Dragon1 Foundation Training & Certification

€1750 (pp, excl tax)

Study this Dragon1 training course, containing all the required learning materials, for level 1 certification.


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This training course is provided by the Dragon1 Academy and learns you the basics of the Dragon1 open EA method. The course is provided at request as Business Architecture foundation training.

There are no pre-requisites for taking this course, although you must pass the exam in order to achieve Dragon1 Certification.

This training course is about the Dragon1 open EA method and has no dependency towards a software tool. Although optionally a tool can be used during the training course.

This course has been fully accredited by the Dragon1 Foundation.

Learn to Visualize and Communicate Enterprise Architecture

Dragon1 Certified Architects typically create these kind of A0-sized or interactive visualizations for stakeholders, using the Dragon1 Architecture Canvas.

Why Should You Take This Course?

Become Dragon1 Certified Architect, level 1 by taking a fully accredited class-based or online training course for Dragon1 Foundation!

Certification Scheme

Dragon1 Certified Architect in 3 training courses:

  • Dragon1 Foundation, 2 days → Level 1
  • Dragon1 Practitioner, 2 days → Level 2
  • Dragon1 Professional, 2 days → Level 3

Dragon1 Masterclass combines the three training courses.


This training focusses on five things:

  • What is Enterprise Architecture, an intro
  • Enterprise Architecture Principles, how to
  • Enterprise Architecture Visualization, how to
  • Making EA Work, Fitting it in: the Architecture processes
  • Aligning EA to your Companies' Priorities

This training course, class-based or as interactive e-learning course is a complete package for those wishing to become Dragon1 Certified.

There are no pre-requisites for taking this course, although you must pass the exam at both levels in order to achieve Dragon1 Certification.

Browse the course syllabus below for a full module by module breakdown of what's included.

With this course, you'll receive 12 months access as well as an exam voucher to use within 12 months of courses access. Just contact us when you are ready to sit the exams!

Schedule Dates

17 December 2018, Wageningen, The Netherlands

Class size is 4 to 8 participants.

Elearning start at anytime, anywhere in your web browser and is individual.

Full Details of our Dragon1 Foundation Course (level 1):

Read the contents of this training course:

Module 1 - Introduction

  • Core Concepts of Dragon1 (Concepts, Principles, Standards, Building Blocks, Capabilities, Value Streams, etc... )
  • Core Models of Dragon1
  • Meta Model, Layers and Glossary
  • Vision / Way of Thinking on Enterprise Architecture
  • Critical Thinking, Creativity and Design
  • Way of Visualizing: Models, Views and Visualizations

Module 2 - Architecture Principles

  • About Concepts, Principles, Rules and Standards
  • Business and IT Principles
  • Process, Service and System Principles
  • Data and Application Principles
  • Agile and Waterfall Principles

Module 3 - Architecture Views & Visualizations

  • Dragon1 Architecture Canvas / Architecture View Layout
  • Concept Design Sketches
  • Governance, Business, Process, Information, Data, Application and IT Infrastructure model
  • Business and Enterprise Blueprints
  • Process, Data, Application and IT Landscapes
  • Strategy Maps, Road Maps, Heat Maps
  • Architecture Design Books

Module 4 - Architecture Processes

  • Architecture Governance & Management Process
  • Architecture Requirements, Design and Communication Process
  • Architecture Team, Architecture Board and Roles
  • Architecture Orders, Pipeline and Services

Alignment with other Frameworks and Languages

If an organization already has a method, framework, reference architecture and modeling language chosen as an internal corporate standard for working with enterprise architecture, we will fit the Dragon1 contents into the internal corporate standard.

Customized Private Group Training

The Dragon1 Academy offers customized private training solutions to corporates to achieve maximum value for their training funds. We have been helping our clients achieve their private group training objectives since 2005.

At the Dragon1 Academy, we offer all the classroom or online courses in a private format - at your facility or ours or online, in any time zone and anywhere in the world.

Free Training Consultation

Call The Dragon1 Academy now at +31 317 416 190 or email academy@dragon1.com, to discuss your specific training needs for individuals or groups.