Enterprise Architecture Training

What is it?

A one day training “boot camp” for those looking to break into the Enterprise Architecture (EA) field.

Who should attend?

  • Engineers who…
    • want to move “out of the weeds” of detailed software coding or network engineering.
  • Project Managers who…
    • want to make a greater impact on the business side of their projects.
  • Business men & women who…
    • want greater involvement in their technology strategy and solutions designs.
  • Professionals of all stripes who…
    • want to bring together their technical, task management and business skills.
    • want to join an emerging discipline.
    • want to earn more.

What should you expect?

  • Skills
    • Understand what skills an aspiring Enterprise Architect must have to succeed
    • Know what to do and where to go to acquire the skills you lack
  • Industry Knowledge
    • Get introduced to current EA frameworks
    • Know who’s who in the field
    • Determine which EA trade organizations, certifications, and professional development programs are right for you
  • Job Prospects
    • Understand the current job market for Enterprise & Solution Architects
    • Know the risks & benefits of EA consulting vs. direct employment


  • What is EA and how does it fit in the industry?
  • EA Frameworks (TOGAF, Zachman, Government frameworks)
  • Skill Areas
    • Technical
      • Foundational
        • Legacy Technologies
        • Current / Emerging Technologies
      • Visual Modeling
      • Logical Design vs. Functional Design
    • Business
      • Problem analysis
      • Requirements solicitation & management
      • Visual modeling for business processes
    • Organization
      • Project management processes
      • Task & time management
      • Meeting facilitation
      • Architectural risk & issue management
      • Dealing with people vs. managing resources
      • Informal communication approach
  • Employment Paths
    • Consulting – Becoming Indispensable
    • “Permanent” full-time positions