TU Wien:Enterprise Architecture VU (Huemer)
|Department||Information Systems Engineering|
|Links||tiss:194043 , Mattermost-Channel|
|Master Business Informatics||Pflichtmodul EE/FD - Enterprise Engineering Foundation|
The main focus, especially of the first 80% of the lecture, are ArchiMate and how to design a company with it from the Top-Level down to the Software Architecture. In the last part, there are a few more general points about how to lead designing a company & its architecture by defining architecture principles
~10 lectures w/ mandatory attendance
At the start of the lectures, groups of 5 are created which have to do an assignment each week (mostly designing a part of a company).
In each lecture about 3 groups are selected to present their models, and professor Proper will discuss them with the students.
At the end of the lecture block, the students get an assignment which they have to complete individually, they have about one month for it.
Knowing basics of modelling is probably helpful, but not required.
Quite into detail, but it is hard to stay focused on the topic for 2 hours.
The assignments are all doable, although perfectionists will spend a lot of time on them, since it is really hard to define the borders of what to model for each assignment.
The group assignments are more for practicing and only a small part of the final grade. Nevertheless, they are really good to show you A) how ArchiMate works, and B) how to approach enterprise modeling problems.
Grading seems to be really human.
Dauer der Zeugnisausstellung
One can probably do it in far under 75 hours, but if you want to do it well, you have to be prepared to spend a lot of time for it.
If you want to save time, don't go overboard on the group assignments, since they do not count a lot towards the final grade, and you don't need everything for the final assignment.
Verbesserungsvorschläge / Kritik
For me, the group assignments showed me the topic very good, and I spent a lot of time on it w/ my team, which in the end did not really count towards the final grade, this could be adapted imo.
Additionally, since there were about 25 groups, we only got to present our model one time, so we did not get a lot of external feedback on it.