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ArchiMate and BPMN for Business Strategy

This course is ideal for business architects and analysts who are new to ArchiMate and BPMN. It covers the ArchiMate business layer plus motivation and strategy elements for capturing business architecture and strategy. It also includes BPMN for creating hierarchical business process models.
Duration: 2.5 days
Prerequisites: No prior ArchiMate experience is required.
A background in
architecture helpful.
Equipment: For on-site delivery the customer should provide a suitable training room with a screen or projector to connect to our trainer's laptop and a whiteboard or flipchart. All exercises are completed on paper therefore no PCs or laptops are required.
For webinar delivery delegates require a PC or laptop with an Internet connection (a headset can be helpful). If you wish to test your environment join a test WebEx meeting: 
Course Style: 50% theory, 50% practical.
Each module is accompanied by targeted exercises to allow delegates to apply the theory and become confident with new concepts and notation.
Delegate Handouts: Each delegate receives a folder containing all the course slides and comprehensive theory notes which form excellent reference material. Folders also contain exercises and suggested solutions. Following successful completion of the course each delegate receives a certificate.
Module Key: Teaches concepts and notation

  Teaches practical use of Enterprise Architect
             Covers BPMN, UML, SysML and/or ArchiMate

Course Outline

      Includes paper exercises, EA hands-on sessions

Course Modules: HIPPO 00    Introduction   hour          
  HIPPO 40 ArchiMate Overview   hour      
  HIPPO 41 ArchiMate Business Essentials  2 hours    
  HIPPO 42 ArchiMate Business Advanced  1 hours  

  HIPPO 43 ArchiMate Motivation  2 hours    
  HIPPO 44 ArchiMate Strategy  1 hours    
  HIPPO 01  BPMN Overview   hour      
  HIPPO 02  BPMN Process Essentials  1 hours    
  HIPPO 03  BPMN Process Advanced  1 hours    
  HIPPO 04  BPMN Collaboration   hour    
  HIPPO 05  BPMN Conversation   hour    
  HIPPO 06  BPMN Choreography   hour    

Course Details:

HIPPO 00  Introduction

  Delegate background and objectives

  Timetable and course outline

HIPPO 40  ArchiMate Overview


  What is ArchiMate?

  ArchiMate core layers and extensions

  Mapping to TOGAF

  Language structure

  Derived relationships

  Stakeholders, viewpoints and views

  Relationship with UML and BPMN

  ArchiMate as a toolkit

HIPPO 41  ArchiMate Business Essentials

   1 hour  

 Paper Exercises  1 hour  

  Business actors and roles

  Organisation viewpoint

  Business functions and data flows

  Business processes and events

  Business object model and relationships

  Business services

  Business process co-operation viewpoint


HIPPO 42  ArchiMate Business Advanced


 Paper Exercises  1 hour  

  Business collaborations and interactions

  Business interfaces


  Products and contracts

  Product viewpoint


HIPPO 43  ArchiMate Motivation

   1 hour  

 Paper Exercises  1 hour  

  Stakeholders and drivers

  Assessments and goals

  Stakeholder viewpoint

  Requirements, constraints and principles

  Goal realization viewpoint

  Requirements realization viewpoint

  Motivation viewpoint

HIPPO 44  ArchiMate Strategy


 Paper Exercises  1 hour  


  Capability map viewpoint


  Resource map viewpoint

  Courses of action

  Strategy viewpoint

  Outcome realisation viewpoint

HIPPO 01  BPMN Overview


  What is BPMN?

  Business process models

  4 BPMN diagram types


HIPPO 02  BPMN Process Essentials


 Paper Exercises  1 hour  

  Start and end events

  Activities and sequence flow

  Exclusive and parallel gateways for logic

  Intermediate events

  Message and timer events

  Data stores and data objects

  Tasks and sub-processes

  Allocate responsibility with pools and lanes


HIPPO 03  BPMN Process Advanced


 Paper Exercises  1 hour  

  Conditional and default sequence flows

  Markers for activity behaviour and task types

  Event types

  Edge mounted events

  Transactions and compensation

  Inclusive and event gateway types

HIPPO 04  BPMN Collaboration


 Paper Exercises   hour  

  Black box pools

  Message flows between pools

  Initiating and responding message icons

HIPPO 05  BPMN Conversation


 Paper Exercises   hour  

  Black box pools

  Conversations and links

HIPPO 06  BPMN Choreography


 Paper Exercises   hour  

  Choreography tasks

  Initiating and responding message icons

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