Professional Programme in Business & Enterprise Architecture


Strategy & Enterprise Architecture

Why a professional program in Strategy & Enterprise Architecture ? Companies, particularly those with international and digital services, face major challenges. Complexity increases risks and costs, at a time when most companies are under pressure to reduce these factors. Additionally, there is a need to be agile in reacting to market changes through fast and stable delivery. Responding to these challenges requires the right balance of synergy to avoid duplication of effort, while preserving local autonomy. Enterprise Architecture, done properly, provides a tool to move from strategy to execution and extend from physical to virtual business.

The Professional Program in Strategy & Enterprise Architecture evaluates the challenges from the viewpoint of key stakeholders. It addresses how to develop a winning enterprise model through understanding the business strategy and enhancing the ability to design agile business and IT processes for lasting superior performance.

Unique program on Architecture in Europe
The Professional Program in Strategy & Enterprise Architecture is the result of a highly interactive and demand-driven design. It has been developed by leading business schools under the sponsorship of EuroCIO with the involvement of senior managers working for top European companies. It is aligned with Europeans e-skills, e-leadership programs a swell as with the European e-competence Framework.

Application form
Application procedure: you must submit a completed application form and a Curriculum Vitae (resume). You will be invited for an information session and telephone interview with the Academic Director. This interview is intended to confirm that your expectations fit with the program and there is a fit with the envisioned group.

Fees: Discount and Early Birds € 9.900 (10% discount)
The price for participating in the SEA program is €11.000 Members of the European CIO Association, the associated National Bodies, Alumni of Henley Business School, TIAS School for Business and Society and TU München are offered a 10% discount (hence cost is € 9.900). The program cost includes lunch and refreshments and excludes accommodation and dinner costs. No VAT is charged.

A limited number of places on individual modules at 4k euros will be available.

Duration. This program is part-time. It comprises 3 modules of 4 days and is scheduled over about 4 months (including assessed assignments).

Location. Courses are planned to take places in up to three different sites:
• Henley Business School, Henley-on-Thames, UK From 27 February – 2 March 2018
• TU München, Garching bei München From 23-26 April 2018
• TIAS School for Business and Society, Tilburg, the Netherlands From 4-7 June 2018

Susan L. Linnell
Enterprise Architect
Alexander Buijsman
Manager Technology  & Data Management
Swets information Services

The Professional Programme in Business & Enterprise Architecture evaluates these challenges and responses from the viewpoint of key stakeholders in order to increase the capability of Enterprise Architects. Most companies recognize the key role of Enterprises Architects in developing a winning enterprise model through a good understanding of the business strategy and their ability to design agile business and IT operations that achieve lasting superior performance.

The role of the enterprise architect requires a wide knowledge of the business and of the opportunities that arise from an  innovative use of information technology.

In summary, the programme target is to help enterprise architects acquire and develop their knowledge of business and enterprise architecture as well as enhancing the required behavioural skills.