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Any organization looking to achieve their business development objectives most effectively may apply enterprise architecture principles and practices to identify the necessary changes and strategies to support the desired outcomes. IT professional may use this approach to ensure alignment of their systems with the business, regulations, and with other systems.

This course will introduce enterprise architecture frameworks, the application of architectural techniques towards real world business and technology challenges, and alignment with the regulatory environment will be covered via a comprehensive study of different major groups of regulations such as FDA and HIPAA.
Students will gain knowledge through case studies and practical exercises. They will explore systems integration techniques in order to ensure that new systems can effectively work within the existing technology environment.  They will examine the relative strengths and weaknesses of integration of disparate technologies vs. staying within a single technology stack. Participants will also gain understanding in the agile architecture and forces driving enterprise agility.


Course Highlights:

  • Introduction to Enterprise Architecture
  • The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF)
  • Modeling techniques and Enterprise Architecture Tools
  • Business and Technology Alignment
  • Lean and Agile Enterprise Architecture
  • Integration laboratory and application in real world examples
  • Regulatory Environment for IT in Healthcare and other areas

Course Benefits:

  • Understand the purpose of enterprise architecture.
  • Develop a tailoring plan for implementation of The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF) within an enterprise.
  • Create an architecture package for different types of projects.
  • Gain familiarity with the Archimate® notation and be able to create architecture models.
  • Understand basic models of application development and their use to enhance business alignment.
  • Identify basic integration requirements between different applications.
  • Develop a basic level of understanding of major regulations impacting the IT industry.
  • Integrate the regulatory environment into the enterprise architecture including appropriate models.
  • Examine agile architecture and forces driving enterprise agility

Prerequisites:  Business Practices for Software Project Managers (CSE-40849)

Next steps:  Upon completion of this course, consider taking other courses in the Software Engineering Management Certificate

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Course Number: CSE-41199
Credit: 3.50 unit(s)
Related Certificate Programs: Software Engineering Management