Mastering the Cisco Business Architecture Discipline v1.0 (DTBAD)


Executing Cisco Business Architecture Engagements is a 3 day ILT, that builds upon the skills, methodologies, and frameworks from the Cisco Business Architecture Specialist program. Heavily weighted to practical application of the Business Led consultative sales processes, the student will gain valuable, practical experience in the tools of the Business Architect.


Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Evaluate customer maturity for a Business Architecture engagement  
  • Construct a current state business model using the Business Model Canvas  
  • Evaluate a capability maturity model
  • Construct a current state customer journey map  
  • Construct a business roadmap for implementing new capabilities and solutions  
  • Proficiency in advanced tools and techniques  


Module 1: Mastering the Cisco Business Architecture Discipline

Lesson 1:  Practicing the Role of a Cisco Business Architect
Lesson 2:  Defining the Current State Business Model
Lesson 3:  Engaging with Business Leaders and Stakeholders
Lesson 4:  Identifying Business Possibilities and Opportunities
Lesson 5:  Defining Business Capabilities and Business Solutions
Lesson 6:  Creating the Business Proposal
Lesson 7:  Business Architecture Realization
Lesson 8:  Building a Business Architecture Practice
Lesson 9:  Next Steps

Module 2:  HES Case Study
Lesson 1:  Account Brief and Background
Lesson 2:  Customer Meeting Information

Lesson 3:  Corporate Invester Presentation
Lesson 4:  Strategic IT Roadmap


  • CSE
  • CSA
  • Business Architect
  • Enterprise Architect
  • Cisco Business Architect


It is recommended, but not required, to have the following skills and knowledge before attending this course:

  • Demonstrated Consulting skills
  • Solid knowledge of business metrics and financial accounting terminology
  • Knowledge of Enterprise Architecture Frameworks


This course is part of the following Certifications:

Cisco Business Architecture Practitioner


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