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TOGAF® BA Foundation Training Course Outline

Unit 1 – Introduction and Concepts

  • Enterprise
  • Purpose of Enterprise Architecture
  • Business Benefits of having an Enterprise Architecture
  • Framework for Enterprise Architecture
  • Architecture Domains
  • ADM Phases
  • Architecture Abstraction in Enterprise Architecture
  • Architecture Principles
  • Enterprise Continuum
  • Architecture Repository
  • The TOGAF® Content Framework and Enterprise Metamodel
  • Architecture Capability
  • Using the TOGAF® Standard with other Frameworks
  • Risk Management
  • Gap Analysis

Unit 2 – Definitions

  • Various Definitions
  • Understand Relevant Terminology

Unit 3 – Introduction to the ADM

  • The TOGAF® ADM and its Phases
  • “Draft” and “Approved” Deliverables
  • Iteration and the ADM
  • Governing the Creation, Development, and Maintenance of Enterprise Architecture
  • How to Scope an Architecture?
  • Architecture Alternatives, Concerns, and Trade-Off
  • Purpose: Preliminary Phase
  • Objectives: Preliminary Phase
  • Purpose: Phase A
  • How Iteration within the ADM Enables Concurrent Operation of Multiple ADM Phases?
  • Purpose: Phases B

Unit 4 – Business Modeling

  • Definition of Business Model
  • Use-Case: Retail Business

Unit 5 – Business Capabilities

  • Business Capability
  • Defining a Business Capability
  • Components of a Business Capability
  • Business Capability Template
  • Business Capability Map
  • Capability Mapping
  • Structuring the Business Capability Map
  • Level One Capability Stratification
  • Levelling
  • Mapping Capabilities to Other Business Perspectives
  • Heat Mapping
  • Interpreting a Heat Map
  • Relationship Mapping

Unit 6 – Value Streams

  • Concept of Value
  • Approaches to Value Analysis
  • Value Chain
  • Value Network
  • Lean Value Stream
  • What is a Value Stream?
  • Using Value Streams in Business Architecture
  • Key Principle of Value Streams
  • Benefits of Value Streams and Value Stream Mapping
  • Defining a Value Stream
  • Decomposing a Value Stream
  • Which should come First? Value Stream Map or Business Capability Model?
  • Creating Value Streams: Guiding Principles

Unit 7 – Information Mapping

  • Role of Information and Information Concepts
  • What is Information Mapping?
  • Information Map
  • Benefits of Information Mapping
  • Relationships of Information Maps to Business Architecture Concepts
  • Business Capabilities and Information Concepts
  • Relationship of Information Maps to Data Models
  • Using Information Maps with the TOGAF® ADM
  • Putting Information Maps into Practice

Unit 8 —Organisation Mapping

  • What is Organisation Mapping?
  • What is an Organisation Map?
  • Organisation Unit Types and Levels
  • Organisation Charts Vs Organisation Maps
  • Differences in Terms of Purpose
  • Impacts and Benefits of Organisation Mapping
  • Relationship to Other Domains
  • How Organisation Maps can be used with the TOGAF® ADM?

Unit 9 — Business Scenarios

  • What is a TOGAF® Business Scenario?
  • Business Scenario Workshops
  • What does a TOGAF® Business Scenario Describe?
  • TOGAF® Business Scenarios and the ADM
  • Developing and Validating a TOGAF® Business Scenario
  • Five Elements of a Business Scenario
  • Steps of Each Phase
  • Development Phases of a Business Scenario
  • Phases of a Business Scenario

Unit 10 – Applying Business Architecture Techniques within the TOGAF® ADM

  • Phase A: Architecture Vision
  • Business Objectives and Process
  • Business Modeling
  • Organisation Maps
  • Business Scenarios
  • Phase B: Business Architecture
  • Scoping the Work in Phase B
  • Developing the Baseline Description
  • Applying Business Architecture Concepts in Phase B: Business Capabilities
  • Applying Business Architecture Concepts in Phase B: Value Streams
  • Applying Business Architecture Concepts in Phase B: Organisation Map
  • Applying Business Architecture Concepts in Phase B: Information Map
  • Applying Business Architecture Concepts in Phase B: Business Modeling
  • Applying Business Architecture Concepts in Phase B: Architecture Repository


Our TOGAF® BA course is accredited by The Open Group

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Who should attend this TOGAF® BA Foundation Training?

This training Programme is a fitting choice for individuals accountable for business planning and seeking to implement the TOGAF® Business Architecture approach. However, this training is particularly beneficial for:

  • Enterprise Architects
  • Solution Architects
  • IT Architects
  • Business Architects
  • IT Managers
  • Business Strategy Planners
  • Business Transformation Managers

Prerequisites of the TOGAF® BA Foundation Training

While there are no official prerequisites for enrolling in this course, possessing a foundational grasp of Business Architecture through the TOGAF® approach will prove advantageous for participants.

TOGAF® BA Foundation Training Overview

The Knowledge Academy’s TOGAF® BA Foundation training is designed to provide delegates with a comprehensive knowledge of governing the creation, development, and maintenance of enterprise architecture. TOGAF® BA aims to provide knowledge of business modelling, business capabilities, information mapping, and value streams. This training will assist individuals to apply these skills in the creation of a business architecture based on the TOGAF® standard. Pursuing this certification will help individuals to gain various opportunities to work in highly paid job posts in multinational organisations. 

Course Objectives:

  • Key concepts and principles of business architecture within the context of the TOGAF® framework
  • Learn how to develop and implement business architectures efficiently and effectively
  • Understand the business architecture domain and its relationship with other domains
  • Learn best practices to develop business architectures that drive business outcomes

After attending this training course, delegates will be able to implement the framework for enterprise architecture and structuring the business capability map. They will also be able to use organisation maps with the TOGAF® ADM effectively. 


Our TOGAF® BA course is accredited by The Open Group

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What's included in this TOGAF® BA Foundation Training Course?

  • TOGAF® BA Level 1 Examination
  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • TOGAF® BA Foundation Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack


Our TOGAF® BA course is accredited by The Open Group

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TOGAF® BA Foundation Exam Information

The TOGAF® BA Foundation Exam assesses participants' understanding of business architecture principles and concepts within the context of TOGAF®. 

  • Question Type: Multiple Choice 
  • Total Questions: 40  
  • Total Marks: 40 Marks 
  • Pass Mark: 60%, or 24/40 Marks 
  • Duration: 60 minutes  
  • Open Book/ Closed Book: Closed Book 


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Ways to take this course

Our easy to use Virtual platform allows you to sit the course from home with a live instructor. You will follow the same schedule as the classroom course, and will be able to interact with the trainer and other delegates.

Our fully interactive online training platform is compatible across all devices and can be accessed from anywhere, at any time. All our online courses come with a standard 90 days access that can be extended upon request. Our expert trainers are constantly on hand to help you with any questions which may arise.

This is our most popular style of learning. We run courses in 1200 locations, across 200 countries in one of our hand-picked training venues, providing the all important ‘human touch’ which may be missed in other learning styles.


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All our trainers are highly qualified, have 10+ years of real-world experience and will provide you with an engaging learning experience.


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We limit our class sizes to promote better discussion and ensuring everyone has a personalized experience


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This is the same great training as our classroom learning but carried out at your own business premises. This is the perfect option for larger scale training requirements and means less time away from the office.


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TOGAF® BA Foundation Training FAQs


Please arrive at the venue at 8:45 am.
There are no formal prerequisites for this course, however, it would be an advantage to have the following: An understanding of Business Architecture based on the TOGAF® Standard.
Individuals who require an understanding of Business Architecture based on the TOGAF® Standard. Professionals who are working in roles associated with developing a Business Architecture such as those responsible for business planning. Architects who want to add a specialisation to their existing TOGAF® Certification.
We are able to provide support via phone & email prior to attending, during, and after the course.
Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises, experienced instructor.
This course is 2 days.
Once your booking has been placed and confirmed, you will receive an email which contains your course location, course overview, pre-course reading material (if required), course agenda, and payment receipts.
The price for TOGAF® BA Foundation Training certification in Australia starts from AUD3295
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for TOGAF® BA Foundation Training.
Please see our TOGAF® Training courses available in Australia

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We are accredited by The Open Group


Many delivery methods

Flexible delivery methods are available depending on your learning style.


High quality resources

Resources are included for a comprehensive learning experience.

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