BIAN Banking Architecture Foundation + Exam

Course code: BIANBAF

This 2-day BIAN Banking Architecture Foundation course provides you knowledge of the BIAN banking architecture standard. The BIAN model is the new standard for modelling capabilities, APIs and microservices for a full range of banking activities. This is the common framework for banking interoperability issues.

By successfully passing the BIAN Foundation Exam delegates will achieve the BIAN Foundation level certification which ensures that they have been audited and have successfully mastered the required BIAN Foundation level. This includes their ability to describe and recognize certain knowledge about BIAN such as the benefits BIAN provides to financial services providers, the BIAN design principles and artifacts, the abilities to reduce integration cost and maximize interoperability. Being certified in The BIAN Foundation level acknowledges that a certified professional has mastered the BIAN Standard and is aware that financial institutions can be modelled in a standard way, which enables maximum interoperability and re-use and minimum IT integration cost. A BIAN Foundation certified person is able to recognize and apply this to other financial services providers.

Examination is included in the courseprice.

1 990 EUR

2 408 EUR including VAT

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Type: Virtual

Course duration: 2 days

Language: en

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Course description

Be able to describe the purpose of BIAN and its design principles

Be able to describe and recognize fully those design principles including:

  • Non-overlapping functionality
  • Discrete service centers to model a bank
  • Dynamic behavior of static assets

Be able to describe and recognize BIAN artifacts in the correct context including:

  • Business scenarios
  • Functional patterns
  • Action terms
  • Behavior qualifiers
  • Asset types
  • Control records

Target group

The BIAN certification is intended for enterprise architects, solution architects, consultants and advisors working in the banking and financial services industry. IT professionals in the following roles should consider BIAN Foundation certification:

  • Enterprise Architects
  • Business Architects
  • Solution Architects
  • Data / Information Architects
  • Application Architects
  • Infrastructure Architects
  • Security Architects
  • Program / Project Managers
  • Business Analysts
  • Development Team Leaders
  • Experienced Developers

Course structure

  1. Introduction to BIAN
  2. BIAN’s primary purpose and approach
  3. Understanding the theory of BIAN
  4. The BIAN service landscape
  5. How to apply the BIAN standard
  6. Assembling a representative enterprise blueprint for a bank
  7. An enterprise blueprint as a framework for analysis
  8. BIAN and the TOGAF ADM



Delegates should have some Enterprise Architecture experience or knowledge, such as TOGAF® or similar certification or Enterprise Architecture experience in a financial services business context.

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  • Number of questions : 60
  • Duration of exam: 60 minuts
  • Pass Mark: 70%
  • Open/Closed book? Closed
  • Language: English
  • Re-exam included: Yes, for accredited courses
  • Exam delivery: Online
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