Value Stream Mapping & The Business Model Canvas: Two Tools for Improvement


Length: 4 hours

This course pairs well with:

  • Why Business Architecture?
  • Capability Mapping: Use the Right Resources on the Right Things at the Right Time
  • Business Analysts
  • Project Managers
  • Department or Division Managers
  • Change Agents
  • Enterprise Architects
  • Business Managers
  • CFOs
  • CIOs
  • Emerging Business Architects
  • Business consultants
  1. Understand the 9 components of the Business Model Canvas.
  2. Know the benefits of using the model.
  3. Understand how the canvas works in conjunction with other capability tools.
  4. Learn to scale the model to use beyond the organizational view.

Price: $320.00 Early Bird Pricing$288.00 up to 4 weeks prior to the course start date.

  • Course Texts: There are no texts used for this course.
  • Food: Lunch is included in all courses that are 7 hours or more

If your organization has at least 6 participants and you desire to host the class at your site or if you would like to customize this course specifically for your organization, contact Beth Schaefer at 651-999-5834 or beth.schaefer@metrostate.edu

Cancellation Policy:

Class cancellations must be done fourteen full business days before the class start date.  No refunds for cancellations of less than fourteen full business days.  No Shows/Missed Classes – Refunds will not be issued for any missed class.  Late Arrivals/Early Departures – Metropolitan State University reserves the right to decrease continuing education units issued for late arrivals and early departures.  Written confirmation will be sent to you a week before class.  If a class is canceled, you will be contacted by phone, mail, or email.  Metropolitan State University reserves the right to cancel courses due to insufficient enrollment or unforeseen circumstances, such as weather (a full refund will be granted).

“Learning how to use the Value Stream Mapping and Business Model Canvas was most valuable along with the case studies shared by instructor.”  – from Kathy Buzay” 

 “Instructor was very knowledgeable and provided good examples.”  – from spring 2017 participant

Session on:

  • Fall dates will be posted in August 2018

If you are registering through the workforce center, you must have your counselor contact IPD directly at institute@metrostate.edu

Capability Mapping: Use the Right Resources on the Right Things at the Right Time


Length: 3.5 hours

This course pairs well with:

  • Why Business Architecture?
  • Value Stream Mapping & The Business Model Canvas: Two Tools for Improvement
  • Business Analysts
  • Project Managers
  • Department or Division Managers
  • Change Agents
  • Enterprise Architects
  • Business Managers
  • CFOs
  • CIOs
  • Emerging Business Architects
  • Business Consultants
  1. Understand the purpose and benefits of capability mapping
  2. Identify the levels of mapping and the purpose of each
  3. Appreciate the role of a Capabilities map in conjunction with other organizational views
  4. Discuss mapping options and what to consider when choosing a visual representation.

Price: $320.00 Early Bird Pricing: $288.00 4 weeks prior to the course start date

  • Course Texts: There are no texts used for this course.
  • Food: Lunch is included in all courses that are 7 hours or more

If your organization has at least 6 participants and you desire to host the class at your site or if you would like to customize this course specifically for your organization, contact Beth Schaefer at 651-999-5834 or beth.schaefer@metrostate.edu

Cancellation Policy:

Class cancellations must be done fourteen full business days before the class start date.  No refunds for cancellations of less than fourteen full business days.  No Shows/Missed Classes – Refunds will not be issued for any missed class.  Late Arrivals/Early Departures – Metropolitan State University reserves the right to decrease continuing education units issued for late arrivals and early departures.  Written confirmation will be sent to you a week before class.  If a class is canceled, you will be contacted by phone, mail, or email.  Metropolitan State University reserves the right to cancel courses due to insufficient enrollment or unforeseen circumstances, such as weather (a full refund will be granted).

“The instructor’s description of how she goes about the process of getting the information to build the models was very helpful.”  – from spring 2017 participant 

 “This gave me a number of the missing pieces to apply the tool and concepts.” – from fall 2016 participant

Session on:

Fall dates will be posted in August 2018

If you are registering through the workforce center, you must have your counselor contact IPD directly at institute@metrostate.edu

Why Business Architecture?


Length: 4 hours

This course pairs well with;

Capability Mapping and Value Stream Mapping

The Business Model Canvas: Two Tools for Improvement

  • Business Analysts
  • Project Managers
  • Department or Division Managers
  • Change Facilitators
  • Enterprise Architects
  • Business Managers
  • CFOs
  • CIOs
  • Emerging Business Architects

After completing the course, participants will be able to:

  1. Understand the concept of business architecture and its framework.
  2. Know how business architecture fits with other business capabilities and enterprise.
  3. Learn the functions of a business architect.
  4. Discover how to incorporate elements of business architecture at your organization (even without the title).
  5. Recognize opportunities to use business architect tools.
  6. Understand how to scale the tools to pilot on a smaller scale.

Price: $75.00 Early Bird Pricing$67.50 up to 4 weeks prior to the course start date.

  • Course Texts: There are no texts used for this course.
  • Food: Lunch is included in all courses that are 7 hours or more

If your organization has at least 6 participants and you desire to host the class at your site or if you would like to customize this course specifically for your organization, contact Beth Schaefer at 651-999-5834 or beth.schaefer@metrostate.edu

Cancellation Policy:

Class cancellations must be done fourteen full business days before the class start date.  No refunds for cancellations of less than fourteen full business days.  No Shows/Missed Classes – Refunds will not be issued for any missed class.  Late Arrivals/Early Departures – Metropolitan State University reserves the right to decrease continuing education units issued for late arrivals and early departures.  Written confirmation will be sent to you a week before class.  If a class is canceled, you will be contacted by phone, mail, or email.  Metropolitan State University reserves the right to cancel courses due to insufficient enrollment or unforeseen circumstances, such as weather (a full refund will be granted).

 

Session on:

Fall dates will be posted in August 2018

If you are registering through the workforce center, you must have your counselor contact IPD directly at institute@metrostate.edu