A Course of Action is an approach or plan for configuring some capabilities and resources controlled by a stakeholder (government, sector of industry, enterprise, person) undertaken to achieve a goal.

A Course of Action represents what a social actor has decided, or will decide to do.

Courses of action can be categorized as strategies (long-term) and tactics (short-term).

The common use of customer journey maps and in order to support Collaborative Planning (and Investment) at multiple levels in a social architecture we introduce terms Journey map, macro journey, meso journey, micro journey and pico journey.

Category: Strategy elements and Behaviour aspect.

Examples: Acquire company, Merge organizations, Provide repository support.

Source: Archimate®3, Chapter 7 Strategy elements.