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Ignition Guide to Building an Architectural-Thinking Training Program for Non-Architects

Published: 19 February 2018

ID: G00367921

Analyst(s): Enterprise Architecture Research Team


This guide will help you design a training content to help employees outside of EA make architecturally sound decisions, prepare enterprise architects to facilitate training in an engaging way, and build a communication plan that highlights the training benefits to encourage participation.

Table Of Contents



Step 1 of 5: Prepare to Build an Architectural-Thinking Training Program

Project Objectives

Roles and Responsibilities

Before You Start

Common Pitfalls and Keys to Success

Step 2 of 5: Define Training Program Objectives


How to Set Up for Success

Step 3 of 5: Develop the Training Content, and Prepare to Deploy


How to Set Up for Success

Step 4 of 5: Roll Out the Training Program


How to Set Up for Success

Step 5 of 5: Monitor the Training Program’s Effectiveness

Review Your Performance

Keys to Continued Success

Recommended by the Authors

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