The Open Group Certification Program Credentials

Certification credentials are an addition to The Open Group Certification program for small amounts of learning (3 hours upwards). They lead to the award of an Open Badge and certificate. They are being developed for a number of topic areas. Initially, knowledge-based credentials are being developed.

There are currently two types:

  • Up-to-date Knowledge (e.g., TOGAF Essentials 2018, ArchiMate Essentials 3.1)
  • Specialist Knowledge (e.g., TOGAF Business Architecture Level 1, Integrating Risk and Security)

In the future, it will be possible to build certifications from related sets of credentials.

TOGAF® Essentials 2018

Individuals who achieved TOGAF 9 Certification can demonstrate their knowledge of the changes introduced with 9.2 with the TOGAF Essentials 2018 credential. This certification credential leads to an Open Badge to indicate that an individual has knowledge and understanding of the changes introduced to the TOGAF Body of Knowledge in 2018, including the TOGAF Standard, Version 9.2 and the TOGAF Library. In addition as of April 2019, individuals earning this badge also qualify for the TOGAF Standard, Version 9.2 Open Badge.

Suitable for
All TOGAF 9 Certified individuals who need to show that their knowledge is up-to-date.

Required for
All TOGAF Accredited Training Course trainers

This credential leads to the award of an Open Badge and certificate.

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ArchiMate® Essentials 3.1

This certification credential indicates your knowledge and understanding of the changes introduced to the ArchiMate 3.1 Specification.

Suitable for
All ArchiMate 3 Practitioner certified individuals who need to show that their knowledge is up-to-date.

Required for
All Accredited ArchiMate 3.1 Training Course trainers

This credential leads to the award of an Open Badge and certificate.

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TOGAF® Business Architecture Level 1

This is a specialist knowledge certification credential. It demonstrates knowledge and understanding of Business Modeling, Business Capabilities, Business Scenarios, Information Mapping, and Value Streams and how to apply them in development of a Business Architecture based on the TOGAF Standard, Version 9.2.

Suitable for
All profesionals who need specialist knowledge about Business Architecture techniques

Required for
All Accredited TOGAF Business Architecture Training Course trainers

This credential leads to the award of an Open Badge and certificate.

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Integrating Risk and Security

The purpose of the Integrating Risk and Security credential is to provide validation that you have demonstrated your ability to understand essential security and risk concepts in relation to the TOGAF® Architecture Development Method (ADM), Information Security Management (ISM), the broader concept of Enterprise Risk Management (ERM), and the relationships with other IT security and risk standards like the ISO/IEC 27000 family, ISO 31000, and COBIT®. Furthermore you understand the concepts of Enterprise Security Architecture (ESA), ERM, and ISM, and how security and risk management form a cross-cutting concern for the organization in general and for the Security Architect in particular.

Suitable for
All profesionals who need specialist knowledge about Risk and Security within an Enterprise Architecture context

Required for
All Accredited Integrating Risk and Security Training Course trainers

This credential leads to the award of an Open Badge and certificate.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is a certification credential?
A. Certification credentials are knowledge-based certification for small amounts of learning (3 hours upwards). They lead to the award of an Open Badge and a certificate. They are being developed for a number of topic areas.
Q.What types of certification credentials are there?
A. There are currently two credential types:
  • Up-to-date Knowledge (e.g., TOGAF Essentials 2018, ArchiMate Essentials 3.1)
  • Specialist Knowledge (e.g., TOGAF Business Architecture Level 1, Integrating Risk and Security)
Q. How long will it be before I get my badge and certificate for a credential?
A. Badges are issued within 6 business days of the pass result for a certification credential being received. See http://www.opengroup.org/certifications/openbadges for details. You can obtain and print the certificate once you receive the badge.
Q. Do I receive a certificate for my credential?
A. Yes in your Credly Acclaim account, the option to share includes a print to pdf function which generates a certificate.
 
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