Introduction to Enterprise Architecture: This self-guided course is targeted at those individuals looking to understand what Enterprise Architecture is and how it can be used to manage complexity and change in an organization. The course, comprised of seven video lectures, provides an explanation of Enterprise Architecture (EA) frameworks as well as introduction of popular frameworks such as the Federal Enterprise Architecture Framework (FEAF) and the Department of Defense Architecture Framework (DoDAF).
Participants will also explore the importance of culture and how EA can be used to address an organization's value as a part of planning efforts. Students are expected to complete a short set of assignments and knowledge assessments to help reinforce learning objectives.
What participants receive: 90 days access to the FEAC Virtual University which includes the narrated video lectures. Students also receive copies of the presentations that they may download for their personal use. Upon completion of assignments and successful completion of the knowledge assessment, students will receive a certificate of completion worth 10 EADUs (Enterprise Architecture Development Units). Students may also contact their faculty advisor during their 90 days of participating to ask EA related professional questions.
Once you register: Once students have completed registration and payment is processed they will receive notification and access to the FEAC Institute Virtual University (VU) within 1 business day. Students will have 90 days from the day of VU notification to complete the course and a suggested schedule of activities is provided but students are free to complete the course in any order or pace they desire.
Summary of Lectures and Assignments:
- Virtual University Orientation
- State of Enterprise Architecture Survey
- Enterprises and Architecture
- Framework Basics
- Culture Considerations and Enterprise Architecture
- Introduction to the Department of Defense Architecture Framework
- Selecting DoDAF Viewpoints
- Introduction to the Federal Enterprise Architecture Framework
- Selecting FEAF Sub-Architecture Domains and Artifacts
- Comparative Frameworks
- Knowledge Assessment
- And more!