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Avancier specialises in training enterprise and solution architects - to certificate standard. Customers choose us for our practical guidance and for insights into standards such as TOGAF and ArchiMate. Our business policies protect you from the dodgy practices of some other training providers.
“I thoroughly enjoyed your teaching, the work itself and the time those two things gave me to think about what I am and am not doing properly at the moment.” Enterprise Architect
“Whereas TOGAF training is abstract, your ESA training fleshes it out with concrete guidance on techniques and artifacts. Much was new to me, well beyond what I learned when studying for TOGAF. The training is more intense – it teaches very useful stuff, as well as covering the reference model for the exams. Internal training tends to focus on our core domain and job role (e.g. I never see Business Architecture). This training is much broader and develops knowledge and skills across all the domains of Solution & Enterprise Architecture. It will be a huge benefit to me when working on future projects.” IBM Infrastructure architect
“Excellent course. I enjoyed every minute of it. Almost everything relevant to what I do every day. I'll make a post... that highlights the value it delivers. Great to meet you and thanks for an excellent week!”
“A great course with the content brought alive by the depth of knowledge and understanding of the tutor which made it far more meaningful and easier to learn - and I certainly achieved my objective of bringing together my understanding into a coherent picture of the work and role. Do quote me!”
“Your course is brilliant I would recommend it to anyone.” Solution Architect
“The course was very interesting and it is what I needed. I found it very professional and it will help in my future career.”
“Thank you. It was amazing how [the training] helped me understand architecture terms and concepts. I have started to put into practice some lessons learned and look forward to the practitioner course soon.”
“I really enjoyed your course and [have since] found the material you presented very useful.” Solutions Architect
"explains what others (TOGAF, CMU…) leave obscure."
“Really good and provided me with new views on EA and SA – one of the best trainings I attended.” Enterprise Architect
“Your exam preparation really useful (a key objective for me).” Consultant
“One of the few people I know who can articulate this area and subject in an understandable format.” Consultant
“It is amazing how my conversations have changed! On Monday I had three conversations that [made me] realise the positive effect the course has had… many things I now understand that I had only the smallest glimmer of before.” Infrastructure architect.
“An intensive course, covering the end-to-end of enterprise and solution architecture, from a tutor with a clear in depth knowledge and experience of his subject matter. A ‘must’ for all technologists, not just architects, it provides the structure of what all of us do on a day to day basis, business, data, systems and technology.” Solution architect
“thank you for an interesting and stimulating course. It covered a lot of what I was expecting and more, and opened my eyes to architecture questions and concerns I need to be more familiar with.... Your anecdotes and examples helped make what is often a dry subject more interesting... [it] really helped me to grab the fundamentals of what it takes to be an Enterprise Architect.” Business intelligence architect.
Enterprise and Solution Architecture (ESA) course variations
Weekday course options
· IPCESA - combined Intermediate and Practitioner - 5 days
· ICESA - Intermediate only – the first 4 days
Weekend course options
· IPCESA - combined Intermediate and Practitioner - 3 weekends = 6 days
· ICESA - Intermediate only - 2 weekends = 4 days
· PCESA - Practitioner only - 1 weekend = 2 days
4 day ICESA course
The course price includes one examination fee, for the BCS Intermediate certificate in ESA (£155).
The focus is on understanding architectural terms and concepts. There are class exercises but no case study.
5 day IPCESA course
The course price includes two examination fees, for BCS Intermediate and Practitioner certificates in ESA (£310).
This course includes both class exercises and case study work. The practitioner exam is based on the case study.
3 day ESA course
The ESA course includes no examinations for BCS certificates.
It includes class exercises and case study work.
It can conclude with an informal examination - which is optional.
We never cancel a course place and date you have paid for – unless you ask us to.
We refund money in full if you cancel more than five days before a course.
We offer free retraining to anybody who fails an exam.
Payment is due a week before the course, or on booking within ten days of the course start date.
After you have paid, our policies protect you from the dodgy practices of some other training providers.
If others drop out and the class size reduces to one, then we offer you three options: a) go ahead with a 1-to-1 course, b) join a future course c) full money back immediately.
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