Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Understand fundamentals of enterprise architecture, such as concepts, roles, benefits, capabilities, responsibilities, principles, and requirements
- Understand enterprise architecture frameworks, such as frameworks types, components, and standards
- Understand the process of designing, developing, and building an enterprise architecture for organizations
- Understand and can be able to use simple tools and software to develop architectural viewpoints and business analytics for decision making
- Understand how to use or adopt EA into organizations, stakeholders involve in EA works
- Understand EA management, governance, and maintenance.
- Develop analytical thinking skills, and creativity and problem solving skills
- Develop understanding on how organizations operate
The core course of study includes:
- Enterprise architecture foundations (e.g., overviews, concepts, benefits, roles, capabilities, responsibilities, principles, and requirements)
- Enterprise architecture frameworks (e.g., frameworks, components, domains, types, standards, and samples)
- Design, developing and building an enterprise architecture (e.g., life cycle, success factors, approaches, characteristics, developing, and building)
- Enterprise architecture modeling, tools and practices (e.g., modeling concepts, tools for EA, tools for business analytics, and practice—Finnish EA—for example)
- Using Enterprise architecture (e.g., using EA, stakeholders, training personnel, and implementing compliance criteria)
- Enterprise architecture management and maintaining an enterprise architecture (e.g., planning, business intelligence, management, governance, documentation, and maintaining)
Lectures’ slides, handouts, and a comprehensive reading list.
- Ross, J. W., Weill, P., and Robertson, D. C. 2006. Enterprise Architecture as Strategy: Creating a Foundation for Business Execution. Boston, Massachusetts: Harvard Business School Press.
- Handbook on Enterprise Architecture. Peter Bernus, Laszlo Nemes, and Gunter Schmidt, available online from Springer
- Design target=_blank>https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007%2F978-3-540-24744-9
- Design of Enterprise Systems: Theory, Architecture, and Methods. Ronald E. Giachetti.
- An Introduction to Enterprise Architecture: Third Edition. Scott A. Bernard
- Enterprise Architecture, available online
- Graves, target=_blank>http://www.sparxsystems.com.au/resources/user-guides/guidebooks/enterprise-architecture.pdf
- Graves, T. 2009. Doing Enterprise Architecture. Tetradian.
- Murer, S., Bonatil, B., and Furrer, F. J. 2011. Managed Evolution. Springer.
- Selected journals, conferences papers and chapters from other books will be assigned for reading. These will be available online.
- Tools will be introduced during the course (e.g., modeling tools, business analytics tools, and EA software)
Lectures and exercises 40 h, independent work 95 h
Active participation in lectures and exercises, including context-based learning, examination, learning diary, and project work
Languages: language(s) of instruction: English; completion language: English
Grading: On scale 1-5 or failed
Responsible Person: Prof. Tero Vartiainen
Teacher(s): Bahaa Eltahawy, Duong Dang
Responsible Unit: School of Technology and Innovations
Right to participate: Available for all, max 60 students are accepted to the course
Additional Information: Check Moodle.