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EA, ArchiMate and BPMN for Business Strategy

This course is ideal for business architects and analysts who are new to Enterprise Architect as well as 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. models.
Duration: 4 days
 

Prerequisites: No prior Enterprise Architect, ArchiMate or BPMN 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 delegates require access to a PC or laptop running Enterprise Architect.
 

For webinar training sessions delegates need access to a PC or laptop running Enterprise Architect with Internet connection and VoIP (a headset can be helpful for privacy in an office environment).

A trial version of Enterprise Architect is fine for training and can be downloaded from Sparx Systems website: www.sparxsystems.com/products/ea/trial.html

Course Style: 35% theory, 65% practical.
Each module is accompanied by paper and hands-on exercises to allow delegates to apply the theory and become confident using Enterprise Architect.

 
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

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Course Outline

      Includes paper exercises, EA hands-on sessions

Course Modules: HIPPO 00    Introduction   hour          
  HIPPO 60  EA Essentials  2 hours      
  HIPPO 40  ArchiMate Overview   hour      
  HIPPO 87+  EA + ArchiMate Business Essentials  3 hours
  HIPPO 88+  EA + ArchiMate Business Advanced  2 hours
  HIPPO 89+  EA + ArchiMate Motivation  3 hours
  HIPPO 90+  EA + ArchiMate Strategy  2 hours
  HIPPO 01  BPMN Overview   hour      
  HIPPO 61+  EA + BPMN Process Essentials  3 hours
  HIPPO 62+  EA + BPMN Process Advanced  3 hours
  HIPPO 63+  EA + BPMN Collaboration  1 hour
  HIPPO 64+  EA + BPMN Conversation  1 hour
  HIPPO 65+  EA + BPMN Choreography  1 hour
  HIPPO 101  EA Team Working  1 hour      
  HIPPO 102  EA Reporting  1 hour      


Course Details:

HIPPO 00  Introduction
      hour  
 

  Delegate background and objectives

  Timetable and course outline

 
HIPPO 60  EA Essentials

   1 hour  

 EA Hands-On Exercises  1 hour  
 

  Introduction to EA

  Navigate the EA user interface

  Create project models in EA

  Create diagrams in EA

  Understand the structure of EA projects

  Create and delete elements in EA

  Search for elements in EA

 
HIPPO 40  ArchiMate Overview

    hour  
 

  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 87+  EA + ArchiMate Business Essentials

   1 hour  

 Paper Exercises  1 hour  

 EA Hands-On Exercises  1 hours  
 

  Create business layer diagrams in EA

  Business actors and roles

  Model actors and roles in EA

  Explore traceability in EA

  Use relationship matrix in EA

  Organisation viewpoint

  Present organisation viewpoint in EA

  Business functions and data flows

  Create business functions and data flows in EA

  Business processes and events

  Business object model and relationship

  Add processes, events and objects in EA

  Link to BPMN models in EA

  Business services

  Catalogue business services in EA

  Business process co-operation viewpoint

  Business process co-operation viewpoint in EA

 

HIPPO 88+  EA + ArchiMate Business Advanced

    hour  

 Paper Exercises  1 hour  

 EA Hands-On Exercises   hour  
 

  Business collaborations and interactions

  Define collaborations and interactions in EA

  Business interfaces

  Model business interfaces in EA

  Representations

  Add representations in EA

  Products and contracts

  Document products and contracts in EA

  Product viewpoint

  Illustrate the product viewpoint in EA

 

HIPPO 89+  EA + ArchiMate Motivation

   1 hour  

 Paper Exercises  1 hour  

 EA Hands-On Exercises  1 hour  
 

  Create motivation diagrams in EA

  Stakeholders and drivers

  Identify stakeholders and their drivers in EA

  Assessments and goals

  Document assessments and goals in EA

  Stakeholder viewpoint

  Create stakeholder viewpoint in EA

  Requirements, constraints and principles

  Capture requirements and constraints in EA

  Model influence relationships in EA

  Map goals to principles in EA

  Goal realization viewpoint

  Present goal realization viewpoint in EA

  Requirements realization viewpoint

  Show requirements realization viewpoint in EA

  Motivation viewpoint

  Illustrate entire motivation viewpoint in EA

 

HIPPO 90+  EA + ArchiMate Strategy

    hour  

 Paper Exercises  1 hour  

 EA Hands-On Exercises   hour  
 

  Create strategy diagrams in EA

  Capabilities

  Document capabilities in EA

  Capability map viewpoint

  Create capability map viewpoint in EA

  Resources

  Catalogue resources in EA

  Resource map viewpoint

  Produce resource map viewpoint in EA

  Courses of action

  Define courses of action in EA

  Strategy viewpoint

  Model strategy viewpoint in EA

  Outcome realisation viewpoint

  Record outcome realisation viewpoint in EA

 
 
HIPPO 01  BPMN Overview

    hour  
 

  What is BPMN?

  Business process models

  4 BPMN diagram types

 
HIPPO 61+  EA + BPMN Process Essentials

    hour  

 Paper Exercises  1 hour  

 EA Hands-On Exercises  1 hour  
 

  Create BPMN process diagrams in EA

  Model business processes

  Start and events

  Activities and sequence flow

  Add events, activities and sequence flow in EA

  Exclusive and parallel gateways for logic

  Use exclusive and parallel gateways in EA

  Intermediate events

  Create message and timer events in EA

  Data stores and data objects

  Model data objects in EA

  Tasks and sub-processes

  Business processes and sub-processes in EA

  Allocate responsibility with pools and lanes

  Define pools and lanes in EA

 

HIPPO 62+  EA + BPMN Process Advanced

   1 hour  

 Paper Exercises  1 hour  

 EA Hands-On Exercises  1 hour  
 

  Conditional and default sequence flows

  Conditional and default sequence flows in EA

  Markers for activity behaviour and task types

  Select activity behaviour and task types in EA

  Event types

  Reflect event types in EA

  Edge mounted events

  Transactions and compensation

  Show transactions and compensation in EA

  Inclusive and event gateway types

  Model inclusive and event gateways in EA

 

HIPPO 63+  EA + BPMN Collaboration

    hour  

 Paper Exercises   hour  

 EA Hands-On Exercises   hour  
 

  Create BPMN collaboration diagrams in EA

  Black box pools

  Add black box pools in EA

  Message flows between pools

  Initiating and responding message icons

  Show message flows and icons in EA

 

HIPPO 64+  EA + BPMN Conversation

    hour  

 Paper Exercises   hour  

 EA Hands-On Exercises   hour  
 

  Create BPMN conversation diagrams in EA

  Black box pools

  Add black box pools in EA

  Conversations and links

  Model conversations and links in EA

 

HIPPO 65+  EA + BPMN Choreography

    hour  

 Paper Exercises   hour  

 EA Hands-On Exercises   hour  
 

  Create BPMN choreography diagrams in EA

  Choreography tasks

  Model choreography tasks in EA

  Initiating and responding message icons

  Show message icons in EA

 
HIPPO 101  EA Team Working

       hour  

 EA Hands-On Exercises   hour  
 

  Use a shared network drive for EA

  Create replica projects with EA

  Connect to DBMS repository or cloud with EA

  Packages and responsibility in EA

  Enable security in EA

  Import and export XMI with EA

  Define controlled packages in EA

  Baselines and differences in EA

  Enable auditing in EA

  Assign resources to tasks in EA

  Define working sets in EA

  Conduct team reviews in EA

 
HIPPO 102  EA Reporting

    hour  

 EA Hands-On Exercises   hour  
 

  Graphs and charts in EA

  Create project glossary in EA

  Generate MS Word, RTF or PDF from EA

  Select document options in EA

  Create document templates in EA

  Produce HTML reports from EA

  Customise HTML templates in EA

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