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iSAQB® Certified Professional for Software Architecture (CPSA) Foundation

Course Description

Overview

The accredited iSAQB® Certified Professional for Software Architecture Foundation (CPSA-Foundation) training course is an internationally recognized, standardized training for software architecture. The CPSA Foundation training course, presented by Albion Academy, provides the knowledge and skills to design, communicate, evaluate, maintain, and enhance software architectures based on customer requirements and constraints.

Albion Academy is known for its highly interactive training style where participants experience a workshop-like environment. Thanks to this exceptional level of participation as well as practice-oriented exercises, attendees gain a deeper understanding of the course material. This directly impacts their ability to pass the iSAQB CPSA certification exam. In fact, 96% of participants of Albion Academy’s iSAQB CPSA Foundation course passed the certification exam.

Description

The accredited iSAQB® Certified Professional for Software Architecture Foundation (CPSA-Foundation) training course is an internationally recognized, standardized training for software architecture. The CPSA Foundation training course, presented by Albion Academy, provides the knowledge and skills to design, communicate, evaluate, maintain, and enhance software architectures based on customer requirements and constraints.

Albion Academy is known for its highly interactive training style where participants experience a workshop-like environment. Thanks to this exceptional level of participation as well as practice-oriented exercises, attendees gain a deeper understanding of the course material. This directly impacts their ability to pass the iSAQB CPSA certification exam. In fact, 96% of participants of Albion Academy’s iSAQB CPSA Foundation course passed the certification exam.

Course Content

After completing this course, participants will have attained the following knowledge:

  • Definitions, benefits and goals of software architecture
  • The tasks and responsibilities of software architects
  • Stakeholder concerns and interaction
  • Functional and quality requirements, and other factors influencing software architecture design
  • Tactics and heuristics for architectural development, e.g., architectural and design patterns, design principles, cross-cutting concerns
  • Documentation of software architectures on the basis of views
  • Evaluation of software architectures

Benefits of taking the course with Albion Academy

  • Albion Academy has an impressive success rate: 96% of course participants passed the certification exam after attending an accredited training course presented by Albion Academy.
  • Certification Guarantee: If, after completing the Albion Academy training course, the participant does not pass the certification exam, he/she is entitled to repeat the course free of charge.
  • The trainer is a highly experienced software architect: The trainer, Albion Academy founder Roger Rhoades, is an active member of the International Software Architecture Qualification Board (iSAQB). Together with his colleagues, he defines and evolves the iSAQB foundation and advanced curricula, exam questions, case studies, and glossary.
  • Training is based on real-world experience: The theoretical content is supplemented by the trainer’s practical experience to ensure course participants not only understand the relevant methods, but also the real-world challenges of their implementation.
  • Interactive, practice-based training: In contrast to other three-day CPSA Foundation training courses, Albion Academy participants experience an interactive four-day training course with practice-based exercises and case studies that reinforce the methods they have learned. This workshop-like environment provides an exceptional learning foundation that is reflected in the 96% success rate of Albion Academy course participants who passed the iSAQB certification exam.
  • Registration includes 2 FREE coaching sessions: Course participants receive two coaching sessions (one-hour each) free of charge (value of 300€) to support their ability to successfully implement newly learned methods and approaches in their current business projects. The two coaching sessions must be completed within three months after the training course.

Target audience

This course is aimed at software developers, software architects, and other IT professionals who seek to successfully pass the iSAQB CPSA-Foundation certification exam.

Prerequisites

  • 3+ years of experience in IT development and practical programming experience
  • A basic knowledge of UML is advantageous.

We recommend

The following books have proven helpful for preparation of the certification exam.

  • Software Architecture Fundamentals (English)
  • Effektive Softwarearchitekturen: Ein praktischer Leitfaden (German)

Services

Certification

Upon successful completion of the certification exam at the end of the course, participants receive the iSAQB® Foundation Level certification.

All course participants receive a certificate of successful completion of the course as proof of the qualifications achieved.

Coaching

Two coaching units are included in the price for Albion courses (worth € 300). * Additional coaching sessions can be booked for the standard hourly rate.

Catering

Lunch and drinks, or the equivalent vouchers, will be provided for on-location classes.

Not included

Reimbursement of travel and accommodation costs.

Registration

Course Information

  Duration
4 days

  Method
presence

Certification
iSAQB CPSA-Foundation Certificat after successfully completing the certification exam

  Coaching
Value of € 300 included*

  Meal voucher

  Standard-Price
1.995 Euro, plus 250€ Exam fees. 10% Early bird discount*
(2.374,00 Euro inkl. VAT.)

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Course Dates

CourseStartDaysLocationPriceRegisterPartner
21.09.20204Frankfurt1.995 EUR
Albion
05.10.20204Kyiv1.995 EUR
Albion
17.11.20204Live Online1.595 EUR
Albion

* All prices are exclusive of VAT.

The early booking discount of 10% applies to the first four registrations at least six weeks before the course starts.

The certification guarantee and coaching sessions are included in the price.

The certification guarantee, the coaching sessions, and the early bird discount apply only to courses offered directly by Albion (no partner companies).

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