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ArchiMate for Business Architecture

This course is aimed at business architects who are new to ArchiMate. It covers the ArchiMate business layer for modelling business organisation, processes and products, the motivation extension for identifying stakeholders, drivers, goals and requirements as well as strategy elements which focus on capabilities.
Duration: 1.5 days
Prerequisites: No prior ArchiMate experience is required.
A background in business architecture is helpful.
Equipment: For on-site course delivery the customer should provide a suitable training room with a 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 training sessions delegates need access to a PC or laptop with Internet connection and VoIP (a headset can be helpful for privacy in an office environment).

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    

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

  Actor generalisation

  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


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