This is one of three courses covering the BCS Certificates for Enterprise and Solution Architecture. It concentrates on providing an understanding of the critical architecture terms and concepts. It enables delegates to view their enterprise and solutions architecture in a more structured way and understand the role more deeply. The scope also encompasses the traditional architecture domains - business, applications, data and infrastructure.
The main objectives of the course are to gain an informed perspective on this dynamic and complex subject, and to prepare for the exam associated with BCS Intermediate Certificate in Enterprise and Solution Architecture. To this end a mixture of approaches are used:
- Instructor lead sessions and exercises, which follow the timings laid down in the syllabus. At the end of each session mock exam questions are set and reviewed.
- A revision system which can help delegates do focused study in their own time, followed by a group review.
- BCS recommend three or more years experience of IS/IT work including contact with architects and architecture descriptions.
It will be useful if the following documents could be reviewed, available from the BCS Official Website for this qualification:
- The Reference Model: https://www.bcs.org/media/1937/sd-esa-reference-model.pdf
- The Course Syllabus: https://www.bcs.org/media/1938/sd-esa-syllabus.pdf
At the end of this course you will be able to understand the key terms and concepts of enterprise and solution architecture, including:
- The main roles and goals of architecture
- An explanation of both Enterprise and Solution architecture
- Architecture description
- An awareness of the most useful frameworks
- An understanding of the main architecture domains
- Architecture Processes
- Architects and Architecture
- Enterprise Context and Architecture
- Architecture Description
- Architecture Frameworks
- Architecture Processes
- Business Architecture
- The Solution Context
- Applications Architecture
- Software Architecture
- Data Architecture
- Infrastructure Architecture
- Architecture Implementation and Governance
All BCS Enterprise and Solution Architecture exams will now be provided to delegates online. Delegates will be contacted by BCS to enable a time for their exam to be arranged – the exams will not be conducted during the course. All exams are closed book.
BCS Intermediate Certificate in Enterprise and Solution Architecture
BCS Practitioner Certificate in Enterprise and Solution Architecture.
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