Course Info

Duration: 3 Days

Prerequisites: None.

Certification: Certificate of Fundamental Knowledge in IT Architecture.

Assessment: 20 multiple-choice questions in 30 minutes. The passing grade is 80%.

Forthcoming Classes: ITAB is regularly scheduled in Indonesia. It is available by request in Malaysia, Singapore and Hong Kong.

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Course Overview

IT Architecture Bootcamp (ITAB) builds into the participants a strong foundation of critical rational skill sets in core architectural principles based on Iasa’s IT Architecture Body of Knowledge (ITABoK). The ITABok is a public archive of IT Architecture best practices, skills and knowledge developed from the experience of individual and corporate members of Iasa, the world’s largest association of IT Architecture professionals.

Using a mixed method of delivery with class presentations and group discussions, ITAB imbues a personal toolset of successful IT Architecture skills, fast tracking one’s professional career development. Ultimately, this course underlines the need for a holistic IT Architecture approach, skill requirements, and what an organisation should do during turbulent times.

Funding Availability

At this time, no financial aid is available for ITAB training. However, since we are constantly working on new funding options it is a good idea to connect with us now for the timeliest update.

Student Endorsements

“I was made aware of the inner working and structure of an IT architect.”

Ku Teng Poh
System Engineer, Prudential Assurance, Malaysia (KL 2014.10.8-10)

“Opened my mind, to understand IT Technology for business value.”

Ding Boon Teik
Senior Engineer, Hitachi eBworx Sdn Bhd, Malaysia (KL 2014.10.8-10)

“Very useful for my future working experience and application.”

Chai Siew Lee
IT Manager, Hong Leong Bank Bhd, Malaysia (KL 2014.10.8-10)

“Good training method that triggered thinking to understand in-depth. The trainer provided real world cases and samples to improve trainee’s understanding.”

Yam Kim Kuan
Senior Technical Consultant, Petronas ICT, Malaysia (KL 2014.10.8-10)


Training Benefits

In 3 days you will get well-acquainted with all the important concepts of IT Architecture. Learn their jargon, then fit in and work effectively with Business and IT teams.
Become savvy in IT Architecture with the skill sets to:

  • Perform IT Architecture Return on Investment (ITA-ROI) modelling on IT initiatives, which would allow stakeholders to identify, justify and convey positive technology values to the business.
  • Maximise business values and profits and productivity with IT, and deliver strategic values to both business operations and stakeholders.
  • Understand IT Architecture management structure and how it can be transformed into value-centric initiatives.
  • Produce accurate Business Requirement artefacts for serving as a common communication platform for IT initiatives involving multiple stakeholders from both Business and IT teams.
  • Incorporate high-level IT Governance overview as a critical success factor for any IT Architecture adoption.


IT Architecture Bootcamp (ITAB) requires no prior knowledge of IT Architecture, so enrol to satisfy your curiosity about IT Architecture or to kick start a career in this field!
More specifically, ITAB is for those who are stakeholders in IT projects/initiatives from both IT and business sides. They include:

  • All technology project stakeholders (IT and Business teams).
  • Transformation Office team members.
  • IT Consultants, Business Consultants.
  • Those involved in preparing tenders (RFP, RFQ, and RFI).
  • Business/Information/
    Infrastructure/Software/Solution Architects.
  • Project Management Office team members.
  • IT/Project Managers.

Topics Covered:

  • Overview of IT Architecture Bootcamp.
  • IT Architecture Fundamentals.
  • IT Architecture Landscape.
  • Understanding the Challenges in Typical Enterprises.
  • Addressing IT Architect’s Perspectives and Their Point of View.
  • Revealing the Business Values of IT Architecture through IT Architecture Return on Investment (ITA-RoI).
  • IT Architecture Skill Assessments.
  • Business Technology Strategy Foundation Skills.
  • Strategic of IT Architecture Management.
  • IT Environment and Quality Attributes Foundation Skills.
  • Best Practices in Measuring the Goodness of IT Architecture.
  • Human Dynamics Foundation Skills and Behavior Pattern Test.
  • Design Foundation Skills.
  • IT Architecture Engagement Strategy and Lessons Learned.
  • Defining Scope and Context of IT Architect Roles.
  • Decisions of IT Architecture Adoption ‒ Top Down, Middle Out and Bottom Up approaches.
  • The Driving Force for Business Architecture Initiative.
  • Your Strategic Roles and Values in the Enterprises.
  • Value Stream Integration with Business Architecture.
  • Business Requirement Architecture Unveiled.
  • Use Case Business Scenarios in Business Requirement Architecture.
  • Walkthrough Business Requirement Architecture Template.
  • IT Governance in a Nutshell.
  • Wrap Up & Next Step.

In-House Classes:

For companies and individuals with in-house needs for ITAB training, we can organize customized classroom training sessions. Our instructors teach in English, but with the assistance of qualified translators, the training can be done in most languages. Please email to get started.

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