ArchiMate Training


Modeling Enterprise Architecture using ArchiMate® 3.1 - 2 or 3 Day Course

For organizations seeking to model their enterprise architecture with the ArchiMate® language using the Enterprise Architect tool from Sparx Systems.

Why Choose This Course?

ArchiMate® provides a powerful notation that enables organizations to describe, analyze and visualize their business domains, organizational structures, information flows, IT systems and technical infrastructure.

Course Overview

The course covers the Open Group's ArchiMate® 3.1 notation as implemented in the latest version of Sparx Systems' Enterprise Architect.
It also includes the core features of the tool, including its User interface, documentation generation, and baseline management. The class can be extended into a second day, to cover additional ArchiMate concepts such as Motivation and Strategy, to include a workshop, or to delve into additional tool features.

What Will You Learn?

Course Modules

Module: Introduction to Enterprise Architect

  • User Interface
  • Managing Projects
  • Managing Diagrams
  • Creating Diagram Elements
  • Managing Diagram Element Appearance
  • Deleting Model Elements
  • Managing Connectors
  • Managing Package Content
  • Tool Configuration

ArchiMate 3.1

Module: Motivation and Strategy
  • Motivation
    • Stakeholder, Driver, Assessment
    • Goal, Outcome, Principle, Requirement, Constraint
    • Meaning, and Value
  • Strategy
    • Resource, Capability, Value Stream, and Course of Action
Module: Business Layer
  • Active Structure Elements and Relationships
    • Actor, Role, Collaboration, and Interface
  • Behavioral Elements and Relationships
    • Process, Function, Interaction, Event, and Service
  • Passive Structure Elements and Relationships
    • Business Object, Contract, Representation, and Product
Module: Application Layer
  • Active Structure Elements and Relationships
    • Component, Collaboration, and Interface
  • Behavioral Elements and Relationships
    • Function, Interaction, Process, Event, and Service
  • Passive Structure Elements and Relationships
    • Data Object
Module: Technology Layer
  • Active Structure Elements and Relationships
    • Node, Device, System Software, Collaboration
    • Interface, Path and Communication Network
  • Behavioral Elements and Relationships
    • Function, Process, Interaction, Event and Service
  • Passive Structure Elements
    • Object, and Artifact
Module: Physical Elements
  • Active Structure Elements and Relationships
    • Equipment, Facility, and Distribution Network
  • Passive Structure Elements
    • Material
Module: Implementation and Migration Elements
  • Work Package, Deliverable, Implementation Event
  • Plateau, and Gap
Module: Dependencies Across Layers
  • Business-to-Application Dependencies
  • Application-to-Technology Dependencies
  • Implementation and Migration Alignment

Tool Features

Module: Traceability and Navigation
  • Overview
  • The Relationships window
  • The Relationship Matrix
  • The Traceability window
  • Other traceability features
Module: End-to-End Exercise
  • The online bookstore model (or a User defined exercise)

Who Should Attend?

Business/system analysts, architects, engineers, and other stakeholders in defining the enterprise architecture.


You will learn not just how to define your enterprise architecture using this versatile language, but our expertise in Sparx Systems' Enterprise Architect tool will help you realize the benefits of your modeling efforts to the fullest extent!

This Training Is Available Via...

Online delivery

Online web-based class, from the comfort of your desk!

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