Business Architecture

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DURATION: 3 days

Are your analysis skills achieving greater outcomes for your organisation? This Business Architecture course is designed for those seeking to improve business focus and performance.   You will use a range of structured approaches to identify the links between the evolving expectations of customers, the potential waste or value of the work being done in an organisation, and the alignment to strategy and purpose that separates dynamic organisations from those that seem to always be trapped playing catch-up.

This course will provide you with the theory, tools and techniques to enable you to understand your business and create value by aligning what is being done in the business with what the business is capable of, and with what it aims to achieve.  

Intended for:

  • Business Consultants
  • Senior Analysts
  • Project Managers
  • Product Owners
  • Project Leaders


Experience in the analysis, product owner, project management or leadership domain is necessary for you to get the maximum benefit from attending this course.  You’ll need a desire to look beyond a single product to find opportunities to make a difference across the whole organisation and a desire to find opportunities to explore and implement changes that have a real impact on the customer.

Learning outcomes:

By the end of this course you will be able to understand:

  • The interaction between business strategy, organisation, functions, business processes and information in order to deliver strategic outcomes for business growth and resilience
  • The importance and value of the purpose alignment model
  • How to apply the business model canvas
  • How business architecture can be used to support delivery of your business objectives
  • How to utilise business architecture tools and techniques to lead collaboration 
  • How to apply a number of techniques to help people in the organisation identify and create customer value, organisational resilience and stakeholder value


  • Introduction
  • Introducing the Enterprise Architect
  • Building the case for an architecture initiative
  • Strategy
  • Business capabilities
  • Aligning to value
  • Business risk
  • Design thinking, a changing world and the impact on strategy
  • Service design thinking
  • Building a useful toolbox

Method used:
Lecturing is kept to the minimum necessary, most of the learning is achieved through applying the practices and techniques in group exercises.

Course outline:
Business Architecture Outline (PDF)