Business Architecture Alignment and Integration

Course #: 21-0230
Duration: 2 Days


  • Business architect
  • Business relationship manager
  • Business analyst
  • Business process designer
  • Enterprise architect
  • Data architect
  • Application architect
  • Technology architect
  • IT manager


Business Architecture Alignment and Integration is designed to provide students with an understanding of how to align and integrate a Business Architecture practice with the business and IT. The course begins with an overview of “A Guide to the Business Architecture Body of Knowledge® (BIZBOK Guide)” as a foundation for establishing an effective business architecture practice.

The course continues with discussing aligning the Business Architecture capability with other organizational capabilities like strategic planning, enterprise architecture, portfolio management, IT service management, and agile solution delivery. Students will review best practices for integrating Business Architecture with industry frameworks such as the TOGAF standard, IT4IT standard, Scaled Agile Framework®, and OMG® modeling specifications.

Students will participate in instructor-led exercises for describing, planning, and implementing Business Architecture alignment and integration.


  • Understand key concepts of business architecture
  • Discuss alignment of business architecture
    • Strategic planning
    • Enterprise architecture
    • Information technology
    • Governance
  • Discuss integration of business architecture
    • TOGAF
    • IT4IT
    • COBIT
    • SAFe
  • Discuss approaches to deliver an integrated business architecture capability

Course Outline (Modules and Topics)

Introduction to Business Architecture

Organizational Alignment

  • Strategic/Enterprise Planning
  • Enterprise Architecture
  • IT Governance
  • Application/Project Portfolio Management
  • Technology Lifecycle Management
  • Agile Solution Delivery
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Organizational Development
  • Workforce Management
  • Information Risk Management
  • Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery
  • IT Service Management
  • Business Analysis

Framework Integration

  • TOGAF® Standard
  • IT4IT™ Standard
  • ArchiMate® Standard
  • COBIT®
  • SAFe®
  • BA BOK® Guide
  • BPMN™/UML® Modeling

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