• Classroom
  • Online, Instructor-Led
Course Description

This course explores the use and effectiveness of architectural modeling to describe an organization and examines model-based products to support, influence, and enable organization planning, and decision-making.

Learning Objectives

  • Students gain practical experience with work-products common to the DOD Architecture Framework (DODAF) and OMB Federal Segment Architecture Methodology (FSAM), as well as other established frameworks.
  • Models examined in the course include: object-oriented models (e.g., Unified Modeling Language (UML)) covering process, data, and systems; and Structured models (e.g. IDEF).
  • Emphasis is placed on the efficacy of modeling styles and the interpretation of the descriptive models.

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • Systems Architecture