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Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect; the Practicalities

Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect training from Dunstan ThomasSparx Systems Authorised Training Partner

Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect; the Practicalities is a training course focused on the issues common to all team members and provides a solid practical foundation in the use of this modelling tool.

This is an entry level course designed to provide a knowledge base on the practical use of Enterprise Architect.

Course Details

Duration: 1 Day

Prerequisites: There are no knowledge prerequisites for this training course. Participants will need access to an instance of Enterprise Architect.

Course Outline​

Introduction to Enterprise Architect

  • Describe the main features of Enterprise Architect and its editions
  • Describe The concept of repositories in Enterprise Architect;
    • Working with repositories
    • Structure of repositories
  • Provide an overview of version control with Enterprise Architect

Configuring Enterprise Architect

  • The workspace arrangement of the window views
  • The Perspectives that are loaded and hence active;
    • Configuring a personal perspective
  • Global options for;
    • Diagrams
    • Objects
    • Links

Note: Although configuration is somewhat a matter of personal taste, the above are recommendations and best practices, to which all team members should conform.

Working with Enterprise Architect

  • Creating / Opening Projects
  • Basic Modelling Activities:
    • Creating a repository structure (adding model roots, views and packages)
    • Managing settings for the repository
    • Adding elements directly to the repository
    • Setting the Properties of elements
    • Using the Notes Property including spell check and glossary
    • Using Linked Documents
    • Adding diagrams directly to the repository
    • Using the diagram toolbox
    • Using the diagram quick link to create relationships between elements
    • Using alignment and sizing tools
    • Re-using elements on multiple diagrams
    • Copying elements that are present on a diagram
    • Changing the style of a connector
    • Setting the properties of connectors
    • Setting the properties of a diagram that affect its appearance
    • Setting the properties of a diagram that affect the appearance of elements and connectors on that diagram
    • Creating Composite Elements
    • Using Rectangle Notation for elements that support it
    • Deleting elements from a diagram
    • Deleting elements from the model repository
    • Using the relationship matrix

How do I book this course?

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