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RCDA is CGI’s approach to architecture in the digital age. Its principles and practices provide effective agile solution shaping with a fast architectural feedback loop. CGI’s RCDA training suite supports organizations that need a modern architecture function, based on team collaboration and responsiveness.

The RCDA Practitioner course is an interactive, on-line training course for practicing architects, in five three-hour sessions.

Through presentations, discussions and exercises, attendees learn to apply good architecture practices to their everyday work context. The course combines lectures and group exercises.

Dates: 5 morning sessions on March 16, 18, 23, 25 and 30 (2021) from 9:30-12:30 Central European (Summer) Time.

Participants will receive pdf versions of the RCDA handbook, presentation slides and a RCDA Practitioner certificate.

RCDA Practitioner Course Program
Module 1 Fundamentals

Architecture responsbilities – Up-front versus adaptive architecture – Risk and Cost   Driven Architecture

Module 2 Understanding Context

Stakeholders   & Requirements – Architectural Requirements Prioritization – Dealing with   Non-Functional Requirements – Stakeholder Workshops – Dealing with Contracts

Module 3 Architectural Decisions

Architectural Decision Making – Applying  Architectural Strategies

Module 4 Modeling

Architecture   Modeling – Solution Costing – Value-driven documentation

Module 5 Validation 

Architecture   Evaluation – Independent Architecture Assessment – Architectural Prototyping

Module 6 Delivery

Technical Debt Control – Architecture Roadmapping

Module 7 Maturity

Assess your team/s architecture maturity – Wrap-up

Prices exclude VAT.


Date and costs

March 16 @ 09:30 CET

March 30 @ 12:30 CET



On-line training, you will be sent details later.





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All prices are listed in EUROs and excluding VAT unless clearly indicated!

Early bird discount

When you order a training seat with us more that 1 month before the start of the training, we will give you an 'Early bird' discount of € 100,-