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Business Architecture in Practice

This course will prepare participants with the basic practices and foundational principles needed to become a business architect. Through active learning, you will leverage expertise shared by a practising business architect to develop proficiency in architecture skills and knowledge.

About this course

This course will allow you to quickly grasp the concepts of business architecture and apply your newly gained knowledge in your workplace. 

This is a quick start course where you will be introduced to the methodology and tools used by leading and highly experienced business architecture practitioners. 

Gaining this knowledge is just the start of your experience, where your instructor will also coach you in how to apply your business architecture learning to your own organisation through hands-on exercises.

Key benefits of this course

You will learn how to partner with the business to build insights to understand if an organisation is investing the right things to deliver strategy, and resolving issues and challenges that hinder the successful delivery of business outcomes.

Additionally, you will learn how to define valuable work that deliver superior experiences to customers and employees that are critical to your business success.


Full price: $1,500 (GST-free)*

*Price subject to change. Please check price at time of purchase.

Enrolment conditions

COVID-19 response 

Additional course information

Course outline

This course will be delivered as a 2-day training course with flexible delivery options. The course consists of knowledge delivery and activities to ensure you understand the practical application of the material. 

You will learn how to apply the material in your workplace using a case study.  Active learning exercises are based on this case study.

The course consists of eight (8) modules delivered over the two (2) days.

Day 1

  • Course introduction
  • Capability planning
  • Business architecture customers and stakeholders
  • Strategy mapping using the Business Motivation Model
  • Modelling the business architecture

Day 2

  • Business capability modelling
  • Business architecture understanding & insights
    • Strategic importance
    • Pain Points
    • Investments
    • Maturity
  • Presenting the business architecture.

Course learning objectives

At the end of the course, you will have learned:

  1. Understand the basics of business architecture
  2. Know who your key stakeholders are and how to partner with them
  3. Know which business architecture models to use in the right business context to deliver responsive and adaptive insights
  4. Learn how to create compelling story boards that saliently present the decisions that need to be made to realise the business strategy
  5. Understand how to integrate business strategy planning with your business architecture work.


To complete this online course, you will need access to a computer or device with adequate internet access and sufficient software and bandwidth to support web conferencing. You will also require an operating system with a web browser compatible with Canvas and Zoom.

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Who is this course for?

This course is for candidates who are keen to attend a foundation course in business architecture that allows them to rapidly acquire knowledge and build skills that are relevant to their everyday work.



20 February




2 days

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Meet the Expert

Dr Christine Stephenson

Dr Christine Stephenson
UTS Industry Fellow and practising Enterprise and Business Architect

Christine has close to 20 years of experience as an Enterprise Architect and has worked in Government and the Private Sector across diverse sizes and industries.  She brings many years of experience into the classroom by sharing her knowledge through practical and hands-on activities using tools that are essential to good architecture practice.

Christine is highly respected in the Architecture community as a coach and mentor to many aspiring architects.  Her students find her engaging and generous in sharing stories of her successes and failures and offers helpful advice on how to overcome challenges with managing architecture practices.

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Mon 20 Feb 2023 -
Tue 21 Feb 2023
Expert: Dr Christine Stephenson
  • This course will be delivered online using Canvas and Zoom.
  • Online
  • 2 sessions, 16 hours total
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UTS acknowledges the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation, the Boorooberongal people of the Dharug Nation, the Bidiagal people and the Gamaygal people, upon whose ancestral lands our university stands. We would also like to pay respect to the Elders both past and present, acknowledging them as the traditional custodians of knowledge for these lands.