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BiSL® Foundation Training & Certification (Virtual)

Course Description:
With the complexity of today’s business environment, demand for quick market response is more essential than ever before. Organizations cannot function with suboptimal IT support. IT can only act as an enabler for business strategies when there is a close fit. For an effective alignment of business processes with IT, business management has the final responsibility to establish a bridge and close any gaps. Business Information Services Library (BiSL®) provides a public domain standard approach for Business Information Management. To be most effective in aligning business process with IT, business management must act on strategic, tactical and operational levels. The BiSL® functions as the defined business interface to IT on the executing, managerial as well as the directing level. BiSL® offers a starting point for process improvement providing best practices and uniform terminology.

BiSL® Public Domain Framework:
BiSL® is a public domain framework for business information management that describes functional management and information management on both operational and strategic levels. Each process is defined with its key inputs and outputs together with the specific objectives to be achieved and activities to be carried out.

Course and Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize and understand the key concepts of BiSL® Levels & perspectives, positioning and historical background)
  • Understand the meaning of information and organization strategy
  • Understand the working (Keymessage, objectives and subjects, activities and results and their relationship with othes domains and processes) of BiSL® process clusters and its subsequent processes
  • Implementing BiSL® and management of change

Course Approach:
The two-day Foundation course covers the basics of BiSL®, comprising basic theory, as well as hands-on exercises to apply the theory learned. The course concludes with an optional on-site BiSL® foundation certification exam.


Course Outline:
Students will receive a BiSL® Foundation classroom workbook containing all of the presentation materials, course notes, case study and sample exams.

Reference Materials:
Additional reference materials are not required for this course.

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Target Audience:
The BiSL® Foundation training is suitable for a broad audience: Professionals with special interest in Business-IT alignment from a business perspective, IT Professionals, IT Support Staff, Application, Project and Business Managers, Business information administrators, information managers, team members and team managers bridging the business and the IT domain.