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Classroom Training

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At The Knowledge Academy, our classroom-based training courses allow delegates to study and learn in a friendly, engaging, and interactive environment. We ensure the very best level of teaching, with first-rate instructors, resources, and state-of-the-art facilities. We provide courses of varying durations and can arrange weekend and residential courses in order to suit your requirements.

Furthermore, our classroom courses are carried out in thousands of locations worldwide, making training easily accessible wherever you are. Our courses typically begin at 9.00 am and continue until 5.00 pm each day, with breaks and refreshments provided. , As our most popular form of training available, we pride ourselves in continuously delivering an outstanding learning experience for our delegates in the classroom.

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  • Direct support from our experienced trainers throughout the course
  • Training courses available in thousands of locations globally
  • Partake in engaging and valuable activities in the classroom to boost your learning potential
  • Receive an all-encompassing learning experience

Online Training

Our online-based training courses aim to provide you with a complete training experience. Due to their flexibility, these courses are greatly suited to busy working professionals, or any individual who would prefer the convenience of an online training course.

Our Computer-Based Training (CBT) courses remove the time and cost associated with travelling to course locations. You can complete your chosen course in any location, and work at your own pace, as the learning portal can be accessed 24/7. All of our online training courses have technical and administrative support and mobile access. Furthermore, each course has been carefully designed to incorporate informative, instructive, and engaging content. In this way, online learning can guarantee a valuable and enjoyable training solution.

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  • Our flexible online courses provide you with 24/7 access
  • Take your time with 90 days from first login to complete the course
  • Enjoy an engaging and interactive learning experience
  • Courses available through our easy-to-use learning portal

In-house Training

Our In-house training option allows you to select any of our courses and receive training at a venue of your choice, by any method of your choice.

IIn-house courses deliver training to multiple employees at once, thus reducing travel expenses and providing you with the ultimate convenience and value for money. In addition, this option allows you to receive a training course that has been specifically tailored to meet your business needs, ensuring first-class quality, applicability, and value.

By choosing to bring bespoke training to the office, you can improve business performance, and make your organisation more streamlined, resourceful, and profitable. With over 25 years’ of experience, we are the market-leaders of In-house training.

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  • Reduce the costs of employees taking time away from the workplace to train
  • Streamline your business with this bespoke training solution
  • Maximise your training budget
  • Monitor your employees’ progress and ensure that they receive applicable qualifications

Virtual Training

Our Virtual training courses provide you with the option to learn using a specialised simulated virtual environment. In this environment, our expert training instructors will be able to convey information and provide you with the all the knowledge you require to earn your qualification with The Knowledge Academy. As the largest global training provider, this method of training allows us to extend our training scope to those who may not be able to attend a classroom course itself, but would like to receive direct training and support from an instructor.
Using this training delivery method, you would benefit from the convenience of remote access and the elimination of the time and cost associated with travelling to a training venue.

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  • Receive direct support from our experienced trainers
  • Acquire the benefits of a classroom course, without the need to travel
  • Train from the comfort of your own home using remote access
  • All virtual training courses come with technical and administrative support

OBASHI® Training

OBASHI® Training Courses

OBASHI® Training Information

OBASHI® is a breakthrough in Information Technology thinking, which enables you to clearly see how your business works which in turn will facitate better decisions throughout the organisation.

OBASHI® allows you to create a visual map that shows:

How your business works from top to bottom

What the assets are that make it work

Shows the inter-dependencies between the assets

OBASHI® will make things clearer and help you make better decisions because it has been designed with one thing in mind; to help people improve how their organisations perform by documenting and modelling how people, process and technology interact to make a business work.

The OBASHI® methodology is sequential and consists of 6 layers:


Business Process





OBASHI® is designed around four key concepts : “with Clarity and Vision you can Develop and Improve!”

Clarity allows you to create easy to read diagrams which help remove ambiguity from business decision making.
Vision allows you to anticipate issues and challenges which can prevent a business achieving it goals.
Develop is about enhancing business capability through successful programme and project implementation.
Improve is about enhancing your business performance through better operational management.
With OBASHI you can design, monitor and optimise your business better; in a way which is easy to understand and, more importantly, easy to communicate across the rest of the business.

Whether your challenge is reducing costs, driving competitive advantage or both; you need to think OBASHI.

When you book onto your OBASHI course you will be provided with the OBASHI book, clear pre-course & joining instructions. The pre-course is currently estimated to take 1 to 1.5 hours.

OBASHI® Qualification Overview

Foundation Level

This level aims to measure whether a candidate could act as an informed member of a management team which is using the OBASHI® methodology to understand and assess an organisation. To this end they need to show they understand the principles and terminology of the method.

Specifically they should:

Understand how OBASHI supports the Business Strategy

Describe the benefits OBASHI can bring to an organisation

Understand the concept of dataflow. Be able to explain the purpose and use of a DAV and describe how it is constructed

Recall OBASHI Core Principles and Laws of OBASHI

List and describe the concept of Layers and Elements in OBASHI

Be able to explain the purpose and use of a B&IT diagram and describe how it is constructed (Including use of colour)

Understand the laws of Digital Dynamics

Understand the OBASHI Rules and Relationships (incl. relationship persistence)

Understand the concept of Logical and Physical models.


Yes, it is accredited by APMG
All of our instructor are fully accredited and are experience within the Obashi methodologies
We provide, the official Obashi course manual, The Knowledge Academy courseware folder, official certificates and refreshments.
To be eligible to take the OBASHI qualification, candidates are expected to have studied the official OBASHI manual
Please arrive at your training venue for 08:45am
Please arrive at your training venue for 08:45am

Reasons to choose
OBASHI® Training

  • Obashi Training in luxury nationwide venues
  • Includes pre-course material, manuals, exams and certificates
  • Very high Obashi delegate pass rates
  • The training course is fully accredited by the APMG
  • Courses delivered by world class Obashi Training instructors
  • Earning potential with Obashi qualification between £55k and £85k*
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Key points about this course

Duration: 2 days

Pre-course Reading: 5-10 Hours

Exams: Yes

Accredited: Yes

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