Business Architecture Management

We are a Guild Accredited Training Partner® (GATP®). Our foundation and advanced courses on business architecture management are accredited through the Business Architecture Guild and help prepare for the certification exam to become a Certified Business Architect®.

The main basis of our courses is the BIZBOK Guide® (A Guide to the Business Architecture Body of Knowledge®) as well as our anthology "Business Architecture Management - Architecting the Business for Consistency and Alignment".

Note: From 26 to 29 June 2018 we offer a public bootcamp in English language that integrates the contents of the foundation and advanced courses as outlined below. Register here.

Foundation Course: Business Architecture Management

Being regularly forced to reconsider the business model und realign the organization accordingly - this requires an approach, with which strategy / motivation and business operations can be properly aligned with each other and effectively managed. Business architecture promises a framework that offers orientation and helps combine different instruments for analysis and planning in a reasonable way.

Course Content

In our business architecture management foundation course you obtain an overview of business architecture elements and get to know selected methods / techniques for their application. This includes their integration into processes of corporate planning (e.g., strategy development, portfolio planning) as well as into solution projects. In specific, the course deals with the following subjects:

  • Overview of business architecture content and benefits
  • Business motivation: elements (e.g., goals, strategies) and instruments
  • Business model: elements (e.g., products / services, customers, cooperations, channels) and instruments
  • Business operations: elements (e.g., business capabilities, processes, organizational structure, culture) and instruments
  • Integrated application of business architecture
  • Business architecture modeling
  • Organizational implementation (e.g., roles)
Course Duration

1 day (inhouse: extensible to 2 days if desired)

Trainer

Dr. Daniel Simon
Managing Partner

Daniel Simon is a Managing Partner of Scape Consulting and heads the office in Cologne. Before, he served as an Enterprise Architect at a large insurance group, following several years as a Consultant in EA management and IT portfolio management. Across these years, he gained experience in several industries and with various business functions. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Cologne and has authored several works on EA management.

Further Information

Advanced Course: Business Motivation / Strategy

Our business motivation / strategy course offers specifics about elements and corresponding methods / techniques of strategic planning, illustrated based on examples from practice.

Course Content

In specific, the course deals with the following subjects:

  • Overview of business motivation elements as part of the business architecture
  • Business motivation mapping (e.g., vision, goals, strategies)
  • Business motivation setting (context analyses, goal definition, strategy development)
  • Role of the business model as an instrument of strategic planning
  • Communication of the business motivation
Course Duration

1 day

Trainer

Dr. Daniel Simon
Managing Partner

Daniel Simon is a Managing Partner of Scape Consulting and heads the office in Cologne. Before, he served as an Enterprise Architect at a large insurance group, following several years as a Consultant in EA management and IT portfolio management. Across these years, he gained experience in several industries and with various business functions. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Cologne and has authored several works on EA management.

Further Information

Advanced Course: Business Model

Our business model course offers specifics about elements and corresponding methods / techniques of business model management, illustrated based on examples from practice.

Course Content

In specific, the course deals with the following subjects:

  • Overview of business model elements as part of the business architecture
  • Business model mapping and visualization
  • Business model patterns
  • Business model analysis
  • Business model design
Course Duration

1 day (inhouse: extensible to 2 days if desired)

Trainer

Dr. Daniel Simon
Managing Partner

Daniel Simon is a Managing Partner of Scape Consulting and heads the office in Cologne. Before, he served as an Enterprise Architect at a large insurance group, following several years as a Consultant in EA management and IT portfolio management. Across these years, he gained experience in several industries and with various business functions. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Cologne and has authored several works on EA management.

Further Information

Advanced Course: Business Operations

Our business operations course offers specifics about elements and corresponding methods / techniques of architectural management at the level of business execution (e.g., capabilities, processes, functions, objects), illustrated based on examples from practice.

Course Content

In specific, the course deals with the following subjects:

  • Overview of business operations / execution elements as part of the business architecture
  • Business execution mapping / modeling (esp. capabilities, processes, functions, objects, organization, culture)
  • Integration of different business execution perspectives
  • Business execution patterns
  • Target business execution design
Course Duration

2 days

Trainer

Dr. Daniel Simon
Managing Partner

Daniel Simon is a Managing Partner of Scape Consulting and heads the office in Cologne. Before, he served as an Enterprise Architect at a large insurance group, following several years as a Consultant in EA management and IT portfolio management. Across these years, he gained experience in several industries and with various business functions. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Cologne and has authored several works on EA management.

Further Information

References

Feedback of Participants

»A great overview on BAM in delineation to BIZBOK. Prepares very well for certification. Helped tremendously to get ideas how to improve our BAM.«

(BAM Bootcamp 05/2017)

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»It's worth it.«

(BAM Bootcamp 05/2017)

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»Recommendable and worked out in a very reasonable way.«

(BAM Bootcamp 05/2017)

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»A very good overview of the foundations of BAM, presented in a colorful way.«

(BAM Foundation 05/2017)

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»Very good for [...] introduction into business architecture.«

(BAM Foundation 05/2017)

Feedback of Participants

»Very good overview.«

(BAM Foundation 05/2017)

Feedback of Participants

»This is a course focusing on the business model, which is very different (and better!) than other courses I have seen / come by.«

(BAM Bootcamp 11/2017)

Feedback of Participants

»Extensive preparation to get ready to work on business architecture topics.«

(BAM Bootcamp 11/2017)

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»Recommended!«

(Business Operations Course 06/2018)

Feedback of Participants

»A complex, multifaceted topic successfully and proficiently presented.«

(Business Operations Course 06/2018)

Feedback of Participants

»The complex topic has been presented in a very comprehensible way based on practical examples. [...] I would gladly recommend this training to others.«

(Business Operations Course 06/2018)

Feedback of Participants

»Very substantiated, comprehensive and very structured presentation of the training contents. Good portion of practice. Helpful examples. Excellent training material.«

(Business Operations Course 06/2018)

Feedback of Participants

»It is of high value!«

(BAM Bootcamp 06/2018)

Feedback of Participants

»Comprehensive training from strategy to execution with lots of background information.«

(BAM Bootcamp 06/2018)

BAM Bootcamp

More information on our BAM bootcamp can be found in our course flyer.

Business Architecture Management
Check out our book: Business Architecture Management - Architecting the Business for Consistency and Alignment.

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