194.043 Enterprise Architecture
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2019W, VU, 2.0h, 3.0EC, to be held in blocked form

Properties

  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to

  • understand the purpose of an enterprise architecture and an corresponding enterprise-wide system development
  • identify and assess relevant aspects of an enterprise architecture
  • select appropriate modeling concepts to describe an enterprise architecture
  • apply corresponding concepts and methods in order to describe an enterprise architecture by means of appropriate models

Subject of course

Week 1 (Dates to be confirmed): ArchiMate

1. Introduction

  • Short discussion of what “EA might be”

  • Samples of EA artefacts

  • Structure of this course

2. ArchiMate:

  • Background

  • Overview of the language + ArchiSurance case

  • Business Layer + ArchiSurance case + exercise

  • Application Layer + ArchiSurance case + exercise

  • Technology Layer + ArchiSurance case + exercise

Week 2 (Dates to be confirmed): Enterprise Architecture

1. Wake up call

2. EA foundations

  • Steering change in Enterprises

  • The role of Enterprise Architecture in steering change

  • The role of models

3. Presentation of final assignment 

4. Architecture Principles + ArchiSurance case + exercise



Teaching methods

In the course, the theoretical concepts will be presented in lectures on the differnt thematic blocks. After each thematic block, the presented concepts will be used by the students to work on small example tasks during the course units. The solutions are presented by the students and the advantages and disadvantages of the solutions are discussed with the auditorium. After the lectures, each individual student has to solve an overall task that covers all aspects of an enterprise architecture. Finally, the students also receive feedback on their solution.

 

Mode of examination

Immanent

Additional information

This course is taught in block sessions during 2 weeks:

  • Week 1: Dates will be announced in September
  • Week 2: Dates will be announced in September

This lecture is limited to 40 students. Since it is a mandatory lecture for all students in the master program business informatics, these student will be given priority.

Lecturers

Institute

Course dates

DayTimeDateLocationDescription
17:00 - 20:0001.10.2019 - 03.10.2019FAV Hörsaal 3 Zemanek (Seminarraum Zemanek) Block - Week 1
Wed16:00 - 20:0002.10.2019FAV Hörsaal 1 Block - Week 1
Thu16:00 - 17:0003.10.2019FAV Hörsaal 3 Zemanek (Seminarraum Zemanek) Block - 1, Wed & Thus starts at 4pm
17:00 - 20:0004.11.2019 - 05.11.2019FAV Hörsaal 1 Block - Week 2
Wed17:00 - 20:0006.11.2019FAV Hörsaal 1 Block - Week 2
Thu17:00 - 20:0007.11.2019FAV Hörsaal 3 Zemanek (Seminarraum Zemanek) Block - Week 2
Enterprise Architecture - Single appointments
DayDateTimeLocationDescription
Tue01.10.201917:00 - 20:00FAV Hörsaal 3 Zemanek (Seminarraum Zemanek) Block - Week 1
Wed02.10.201916:00 - 20:00FAV Hörsaal 1 Block - Week 1
Thu03.10.201916:00 - 17:00FAV Hörsaal 3 Zemanek (Seminarraum Zemanek) Block - 1, Wed & Thus starts at 4pm
Thu03.10.201917:00 - 20:00FAV Hörsaal 3 Zemanek (Seminarraum Zemanek) Block - Week 1
Mon04.11.201917:00 - 20:00FAV Hörsaal 1 Block - Week 2
Tue05.11.201917:00 - 20:00FAV Hörsaal 1 Block - Week 2
Wed06.11.201917:00 - 20:00FAV Hörsaal 1 Block - Week 2
Thu07.11.201917:00 - 20:00FAV Hörsaal 3 Zemanek (Seminarraum Zemanek) Block - Week 2
Course is held blocked

Examination modalities

Student work in small groups on smaller examples during the course and will present their solutions.

After the lectures the students will receive an assignment. Each student has to work on his/her own on this assignment to describe a full enterprise architecture on a specific case by means of all the modeling concepts introduced in the course.

Course registration

Not necessary

Curricula

Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
066 926 Business Informatics

Literature

No lecture notes are available.

Previous knowledge

Basic knowledge in object-oriented modeling and data modeling. These prerequesites are thought in the following modules of our bachelor curriculum: WIN/MOD - Modelierung (Modelling) and WIN(DBS Datenbanksysteme (Database Systems)

Language

English