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Apr 3 @ 8:30 am – Apr 7 @ 5:00 pm
Enterprise Architecture Using TOGAF® 9: Applied Workshop  A  Great Way to Learn about the TOGAF® standard Metaplexity Associates, Inc. is offering a five-day workshop that prepares your team to use the TOGAF® standard to create enterprise architectures for your organization.  This workshop extends our 4 day Accredited TOGAF 9 Training Course with additional content that is[...]
Apr 10 @ 8:30 am – Apr 13 @ 5:00 pm GoToTraining
4-Day Enterprise Architecture Using TOGAF® 9 This is an on-line offering of our flagship course, Enterprise Architecture Using TOGAF® 9.  This course was the first Accredited TOGAF 9 training course fully accredited by The Open Group in 2009.  The current curriculum, Version 3.5, was reaccredited in 2016.  It is up to date with all required changes through TOGAF[...]
Apr 17 @ 8:30 am – Apr 21 @ 5:30 pm
Enterprise Architecture Using TOGAF 9: Applied Workshop  A  Practical and Exciting Format: A five-day TOGAF learning and application experience designed to make positive impacts on your personal and organizational architecture development. The process is aimed at helping participants return to their enterprises with a thorough knowledge of TOGAF, and with concrete tools they can use[...]

Apr
3
Mon
Regina, SK, Canada TOGAF 9 5-Day Workshop
Apr 3 @ 8:30 am – Apr 7 @ 5:00 pm

Enterprise Architecture Using TOGAF® 9: Applied Workshop


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 A  Great Way to Learn about the TOGAF® standard

Metaplexity Associates, Inc. is offering a five-day workshop that prepares your team to use the TOGAF® standard to create enterprise architectures for your organization.  This workshop extends our 4 day Accredited TOGAF 9 Training Course with additional content that is designed to apply concepts and techniques from the TOGAF® standard.  The course provides an opportunity to take the TOGAF® 9 Certification Examination in class at the end of the course.

Instructors and materials incorporate in-class exercises and workshop activities throughout the course. The goal is to enable students to be able to better apply knowledge of the TOGAF® standard.

This workshop is a classroom version of our flagship course, Enterprise Architecture Using TOGAF® 9.  This course was the first Accredited TOGAF 9 Training Course fully accredited by The Open Group in 2009.  The current curriculum, Version 3.5, was reaccredited in 2016.  It is up to date with all required changes through TOGAF 9.1.

Course Description Workshop

This workshop is designed to provide more practical application of the TOGAF standard.  It addresses industry trends and challenges that are influencing how organizations are defining and implementing their enterprise architecture. The 5-day offering covers the key learning points required for both Level 1 and Level 2 TOGAF 9 certification.  It includes lectures, case studies, and individual and group activities.

Examples and exercises demonstrate the activities performed in the Architecture Development Method (ADM) phases.  The workshop activities are aimed at applying select artifacts and deliverables to enterprise architecture projects.

Who should attend?Classroom Training

The workshop is designed for:

  • Enterprise Architects
  • Project Management
  • Business Analysts
  • Domain Architects
  • Solution Architects

It will also be relevant to people in other disciplines who wish to play more informed roles in conducting or participating in enterprise architecture projects and initiatives. It is excellent for CTO’s and CIO’s as well, who want to learn not only what TOGAF is all about, but how application of the framework can impact business strategy, affecting both the top and bottom lines.

Expected Outcomes

This course prepares the students for successful completion of the TOGAF 9 certification exams. However, the primary focus is to develop the ability to use the TOGAF standard to create effective enterprise architectures. Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

  • take the TOGAF Part 1 and Part 2 exams
  • apply concepts and techniques from the TOGAF standard in his organization

Course features

Student Web Site

We activate a private Student Website for each course about 1-2 weeks before the course begins. This allows students to get an advance opportunity to access and review course materials.  The materials in this Student Website supports the training and can be an invaluable resource after the course.

Case Study

We use a case study to permit the students to apply course concepts to practical problems and situations that often arise in an enterprise environment.

Workbook

We provide a course workbook to each student.  The workbook follows the course presentation and provides simple, practical exercises that apply course content.  The workbook also has quizzes that allow the student to check and confirm their understanding of the course material.

We also provide an answer key for the course workbook.  The key provides the correct answers and explanations to support self-study. s

Practice Exam

We provide Practice Exams developed by The Open Group to all students in our accredited courses.  Metaplexity Associates staff have participated in the development of the certification exams in the subjects we teach.  Some TOGAF exams available on the Internet are poorly developed and don’t adhere to the examination conformance requirements.  In some cases, practice exams come from illicit “Exam Dump” sites.  These should be avoided.

Voucher

We issue an Examination Voucher to each participant in our accredited courses.  The Open Group is now using Pearson VUE as the examination provider.  The voucher can be used exchanged at any Pearson test center that administers TOGAF examinations. In some courses, the examination can be administered at the end of the course.

Overview of Metaplexity

Metaplexity Associates, Inc. is a U.S. based provider of Open Group Accredited TOGAF training courses, and other Enterprise Architecture education and consulting services.  Many of our major account customers are focused on the practical implementation of Enterprise Architecture frameworks and programs in their organizations.

We have listened to their needs and enhanced our courses to reflect the current challenges they are facing.  We can provide consulting and support services that will enable them to strengthen business capabilities and accelerate architecture development.

Metaplexity Leadership / Background

Our President and chief instructor, William A. Estrem, Ph.D., has been involved with The Open Group since its formation in 1995. He has been intimately involved in the development of the TOGAF standard since its inception.  He has conducted Enterprise Architecture training across the globe.

All of our associates are seasoned practitioners. They are actively involved in the development of Open Group standards. All of our associates are TOGAF Certified practitioners.

Apr
10
Mon
North America, Online TOGAF 9 4-Day Course @ GoToTraining
Apr 10 @ 8:30 am – Apr 13 @ 5:00 pm

4-Day Enterprise Architecture Using TOGAF® 9
On-line Learning

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This is an on-line offering of our flagship course, Enterprise Architecture Using TOGAF® 9.  This course was the first Accredited TOGAF 9 training course fully accredited by The Open Group in 2009.  The current curriculum, Version 3.5, was reaccredited in 2016.  It is up to date with all required changes through TOGAF 9.1.

Expected Outcomes

This course prepares the students for successful completion of the TOGAF 9 certification exams. However, the primary focus is to develop the ability to use the TOGAF standard to create effective enterprise architectures. Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

  • take the TOGAF Part 1 and Part 2 exams
  • apply concepts and techniques from the TOGAF standard in their organization

Course features

GoToTraining

We use the Citrix GoToTraining platform as our e-Learning collaboration environment. It supports reliable presentation of course content and
interactive communications needed to promote student interaction.  We use quizzes, breakout sessions and case studies to allow students to apply course concepts.

Student Web Site

We activate a private Student Website for each course about 1-2 weeks before the course begins. This allows students to get an advance opportunity to access and review course materials.  The materials in this Student Website supports the training and can be an invaluable resource after the course.

Case Study

We use a case study to permit the students to apply course concepts to practical problems and situations that often arise in an enterprise environment.

Workbook

We provide a course workbook to each student.  The workbook follows the course presentation and provides simple, practical exercises that apply course content.  The workbook also has quizzes that allow the student to check and confirm their understanding of the course material.

We also provide an answer key for the course workbook.  The key provides the correct answers and explanations to support self-study. s

Practice Exam

We provide Practice Exams developed by The Open Group to all students in our accredited TOGAF training courses.  Metaplexity Associates staff have participated in the development of the certification exams in the subjects we teach.  Some TOGAF exams available on the Internet are poorly developed and don’t adhere to the examination conformance requirements.  In some cases, practice exams come from illicit “Exam Dump” sites.  These should be avoided.

Voucher

We issue an Examination Voucher to each participant in an Accredited TOGAF Training Course.  The Open Group is now using Pearson VUE as the examination provider.  The voucher can be used exchanged at any Pearson test center that administers TOGAF examinations. In some courses, the examination can be administered at the end of the course.  This does not apply to on-line courses.

Overview of Metaplexity

Metaplexity Associates, Inc. is a U.S. based provider of Open Group Accredited TOGAF training courses, and other Enterprise Architecture education and consulting services.  Many of our major account customers are focused on the practical implementation of Enterprise Architecture frameworks and programs in their organizations.

We have listened to their needs.  We have enhanced our courses to reflect the current challenges they are facing.  We can provide consulting and support services that will enable them to strengthen business capabilities and accelerate architecture development.

Metaplexity Leadership / Background

Our President and chief instructor, William A. Estrem, Ph.D., has been involved with The Open Group since its formation in 1995. He has been intimately involved in the development of the TOGAF standard since its inception.  He has conducted TOGAF training across the globe.

All of our associates are seasoned practitioners. They are actively involved in the development of Open Group standards. All of our associates are TOGAF Certified practitioners.

Apr
17
Mon
Fort Myers, FL TOGAF 9 Applied Workshop
Apr 17 @ 8:30 am – Apr 21 @ 5:30 pm

Enterprise Architecture Using TOGAF 9: Applied Workshop
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 A  Practical and Exciting Format:

A five-day TOGAF learning and application experience designed to make positive impacts on your personal and organizational architecture development. The process is aimed at helping participants return to their enterprises with a thorough knowledge of TOGAF, and with concrete tools they can use to expedite development and to maximize IT support for the business. Instructors and materials incorporate in-class exercises and workshop activities throughout the course.

 Course Description: 

This Open Group accredited course is for architecture practitioners* to address trends and challenges important for their enterprises. The 5-day offering covers both Level 1 and Level 2 key learning points required by The Open Group for full TOGAF 9 certification, and includes seminars, lectures, and individual and group activities that will prepare students for success on the certification exams.

Examples and exercises demonstrate the Architecture Development Model (ADM) phases, tied to the course’s primary case study. Practical workshop activities throughout the are aimed at applying select TOGAF artifacts and assets to priority projects and challenges facing the participants’ organizations.

 Who should attend?

The workshop is designed for:

  • Project Management
  • Business Analysts
  • Chief Architects
  • Enterprise Architects
  • Application, Data, and Infrastructure Architects
  • Solution Architects
  • Business Architects
  • Security Architects

It will also be relevant to people in other disciplines who wish to play more informed roles in conducting or participating in enterprise architecture projects and initiatives. It is excellent for CTO’s and CIO’s as well, who want to learn not only what TOGAF is all about but how application of the framework can impact business strategy, affecting both the top and bottom lines.

 Course includes:

  • Preparation exercises, course presentation PDF’s, course workbooks, practice exams, and follow-up materials,
  • Instruction by certified TOGAF teacher-practitioners, who play leadership roles among The Open Group membership
  • Certification exam vouchers for Pearson Vue Testing Centers
  • Application of TOGAF to scenarios or cases drawn from participant organizations and experiences
  • A complimentary optional evening event for course participants

 Schedule:

Monday – Friday Instruction 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM;

Overview of Metaplexity

Metaplexity Associates LLC is a US based provider of Open Group accredited TOGAF training courses, and other Enterprise Architecture curricular and consulting services. As of 2016 one of every four people certified in TOGAF in the US are Metaplexity graduates. Many of our major account customers are focused on the practical implementation of Enterprise Architecture frameworks and programs in their organizations. Based on their needs, we have extended our basic TOGAF certification training to provide EA teams the training and support that will enable them to strengthen capabilities and accelerate architecture development.

Metaplexity Leadership / Background

Our President and chief instructor, William A. Estrem, Ph.D., has been involved with The Open Group from the beginning, in the early 1990’s. Dr. Estrem has been intimately involved in the development of The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF), as well, since its inception, and has trained delegates globally since 1997 when he founded the company. Several of our instructors are actively involved in various Open Group development efforts, ranging from Governance, to ArchiMate, to Risk Analysis, to the maintenance and strengthening of TOGAF itself, advancing the next generations of this remarkable framework.

Payment Terms

Metaplexity’s payment policy requires payment upon invoicing and in advance of class start-up, unless otherwise agreed upon in advance. We register students in advance of the course but we do not invoice students until the minimum number of attendees have registered. This avoids problems with refunds.