Executive Program in Strategy & Enterprise Architecture

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Location and start date
Reading, UK: 
February 27, 2018
Duration 12 days
Study load 3 modules
Fees € 11,000

Business and enterprise architects, capable in today’s critical society of transforming their organizations functionality, are hard in demand. As the business landscape changes, business models need to adapt and take on different, more innovative forms. Your primary focus as a business architect, must evolve alongside these growing external factors. Enterprise Architecture, done properly, provides a tool to move from strategy to execution and extend from physical to virtual business.

The Executive Program in Strategy & Enterprise Architecture is a unique, pan-European certificate course, sponsored by the EuroCIO. The program incorporates the highest standards in business strategy, enterprise architecture and IT processes. Become the linchpin linking your business model to a sustainable and profitable strategy.

Program benefits

  • Develop a winning enterprise model through understanding the business strategy and enhancing the ability to design agile business and it operations
  • Benefit from all the combined expertise a unique cooperation of 3 leading European business schools has to offer
  • Excel in a real international experience with 3 residencies: Germany, The UK and The Netherlands
  • Learn and work, instantly be able to apply newly garnered knowledge to your organizations landscape
  • A EuroCIO sponsored program, utilizing their e-competence matrix and aligned with CIO priorities on enterprise architecture.

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Location and start date
Reading, UK: 
February 27, 2018
Duration 12 days
Study load 3 modules
Fees € 11,000

Your role as a business leader is developing. As a business and enterprise architect you lead in applying new technologies and changing existing structures. Managing change and people to facilitate change, poses challenges. The Executive Program in Strategy & Enterprise Architecture aims to develop not only your technical understanding, but to broaden your business insight as well. Shape yourself to be a dual-thinker, capable of understanding business architecture from 3 angles: strategy & innovation, enterprise architecture and governance.

Program Aims

After completion of the program, you are able to:

  • integrate IT management and business processes, and therefor contribute to the digital strategy of your company 
  • understand and apply best practices in Business & Enterprise Architecture
  • assess the importance and effectiveness of Corporate and IT governance of the company
  • introduce improvements while building Strategy and Architecture

Profile

The program is intended for professionals working in or targeting business and IT integration roles including enterprise architects, business architects, IT strategists, business analysts, relationship managers and business change professionals. Participants predominantly come from “demand” organizations across multiple industries. You will benefit from the rich professional and cultural diversity of the group, as well as the international faculty. Typically you will have obtained a good first degree, or an equivalent vocational qualification and have a minimum of three years work experience.

Course Outline

This 4-month program comprises 3 modules covering several disciplines of EuroCIO’s e-competence matrix. You will have a two-month period between modules in which you complete assignments and prepare for the next module. Each module consists of four days.

  • Module 1 - Strategy & Business Design (at Henley Business School, Reading, UK)
  • Module 2 - Enterprise Architecture (at Technische Universität München)
  • Module 3 - Governance (at TIAS School for Business and Society, Tilburg, the Netherlands)

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Successful enrollment in ourExecutive Program in Strategy & Enterprise Architecture is subject to a number of admission requirements. This is to maintain admissions quality. That way you can benefit from a high potential, motivated group of talented individuals to further enhance your learning experience.

Admisssion requirements

  • minimum of 3 years relevant work experience in a business & enterprise architecture related field, or substantial knowledge, experience and skills in a relevant field
  • a relevant university degree or successful completion of a relevant higher vocational degree, or substantial knowledge, experience and skills in a relevant field

Upon receipt of your application our Program Adviser will contact you to arrange an interview. Your interview will take place with the Academic Director.

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Alumni Tom Chyla and Victor Holmin over het Executive Program in Strategy & Enterprise Architecture: 

  • Dr. Karsten Schweichhart
    Dr. Karsten Schweichhart
    VP Enterprise Architecture, Deutsche Telekom
    “The EA discipline is the key to master today ́s complexity in IT and - more important - business. Most large companies struggle with the con ict of historically grown complexity in fast changing worlds today. Good EA practice is the key to win in this competition. And this program addresses the core point: Business and IT viewed and managed in common.”
  • Ana Maria Nunez de Arzt
    Ana Maria Nunez de Arzt
    Engineer, MBA, Bayer

    “Analysing the strategic drivers of Bayer and having intensive conversations with key stakeholders helped me to link the academic content with the practical experience and to understand the current development stage of Bayer regarding business and enterprise architecture.”

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Academic Director

Piet Ribbers
Piet Ribbers
Professor Emeritus
Professor Piet Ribbers graduated cum laude in 1971 as an economist from Tilburg University. In 1980, he received his PhD with the thesis, "Organization and Planning of the Purchasing Function in an Industrial Enterprise" (cum laude).Professor Ribbers began his scientific career as assistant professor at the Limburg School of Economics in Hasselt,...

Faculty

Helmut Krcmar
Helmut Krcmar
Prof. dr. Helmut Krcmar holds the Chair for Computer Science in Economics, Faculty of Informatics, Technische Universität München (TUM), Germany. He is also a member of the faculty of the TUM Business School. He has a Ph.D. in business administration (University of Saarbrücken) and has worked as Post Doctoral Fellow at the IBM Los Angeles...
Sharm Manwani
Sharm Manwani
Professor and Academic Director BEA
Dr Sharm Manwani is Executive Professor of IT Leadership at Henley Business School. Previously he held European CIO roles at Diageo and Electrolux while obtaining his MBA and Doctorate at Henley. During this period he led a number of international business change program driving mergers, restructuring, business process redesign and key account...
Egon Berghout
Egon Berghout
Full Professor
Prof.dr. Egon Berghout is Professor of Business and ICT at the University of Groningen and independent advisor. He is also president of the Benelux Association for Information Systems and member of the Board of the European IT Evaluation and Management Conference. He is member of the Academic Council of the postgraduate Controllers Programme of...
Steven de Haes
Steven de Haes
Associate Professor Information Systems Management
Steven De Haes is responsible for the Information Systems Management executive programs at the University of Antwerp Management School (UAMS). He is actively engaged in research in the domain of IT Governance and Strategic Alignment. In this capacity, he performs research and project management assignments for ISACA (Information Systems Audit and...

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Total program price is € 11,000

Members of the European CIO Association, the associated National Bodies, Alumni of Henley Business School, TIAS School for Business and Society and TU München are offered a 10% discount.

The course includes:

  • All study books and reading materials
  • Lunches, coffee, thee and soft drinks

This course is exempt from VAT.

Persuade your employer with convincing company benefits

  • A professional within the organization capable of harnessing the latest business & enterprise architecture developments.
  • The combined expertise of a unique cooperation of 3 leading European business schools.
  • Take advantage of the program’s multi-national dimension, adding broader perspectives and deeper insights into the cross-functional role of enterprise architecture.
  • Your company gains the latest insights and knowledge.

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Please contact a program adviser if you have any questions about financing your education. For practical examples consult our flyer.

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Anne de Ridder-Jochems
Anne de Ridder-Jochems
Program Adviser
+31 13 466 3939