BIZBOK 4 Foundation is designed to provide students with an overview of “A Guide to the Business Architecture Body of Knowledge® (BIZBOK Guide)” as a foundation for becoming a capable business architect and establishing an effective business architecture practice. The course begins with an overview of what business architecture is and its value proposition. Students will then be provided with an overview of key business architecture blueprints. The course continues with describing common business architecture scenarios. Understanding business architect skills and how that relates to organizational maturity will be discussed. Students will be provided with an in-depth discussion of how business architecture relates to other business management frameworks and how business architecture can guide business transformation via IT delivery. Understanding different types of business architecture content and how it should be governed will also be discussed. The course concludes with in-depth discussion of the key business architecture blueprints, their purpose and benefits and guidance on how to effectively build them.