EA Communication

Communication is a main challenge in the daily work of an architect. Architecture entails a certain degree of abstraction that is to be grounded and appropriately exemplified for successful communication. In addition, architects usually face different stakeholders that require to be addressed individually. The communication skills of the architects thus play a success critical role. 

Foundation Course: EA Communication (Level 1)

Our foundation course on EA communication adresses the fundamentals of a successful communication of EA artifacts to stakeholders.

Course Content

In our foundation course on EA communication you benefit from a discussion of adequate communication instruments to help explain EA and related artifacts in an understandable, catchy and stakeholder-oriented way. Analogies, metaphors, storytelling and presentation / visualization play a key role here. The interactive character of this course - as a communication training "for architects among architects" - comes with fruitful discussions and possible exchange of experiences among peers. In specific, the course deals with the following subjects:

  • Methods for EA communication
  • Use of analogies and metaphors to support EA communication
  • Structure of presentations for effective communication of EA artifacts
  • Communication by appropriate visualization / design of presentation material
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.

Advanced Course: EA Communication (Level 2)

Our advanced course on EA communication focuses on the practical training of an architect's presentation and moderation skills.

Course Content

Armed with techniques and methodical foundations you train the presentation of typical EA artifacts and act as a moderator in the context of a typical work situation of an architect. You can benefit from the dialog with and immediate feedback from your peers. In specific, the course thus deals with the following subjects:

  • Introduction into specific techniques for EA communication
  • Practice: presentation of a typical EA artifact
  • Practice: moderation of a typical work situation of an architect
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.

Feedback of Participants

»A good foundation and introduction.«

(EA Communication Foundation 04/2018)

Feedback of Participants

»The course has helped me a lot.«

(EA Communication Foundation 04/2018)

Course Flyer

More information on our foundation course on EA Communication can be found in this course flyer.

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