ArchiMate® 3 Applied

Course #: 21-0227
Duration: 2 Days


  • Enterprise architect
  • Business architect
  • Business analyst
  • Business process designer
  • System analyst
  • Software architect


ArchiMate® 3 Applied is designed to provide students with the ability to apply The Open Group ArchiMate® 3.0 modeling language and prepare for the exams required to achieve ArchiMate® 3 Certified (Level 2). Students will gain knowledge of the notation, terminology, structure, and concepts of the ArchiMate® modeling language. Starting with an overview of enterprise architecture, students will learn ArchiMate® language and modeling principles.

Students will apply the concepts in the three layers, beginning with the Business layer, continuing with the Application layer and concluding with the Technology layer.  Students will understand how to apply the correct relationships between concepts and layers. Students will review the standard architecture viewpoints defined in ArchiMate®. The two extensions for Motivation modeling and Implementation & Migration planning will also be covered.

The course will conclude with a discussion of ArchiMate® tools, along with a discussion of the relationship of ArchiMate® models to other languages and frameworks, such as UML®, BPMN™, and TOGAF®.


Understand key concepts of enterprise architecture

Understand core concepts of ArchiMate® language and framework

  • Business Layer
  • Application layer
  • Technology layer

Apply principles, concepts, and relationships of ArchiMat®e framework

  • Create correct and effective models using core concepts
  • Create enterprise architecture views

Apply ArchiMate® language extensions

  • Motivation extension
  • Implementation & Migration extension

Understand relationship to UML, BPMN, and TOGAF

Course Outline (Modules and Topics)

Introduction to ArchiMate

  • Definition of enterprise architecture
  • ArchiMate® 3 Certification program
  • Architecture modeling concepts

Core Concepts

  • ArchiMate® language structure
  • Active structure, behavior, and passive structure element types
  • Language extension mechanisms

Business Layer

  • Actor, role, location, interface
  • Process, service, function, event
  • Business object, product, contract

Application Layer

  • Component, interface, collaboration
  • Function, interaction, service
  • Data object

Technology Layer

  • Node, device, network, system software
  • Service, function
  • Artifact


  • Structural and dynamic relationships
  • Derived relationships


  • Purpose – deciding, designing, informing
  • Level – details, coherence, overview

Motivation Extension

  • Stakeholder, requirement, goal, driver

Implementation and Migration Extension

  • Plateau, gap, deliverable, work package

Tools, Frameworks and Languages

  • ArchiMate® tools and certification
  • Relationships to UML®, BPMN® and TOGAF®

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