Earn your Business Architecture Specialist Certificate

Become a Business Architecture Specialist (BAIS)

The Business Architecture Specialist (BAIS) Certificate is proof that you've begun your business architecture journey by committing to the industry's most meaningful and credible business architecture training program.

When you earn your BAIS Certificate, you will be able to design and implement a governance structure for your organization, develop and optimize business processes, and manage business information effectively. You will be able to align strategic goals and objectives with decisions about products and services, partners and suppliers, organization, capabilities, and key business and IT initiatives.

Your primary focus will be on understanding and aligning the business motivations, operations, and analysis frameworks that link the different aspects of the enterprise together. Using a repeatable approach, cohesive framework, and industry standard techniques, you will be able to develop an integrated view of the enterprise that supports organizational goals and objectives.

With the skills and knowledge you gain, you will be able to drive growth and innovation within your organization by optimizing operations, reducing costs, and developing new products and services that meet business needs. You will be a valuable asset to your organization, helping to ensure its long-term success and competitiveness in the marketplace.

Business Architecture Core Program

The courses offered in this certificate program will equip you with the knowledge and skills of business architecture fundamentals.

Upon completion of this program, you will earn the
Business Architecture Specialist (BAISSM) Certificate.

Business Architecture Elective Courses

When you complete the core and elective courses, you will earn the
Business Architecture Professional (BAIPSM) Certificate.

Business Architecture Certification

We offer Business Architecture Certification for practitioners who want to go beyond a certificate program and earn recognition with our industry-acknowledged professional certification.

CBAIPs enhance their professional experience by obtaining recognition of their competency, and proving that they are professionally qualified to practice their profession. Business Architecture certification helps employers define job objectives, evaluate position candidates, assess employee performance and motivate employees to enhance their skills and knowledge. Business Architecture certification supports the advancement of Business Architecture professionals by providing a way to measure and document the knowledge and skills required to be recognized as a competent practitioner.

Measure your current Business Architecture skills with our Business Architecture Skills Self-Assessment.

Flexible course delivery

BAInstitute.org offers you the flexibility to take training how, when and where you want.

Flexible packages

Save a bundle on the four-course requirement. Choose between four packages. Each one gives you four course credits and one year professional membership.

On Demand Replay
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Cost: $2,349.00 Cost: $2,849.00   Cost: $3,349.00   Cost: $3,849.00

Complete your Certificate 100% online. "Replay Courses" are recordings of recent Live Online courses. Choose from our most popular On Demand courses available 24/7/365 from your PC, phone or tablet.

Attend Live Online courses - they allow you to interact with instructors and fellow students. You may also choose to take On Demand courses.


Dedicated training sessions for your team based on your schedule. Requires a minimum of six participants.


Our most flexible package allows you to register for any delivery method you wish. Attend any of our face-to-face events as well as register for eLearning courses as it
fits your schedule.

Delivery methods:

  • On Demand

Delivery methods:

  • Live Online
  • On Demand

Delivery methods:

  • Face-to-Face
  • Live Online
  • On Demand

Delivery methods:

  • Face-to-Face
  • Live Online
  • On Demand

All three packages include:

  • Four course credits
    • To use your credits, you should also add individual courses to your cart now or later
  • One year Professional Membership
  • Certificate upon completion

Why Become a BAIS?

Completion of the BAIS Certificate program will help you grow as a leader both professionally and personally, and build a strong foundation for career advancement and influence.

  1. PERSPECTIVE: Broaden your business and organizational perspective
  2. ALIGNMENT: Understand how to align strategies to organizational results
  3. VALIDATION: Documented evidence of your professional abilities
  4. ACCOMPLISHMENT: Having completed study in six critical Business Architecture practice areas

What Will You Learn?

The four-course Business Architecture Certificate program signifies that you have successfully started formal training in these critical Business Architecture practice areas:

  1. Organizational Vision, Mission, and Purpose
  2. Business Modeling
  3. Value Propositions
  4. Organization Mapping
  5. Business Capability Modeling
  6. Business Capability Assessment
  7. Strategy Mapping
  8. Change Leadership and Influence
  9. Governance and Performance Management

Becoming a Business Architect

Advance Your Career with the Industry Leader

Completing the Business Architecture Specialist program of study provides a strong foundation for leader success. Established in 2005, BAInstitute.org is the leading provider of Business Architecture training. This program of study enjoys great reviews from past participants and makes a strong statement that you are among the leaders in the industry—up to date with Business Architecture concepts, techniques and practices, and knowledgeable about the impact they can make within your organization.

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