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Access Period: 12 months

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Provider : GEL

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Accredited by: The Open Group

 

Target Audience

 

Experienced and aspiring enterprise architects aiming to quickly obtain certification in TOGAF® Standard, Version 9.2.

  • Professionals involved in enterprise architecture projects and activities.
  • Enterprise architects tasked with the creation of architectural artifacts.
  • Enterprise architects seeking to secure a recognized qualification that validates their comprehensive understanding of the TOGAF® Standard, Version 9.2.
  • Organizations aiming to integrate TOGAF® Standard, Version 9.2 best practices into their operations.
  • Developers and technical leaders who require a grasp of enterprise architecture to drive digital transformation.

 

What will you learn?

 

  • Everything required to pass the TOGAF® Foundation and TOGAF® Practitioner exam.
  • Techniques for utilizing and customizing the various stages of architecture development as defined by the TOGAF® Architecture Development Method (ADM).
  • Insights into how the phases of the TOGAF® ADM facilitate the creation and management of enterprise architectures.
  • Practical application of TOGAF® tools such as Building Blocks, Stakeholder Management Techniques, the TOGAF® Content Metamodel, the TOGAF® Technical Reference Model, and the Integrated Information Infrastructure Reference Model.
  • An understanding of the crucial deliverables of the ADM cycle and the function of the Architecture Repository.

 

Why take this course?

 

  • This course is perfectly suited for independent study, featuring a range of e-Learning resources such as interactive quizzes, video lectures from experienced instructors, and downloadable content that doubles as TOGAF® Standard, Version 9.2 study guides.
  • Included in the TOGAF® Certified course is a workbook that acts as a comprehensive TOGAF® study guide in PDF format.
  • This award-winning TOGAF® certification training is ideal for those aiming to quickly pass both the TOGAF® Level 1 and Level 2 exams.
  • This course package includes FREE TOGAF® exam vouchers and a free resit (terms and conditions apply).
  • The TOGAF® standard is globally recognized as a leading EA framework, often required for senior EA roles. Successfully passing the TOGAF® exams can significantly enhance your career and networking prospects in enterprise architecture.
  • Mastering TOGAF® terminology promotes better collaboration among team members within enterprise architecture teams.
  • Participants receive 12 months of access to the course along with dedicated expert tutor support.
  • The TOGAF® e-Learning course is developed in-house by the online training experts at GEL.
  • The content is also enriched with insights from highly skilled TOGAF® professionals, offering unique practical perspectives unavailable elsewhere.

 

Exam Information

 

Pearson Vue is the certified provider of TOGAF® 9.2, IT4IT, and other certification exams, operating globally through an extensive network of testing centers.This TOGAF® training course includes a FREE voucher to help manage your TOGAF® certification costs, valid for 12 months from issuance, and free resits.Included in Good e-Learning’s TOGAF® 9.2 Certified course is a student workbook that forms part of a comprehensive TOGAF® 9 certification self-study pack in PDF format. This workbook is ideal for taking notes throughout the course and can serve as an invaluable exam preparation guide. Candidates have the option to print the workbook for handwritten notes or, with Adobe Reader 11 or later, annotate directly in the PDF.The course also offers two TOGAF® practice tests and a mock exam simulator complete with answers, designed to thoroughly prepare students for the official certification exam.Requests for exam vouchers are generally processed within 2 working days, though it may take up to 5. Remember to request your exam voucher within the access period of the course, starting from the purchase date. For additional details, visit the GEL Support & FAQs page.

 

TOGAF® 9 Foundation exam

 

  • This is a multiple choice exam consisting of 40 questions
  • There is a time limit of 60 minutes (one hour) 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 score at least 22 points out of a maximum of 40
  • 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
  • Candidates who fail the exam must wait at least one month before retaking it

 

TOGAF® 9 Certified exam

 

  • This exam consists of 8 scenario-based, complex multiple-choice questions
  • There is a time limit of 90 minutes (1.5 hours) 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 score at least 24 points out of a maximum of 40

The exam is open book (an electronic copy of the TOGAF® 9 Standard is included in the exam. Please note that this resource is written in English).

 

Partner and Copyright 
 

Partner Statement

TOGAF® 9 Certified delivered by GEL is a course accredited by The Open Group. Knowlathon IT Services promotes this course on behalf of GEL.

 

Copyright statement

TOGAF® is a registered trademark of The Open Group.

Course Outline

Foundation Module

Foundation Module 1: Introduction

  • 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

  • Architecture in the TOGAF Context?
  • TOGAF Background
  • Architecture Types
  • TOGAF 9.2 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 9.2
  • The need for Architecture Principles and where they are used within TOGAF 9.2
  • 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 the reuse 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

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, and 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

Certified Module 5: Architecture Content Framework

  • 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, and 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

Certified Module 14: Phase D: Technology Architecture

  • 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

Certified Module 15: Migration Planning Techniques

  • 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 standard’s 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

Certified Module 18: Phase G: Implementation Governance

  • 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 and their relationship to Architecture Governance
  • Explain the Security Architecture influences on this phase
  • Demonstrate the role that risk monitoring plays in this phase

Certified Module 19: Phase H: Architecture Change Management

  • 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

Certified Module 20: ADM Architecture Change Management

  • 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 how Security Architecture influences 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 toward 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

Certified Module 26: Architecture Skills Framework

  • 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

Frequently Asked Questions.

What is enterprise architecture?

Enterprise architecture involves developing the structures of IT systems, detailing their components and the ways they interact. This helps organizations gain a more comprehensive understanding, allowing them to align their IT architecture with business objectives. This alignment is crucial for facilitating significant transformations within enterprises, promoting IT development, and managing broad organizational changes.

What is the TOGAF standard?

The TOGAF® standard is a prominent framework in enterprise architecture. It offers a detailed method for planning, constructing, and maintaining enterprise architectures, which has been widely adopted across numerous organizations and industries globally.

Who owns the TOGAF standard?

The Open Group collaborates with both technology providers and users, as well as consortia and other standards bodies, to define, refine, and integrate evolving requirements, create standards and policies, and disseminate best practices.

What kind of organization is the TOGAF standard suitable for?

The TOGAF standard is applicable to enterprises of almost any size and type, playing a vital role in streamlining operations and executing complex business strategies. Its increasing adoption underscores the growing need for TOGAF-certified architects, although its effective implementation requires certified professionals.

What does the TOGAF certification path look like?

The TOGAF certification journey starts with the TOGAF Foundation (Level 1), followed by the TOGAF Certified (Level 2) exam. The TOGAF Business Architecture (BA) exam and the Essentials and Implementation courses do not require prior exam passes.

How much is a TOGAF certification worth?

TOGAF-certified individuals, including enterprise, solutions, and technical architects, often earn between $85,000 and $202,000 annually, reflecting varied roles across different regions and industries globally.

In what countries is the TOGAF standard popular?

TOGAF enjoys global popularity, with certified professionals in over 130 countries. The standard sees particularly high adoption in the UK, USA, India, the Netherlands, and Australia.

How can the TOGAF standard benefit businesses?

The TOGAF standard enhances business capabilities to undergo transformations, expand IT capabilities, and execute widespread organizational changes efficiently, ensuring IT structures support core business objectives.

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