SAN FRANCISCO, CA, July 13th, 2023:
Welcome to The Open Group and thank you for choosing to deliver a training course about our standard.
Whether you wish to include a first Accredited Training Course or add an Accredited Training Course to your portfolio, the same approach applies; the legal documents that need to be signed and the fees are different though.
The Open Group training course accreditation like any other is built upon 3 components of compliance:
The Accreditation Team will take you through the process step-by-step.
You are about to start using The Open Group trademark and copyrights; the legal documents will help you understand how they can be used.
The first legal document required is the commercial license which can be included to your membership:
- ArchiMate® Commercial License
- DPBoK™ Commercial License
- IT4IT™ Commercial License
- Open Agile Architecture™ Commercial License
- Open FAIR™ Commercial License
- TOGAF® Commercial License
Please note that there is a fee associated with a commercial license. If your organization is currently a Member of The Open Group, it may be entitled to a Commercial License at no additional cost, subject to completion and submission of the license application. For further information please contact us.
The Accreditation Team will complete these for you to sign.
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Obtaining and maintaining a training course accreditation requires a commitment from your organization to the Training Course Accreditation Policy and Training Course Accreditation Requirements. Please read both documents carefully prior to proceeding.
The fees applying to an accreditation are as follow. Per training course:
Fee for accreditation of a first training course in one language and one delivery method - US$3,250 per annum
Fee to add a course (from the second training course) in one language and one delivery method - US $2,500 per annum
Fee for training materials in one additional language - US$1,800 per annum*
Fee for an additional delivery method - US$1,200 per annum*
*Pro-rated in the first year to synchronize with the anniversary date of accreditation of the course to which it is tied.Image by Mark Duffel
It is time to start working on your training course accreditation package submission.
Make sure that you have all necessary procedures in place by completing the QMS Appendix (only required for a first training course accreditation).
Verify that your trainer(s) meet the trainer requirements for the applicable program.
Prepare your courseware and complete the matching course materials checklist to show the compliance. Please note that some program include the materials and prefilled checklist (marked with *); these will be provided upon registration and payment of the fees. The courseware for the remaining programs may be licensed from The Open Group, self developed or purchased from a third party.
ArchiMate® 3 Training Course Materials Checklist
IT4IT™ 3 Training Course Materials*
Open Agile Architecture™ Course Materials*
Open FAIR™ 2 Training Course Materials*
TOGAF® 9 Training Course Materials checklist
TOGAF® Enterprise Architecture Bridge Course Materials Checklist
TOGAF® Enterprise Architecture Course Materials checklist
TOGAF® Business Architecture Course Materials checklist
The DPBoK™ Training Course Materials*
For more information on how to license The Open Group courseware, please contact us.
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The TOGAF Business Architecture Level 1 to Foundation is a learning path to the TOGAF Business Architecture Foundation qualification. Candidates who have successfully completed the TOGAF Business Architecture Level 1 certification credential are able to complete a set of self-study materials before taking an assessment.
Q. What is the TOGAF Business Architecture Level 1 to Foundation Migration Path?
A. It is a learning path to the TOGAF Business Architecture Foundation qualification for candidates who have successfully completed the TOGAF Business Architecture Level 1 certification credential. Credit is given for the prior learning in the certification credential.
Q. What is involved in the learning path?
A. The learning path requires completion of a set of self-study materials and taking an assessment. It consists of four additional modules covering the changes between the two syllabuses. The learning objectives focus on knowledge and comprehension.
Q. Where can I obtain the self-study materials?
Q. What are this learning path’s takeaways?
A. The takeaways are:
- Refreshed knowledge of how to develop and maintain a TOGAF Business Architecture
- The ability to apply the TOGAF Business Architecture techniques from the TOGAF Standard, 10th Edition
Q. Who would benefit from following this learning path?
- Individuals who hold the TOGAF Business Architecture Level 1 certification credential and who want to obtain the TOGAF Business Architecture Foundation certification
- Individuals who hold the TOGAF Business Architecture Level 1 certification credential who wish to refresh their knowledge as part of their own professional development
Q. Which skills will you acquire with this learning path?
A. The following modules are part of this learning path covering the updates and additions for the TOGAF Standard, 10th Edition
- The concepts of Enterprise Architecture and the TOGAF Standard
- The key terminology of the TOGAF Standard
- An introduction to the TOGAF Architecture Development Method (ADM) cycle
- The topic of Business Modeling and how it relates to Enterprise Architecture within a TOGAF context
- Organization Mapping
- How to apply Business Architecture techniques within the TOGAF ADM
Q. What is the assessment for this learning path?
A. An assessment is provided as part of the self-study materials within The Open Group LMS. This is a multiple choice assessment consisting of 14 questions with a pass mark of 9/14 (64%). 20 minutes is allowed for the assessment. It is a closed book assessment.
Q. What are the prerequisites for this learning path?
A. Individuals are required to have the TOGAF Business Architecture Level 1 certification credential.
Q. How can I take this learning path?
A. The self-study materials package can be purchased from The Open Group shop. It provides access to the self-study materials and assessment in The Open Group Learning Management System.
Q. How do I receive my certification?
A. The self-study materials package includes details of how to submit a self-study claim form for issuance of the certification.
Q. Why should I upskill to the TOGAF Business Architecture Foundation certification?
A. The additional skills enable you to better understand the TOGAF approach and become a more valuable asset in an Architecture Team applying it.
Information for Accredited Training Course Providers:
This migration path is available to accredited TOGAF Business Architecture Foundation course providers, who can apply to include it in their portfolio for no additional fee. In this case candidates are submitted for assessment by The Open Group.