Architecting for Business Value
Aligning architectural choices with market needs and business strategy
The development of latest high-tech solutions not only requires specialists knowledge and skills, but increasingly also system-level and architectural competencies.
System architects must also have insight in the complexities of the market, and be able to translate overall product objectives into technical solutions, address design integration across disciplines and ensure that the product’s functional and extra-functional requirements are met.
This course is designed for system architects working in companies developing complex high-tech systems who should have knowledge of architecture and of the impact of marketing and business on product and technology.
It is a blended learning course with online lectures and a face-to-face workshop. A blended learning format meets the demands for efficient learning and training for professionals, under the pressure of job duties.
Please find below a small selection of online lectures:
By the end of the course participants will have a basic understanding of the fundamentals of system architecting and a working knowledge of how to reason about system architectures from a marketing, business and R&D point of view.
Contents and format
It is a blended learning course combining face-to-face learning (60%) with online learning (40%).
The course consists of 3 modules (as illustrated below). The first module is the individual preparation and is an online learning activity. The second module is a 3-days face-to-face seminar. The closing module concerns reflective homework, which will be carried out online. All modules include teacher interaction.
• Watch video lectures
• Reflect on learning goals in daily
• Prepare a personal introduction
• Participate in face-to-face
• Update reflection on learning
• Select top 3 reflection items
• Prepare reflection document
• Discuss with senior architect/
• Joint (remote) video conference
During the course, an integral team assignment will be carried out.
For more details on the contents and format of the course, click here.
Blended learning course
• Face-to-face learning:
Open enrolment format:
Tailored to a company's business context
Joris van den Aker
+31 (0)88 866 54 14
“Passionate about competence development and innovative learning concepts in high-tech industry.”