Course Overview

  • This course will teach the DOD Architecture Framework (DODAF) using the UPDM modeling language. It consists of 5 days of lecture with a hands-on practical exercise after each module, plus a 4-hour lab exercise.

  • While there are no prerequisites for this course, previous systems engineering or enterprise architecture modeling experience is helpful.

Day 1

Module 01 - Getting Started with MagicDraw

  • Overview of MagicDraw tool interface

  • Common/basic modeling features and operations

  • Getting Started with MagicDraw


Module 02 – UPDM/DODAF Overview

  • DODAF and UPDM Overview


Module 03 – Operational Views

  • OV Overview

  • OV-1 High Level Operational Concept Graphic

  • OV-2 Operational Node Connectivity Description

Day 2

Module 04 - Operational Views (continued)

  • OV-5 Operational Activity Model

  • OV-3 Operational Information Exchange Matrix

  • OV-4 Organizational Relationships Chart

  • OV-6a Operational Rules Model

  • OV-6b Operational State Transition Description

  • OV-6c Operational Event-Trace Description

Day 3

Module 5 - Systems Views/Services Views

  • SV-1 Systems Interface Description

  • SV-4 Systems Functionality Description

  • SV-6 Systems Data Exchange Matrix

  • SV-2 Systems Communications Description

  • SV-3 Systems-Systems Matrix

  • SV-5 Operational Activity to Systems Function Traceability Matrix

  • SV-10a Systems Rules Model

  • SV-10b Systems State Transition Description

  • SV-10c Systems Event-Trace Description

  • SV-7 Systems Performance Parameters Matrix

  • SV-8 Systems Evolution Description

  • SV-9 Systems Technology Forecast

Day 4

Module 6 - Capability Views

  • CV-1: Vision

  • CV-2: Capability Taxonomy

  • CV-3: Capability Phasing

  • CV-4: Capability Dependencies

  • CV-5: Capability to Organizational Mapping

  • CV-6: Capability to Operational Mapping

  • CV-7: Capability to Services Mapping


Module 7 - Project Views

  • PV-1: Project Portfolio Relationships

  • PV-2: Project Timeline

  • PV-3: Project to Capability Mapping


Module 8 - Standards Views

  • StdV-1 Technical Standards Profile

  • StdV -2 Technical Standards Forecast

Day 5

Module 9 - Data and Information Views

  • DIV-1: Conceptual Data Model

  • DIV-2: Logical Data Model

  • DIV-3: Physical Data Model


Module 10 - All View

  • AV-1 Overview and Summary Information

  • AV-2 Integrated Dictionary


Module 11 - Wrap Up

  • Course Review

  • Feedback Session

  • Questions & Answers

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