Entrepreneurs aiming to optimize business operations
• IT professionals involved in business process management
• Business analysts interested in architecture design
• Project managers needing a broader business perspective
• Consultants looking to extend their service offerings
• Recent graduates seeking proficiency in business architecture.

Learning Objectives of Professional Certificate in Business Architecture:

The main learning objectives of the Professional Certificate in Business Architecture course are centered on providing students with the essential knowledge and skills required to comprehend and apply strategies in the field of business architecture. Throughout the course, students will acquire techniques for analyzing, designing, planning, and executing effective business strategies. A key goal of the course is to enhance students’ capabilities in strategic thinking and furnish them with the tools necessary for efficient business transformation. Moreover, students will develop insights into various aspects of business architecture, including business visioning, stakeholder management, model building, value streams, information mapping, and capability modeling. The course also aims to broaden students’ proficiency in innovation and project management, alongside other pivotal skills in the realm of business architecture.

1. The Business Architecture Domain (10%, K3) 1.1 Rationale for business architecture: definition and objectives for business architecture 1.2 Architecture principles 1.3 Relationship of business architecture with data, applications, and infrastructure architectures 1.4 Roles in business architecture

2. Business Architecture Frameworks (5%, K2) 2.1 Artefacts of a business architecture: capability map, value stream, organization map, information concepts model, value network 2.2 Business architecture views: organization, capability, value/process, information, people 2.3 Frameworks

3. Business Motivation/Organisation View (10%, K4) 3.1 Rationale for business motivation view 3.2 OMG business motivation model 3.3 Business model canvas 3.4 Organization map: business units, functions

4. Capability View (25%, K4) 4.1 Business capability modeling 4.2 Levels of capability 4.3 Defining capabilities: SUAVE 4.4 Business capability, competency, and capacity

5. Value/Process View (20%, K4) 5.1 Business services and value propositions 5.2 Value chain analysis 5.3 Value stream analysis 5.4 Value network analysis 5.5 Relationships between capabilities, value streams, and processes

6. People View (10%, K3) 6.1 RACI analysis 6.2 Functional, divisional, and matrix organization structures 6.3 Business culture analysis

7. Information View (15%, K4) 7.1 Metadata, data, and information 7.2 Information concepts modeling 7.3 Relationships between information concepts and capabilities and value streams

8. Business Architecture and Business Change (5%, K3) 8.1 BCS Business Change Lifecycle 8.2 Use of the business architecture to evaluate and enable change initiatives 8.3 Organizational memory: acquisition, retention, and retrieval

Professional Certificate in Business Architecture Course Prerequisites

• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional experience
• Minimum two years of experience in business
• Comprehensive understanding of business strategy and planning
• Proficiency in managing and implementing business changes
• Prior knowledge of business operations and lifecycle
• Basic understanding of architectural principles and frameworks.

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