Enterprise Architecture Modeling with SAP PowerDesigner 16.5



In this course, you will learn how SAP PowerDesigner is used as a modeling tool that supports Enterprise Architecture (EA) from business goals through implementation using unique Link and Sync technology. Gain knowledge about how to remove silos, increase alignment, and improve business agility to respond to changes in business, technology, competition, and regulations.


  • Enterprise architect
  • Systems architect
  • Business analyst

Learning Objectives

  • Enterprise Architecture Model (EAM) in SAP PowerDesigner
  • How all model types fit into an enterprise architecture
  • Use dependency matrices (available in all modules) to visualize and edit links between any types of objects, even if they are in different kinds of models
  • Customize the display preferences for extended objects and the objects of the new EAM
  • Cross-model impact analysis: store and maintain cross-model dependencies for complete impact analysis across the enterprise

1. SAP PowerDesigner Environment

  • Examining the SAP PowerDesigner Environment
  • Defining the SAP PowerDesigner File Structure
  • Creating a Library
  • Creating a Glossary

2. Introduction to SAP PowerDesigner and Enterprise Architecture Models (EAMs)

  • Using SAP PowerDesigner for Modeling
  • Creating Diagrams in an EAM

3. Business Layer in EAM

  • Using Organization Charts and Business Communication Diagrams
  • Building the Business Layer in an EAM

4. Application Layer in EAM

  • Defining the Application Layer
  • Creating Service-Oriented Diagrams

5. Technology Layer in EAM

  • Identifying Elements of the Technology Layer

6. Diagrams and Packages

  • Creating Diagrams
  • Creating Packages

7. Reports in SAP PowerDesigner

  • Reporting in SAP PowerDesigner
  • Generating Reports

8. Model Management

  • Checking the EAM
  • Building Cross-Model Relationships

9. Repository in SAP PowerDesigner

  • Checking Documents in and out of the Repository
  • Configuring a Workflow
  • Configuring Repository Branches
  • Finalizing the Repository Configuration