"The course wasn’t a teach-to-the-test format. It was a great intro for someone who knew nothing about TOGAF in advance. Class discussions were very valuable because Steve was able to share his real world practice of the concepts."
I was trained on TOGAF® 9.1 by Dr. Steve and I had a great experience with EA Principals. Btw, I had scored a 100% on the TOGAF® Level 2.
"The courseware is amazing! Excellent. It provides a great deal of information in a highly useable and interactive manner. Shows evidence of the investment of careful planning and time. I am very appreciative."
"The most valuable part of the course is the in-depth, first-hand knowledge of the instructor and the references that he provided. What I have learned not only prepares me to be tested and certified, but also will help me to consult and use in my job and career."
Emily Zhang, Enterprise Architect
Choosing EA Principals was the best decision I made for my TOGAF certification! EA Principals' TOGAF training materials greatly simplified matter and enabled me to pass the tests within weeks. I got 85 for level 1 and 80 for level 2. I benefited from a training program tailored to my needs. I appreciate EA Principals' assisting me to reach my special goal.To summarize, EA Principals' training program has the following advantages:1) Flexible training programEA Principals is more flexible than any other training providers I considered. It provides separate test vouchers for level 1 & 2, which is important. Reason for this is that it may be difficult to do well in a level 2 test if combined with level 1, because it is a different kind of test from level 1 and the mental switch is significant.They would also provide free retake test voucher(s) if you failed on the first try.2) On target training materialsIt was advice from Steve Else on what to focus on that led me to successfully pass both tests. He gave me clear direction about what slides to read and what practice tests to take.The EA Principals' briefing slides were only 215 pages long for level 1 and 218 pages for level 2. Their practice tests provided sufficient coverage of all the subject areas in sufficient depth. It was an effective training program that allowed me to pass the tests within a minimum amount of time!3) Clear messagesTOGAF contains quite some "big" words with no concrete meanings. Steve Else's uses things that we could relate to, to explain the seemingly abstract concepts and made it easy to distinguish between them. He is a talented teacher as well as an expert in the subject area.4) Outstanding training managerLast but not least, Fawn is brilliant! She always does what she has promised. She was patient and went above and beyond.Thank you, EA Principals! Highly recommended!Emily Zhang, Enterprise Architect
Attendee from a major health insurance company
"Dr. Else ‘s personal experience was extremely helpful. His real life anecdotes helped me understand how TOGAF 9 could be used to solve challenges that are present in this organization."
"The web-based outline of all course materials and all reference items was very helpful. The use of videos was good and interesting. The practice exams gave a great indication of where I was and what preparation is required to get certified."
Enterprise Architect from a major city government organization
"EA principals was able to create a successful, 4 day training program that helps achieve TOGAF understanding and certification. The training materials provided by EA principals are extremely useful and complete, I have been referencing them constantly as I develop our architecture repository and reference models. Steve Else and the staff at EA principals made this a enjoyable and informative experience."