This training program is based on the togaf standard, 10th edition – the latest and most up-to-date edition released by the open group.

TOGAF® Intensive Program (EA Practitioner Bridge)

The TOGAF Enterprise Architecture Practitioner certification provides validation that an individual has the knowledge, comprehension, and ability to analyze and apply the TOGAF Standard to developing, sustaining, and using an Enterprise Architecture.

The purpose of this bridge learning path is to enable individuals who are TOGAF 9 Certified to obtain TOGAF Enterprise Architecture Practitioner certification. The bridge option exists to recognize the existing investment in TOGAF certification for individuals who have achieved the TOGAF 9 Certified qualification.

The learning objectives at this level focus on application and analysis in addition to knowledge and comprehension.

Certified individuals will have demonstrated their understanding of:

  • The key changes in the TOGAF Standard
  • The context within which an Enterprise Architecture practitioner must operate
  • How to apply the stakeholder management technique
  • How to implement the Architecture Vision phase including its applicable techniques
  • How to implement the Architecture Development Method (ADM) Phases B, C, and D to develop an
  • architecture, together with the applicable techniques
  • How to implement the ADM Phases E, F, and G to implement an architecture, together with the
  • applicable techniques
  • How to support the ADM work

The purpose of this Learning Unit is to introduce this version of the TOGAF Standard, including how it is organized to support its use, and key changes.

Learning Outcomes

  • Briefly describe the organization of the document set for this version of the TOGAF framework.
  • Explain the difference between the Fundamental Content and the TOGAF Series Guides.
  • Describe how the TOGAF Fundamental Content and the TOGAF Series Guides together form the TOGAF Standard.
  • Explain how the structure of the TOGAF Standard reflects the structure and content of an Architecture Capability within an enterprise.
  • Briefly describe the topics covered by the TOGAF Series Guides in the Body of Knowledge and their applicability.
  • Briefly describe the guidance, and learning path, available to the person tasked to lead the effort to establish or evolve an Enterprise Architecture Capability.
  • Briefly describe the role of the TOGAF Library.
  • Explain how Enterprise Architecture services can be provided through a service delivery model.
  • Explain the concept and method of architecture alternatives and trade-off.

The purpose of this Learning Unit is to help the Enterprise Architecture practitioner understand the context within which they must operate for Agile and Digital Transformation.

Learning Outcomes

  • Explain why guiding effective change is the purpose of Enterprise Architecture.
  • Explain what an Enterprise Architecture looks like.
  • Explain the role of Architecture Governance, and the role of an Enterprise Architect.
  • Explain the iterative nature of the Architecture Development Method (ADM).[1]
  • List the four contexts of organizational evolution towards a Digital enterprise as identified by the DPBoK™ Standard.

The purpose of this Learning Unit is to help the Enterprise Architecture practitioner understand the guidance available to support application of the ADM, including Agile delivery, and application in a Digital enterprise.

Learning Outcomes

  • Explain how an architecture enables alignment to organizational objectives using Agile development as an example.
  • Briefly explain how the TOGAF Standard can be applied to support the Digital enterprise.
  • Briefly explain the role of the Enterprise Architect in a Digital enterprise for the four contexts of the DPBoK Standard.

The purpose of this Learning Unit is to help the Enterprise Architecture practitioner learn how to apply the TOGAF concepts with a better understanding of the context within which they must operate.

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify the context within which they must operate applying the following:
    • Why guiding effective change is the purpose of Enterprise Architecture
    • What an Enterprise Architecture looks like
    • What an Architecture Capability is
    • The need to manage multiple architecture states (e.g., candidate, current, transition, target)
    • Enterprise Security Architecture and how it is a cross-cutting concern
    • Why it is important to create an environment in which uncertainty of the success of change can be managed to optimize maximum business benefit and minimum business loss
    • The role of the Enterprise Architect and Enterprise Architecture in a Digital enterprise for the four contexts of the DPBoK Standard

The purpose of this Learning Unit is to help the Enterprise Architecture practitioner learn how to apply the Stakeholder Management technique.

Learning Outcomes

  • The Enterprise Architecture practitioner is able to apply Stakeholder Management using the following:
    • How to identify stakeholders, their concerns, views, and the communication involved
    • The use of Architecture Views
    • How to manage stakeholders’ engagement and requirements
    • How to use trade-off to support the Architecture Development

The purpose of this Learning Unit is to help the Enterprise Architecture practitioner learn how to execute Phase A and applicable techniques.

Learning Outcomes

  • The Enterprise Architecture practitioner is able to apply the following to execute the Architecture Vision phase:
    • How to identify the information necessary to execute the Architecture Vision phase and how iteration cycles will provide more information to take into account in order to execute the phase
    • How to execute the phase and how it contributes to the Architecture Development work:
      • Scope of the Architecture Project
      • Stakeholders, their concerns, and business requirements
    • How to describe a security-specific architecture design to be carried out that is sufficient
    • The outputs necessary to proceed with the Architecture Development work:
      • Statement of Architecture Work
      • Architecture Vision
      • Communications Plan

The purpose of this Learning Unit is to help the Enterprise Architecture practitioner learn how to develop an architecture (Phase B, C, D), and how to apply techniques applicable to Architecture Development.

Learning Outcomes

  • The Enterprise Architecture practitioner is able to develop the architecture applying the following:
    • The steps applicable to all phases
    • Risk and security considerations during the Architecture Development
    • The information that is relevant to produce outputs valuable to the Architecture Development:
      • Business principles
      • Business goals
      • Business drivers
    • How to apply Phase B and how it contributes to the Architecture Development work
    • The information that is relevant to Phase C (Data and Application) to produce outputs relevant to the Architecture Development
    • How to apply Phase C and how it contributes to the Architecture Development work
    • The information needed in Phase D to produce outputs relevant to the Architecture Development
    • How to apply Phase D and how it contributes to the Architecture Development work
    • The outputs of Phases B, C, and D necessary to proceed with the Architecture Development work

The purpose of this Learning Unit is to help the Candidate learn how to implement an architecture (Phases E, F, G) and how to apply techniques applicable to architecture implementation.

Learning Outcomes

  • The Enterprise Architecture practitioner is able to implement the architecture using the following:
  • The risk and security considerations for the three phases (E, F and G)
  • The steps (Phase E) to create the Implementation and Migration Strategy
  • Three basic approaches to implementation
  • How to identify and group work packages
  • How to create and document Transition Architectures
  • The impact of the migration projects on the organization and the coordination required
  • Why and how business value is assigned to each work package
  • How to prioritize the migration projects (Phase F)
  • How to confirm the Architecture Roadmap (Phase F)
  • The outputs necessary to proceed with the Architecture implementation work
  • The inputs to the phase (G)
  • How Implementation Governance is executed (Phase G)
  • The outputs necessary to support Architecture Governance
  • How Architecture Contracts are used to communicate with Implementers
  • How to balance opportunity and viability

The purpose of this Learning Unit is to help the Candidate understand which supporting means to use while executing the ADM.

Learning Outcomes

  • The Enterprise Architecture practitioner is able to choose applicable supporting means to execute the ADM applying the following:
    • Use of The Open Group TOGAF Library to support the practitioner’s work
    • The Business Scenarios technique
    • The purpose of compliance assessments
    • How migration planning techniques are used to review and consolidate the Gap Analysis results from earlier phases
    • How a repository can be structured using the TOGAF repository and what to expect in a well-run Architecture Repository
    • How the concept of Architecture Levels is used to organize the Architecture Landscape
    • The different levels of architecture that exist in an organization
    • At which level an architecture is being developed and the associated level of detail expected
    • The role of Architecture Building Blocks (ABBs) and when they are used

Certification is only achieved by passing the examination.

Our promise is simple – to deliver the guidance you need to ace the test.

Examination Name: TOGAF Enterprise Architecture Bridge
Examination Type: Section 1: 10 multiple-choice questions / 20 minutes, Section 2: 4 questions / 40 minutes
Pass Mark: 18/30 (60%)
Supervised: Yes
Open Book: Yes for Section 2 only.
Delivery Options: Two options are available for participants to take their tests:
1. Pearson VUE test centers.
2. At your home or in your office using Online Proctored delivery.
Examination Name: TOGAF Enterprise Architecture Part 2
Examination Type: Complex multiple-choice scenario-based examination. 8 questions/90 minutes
Pass Mark: 24/40 (60%)
Supervised: Yes
Open Book: Yes
Delivery Options: Two options are available for participants to take their tests:
1. Pearson VUE test centers.
2. At your home or in your office using Online Proctored delivery.
  • Fully accredited by the Open Group
  • Practical examples and case-study
  • Access to faculty to clear the last of your doubts
  • Free Exam voucher
  • One Free resit (T&Cs apply)
  • Quizzes at the end of each topic
  • Practice exams to help you prepare for the exam
  • Course duration: 4.5 Days excluding the exam
  • Assignments and Workbook to help you demonstrate your understanding
  • Fact-sheets and e-flashcards to help with practiced information retrieval
  • TOGAF 9 Certified qualification.
  • Individuals who are TOGAF 9 Certified who wish to update their qualifications as part of their professional development, and demonstrate their ability to apply Enterprise Architecture

Certified individuals will have demonstrated their understanding of:

  • The key changes in the TOGAF Standard
  • The context within which an Enterprise Architecture practitioner must operate
  • How to apply the stakeholder management technique
  • How to implement the Architecture Vision phase including its applicable techniques
  • How to implement the Architecture Development Method (ADM) Phases B, C, and D to develop an
  • architecture, together with the applicable techniques
  • How to implement the ADM Phases E, F, and G to implement an architecture, together with the
  • applicable techniques
  • How to support the ADM work

Certified individuals will have the following competencies:

  • Know how to apply the TOGAF approach to transform and manage change
  • Know how to apply the TOGAF method
  • Know how to apply TOGAF techniques
  • Test voucher for the TOGAF Enterprise Architecture Bridge Test
  • Free resit if you don’t pass
  • Copies of accredited training material
  • Practice tests
  • TOGAF Enterprise Architecture Practitioner Learning Studies Question and Answer Book. These Learning Studies support the TOGAF Enterprise Architecture Practitioner certification program. They are presented in book form as a set of eighteen scenario questions. The scenarios provides active learning in the form of problem-based learning to reinforce aspects of the syllabus taught in the class.
  • A qualified, competent and experienced instructor

bonus: Applied TOGAF® Enterprise Architecture Practitioner Open Badge

Included is the TOGAF Enterprise Architecture Practitioner Learning Studies. This is a mandatory element of the training. Candidates who become certified and who also satisfactorily complete these learning studies will in addition earn The Open Group Certified: Applied TOGAF® Enterprise Architecture Practitioner Open Badge to reflect their ability to analyze and apply Enterprise Architecture.

TOGAF Enterprise Architecture Practitioner Learning Studies Question and Answer Book are included in the training delivery.

Earning this badge reflects the ability to analyze and apply Enterprise Architecture.

  • These Learning Studies support the TOGAF Enterprise Architecture Practitioner certification program.
  • They are presented in book form as a set of eighteen scenario questions. The scenarios provides active learning in the form of problem-based learning to reinforce aspects of the syllabus taught in the class.
  • Worked solutions and detailed explanations are provided in a separate answers book.
  • It is recommended to spend at least three hours on this set of learning studies.

EA teams worldwide are using the TOGAF standard to deliver sustainable competitive advantage, create value, improve operations, and adapt new technology.