Business Architect Program

This Business Architect Program is aimed at professionals responsible for translating strategy into operational execution by supporting C-level executives with closing the gap between disruptive forces, strategy, business model innovation and the organization’s operating model.

The Business Architect Program including Individual Performance Coaching is offered as a 5 days training program and is designed and certified by the Global University Alliance.


Business Architecture Roadmap

Business Architect Disciplines

The Business Architect Program is based on an intensive 5-day classroom training module and is supported by Individual Performance Coaching on a project selected by the partitioner. The hands-on experience ensures that the business architecture management and modelling skills are applied across various disciplines, and depending on your project or case, you will during the program have the chance to work with some of the most common Business Architecture artefacts (i.e. maps, matrices and or models), such as, but not limited to:

  • Stakeholder Map with relevant actors, requirements as well as performance and value drivers.
  • Capability Map with As-Is and To-Be capabilities.
  • Value Stream which sorts the capabilities into groups.
  • Value Chain which categorizes the capabilities according to the main and supporting flows as well as customer value proposition.
  • Business Model innovation and transformation potential.
  • Critical Information Flows.
  • Relevant Business Workflows.
  • Value and performance potential around the Operating Model.

The individual registration fee of €9,800 Euro (excl. VAT) covers tuition, handouts, case materials and conference facilities. Travel and accommodations is not included.

Important to note is that the Business Architect Program requires input from interested parties as the program is tailored to each individual, team or organization and is customized with planned dates and location.

The program includes:

  • 5 days of classroom training
  • Individual Performance Coaching
  • 1 Business Architect Certificate

To request a customized or closed program, or if you have questions about registration or multi-attendee discounts, please contact us.


Individual Performance Coaching

It is only through coaching and building on the participant’s existing knowledge that capabilities are gained and applied.

Individual Performance Coaching is an integrated element of the Business Architect education and training program to ensure that the frameworks, methods, approaches, and modelling principles are customized, adopted and applied in a real-world project setting with a personalized action plan.

The participant will discover how to drive forth fundamental changes within their organization and to achieve the objectives set in both innovation and transformation projects.

Upon successful completion of this program, you will become a certified Business Architect.

Who Should Attend

The program is designed for professionals with 3+ years of business and/or IT experience:

  • Directors: Business Executives and Owners, LoB Directors and LoB Owners.
  • Managers: Business Managers, Project Managers, Process Managers, Service Managers and IT Managers.
  • Architects: Value Architects, Process Architects, Enterprise Architects, Technology Architects, Solution Architects, Application Architects, Business Architects, Service Architects, Information/Data Architects, and Technology Architects.
  • Specialists: Business Analysts, Strategy eXperts, Value eXperts, Process Specialists, Method Specialists (TOGAF, Zachman, MoFA practitioners), Quality/Production/Manufacturing Specialists, Technology Specialists, and Enterprise Engineers.
  • Consultants: Business Consultants, Process Consultants, Value Consultants, Infrastructure Consultants and Transformation Consultants.

Learning Model

Way of Thinking

  • Agile concepts

  • Strategy thinking

  • Business requirements

  • Focus on business issues, challenges and pain points

  • Identify core critical capabilities

  • Align capabilities to strategies and goals

Way of Working

  • Analyze existing As-Is capabilities

  • Benchmark capability maturity levels

  • Identify and categorize capabilities

  • Define the To-Be (future) capabilities

  • Link capabilities to performance and value drivers

  • Define standardization and integration potential

Way of Modelling

  • Relate relevant service components

  • Detail relevant performance components

  • Identify value components, including cost and revenue potential

  • Define the Business Model innovation and transformation potential

  • Specify impact upon the Operating Model