Archist's Targeted Business Architecture Courses

 Instructor-led self-paced series of courses addressing most frequently asked questions and trending topics in business architecture 

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What is Business Architecture Discipline all About?

An introduction into the BIZBOK® Guide and the business architecture discipline and its main components.

8 Lessons | Free


What is the Business Architecture Core Baseline?

The minimum mapping required to support execution of business strategies and transformational initiatives. This includes capabilities and value streams mapping and the cross-mapping of the two, commonly known as the core baseline (this topic is also covered in the Knowledgebase course).

30 Lessons | US$95


How Business Architecture and Business Analysis Are Related

How different aspects of the business analysis practice align with the business architecture discipline with the focus on business process management, case management, and requirements management.

28 Lessons | US$95


How to Enable Business Strategies; from Definition to Execution to Operationalization

Insights into how business architecture identifies the impacts and translates business strategies into actionable plans across the business ecosystem to support successful execution and operationalization of business strategies.

40 Lessons | US$250


How to Build an Effective Business Architecture Practice

Get started with establishing a business architecture practice and its major components including governance, business architect role and the team, the engagement model, maturity model, knowledgebase, and tooling.

22 Lessons | US$95


How to Build an Effective Business Architecture Knowledgebase

Build, populate, maintain, and leverage the knowledgebase to "connect the dots" throughout the business ecosystem and provide insights into decision-making processes in variety of business scenarios (this course also covers the Core Baseline topic).

111 Lessons | US$395


How to Enable a Business-Driven IT Architecture

Align and synchronize IT architecture with business architecture throughout a transformation journey to ensure successful execution of business strategies and a higher return on IT investments.

55 Lessons | US$195


Applying Business Architecture in a

Real-life Scenario

A real-life case study walkthrough to showcase the application of business architecture concepts and techniques to enable a large digital transformation initiative in a government agency.

1 Lesson | US$55


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Meet Your Instructor: Navid Kheradmand


Navid has over 14 years of experience in business and digital transformation, strategy articulation and execution, objective and systematic decision support approaches, effective business and IT alignment, and practice development and maturation across public and private sector organizations. He has a proven track record as a recognized industry thought leader and a trusted advisor in business architecture. Since the inception of the GATP® program, Navid has successfully delivered public and private training to many organizations and 100’s of professionals from around the world and across different industries. 

Navid is one of the first Certified Business Architect (CBA)® designation holders, an active member of the business architecture community, and one of the primary contributors to the BIZBOK® Guide. He is a TOGAF® 9 Certified and a PRINCE2® Practitioner. Navid holds an MBA and a B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering. During his tenure as a university instructor, he was also nominated for an award in excellence in teaching.


First Business Architecture Case Study Award presented at the Business Architecture Innovation Summit in Reston, Virginia in March 2016.


From left to right: Mike Rosen (Vise-President and Co-founder, Business Architecture Guild®), Navid Kheradmand (award's recipient), Whynde Kuehn (Co-founder, Business Architecture Guild®), William Ulrich (President and Co-founder, Business Architecture Guild®)