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Applying Cisco Business Architecture Discipline

  • Tuition USD $2,495 GSA  $2,136.78
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_half 4749 Ratings
  • Course Code CBAD
  • Duration 3 days
  • Available Formats Classroom

Applying Cisco Business Architecture Discipline is a 3 day ILT, which covers in depth principal concepts and tools that are central to the Business Lead sales process. Built upon the four pillars of the Enterprise Architecture framework, this course develops and builds skills around understanding the business model of the customer, the current state analysis, and a roadmap to a desired outcome on the business transformation roadmap.

Skills Gained

  • Strong Cisco technology background with both depth and breadth
  • Experience with and understanding of Cisco business capabilities and solutions
  • Considered an expert in at least two Cisco technology domains
  • A technical foundation to allow for understanding and consuming new and emerging technologies
  • Strong problem solving skills and a desire to apply them to business challenges
  • Soft skills for consulting and customer engagement
  • Financial aptitude for understanding and deriving financial value for the business
  • Motivated to adopt the business architecture model and stay focused on the business

Who Can Benefit

  • SE, CSE, CSA, Business Architect, Enterprise Architect

Prerequisites

It is recommended, but not required, to have the following skills and knowledge before attending this course:

  • Familiarity with Enterprise Architecture
  • Consulting skills
  • Basic understanding of business accounting and metrics

Course Details

Exam Description - 820-445 DTBAS

This exam tests a candidate's knowledge of the skills and competencies to effectively lead a team through a Business lead engagement leveraging business architecture methodologies to deliver business outcomes.

  • Motivating Change
  • Customer Knowledge
  • Mapping business priorities to outcomes and solutions
  • Business Roadmaps

Certifications

This course is part of the following Certifications:

  • Cisco Business Architecture Specialist (CBAS)

Outline: Applying Cisco Business Architecture Discipline (DTBAS)

Module 1: Cisco Business Architecture Specialist

  • Motivating change and behavior for engagement
  • Understanding the business
  • Preparing to Engage with the customer
  • Identifying business possibilities, opportunities and needs
  • Defining business capabilities, solutions and outcomes
  • Delivering the message to the business
  • Executing on the plan
  • Course review and next steps

Module 2: HES Case Study

  • Account brief and background
  • Customer meeting information
  • Corporate investor presentation
  • Strategic IT roadmap

When does class start/end?

Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.

Does the course schedule include a Lunchbreak?

Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.

How can someone reach me during class?

If someone should need to contact you while you are in class, please have them call the center telephone number and leave a message with the receptionist.

What languages are used to deliver training?

Most courses are conducted in English, unless otherwise specified. Some courses will have the word "FRENCH" marked in red beside the scheduled date(s) indicating the language of instruction.

What does GTR stand for?

GTR stands for Guaranteed to Run; if you see a course with this status, it means this event is confirmed to run. View our GTR page to see our full list of Guaranteed to Run courses.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals, and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

What does vendor-authorized training mean?

As a vendor-authorized training partner, we offer a curriculum that our partners have vetted. We use the same course materials and facilitate the same labs as our vendor-delivered training. These courses are considered the gold standard and, as such, are priced accordingly.

Is the training too basic, or will you go deep into technology?

It depends on your requirements, your role in your company, and your depth of knowledge. The good news about many of our learning paths, you can start from the fundamentals to highly specialized training.

How up-to-date are your courses and support materials?

We continuously work with our vendors to evaluate and refresh course material to reflect the latest training courses and best practices.

Are your instructors seasoned trainers who have deep knowledge of the training topic?

ExitCertified instructors have an average of 27 years of practical IT experience. They have also served as consultants for an average of 15 years. To stay up to date, instructors will at least spend 25 percent of their time learning new emerging technologies and courses.

Do you provide hands-on training and exercises in an actual lab environment?

Lab access is dependent on the vendor and the type of training you sign up for. However, many of our top vendors will provide lab access to students to test and practice. The course description will specify lab access.

Will you customize the training for our company’s specific needs and goals?

We will work with you to identify training needs and areas of growth.  We offer a variety of training methods, such as private group training, on-site of your choice, and virtually. We provide courses and certifications that are aligned with your business goals.

How do I get started with certification?

Getting started on a certification pathway depends on your goals and the vendor you choose to get certified in. Many vendors offer entry-level IT certification to advanced IT certification that can boost your career. To get access to certification vouchers and discounts, please contact Edu_customerexperience@techdata.com

Will I get access to content after I complete a course?

You will get access to the PDF of course books and guides, but access to the recording and slides will depend on the vendor and type of training you receive.

Class was very informative, although one lab didnt but will try again later

Topics, material and specially instructor (Graham Godfrey) was beyond my expectations.

Instructor was great, course was mostly very good except for too much focus on pricing

I thought the course was informative and the tools to go over the material were very nice.

I liked the pace of the course. I like that I have more than instance to use the lab.

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