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An enterprise architect links the business mission, strategy and processes of an organisation to its IT and presents how the current and future needs of an organisation will be met in an efficient and agile manner. ISS is pleased to offer the Specialist Diploma in Enterprise Architecture to equip practitioners with in-depth knowledge and best practices in Enterprise Architecture (EA).
The Specialist Diploma is made up of two parts:
A participant has to successfully complete Part A and obtain all the 8 NICF EA Statements of Attainment (SOAs) before embarking on the practicum (20 weeks).
The specialist diploma combines formal practice-based education with a customised practicum. The customised practicum allows participants to adopt, learn and master EA in the context of their organisation. It is designed to validate the existence of those qualities and skills in a participant which enable the effective practice of EA. As such, the programme is skills, knowledge and experience-based and goes beyond validating the mastery of any specific EA knowledge base.
The qualification will be awarded to EA practitioners to recognise their ability to apply EA skills, knowledge and experience in the context of their organisation’s EA.
Please contact Ms. Sherlyn LIM at
tel: 65165777 or
email for more details.
At the end of the course, participants will be able to:
The qualification is targeted at EA practitioners to recognise their ability to apply EA skills, knowledge and experience in the context of their organisation’s EA.
The course covers the four key architectures that impact the organisation’s Enterprise Architecture, namely Business Architecture, Data/Information Architecture, Application Architecture and Technology Architecture. Participants will be taught The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF®).
Other areas of EA covered in the course include:
The course also covers many new features including:
PART B: Practicum Structure
Part B of the programme consists of an Enterprise Architecture Practicum to allow participants to apply the EA knowledge and best practices in a company project. This Practicum can be self or company-sponsored, as long as there is a company project.
The Enterprise Architecture Practicum must be completed within 20 weeks and includes a 5.5 days of mentoring contact with ISS lecturers. The Practicum dates are open and flexible, and will be agreed mutually between the lecturer(s) and participant. The sessions can be held on-site at ISS or off-site at the participant’s company. Participants have to successfully complete the NICF - Certified Enterprise Architecture Practitioner Course (conducted over 3 weeks) and obtain all the 8 NICF EA Statements of Attainment (SOAs) before embarking on the practicum (20 weeks).
The customised practicum allows participants to adopt, learn and master EA in the context of their organisation. The qualification will be awarded to EA practitioners to recognise their ability to apply EA skills, knowledge and experience in such context.
Practicum dates are open and agreed between participants and instructor(s).
Registration for Practicum Only
Please contact Liong Wai Loon at tel: 6516-8554 or email: email@example.com for more details.
The practicum comprises of three mandatory areas:
AND any one of the four architecture areas:
There will be a combination of lectures and workshops. Workshops and projects are specially designed for participants to apply the knowledge and skills gained in developing an Enterprise Architecture blueprint.
Mentoring sessionswith our subject matter experts help address adoption challenges and stimulate innovative ideas OR submission of EA project and report for assessment.
S'poreans (below 40 years old)/ PRs (of any age)
TOGAF 9 Combined Part 1 and 2 examination
Pathway 1: Practicum fee
Pathway 2: Assessment Only Pathway (AOP)
Total nett course fee payable
S$11548.72 (Pathway 1)
S$7803.72 (Pathway 2)
S$3968.84 (Pathway 1)
S$4075.84 (Pathway 2)
This course is aligned to the National Infocomm Competency Framework (NICF) and accredited by SSG. Absentee payroll and up to 70% SSG funding of the course fee is available for eligible participants (Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents). Absentee payroll subsidy is available for eligible companies and companies on a short work week system will receive the absentee payroll subsidy based on their employees' current income. Please visit www.ssg.gov.sg for full details.
Funding support is eligible for Singapore citizens and Singapore PRs (with effect from 1 August 2017). Valid for examinations commencing on or before 31 March 2018. Terms and conditions apply. Please visit www.imda.gov.sg/citrep for full details.
The ISS Certificate of Completion will be issued to participants who have attended at least 75% of the course.
Upon passing the assessment, Statement of Attainment (SOAs) will be issued to certify that the participant has passed the following Competency Units:
Participants may need to attend additional coaching sessions and re-assessments if they do not pass the required competency units. ISS reserves the right not to disclose any information on the course assessment process.
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WIFI access will be made available. User ID and password will be provided in the participant’s kit.
Institute of Systems Science, NUS
25 Heng Mui Keng Terrace
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In the event of a change of venue, participants are advised to refer to the acceptance email sent one week prior to the commencement date.
All classes are subject to confirmation and ISS will send an acceptance email to participants one week prior to the commencement date. Confirmed registrants are to attend and complete all lectures, class exercises, workshops and assessments (where applicable). Additionally, all responses to feedbacks and surveys conducted by ISS and its partners must be submitted. All training and assessments will be delivered as described in the course webpage.
Please feel free to write to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 6516 2093 if you have any enquiry or feedback.
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