This fully accredited and award-winning eLearning course offers everything needed to pursue TOGAF 9 Certification (version 9.2), including a FREE exam voucher! The TOGAF business enterprise architecture framework is world-renowned, and our course will help you to pass the Foundation (level 1) and Certified (level 2) examinations on your first attempt!
Good e-Learning is an award-winning Enterprise Architecture course provider, having been recognized at The Open Group Awards Ceremony in 2018. Our approach is self-paced, allowing students to work at their own speed and access content at any time. We also provide quizzes to help learners reinforce their knowledge retention after each module, as well as mock exams to help them prepare for the official exams.
Why take this course?
This course is ideal for anyone who wants to pass the TOGAF Foundation and Certified exams in order to become a TOGAF 9.2 practitioner. Many students prefer this combined approach, as it means less time and money spent on training.
We created this course according to the TOGAF 9.2 Certification exam syllabus. It is fully accredited by The Open Group, self-paced, and offers 25 hours of content spread across 26 modules. The course provides in-depth information on the core principles and concepts of the TOGAF framework. At the same time, it also trains students to analyze and apply their knowledge in preparation for the official exams.
Are you looking for an online enterprise architecture course to help you become fully TOGAF-certified? If you have some knowledge of the framework and want to learn more about TOGAF architecture, this course is for you! Passing the combined TOGAF exam will make you an official TOGAF certified practitioner. This globally-recognized qualification can help you pursue lucrative roles and networking opportunities in enterprise architecture.
Students will receive 12 months of access to this course, as well as a FREE combined exam voucher. This course has been accredited by The Open Group and meets all the learning requirements of the TOGAF standard, Version 9.2, in order for students to sit and pass the TOGAF Foundation and Certified level exams.
Students who take this course will learn:
The different levels of architecture outlined by the TOGAF ADM
The ADM phases centered around the development and architecture governance of an enterprise architecture
The TOGAF Architecture Content Framework and the concept of Building Blocks
The Stakeholder Management Technique and TOGAF Content Metamodel
The TOGAF standard’s recommended techniques for developing enterprise architectures
The TOGAF Technical Reference Model, including how to customize it to meet the needs of a specific organization
The content of the ADM cycle’s key deliverables and the purpose of the Architecture Repository
The Integrated Information Infrastructure Reference Model
Everything needed to pass the official TOGAF 9 Foundation and Certified exams in quick succession
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The TOGAF standard, Version 9.2 Foundation Workbook Why TOGAF Certification for People? The TOGAF Certification Program
Foundation Module 2: The Core Concepts of TOGAF 9
Enterprise Architecture Background Interview with Allen Brown - CEO of the Open Group Architecture in the TOGAF Context? TOGAF Background Architecture Types TOGAF 9 Components What is the Value of TOGAF as an Architecture Framework What is an Architecture Framework? TOGAF Components
Foundation Module 3: The Architecture Development Method (ADM)
Describe the main objectives of each phase Briefly explain the approach undertaken for each phase Briefly explain how Requirements Management fits into the ADM cycle Describe the nature of the Requirements Management process To briefly explain the contents of Part III of TOGAF 9 The need for Architecture Principles and where they are used within TOGAF The standard template for Architecture Principles and what makes a good Architecture Principle What a Business Scenario is, its purpose, and explain where Business Scenarios are used within the ADM cycle The purpose of Gap Analysis and describe the Gap Analysis technique Explain the term interoperability, and understand the use of Interoperability Requirements within the TOGAF ADM To understand the Business Transformation Readiness program and where Business Transformation Readiness is used within the ADM To understand the characteristics of Risk Management and where Risk Management is used within the TOGAF ADM and to understand Capability-Based Planning
Foundation Module 4: Architecture Views, Viewpoints and Stakeholders
To define and explain the concepts of Stakeholders, Concerns, Architecture Views, and Architecture Viewpoints To describe a simple example of an architecture viewpoint and view To discuss the relationship between stakeholders, concerns, architecture views, and architecture viewpoints To describe the architecture view creation process
Foundation Module 5: The Concept of Building Blocks
To define what a building block is, and explain what makes a good building block To explain the distinction between Architecture Building Blocks and Solution Building Blocks To explain the use of building blocks in the ADM cycle To describe the characteristics of an Architecture Pattern
Foundation Module 6: The Key Deliverables of the ADM Cycle
To explain the role of architecture deliverables across the ADM cycle To briefly explain the purpose of key TOGAF deliverables such as Architecture Building Blocks, Architecture Contract, Architecture Principles, Architecture Vision, Compliance Assessment, or Statement of Architecture Work
Foundation Module 7: The Enterprise Continuum
To explain what the Enterprise Continuum is Describe how it is used in organizing and developing an architecture To explain how the Enterprise Continuum promotes re-use of architecture artifacts Describe the constituents of the Enterprise Continuum To explain the purpose of the Enterprise Continuum To explain the purpose of the Architecture Continuum To list the stages of architecture evolution defined in the Architecture Continuum To explain the purpose of the Solutions Continuum To list the stages of architecture evolution defined in the Solutions Continuum To explain the relationship between the Enterprise Continuum and the TOGAF ADM
Foundation Module 8: The Architecture Repository
To describe the Architecture Repository, and explain the relationship between the Enterprise Continuum and the Architecture Repository To describe the classes of information held in the Architecture Repository To list the three levels of the Architecture Landscape To explain the purpose of the Standards Information Base within the Architecture Repository
Foundation Module 9: The TOGAF Reference Models
To explain the role of the TRM as a Foundation Architecture To describe at a high-level the main components of the TOGAF TRM To explain the basic concepts of the III-RM To explain the relationship of the III-RM to the concept of Boundaryless Information Flow
Foundation Module 10: Architecture Governance and the ADM
To explain the concept of Architecture Governance and explain why it is beneficial To describe the main components that make up an Architecture Governance framework To explain the need for establishment of an Architecture Board and list its responsibilities To explain the role of Architecture Contracts To explain the meaning of and need for Architecture Compliance To explain the purpose of Architecture Compliance Reviews and briefly describe the Architecture Compliance Review process To explain how the ADM can be used to establish an Architecture Capability
Certified Module 1: Preliminary Phase
Understand the inputs to the phase and be able to explain the following key elements: Architecture Frameworks, Business principles, business goals, and business drivers Explain the influence of pre-existing architectural inputs on the phase Understand the steps and be able to: Describe how to establish an enterprise architecture team and organization, identify and establish a set of Architecture Principles for a given scenario, discuss the appropriate considerations for tailoring the framework Understand the outputs and be able to explain the following key elements: Architecture Principles, Architecture Governance Framework, Request for Architecture Work Explain how Security Architecture influences this phase
Certified Module 2: Architecture Governance
Explain how Architecture Governance fits within the ADM cycle Discuss the key success factors for putting Architecture Governance into practice Discuss the factors that should be considered when setting up an Architecture Board Explain how to operate an Architecture Board
Certified Module 3: Business Scenarios Techniques
Describe the properties of a good Business Scenario Explain how to develop and validate a Business
Certified Module 4: Phase A: Architecture Vision
Describe the typical contents of the Architecture Repository at this point Understand the steps and be able to describe how to identify stakeholders, their concerns, and business requirements. As well as being able to explain the purpose of a Business Transformation Readiness Assessment and describe the risk assessment approach taken in this phase Understand the outputs and be able to explain the following key elements including their purpose: Statement of Architecture Work, Capability Assessment, Architecture Vision and Communications Plan Explain the Security Architecture influences on this phase
Explain the purpose of the Architecture Content Framework Describe the main components of the Content Metamodel Describe the relationship between the Architecture Content Framework and the TOGAF ADM
Certified Module 6: Stakeholder Management
Describe the steps in developing a Stakeholder Map Describe the stakeholders and their concerns Use the example Stakeholder Map provided by the TOGAF Standard as a guideline to identify stakeholders
Certified Module 7: TOGAF Content Metamodel
Describe the core metamodel concepts Explain the purpose of dividing the metamodel into core and extensions Describe the key concepts related to the core metamodel entities
Certified Module 8: Architecture Implementation Support Techniques
Explain how to reconcile Interoperability Requirements with potential solutions Explain the factors that influence Business Transformation Readiness Explain how to determine requirements for risk assessments Explain how Capability-Based Planning is applied in an enterprise architecture context
Certified Module 9: Phase B: Business Architecture
Understand the inputs to the phase and explain business principles, business goals, and business drivers Understand the steps and be able to: Describe three techniques for business modeling, explain the considerations for selecting reference models, viewpoints and tools, explain the technique of Gap Analysis Explain how building blocks are used in the development of the Business Architecture Understand the outputs and be able to explain the following key elements: Business Architecture components of the Architecture Definition Document, Business Architecture components of the Architecture Requirements Specification Explain the Security Architecture influences on this phase
Certified Module 10: Phase C: Information Systems Architectures - Data Architecture
Explain the considerations for the implementation order of the Data and Application Architectures Understand the inputs to the phase and explain data principles Understand the steps and be able to explain the considerations for selecting reference models, viewpoints, and tools Understand the outputs and be able to explain the following key elements: Data Architecture components of the Architecture Definition Document, Data Architecture components of the Architecture Requirements Specification Explain the Security Architecture influences on this phase
Certified Module 11: Phase C: Information Systems Architectures - Application Architecture
Understand the inputs to the phase and explain application principles Understand the steps and be able to explain the considerations for selecting reference models, viewpoints, and tools Understand the outputs and be able to explain the following key elements: Application Architecture components of the Architecture Definition Document, Application Architecture components of the Architecture Requirements Specification Explain the Security Architecture influences on this phase
Certified Module 12: TOGAF Foundation Architecture: The Technical Reference Model
Explain the TRM graphic, including the following key elements: Application Software, Categories, Application Platform Interface, Application Platform, Communications Infrastructure Interface, Qualities Briefly describe the structure of the TRM Briefly explain the main architecture objectives of using the TRM Explain what the Platform Services Taxonomy is Explain what the Service Quality Taxonomy is Explain how to customize the TRM to meet an organization’s specific needs
Certified Module 13: Integrated Information Infrastructure Reference Model (level 2)
Describe the business and technical drivers for Boundaryless Information Flow Explain how the III-RM fulfills the solution space for Boundaryless Information Flow Briefly describe the high-level structure of the III-RM Explain the III-RM graphic, including the following components: Business Applications, Infrastructure Applications, Application Platform, Interfaces, Qualities
Understand the inputs to the phase and explain the following key elements: Technology Principles Understand the steps and be able to: Explain how the TRM can be used when developing a Technology Architecture, Explain the role of ABBs Understand the outputs and be able to explain the following key elements: Technology Architecture components of the Architecture Definition Document, Technology Architecture components of the Architecture Requirements Specification Explain the Security Architecture influences on this phase
Describe how the Implementation Factor Assessment and Deduction Matrix can be used to document factors impacting the Architecture Implementation and Migration Plan Explain the purpose of the Consolidated Gaps, Solutions, and Dependencies Matrix Describe the purpose of an Architecture Definition Increments Table Explain how the Transition Architecture State Evolution Table can be used in conjunction with a defined taxonomy such as the TOGAF Standards TRM Explain how the Business Value Assessment Technique can be used in architecture development
Certified Module 16: Phase E: Opportunities and Solutions
Explain how migration planning techniques are used in this phase to review and consolidate the Gap Analysis results from earlier phases Describe the steps to create the Implementation and Migration Strategy Describe three basic approaches to implementation Explain how to identify and group work packages Explain how Transition Architectures are created and documented
Certified Module 17: Phase F: Migration Planning
Describe the management frameworks that have to be coordinated within this phase Explain how business value is assigned to each work package Describe the steps to prioritize the migration projects Describe the steps to confirm the Architecture Roadmap Explain key outputs of this phase specifically: Implementation and Migration Plan, Architecture Definition Document, including Transition Architectures (if any) Explain the Security Architecture influences on this phase
Understand the inputs to the phase Understand the steps and be able to describe the following: Explain how to tailor and conduct an Architecture Compliance Review Understand the outputs and be able to explain the following key elements: The contents of Architecture Contracts, their relationship to Architecture Governance Explain the Security Architecture influences on this phase Demonstrate the role that risk monitoring plays in this phase
Understand the inputs to the phase and be able to explain the following: Change Requests Understand the steps and be able to describe the following: Architecture board meetings Understand the outputs and be able to explain when the following might occur: Updated Architecture Contracts, a new Request for Architecture Work Explain the Security Architecture influences on this phase
Understand the inputs to the phase Understand the steps and their correspondence to phases Explain how the Requirements Management steps correspond to ADM phases Explain the purpose of the outputs of Requirements Management Explain the Security Architecture influences on the requirements captured
Certified Module 21: Architecture Partitioning
Describe the purpose of Architecture Partitioning Describe the classification criteria for solutions and architectures when considering partitioning Describe how Architecture Partitioning can be employed in the Preliminary Phase of the ADM
Certified Module 22: Architecture Repository
Explain the relationship between the Architecture Repository and the Enterprise Repository Describe the purpose of the repository areas that hold output of projects, specifically: Architecture Landscape, Reference Library, Standards Information Base Governance Log
Certified Module 23: Guidelines for Adapting the ADM Iteration and Levels
Describe the concept of iteration and how it applies to TOGAF standards Describe the factors influencing the use of iteration Describe some suggested iteration cycles Describe how the ADM supports different types of engagements within the organization Explain how to apply iteration cycles to the ADM phases Explain how the concepts of levels and the Enterprise Continuum are used to organize the Architecture Landscape Identify the different levels of architecture that exist in an organization
Certified Module 24: Adapting the ADM: Security
Describe the responsibility that Enterprise Architects have towards Security Architecture Describe the recommended Security adaptations to the ADM
Certified Module 25: Architecture Maturity Models
Explain the role of a Capability Maturity Model Explain the CMMI process improvement approach development by CMU Describe the structure and levels of the ACMM developed by CMU for the US DoC Explain the role of Maturity Assessments in the ADM
Explain the purpose of the Architecture Skills Framework and why it is needed Describe the benefits of using the Architecture Skills Framework Describe the structure of the Architecture Skills Framework, including roles, skills, and proficiency levels
Exams / Assessments
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Good e-Learning’s TOGAF 9 Certified course features a student workbook, available as a PDF download. The student can use this workbook to make notes as they progress through the course. A completed workbook makes a great resource for exam preparation. Either print out the workbook and make hand-written entries or (if you have Adobe Reader 11 or later) make notes directly into the PDF.
Two mock exams and a mock exam simulator with answers are included within the course. Students are encouraged to make good use of them in order to prepare for the official exam.
TOGAF 9 Foundation exam:
This is a multiple choice exam consisting of 40 questions
There is a time limit of 60 minutes to complete the exam
The exam is closed-book - you cannot make use of any resources or materials during the exam
The pass mark for the exam is 55%: you must get 22 out of 40 questions correct
In countries where English is a second language, 30 minutes of additional time will be allocated. The total time, in this case, will be 90 minutes
TOGAF 9 Certified exam:
This is an open book examination consisting of 8 questions
There is a time limit of 90 minutes to complete the exam
Each correct answer scores 5 points
Each second-best answer scores 3 points
Each third-best answer scores 1 point
The pass mark for the exam is 60%: you must get 24 out of 40 questions correct
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