E-learning AWARENESS: TOGAF®

This awareness course is designed to equip you with all the need-to-know knowledge about The Open Group’s TOGAF standard.

Completing this course will make you aware, confident and informed about what the TOGAF standard is, its background, how it works and what it can do for you and your organization.

TOGAF is a must for anyone wishing to pursue a career in enterprise architecture.

Why you Should Take This Course:

This course is perfect for anyone wanting to gain a basic overall view of TOGAF, anyone needing to ‘sell’ TOGAF internally within an organization, or for anyone simply wanting to know more about TOGAF before committing to the full TOGAF 9 Foundation or TOGAF 9 Certified training and examination.

Released in 2011, the Open Group TOGAF Standard Version 9.1 is focused on designing, planning, implementing, and governing an enterprise information technology architecture.

TOGAF is a high level approach to design. It is typically modeled at four levels: Business, Application, Data, and Technology. It relies heavily on modularization, standardization, and already existing, proven technologies and products.

This awareness course is split into four modules that encompass all you need to have a solid introduction to the TOGAF standard.

Browse the course syllabus for a full module by module breakdown of what’s included.

With this course, you’ll receive 6 months access from the date of purchase as well as a FREE certificate of completion on successful course completion!

Released in 2011, the Open Group TOGAF Standard Version 9.1 is focused on designing, planning, implementing, and governing an enterprise information technology architecture.

TOGAF is a high level approach to design. It is typically modeled at four levels: Business, Application, Data, and Technology. It relies heavily on modularization, standardization, and already existing, proven technologies and products.

This awareness course is split into four modules that encompass all you need to have a solid introduction to the TOGAF standard.

Why Study TOGAF Awareness with 4PA?

4PA is :

  • A Leading Training & Consulting Organization
  • Accredited by various principals
  • World-wide presence and delivery models
  • Unique, but proven,knowledge transfer and validation techniques
  • Adds great value to the Organizations
  • Result oriented approach

The Benefits of eLearning:

  • All 4PA courses run entirely over the web and have been carefully designed to provide the most comprehensive, interactive and flexible learning experience available. Study when it suits you – at home, at work or on the move.

  • Flexibility to learn from your desktop, laptop or tablet at your own pace, when it suits YOU. Anytime. Anywhere (an internet connection is required).

  • Our courses are easy-to-use. Students will benefit from an interactive multimedia environment that enhances the way you study TOGAF.

  • With eLearning, individuals and organizations avoid the typical costs of travel and consultancy by studying independently online.

  • Our online training courses are designed with mobility and accessibility in mind. You can access your training from any desktop computer, laptop, tablet, or mobile phone.

This TOGAF Awareness course contains no formal examination, although there are 4 quizzes distributed over the course to help you retain knowledge and check your understanding at key moments.

The course comprises four modules consisting of six sections each. At the conclusion of each module, there are six multiple choice questions to help you retain knowledge and check your understanding.

Knowledge checks appear at the end of each topic, and there is a comprehensive quiz at the end of the course.

Full Details of our TOGAF Awareness Course:

Browse the contents of this eLearning course by clicking on a module title below that you would like to know more about. Why not try a free trial module of our course before you buy!

Module 1: An Introduction

  • The first module of the course focuses on giving the learner an overview of the age of digital disruption and goes on to set the scene by explaining the key terms and where TOGAF can help a business.

     1.1 Introduction
     1.2 What is Enterprise Architecture and TOGAF?
     1.3 Enterprise Architecture Implementation Challenges
     1.4 An Introduction to the TOGAF Standard
     1.5 Why use TOGAF?
     1.6 The Relationship between TOGAF and other domains

    Module 2: The Detail

     
  • Module two dives into more detail about the TOGAF standard to focus on the phases of the Architecture Delivery Model, the Enterprise Continuum and more detailed key terminology.

     2.1 Introduction to the ADM
     2.2 Setting Architecture Context
     2.3 Architecture Delivery
     2.4 Transitional Planning
     2.5 Building Blocks and the Enterprise Continuum
     2.6 Stakeholders, Concerns, Views and Viewpoints

    Module 3: The Benefits

     
  • Module three is concerned with the benefits that TOGAF can bring to a business. In this module, learners will discover the benefits of Architecture Governance, the Architecture Skills Framework and many more.

     3.1 Architecture Governance
     3.2 Architecture Skills Framework
     3.3 Architecture Vision
     3.4 Stakeholder Management
     3.5 Service-Oriented Architecture
     3.6 Other Important Benefits

    Module 4: The Benefits per Stakeholder

     
  • This, the final module, provides a brief overview of the benefits grouped by stakeholder. The benefits of having The TOGAF standard can relate to the different groups taking part. The specific benefits are identified per involved party.

     4.1 The Business User
     4.2 The IT Organization
     4.3 The EA Organization
     4.4 The IT Service Provider
     4.5 The IT Management Software Vendor
     4.6 The Industry-related Training and Certification Provider

TOGAF version 9 was launched in 2009 and has since become the de-facto global standard for Enterprise Architecture, adopted by more than 80% of the world’s leading enterprises, with thousands of individuals, teams, and organizations training for TOGAF certification every year.

TOGAF® 9 Certification is regarded as the industry-standard framework and methodology for enterprise architecture practice.

More than 20,000 individuals around the world have so far taken an accredited TOGAF course. TOGAF 9.1 was released on Dec 1st 2011, containing a number of updates to TOGAF 9.

10 Reasons to Implement the TOGAF Standard

If you ever need to sell the benefits of the TOGAF Standard in under two minutes, you should consider mentioning one of the following 10 reasons to implement TOGAF within your organization:

  • It provides the technical foundation for an effective IT strategy, which in turn is the core of any successful modern business strategy

  • IT enables you to achieve the right balance between IT efficiency and business innovation

  • The TOGAF Architecture Development Method (ADM) is a reliable, proven method for developing an IT architecture that meets the needs of your business

  • It will speed up and simplify architecture development, ensure more complete coverage of the designed solution, and make certain that the architecture selected allows for future growth

  • Any organization undertaking, or planning to undertake the implementation of an enterprise-wide technical infrastructure for the support of mission-critical business applications would benefit from implementing the TOGAF standard

  • Customers who design and implement corporate architectures using TOGAF will greatly facilitate open systems implementation

  • TOGAF plays an important role in helping to “demystify” the architecture development process, enabling IT users to build genuinely open systems-based solutions to their business needs

  • The technical advantages that result from a good IT architecture bring important business benefits such as a more efficient IT operation

  • Better return on existing investment and reduced risk for the future

  • Faster, simpler, and cheaper procurement

The free trial for TOGAF Awareness is taken from module 1 – ‘An Introduction’ and will cover a brief outline to what Enterprise Architecture and TOGAF are.

Users of the free trail will be able to learn about what Enterprise Architecture is, what an Enterprise Architect does, and introduction to the TOGAF standard, the four stages of Architectural Maturity and the business benefits.

This free trial consists of one section from module one. The full awareness course comprises four modules, each consisting of six sections, and over one hundred multiple choice questions.

Try the Course Before you Buy!

Like the full TOGAF Awareness eLearning course, you can access this free trial module from any device whether you are at home, at work, or on the move!

If you require any other information regarding the course or how to access the e-learning on a mobile device, please feel free to leave your details with us via our online contact form and a member of our team will be in touch.

TOGAF Awareness Free Trial

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