TOGAF® Essentials Overview

TOGAF® Essentials Course Outline

This TOGAF® Essentials training course will explore the following units:

Module 1:  Structure of the TOGAF® Standard, Version 9.2

  • TOGAF® Body of Knowledge in 2011
  • TOGAF® Evolution – The Strategic Target
  • Role of Version 9.2
  • Why is the TOGAF® Standard Successful?
  • TOGAF® Ecosystem
  • TOGAF® Body of Knowledge in 2018
  • Architecture Styles
  • Document Categories in the TOGAF® Library
  • TOGAF® Library – Two Versions, Two Objectives
  • Finding the Public TOGAF® Library
  • TOGAF® Library– Overview and Structure
  • Structure of the TOGAF® Library – Two Dimensions
  • Using the Enterprise Continuum to Categorise Architecture "Styles"
  • Tightness of Coupling to the TOGAF® Standard
  • Business Scenarios
  • Value Streams
  • Business Capabilities
  • Integrating Risk and Security within a TOGAF® Enterprise Architecture
  • Using the TOGAF® Framework to Define and Govern Service-Oriented Architecture
  • TOGAF® Leaders Guide to Establishing and Evolving an EA Capability
  • Practitioner's Approach to Developing Enterprise Architecture Following the TOGAF® ADM
  • TOGAF® Integrated Information Infrastructure Reference Model
  • TOGAF® Technical Reference Model
  • TOGAF® Body of Knowledge and Certification
  • TOGAF® 9 Certification Body of Knowledge

Module 2: Business Architecture

  • Clarification of Terminology
  • Business Architecture Context
  • Phase A: Architecture Vision Steps
  • Phase B: Business Architecture Approach
  • Phase B: Applying Business Capabilities​
  • Phase B: Applying Value Streams​
  • Phase B: Applying the Organisation Map​
  • New Business Architecture Artifacts
  • Business Architecture
  • Definition of Actor
  • Business Architecture, Capability, and Model
  • Course of Action
  • Organisation Map
  • Value Stream

Module 3: ISO/IEC/IEEE 42010:2011 Standard

  • Relationship Between the TOGAF® Version 9.2 and ISO/IEC/IEEE 42010:2011
  • Basic Architecture Concepts
  • Artefacts
  • Architecture
  • Stakeholder
  • Concern
  • Model Kind
  • Architecture Viewpoint
  • Architecture View
  • Architecture Model

Module 4: TOGAF® Content Framework and Metamodel

  • General Entities
  • Business and IT Architecture
  • Changes to the Content Metamodel
  • Revised Core and Full Content Metamodel
  • Changes to Other Content Framework and Metamodel Diagrams
  • Detailed Representation of the Content Metamodel
  • Content Metamodel with Extensions
  • Artefacts Associated with the Core Content Metamodel and Extensions

Module 5: Security Architecture

  • Definition of Risk
  • Enterprise Security Architecture
  • Security is a Cross-Cutting Concern
  • Adapting the ADM for Security

Module 6: Other Significant Changes

  • Overview
  • Strategy and Implementation Plan for Tools and Techniques
  • Objectives – Phase B
  • Objectives – Phase C
  • Objectives – Phase D
  • Objectives – Phase E
  • Layout of ADM Phase Chapters
  • Information Systems Architecture
  • Architecture Repository

Module 7: Definitions of Terms

  • Application Component
  • Information System Service
  • Service Portfolio
  • Technology Component
  • Technology Service
  • Viewpoint Library
  • Terms with Revised Definitions
  • Architecture Development Method
  • Architecture Domain
  • Architecture Framework
  • Architecture Governance
  • Architecture Style
  • Boundaryless Information Flow™
  • Building Block
  • Technology Architecture
  • Service Orientation
  • Service-Oriented Architecture
  • Definitions of Terms Deleted

Module 8: TOGAF® Credentials Program

  • What is a Credential Badge?
  • Vision
  • Principles
  • Incremental Rollout
  • Potential Components of the Program
  • Knowledge-Based Credential Assessments

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Who should attend this TOGAF® Essentials Training?

This course is designed for individuals who are TOGAF® 9 certified and interested in exhibiting their updated understanding of the 2018 version of the TOGAF® Body of Knowledge. This course is also suitable for trainers who will be teaching the TOGAF® Standard, Version 9.2, and who are looking to bridge the gap between the versions.

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® Essentials Training

To attain this credential, candidates are required to possess the TOGAF® 9 Certification.

TOGAF® Essentials Training Overview

This TOGAF® Essentials 2018 certification is an indicator of individuals’ up-to-date knowledge and understanding of the changes recently made to the TOGAF® Body of Knowledge. Therefore, this training course provides delegates with the information they need to modernise their awareness of the TOGAF® methodology.

The following changes will be studied:

  • Changes to the structure of the TOGAF® standard and significance of the TOGAF® library
  • Additions to the Business Architecture Domain in the TOGAF® Standard, Version 9.2
  • Changes established in ISO/IEC/IEEE 42010:2011 and the consequent modifications to the TOGAF® Standard, Version 9.2
  • Changes to the TOGAF® Content Framework and Metamodel
  • Changes to security considerations that are required to be addressed during ADM application
  • Any other significant changes in the TOGAF® Standard, Version 9.2
  • The TOGAF® Credentials Program

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What's included in this TOGAF® Essentials Training?

  • Classes conducted by experienced TOGAF® Instructors
  • TOGAF® Essentials Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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The training fees for TOGAF® Essentials certification in India starts from INR64995
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