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  • LanguageEnglish
  • Time 2 days (14 hours)
  • Exam Exam voucher incl.
  • Locations Multiple

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This course is designed to prepare the participants to The Open Group IT4IT™ certification. During a two- day course participants will gain fundamental knowledge about this new industry standard including core concepts, IT value chain and IT4IT™ Reference Architecture.

IT4IT™ Foundation (Level 1) training course is accredited by The Open Group®.

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Course description

This training is dedicated to individuals involved in the management and development of IT structures within an enterprise. IT4IT™ Reference Architecture, Version 2.1 is The Open Group standard that describes a reference architecture and value chain-based operating model for managing the business of IT. IT4IT™ standard uses the value chain approach to create a model of functions that IT performs. This framework identifies the key activities that IT must do to contribute to business competitiveness. In IT4IT™ Reference Architecture, Version 2.1 the IT professionals will find the value chain framework and reference architecture that defines integrated management framework focused on lifecycle of services.

By the end of a two-day course, participants will acquire the relevant knowledge to earn IT4IT™ Foundation (Level 1) certificate.

During this course you will learn how to:

  • prepare for IT4IT™ examination and become IT4IT™ certified professional
  • obtain C-level support when implementing EA in your organization
  • adopt and implement tools and practical examples of Enterprise Architecture
  • achieve agility and efficiency in IT
  • transform your IT to service broker model

Key features

Price of the course includes:

  • Delivery of two-day IT4IT™ Foundation (Level 1) training course conducted live online by a certified and experienced trainer
  • Exam voucher for „IT4IT™ Part 1 Exam”
  • Modern online training platform
  • Official „The Open Group IT4IT™ Reference Architecture, Version 2.1” coursebook (English language version, PDF)
  • Set of training materials: IT4IT™ accredited training course handouts, workbook and sample exam tests (PDF)
  • Certificate of training completion

Working methods:
Multimedia presentations, group exercises and discussion, practical workshops, case study and online practice tests.

Licensing and accreditation:
IT4IT™ Foundation (Level 1) training provided by Advised Skills Ltd is accredited by The Open Group® and complies with the accreditation requirements for The Open Group IT4IT™ Certification for People Program.

Advised Skills Ltd is a member of The Open Group® consortium, The Open Group Architecture Forum, The Open Group ArchiMate® Forum and The Open Group IT4IT™ Forum.

Who should attend?

This course is addressed to anyone willing to acquire the knowledge about IT4IT™ framework:

  • Product Managers
  • Operational Managers
  • Senior Managers
  • IT Managers
  • Service Managers
  • IT Project Managers
  • Enterprise Architects
  • Business Architects
  • IT Architects
  • Application Architects
  • Data Architects
  • Software Architects
  • System Architects
  • Solution Architects
  • Infrastructure Architects
  • Process Architects
  • Process Managers
  • Change Managers
  • Problem Managers
  • Incident Manager

Course agenda

  1. Training Introduction
  2. IT4IT™ Standard Overview
  3. Definitions
  4. Basic Concepts
  5. IT4IT™ Reference Architecture Core
  6. Strategy to Portfolio Value Stream
  7. Requirement to Deploy Value Stream
  8. Request to Fulfill Value Stream
  9. Detect to Correct Value Stream
  10. IT4IT™ Certification Program
  11. Training Summary

Training materials are based on IT4IT™ Conformance Requirements and have been accredited by The Open Group®.


Training location:
This training course is offered in the following locations:

  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Brazil
  • Bulgaria
  • Canada
  • China
  • Colombia
  • Croatia
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Egypt
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iran
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kuwait
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Malaysia
  • Mexico
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • Pakistan
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Qatar
  • Romania
  • Russian Federation
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Serbia
  • Singapore
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • South Africa
  • South Korea
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Thailand
  • Turkey
  • Ukraine
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
  • USA

Price information

Net price per person:
The training course net price per person includes the exam voucher. The applicable price is shown in the course calendar and depends on the course location.

To obtain the IT4IT™ Foundation certificate, it is necessary to obtain a positive result on the „IT4IT™ Part 1 Exam”.

Detailed information about the IT4IT™ examination path is available on The Open Group website.

Additional information:
All prices are exclusive of VAT.
It is mandatory to purchase the training course including the certification exam voucher.

Certification exam

Certification exams for IT4IT™ are held at Pearson VUE Test Centers, an international examination network located in major cities worldwide. The exam voucher is valid for 1 year following the date of its purchase.

Candidates arrange the exam date with Pearson VUE on individual basis. The list of Pearson VUE Test Center locations is available at www.pearsonvue.com.

More detailed information about IT4IT™ examination you can find at The Open Group website.

We Grow IT4IT Experts

Why to choose Advised Skills and take part in IT4IT course? The Open Group IT4IT Reference Architecture standard comprises a reference architecture and a value chain-based operating model for managing the business of IT.


Global 50 companies use TOGAF


Fortune 500 companies use TOGAF


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TOGAF Certified Individuals

Source: The Open Group

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We pay close attention to build positive learning environment for you

We really do care about the details. Positive and efficient learning environments are key to our attendees' success in preparation to ArchiMate exam. We aim to create a comfortable conditions for learning that optimise the ability of attendees to learn:

  • Climate of safety and open authentic conversation
  • Modern online training platform, classes conducted live by qualified instructors
  • Seasoned, certified and experienced instructor team
  • Well-structured and compelling schemes that translate into high exam scores
  • Accredited training materials and many interactive online exercises

The Open Group®, TOGAF® and ArchiMate® are registered trademarks of The Open Group®. IT4ITTM, DPBoK™ and Digital Practitioner Body of Knowledge™ are trademarks of The Open Group®.

What our customers are saying


Max Thomas

The IT4IT course was really well organised. Hats off to the instructor for his ability to answer every possible question

Andres Williamson

IT4IT course was a valuable experience. The two day classes provided me with first-hand knowledge and helped me to get certified!


Very valuable training. After training, I passed the exam on the first attempt. I had connection problems for a while, but that's probably a problem with my ISP.

We pay close attention to build positive learning environment for you

We really do care about the details. Positive and efficient learning environments are key to our attendees' success in preparation to TOGAF exam.

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