A Solutions Architect is an expert in many categories. They should have hands-on experience in multiple industries and across several disciplines. They can master a variety of hardware platforms including mainframes, distributed platforms, desktops, and mobile devices. Akin to that, they should also possess skill and understanding of a variety of Operating Systems. A broad and deep understanding of Databases is also required.

The Iasa Solutions Architect training develops an architects skills to effectively function as a project delivery architect for midsize to large projects using common techniques and procedures.

  • Develop solution architecture for midsize to large projects.
  • Understand the 4 primary aspects of solution architecture and work with critical stakeholders to
    deliver them.
  • Function within the team throughout project life cycles to ensure appropriate technology strategy delivery.
  • Deliver solutions regularly based on sound value management techniques.
  • Manage stakeholders and key team members expectations and communications strategy.
  • Course includes the pre-work BTS material (.pdf) and the CITA-Associate Solution exam.
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Iasa’s architect learning path is designed to ensure the best learning experience. The path begins with the Architect Core course which prepares students for the CITA-Foundation level exam (included in the course). The next step is the associate level specialization courses in Business, Infrastructure, Information, Software and the generalization track of Solution. This offering is meant to cover all architect fields and any or all can be taken by the student. Each associate level course includes the pre-work Business Technology Strategy materials and the CITA-Associate exams.

The next two steps in the path are knowledge and experience level review boards, CITA-Specialist and CITA-Professional.  Find out more on the Iasa certifications here.

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This course is delivered in instructor-led format offered online or onsite. Each day the course instructor will guide students through understanding the deliverables and strategy for Solution architects as well as the recommended best practices for delivering a solution architecture of value. Students will progress through instructor and student led discussions, hands-on workshops, and industry case studies.

The Solution course is offered online several times throughout the year. For onsite training a minimum of 10 students are required. The course pricing is reflected below and includes the CITA – Associate exam and the course pre-work, Business Technology Strategy (BTS) materials.


Onsite Pricing
Full Member = $2,700
Non & Basic Members = $2,925 (includes full membership)

Online Pricing
Full Member = $1,900
Non & Basic Members = $2,125 (includes full membership)


“The content was very good. It was just a lot to digest late at night in a 2.5hr session. The recordings were super helpful.”
Paul Gauthier, Ingram Content Group
“The content is fantastic. The biggest benefit of attending the course is the amount of extra information that is shared. The course goes beyond equipping the participants with skills and knowledge, it arms us with a huge body of knowledge and experience. One can appreciate the tremendous efforts of the Iasa team to create the content.”
Maya More, Reliance Industries Limited
“I enjoyed the training focus on SA which should bring value to the business, not just a engineer role.”
Terese Ho, Costco Wholesale

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