TOGAF® Certification Credentials

TOGAF® Certification Credentials

TOGAF Business Architecture Level 1

Note: a new TOGAF Business Architecture Foundation certification is being introduced shortly. There will be a transition pathway for individuals who complete this certification credential to update to the Foundation certification.

The purpose of the TOGAF Business Architecture Level 1 certification credential is to provide validation that individuals have knowledge and understanding of Business Modeling, Business Capabilities, TOGAF 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.

Key benefits of this certification are an understanding of:

  • Business modeling and how it relates to EA within a TOGAF context
  • The concept of Business Capabilities and how they can be modeled
  • Value streams and value stream mapping
  • Information mapping
  • Business scenarios
  • How to develop a business architecture using the ADM

Prerequisites:None
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TOGAF® Essentials 2018

This is an Up-to-date Knowledge certification credential. It demonstrates that knowledge of the TOGAF standard is up-to-date. It is required for all trainers of accredited TOGAF 9 Training Courses.

Individuals who achieved TOGAF 9 Certification can demonstrate their knowledge of the changes introduced with 9.2 with the TOGAF Essentials 2018 credential - a 3-hour course. This 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.

Read the TOGAF Essentials 2018 fact sheet for more information.

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Integrating Risk and Security

The Integrating Risk and Security certification credential provides validation that individuals have demonstrated their 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)
  • The relationships with other IT security and risk standards like the ISO/IEC 27000 family, ISO 31000, and COBIT®
  • The concepts of Enterprise Security Architecture (ESA), ERM, and ISM
  • How security and risk management form a cross-cutting concern for the organization in general and for the Security Architect in particular.

The learning objectives for this certification credential focus on knowledge. This is an awareness credential, intended as a first introduction to the topic.

Prerequisites: None

The Open Group offers a Self-Study option for this certification credential with a built-in assessment. See here.
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TOGAF® Framework Agile Specialist

The target audience is Enterprise Architects who need to understand how to adapt and use the TOGAF Framework to support an Agile enterprise

The scope of this certification credential is:
•    How to adapt the TOGAF Standard to support an Agile Enterprise
•    How to apply the TOGAF ADM using Agile Sprints

Key benefits of this certification are:

  •     Understanding Agility and why it is important
  •     Understanding how Enterprise Architecture can be developed in an Agile way
  •     Knowledge of Techniques for Agile Product Management
  •     Understanding how Sprints can be used with the TOGAF ADM

The Open Group offers a Self-Study option for this certification credential with a built-in assessment. See here.

Prerequisites required for this credential are TOGAF 9 Foundation or higher

This is a knowledge-based certification credential.
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TOGAF® Framework Digital Specialist

The target audience is Enterprise Architects who need to understand how to apply Enterprise Architecture and the TOGAF Standard to support the Digital enterprise

The scope of this certification credential is:
•   How to use the TOGAF Standard in the Digital Enterprise
•   Guidance on Digital Technology Adoption including a transformation readiness assessment technique

Key benefits of this certification are:

  • Understanding how Enterprise Architecture can support the Digital Enterprise
  • Knowledge of techniques and best practices for Digital Technology Adoption

The Open Group offers a Self-Study option for this certification credential with a built-in assessment. See here.

Prerequisites required for this credential are TOGAF 9 Foundation or higher

This is a knowledge-based certification credential.
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TOGAF® EA Leader

The target audience is Enterprise Architects who need understanding of how to establish an Enterprise Architecture Capability based on best practices.

Key benefits of this certification are:

  • Understanding of key concepts of the EA Leader
  • Understanding how an EA Capability is realized
  • Understanding how the purpose and objectives of the EA Capability directly shape the EA organization mode, governance framework, architecture contents, and process model
  • The process of governance, roles, and responsibilities

Prerequisites required for this credential are TOGAF 9 Foundation or higher

This is a knowledge-based certification credential.
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