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ArchiMate® 3 Training Course Outline

This ArchiMate® 3 Training Course thoroughly explains the basics of the ArchiMate® modelling language in order to comprehensively prepare delegates for the ArchiMate® 3 Part 1 and ArchiMate® 3 Part 2 exams. These topics include:

Module 1: Basic Concepts and Definitions 

  • Introduction to ArchiMate® Language 
  • ArchiMate® Language for Enterprise Architecture Modelling 
  • What is Enterprise Architecture? 
  • Key Enterprise Architecture Concepts 
  • Stakeholders and Concerns 
  • Development of Enterprise Architectures 
  • Example ArchiMate® Model 

Module 2: Language Structure 

  • Top-Level Hierarchy of ArchiMate® Concepts 
  • Layering of ArchiMate® Language 
  • Definition: ArchiMate® Core Language 
  • ArchiMate® Core Framework 
  • Abstract in ArchiMate® Language  
  • External Vs Internal 
  • Types Vs Instances 
  • Behaviour Vs Active Structure 
  • Concepts and their Notation 
  • Conceptual Vs Logical Vs Physical 
  • Types Vs Instances
  • Use of Nesting 
  • Use of Colours and Notational Cues 

Module 3: Generic Metamodel 

  • Design Approach
  • Metamodels at Different Levels of Specificity
  • Design and Core Concepts
  • Hierarchy of Behaviour and Structure Elements 
  • Behaviour and Structure Elements Metamodel 
  • Behaviour Elements Notation 
  • Aspects 
  • Additional Behaviour Element Type: Event 
  • Passive Structure Elements 
  • Active Structure Elements Notation 
  • Summary of Specialisation of Core Elements 
  • Specialisations of Structure and Behaviour Elements 
  • Motivation and Composite Elements 
  • Grouping 
  • Location 

Module 4: Modelling Relationships 

  • Relationships 
  • Structural Relationships 
  • Dependency, Dynamic, and Other Relationship  
  • Relationship Review  

Module 5: Modelling Motivation  

  • Motivation Elements 
  • Motivation Elements Metamodel 
  • Stakeholder, Driver, and Assessment 
  • Goals and Outcomes  
  • Principles, Requirements, and Constraints 
  • Meaning and Value 
  • Relationships with Core Elements 

Module 6: Modelling Strategy 

  • Strategy Elements Metamodel 
  • Relationships with Motivation and Core Elements 
  • Strategy Elements 

Module 7: Business Layer  

  • Metamodel  
  • Active Structure, Behaviour, and Passive Structure 
  • Composite Element  

Module 8: Application Layer  

  • Application Layer Metamodel 
  • Active Structure  
  • Behaviour Structure 
  • Passive Structure 

Module 9: Technology Layer  

  • Metamodel  
  • Active Structure Elements  
  • Behaviour Structure  
  • Passive Structure Elements 

Module 10: Modelling Physical Elements 

  • Physical Elements Metamodel 
  • Active Structure Elements 
  • Behaviour Elements 
  • Passive Structure Elements 

Module 11: Relationships Between Core Layers 

  • Alignment of the Business Layer and Lower Layers 
  • Alignment of the Application and Technology Layers 
  • Derived Relationships Applied in Relationships Between Core Layers 

Module 12: Modelling Transformation

  • Implementation and Migration of Metamodel 
  • Implementing and Migrating Elements 
  • Relationships with Other Aspects and Layers 

Module 13: Addressing Stakeholder Concerns with Architecture Views and Viewpoints 

  • Introduction to Architecture Views and Viewpoints 
  • Stakeholders and Concerns  
  • Architecture Views and Viewpoints  
  • Viewpoint Mechanism  
  • Viewpoint Purpose and Content 

Module 14: Derivation of Relationship  

  • Derivation Rules 
  • Two Types of Derivation 
  • Notation of Derivation Rules 
  • Derivation Rules for Potential Relationships 
  • Restrictions on Applying Derivation Rules 

Module 15: Motivation Viewpoint  

  • Stakeholder Viewpoint 
  • Goal Realisation Viewpoint and Contribution Viewpoint 
  • Principles Viewpoint 
  • Requirements Realisation Viewpoint 
  • Motivation Viewpoint 

Module 16: Strategy Viewpoints  

  • Strategy Viewpoint 
  • Capability Map Viewpoint and Value Stream Viewpoint 
  • Outcome Realisation Viewpoint 
  • Resource Map Viewpoint 

Module 17: Basic Viewpoints – Business Layer and Application Layer 

  • Organisation Viewpoint 
  • Business Process Cooperation Viewpoint 
  • Product Viewpoint 
  • Application Cooperation Viewpoint 
  • Application Usage Viewpoint 

Module 18: Basic Viewpoints – Technology Layer 

  • Implementation and Deployment Viewpoint 
  • Technology Viewpoint 
  • Technology Usage Viewpoint 

Module 19: Implementation and Migration Viewpoints 

  • Project Viewpoint 
  • Migration Viewpoint 
  • Implementation and Migration Viewpoint 

Module 20: Applying the Viewpoint Mechanism 

  • Defining and Classifying Viewpoints: Purpose Dimension 
  • Creating the View 
  • Application of the Viewpoint Mechanism in Real-Case Modelling Situations 

Module 21: Language Customisation Mechanisms 

  • Why Should We Customise the Language? 
  • Adding Attributes to ArchiMate® Elements and Relationships 
  • Profile and Profile Types 
  • Creating New Element Types Using Specialisation 
  • Specialisation of Elements and Relationships 
  • Using Specialisations to Model Risk Analysis 
  • Creating a Profile for Risk Analysis  

ArchiMate® is a registered trademark of The Open Group.

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Who should attend this ArchiMate® 3 Training Course?

This ArchiMate® 3 Course is intended for individuals involved in Enterprise Architecture projects or those planning to initiate one, and who need to understand the Enterprise Architecture artefacts crafted using ArchiMate®. Professionals who can greatly benefit from this course are as follows:

  • Enterprise Architects
  • Solution Architects
  • Technology Architects
  • Business Architects
  • Information Architects
  • IT Architects
  • Application Architects
  • Data Architects

Prerequisites of the ArchiMate® 3 Training Course

There are no formal prerequisites for attending this ArchiMate® 3 Course.

ArchiMate® 3 Training Course Overview

ArchiMate Training is indispensable in the realm of Enterprise Architecture, serving as a standardised modelling language that facilitates communication and comprehension of complex systems. This course explores the intricacies of ArchiMate 3.0, emphasising its relevance in creating visual representations for strategic business planning and decision-making. Mastering ArchiMate is paramount for professionals engaged in Enterprise Architecture, including IT Architects, Business Analysts, and Project Managers. As businesses undergo digital transformations, the ability to articulate architectural concepts becomes crucial for effective collaboration across diverse stakeholders.

To equip delegates with practical skills, the Knowledge Academy's 2-day ArchiMate® Course covers essential topics, enabling delegates to create visual representations, optimise business processes, and attain a valuable certification for career advancement.

Course Objectives:

  • Learn the fundamentals of ArchiMate 3.0 and its core concepts.
  • To understand how to model and analyse Enterprise Architectures using ArchiMate notation.
  • To apply ArchiMate principles to enhance collaboration among diverse stakeholders.
  • To gain proficiency in expressing architectural viewpoints and viewpoints.
  • To create visual representations for effective communication in strategic decision-making.
  • To prepare for and pass the ArchiMate 3 Foundation exam.

Upon course completion, delegates will benefit by gaining practical skills in Enterprise Architecture, fostering collaboration, and earning a certification that validates their expertise, positioning them for career advancement in organisational transformation initiatives.

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What's included in this ArchiMate® 3 Training Course?

  • ArchiMate® 3 Training Course: Level 1 Examination
  • ArchiMate® 3 Training Course: Level 2 Examination
  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors 
  • ArchiMate® 3 Training Course: Level 1 and Level 2 Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack  

ArchiMate® is a registered trademark of The Open Group.

ArchiMate® 3 Training Course: Level 1 Exam Information

Passing the ArchiMate® 3 Training Course: Level 1 exam will prove your knowledge of the basic concepts and terminology of the ArchiMate® 3 modelling language, as well as the three layers on which ArchiMate® focuses. The format of the exam is as follows: 

  • Type of Questions: Multiple Choice 
  • Total Questions: 40 (each question is worth 1 mark) 
  • Total Marks: 40 Marks  
  • Pass Marks: 60%, or 24/40 Marks 
  • Duration: 60 Minutes 
  • Open Book/Closed Book: Closed book

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Unlock your potential with The Knowledge Academy's ArchiMate® 3 Training Course in Brisbane, accessible anytime, anywhere on any device. Enjoy 90 days of online course access, extendable upon request, and benefit from the support of our expert trainers. Elevate your skills at your own pace with our Online Self-paced sessions.

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ArchiMate® 3 Training Course in Brisbane FAQs

ArchiMate® 3 is an enterprise architecture modelling language used to describe, analyse, and visualise architectures within and across domains. It offers a standardised way to represent complex systems, helping organisational communication and decision-making.
ArchiMate® 3 holds significance in enterprise architecture due to its standardised framework for expressing and understanding complex architectures. It offers a comprehensive and visual approach, enabling better organisational communication, analysis, and decision-making, ensuring alignment between business and IT strategies.
There are no formal prerequisites for attending this ArchiMate 3 Certification Course.
This course is ideal for IT Architects, Enterprise Architects, Business Analysts, and professionals involved in system architecture or business transformation initiatives. It benefits anyone seeking a structured understanding of enterprise architecture concepts and methods using ArchiMate®.
This course covers fundamental enterprise architecture concepts, principles, and methods using the ArchiMate modelling language. Participants gain proficiency in modelling, analysing, and visualising enterprise architectures, enabling effective decision-making and strategy formulation.
In this course, delegates will have a 1-day training with our experienced instructors, a digital delegate pack consisting of important notes related to this course, and a certificate after course completion.
The training fees for ArchiMate® 3 Training Course certification in Brisbane starts from AUD4695
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for ArchiMate® 3 Training Course.
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