The masterclasses are designed for enterprise architects and executives. Prior knowledge about enterprise architecture is an advantage, but not necessary.
Mergers & Acquisitions
Engaging enterprise architecture in the acquisition / merger process allows the acquisition team to plan, execute, and evaluate acquisitions within a strategic planning framework that improves acquisition performance without compromising organizational performance. Specifically, using the EA capability improves acquisition performance through the following:
This masterclass provides specific concepts and methods to enhance the success of organizational mergers and acquisitions (M&A) throughout their lifecycle by using enterprise architecture (EA) analysis and design practices. Also divestments, carve-outs, and organizational transformation in general will be included in the masterclass.
Systems thinking is a necessary skill for an enterprise architect because it allows to consider the complex interdependencies and relationships between different components of a system, such as business processes, data, technology, and people. This holistic perspective enables enterprise architects to design and implement solutions that align with the overall goals and strategies of the organization, rather than just addressing isolated issues or problems. Additionally, systems thinking can help enterprise architects anticipate and proactively address potential issues and challenges, as well as identify opportunities for improvement and innovation.