This course explores the use of Sparx Enterprise Architect (EA) to create models relevant to business analysts and architects.  You will gain sufficient knowledge start using the language and the tool to improve your productivity while developing higher quality work products.  Attendees will be able to read and understand the UML models being developed and start using the UML as a visual design tool.  Wherever possible the course uses student company process and project information for examples and exercises to make the material as relevant as possible. 

What you will learn

By the end of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Identify the fifteen UML diagrams
  • Describe the use of each of the UML diagrams and identify which of them should be used in their problem or project context
  • Follow a methodology to produce a business model in a modeling tool
  • Use EA to model system behavior using an activity diagram
  • Use EA to model system behavior using a sequence diagram
  • Use EA to model requirements using a requirements diagram
  • Use EA to model requirements using a use case diagram
  • Use EA to capture use case descriptions as structured scenarios
  • Use EA to model structure using class diagrams
  • Use EA to relate behavior to structure in a model
  • Use EA to prepare model views and reports


3 Days

Outline for Sparx Enterprise Architect for Business Analysts Training

Chapter 1: Introduction to UML and EA Fundamentals

Chapter 2: The UML Language Architecture

Chapter 3: Requirements Analysis

Chapter 4: UML structural diagrams and elements

Chapter 5: UML behavioral elements

Chapter 6: UML behaviors with sequence diagrams

Chapter 7: OPTIONAL – UML behaviors with state diagrams

Chapter 8: Enterprise Analysis

Chapter 9: Reporting model contents using HTML, PDF and RTF report generation

Chapter 10: Exploring EA models – model search and filtering