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Online Sparx Enterprise Architect Training – UML with Enterprise Architect for Beginners

Online Sparx Enterprise Architect Training

This online training course is designed to be an introduction to Sparx System’s UML modelling tool; Enterprise Architect. The course is aimed at people who want to quickly gain a proficiency in the use of UML and Enterprise Architect and who have no prior experience in either.

This course is broad in its coverage and attempts to teach the important aspects of UML, its application, structure and the features of the tool.

Course Price £NA (per person)
Onsite Price from £NA (per person)
Online Price from £275.00 +Vat Per Person
Course Duration Self Paced

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What will I learn?

Online Sparx Enterprise Architect Training

Delegates will gain a practical knowledge of UML and Enterprise Architect to allow them to immediately start working on projects using UML and Enterprise Architect.

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Course Content

Introduction to the Unified Modelling Language (UML)

  • Brief introduction covering what the UML is including diagram types and very brief history

Introduction to Enterprise Architect

  • What is Enterprise Architect?
  • EA Architecture
  • A look at the object browser and how models are structured using views and packages
  • Diagramming techniques
  • Enterprise Architect Options menu
  • Enterprise Architect Settings menu
  • How to search the model
  • Focus is on getting new users to a point where they are familiar with how to use the tool and where to find certain features; also trying to instil best practice early on such as using package diagrams to structure views and reuse of elements in the model.

Use Cases

  • How to draw the Use Case diagram
  • Identification of use cases and actors
  • Discussion on application within iterative development methodologies
  • Specification of Use Cases (Basic Flow, Alternate Flows, Exception Flows) using text
  • Common issues and their solutions

Activity diagram

  • How to draw Activity diagrams
  • Look at how to document use case specifications diagrammatically with activity diagrams and the benefits it brings
  • Look at business process modelling using activity diagrams and the advantage of using structured activities

Class Diagram

  • Discuss classes and objects
  • How to draw class diagrams
  • Differences between domain modelling and implementation modelling
  • Object diagram (brief overview)

State Machine Diagram

  • How to draw State Machine Diagrams
  • How to Model an Object State in EA so that those states are available for that object throughout the model.

Sequence Diagram

  • Discuss differences between using sequence diagrams for analysis or design
  • How to draw sequence diagrams

Component Diagram

  • How to draw Component Diagrams
  • Discuss Applications of Component Diagrams such as analysing existing Architectures to look for possible optimisations
  • Show how to link component class design to the component without compromising the structure of the model

Deployment Diagram

  • How to draw Deployment Diagrams
  • Discuss what a Deployment Diagram represents

Prerequisites

There are no pre-requisites for this course but delegates should have some understanding of the Unified Modelling Language (UML).