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Building Cisco Business and IT Roadmaps

30 Hours
Online Instructor-led Training
USD 1399 (USD 2800)
Save 50% Offer ends on 31-Dec-2023
Building Cisco Business and IT Roadmaps course and certification
214 Learners

About this Course
This course enables participants to align Cisco architectures, Smart Solutions and services with a customer’s strategic vision and technology needs. Participants will enhance their skills in executing a consultative, business-led sales approach. Activities train on how to use Cisco’s Transformational Networking methodology in uncovering customer priorities, IT capability gaps and financial drivers for Cisco-related IT investments.
Participants build skills necessary to gain customer acceptance as trusted advisor. This drives higher Cisco / channel partner revenue, influence and customer loyalty. This training covers topics such as:Understanding a customer business strategy and priorities: Moving beyond IT to engaging with Line of Business stakeholders and building credibility;Identifying how Cisco architectures and solutions address customer IT capability gaps; Running a workshop aimed at gaining stakeholder agreement to a roadmap of IT projects; Effectively presenting to senior executives; Understanding financial concepts; creating inputs for a business case.


Course Description

Building Cisco Business and IT Roadmaps online course get started with IT technology, business and  solution. Building Cisco Business and IT Roadmaps 2.0 online course intention is to provide a foundation to combine cisco architecture, smart solution and services serving technology needs.

Building Cisco Business and IT Roadmaps online course will allow the participants to understand the benefits of understanding the foundation of IT business and its gap.

Building Cisco Business and IT Roadmaps online course is ideally developed for business professionals who wants to become cisco business specialist. 

In the Building Cisco Business and IT Roadmaps online training course, Uplatz provides an in-depth online training for the participants or learners to gain knowledge and able to understand and meet IT business needs. Uplatz provides appropriate teaching and expertise training to equip the participants for implementing the learnt concepts in an enterprise.

Building Cisco Business and IT Roadmaps online training course curriculum covers understand customer business strategy, cisco architecture and solutions.

With the help of Building Cisco Business and IT Roadmaps online course, the learners can discover:

  • Inhouse Terminology and concepts related to the Cisco Meraki product

  • Know about cisco architecture

  • Understand the finance concepts

  • Able to improve business

Uplatz provides an in-depth training to the learners to accelerate their knowledge and skill set required for a Cisco Business Specialist

Course Objective

After completing this course you should be able to:

  • Adopt a consultative, business led sales approach to customer engagements
  • Conduct a workshop to capture business strategies, objectives and requirements
  • Convey roadmap benefits; gain customer executive buy-in and commitment for action
  • Apply the Cisco Transformational Networking methodology; to create a technology and initiatives roadmap plus supporting deliverables, aligned to the customer’s business priorities
  • Develop and position a business case for the roadmap to include Cisco Architectural propositions, Smart Solutions, Services and related offerings

Target Audience

Engineers and Architects involved in the planning of customer solutions.


Building Cisco Business and IT Roadmaps

Course Details & Curriculum

DAYS 1 and 2


  • Learner Introductions
  • Business Transformation Roles

Enterprise Architecture

  • Architectural Differences
  • Architectural Framework
  • EA Methodologies
  • Architecture and Design
  • Architectural Lifecycle
  • Architectural Benefits


  • TOGAF and Other Frameworks
  • Evolution of IT Service Management
  • Align with Business Strategy and Change
  • Engagement Models and Questions
  • Application and Relevance of TOGAF 9.1
  • Application and Relevance of ITIL 2011

A New Approach

  • Vision, Strategy and Execution
  • Business Focused Engagements
  • Features, Advantages, Benefits and Business Relevance
  • Story Board Methodology
  • Exploring Business Relevance
  • Business Personas

Customer Conversation Framework

  • Background
  • Customer Conversation Framework
  • Three Questions
  • Smart Solutions

Business Transformation and IT Enabled Change

  • Evolving Landscape
  • Drivers for Business Leaders
  • Practical Steps and Frameworks
  • Example Questions

Architectural Plays

  • Enterprise Objectives
  • Business Value
  • The Pace of Technology Change
  • Business Relevance
  • Cisco Architectural Plays

Personal Story

  • The purpose of a personal story
  • Developing a personal story
  • Case study personal story

Competitor Landscape and Differentiation

  • Gartner Magic Quadrants
  • Differentiation

Business Finance Module

  • The CFO as a Stakeholder
  • Financial Concepts and Models
  • Total Cost of Ownership
  • Pricing Approaches


Business Consulting Roles and Styles

  • Consulting Skills and Competencies
  • Consultant Roles

Business Consulting Skills

  • The 5 Phase Process
  • Phase 1: Engage
  • Client Meetings
  • Stakeholder Mapping, Analysis and Management

Establishing Rapport

  • Keys to Building Rapport
  • Personality Types
  • Color Insights


  • Listening as a skill
  • Becoming an Active Listener
  • Listening in a meeting (Exercise)
  • Pick a square

Business Consulting Process – Phase 2: Gather and Analyse

  • Running a workshop
  • Essential Workshop Ingredients
  • Workshop Template
  • Case Study Exercise

Business Consulting Process – Phase 3: Build and Validate

  • Gap Analysis
  • SWOT Analysis
  • Question types
  • Objection Handling/Avoidance
  • Understanding Change Management
  • Presenting the Findings

Architecture Vision and Business Consulting Final

  • Exercise

DAYS 4 and 5

Transformative Architecture Engagement Methodology: Part 1

  • Roadmapping – Aligning Business & IT
  • TN – What, How , Why
  • TN – Roles and Resources
  • Customer Network Architecture – Vision Workshop
  • Delivering a Successful Customer Workshop
  • Agile Architectural Networks
  • Customer Interactive Interaction
  • Building the Architectural Relevance
  • Workshop Exercise 1
  • Review

Transformative Architecture Engagement Methodology – Part 2

    • Network Discovery
    • Current State Assessment
    • Creating the Unique Architectural Roadmap
      • TN & TOGAF
      • Workshop Exercise 2 - UA
    • Call to Action
Career Path

Building Cisco Business and IT Roadmaps online certification course with the help of expert professionals training is recognized across the globe. Because of the increased adoption of the Cisco business and administration concepts in various companies the participants are able to find the job opportunity easily. The leading companies hire cisco business specialist considering their skill of mastering system meraki product administration concepts. Building Cisco Business and IT Roadmaps online certification course is known for their knowledge in managing cisco enterprise system. After pursuing Building Cisco Business and IT Roadmaps online certification course the participants can become as a IT business specialist, business associate, cisco architecture analyst, system administrator and can pursue a wide range of career paths.


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