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IMPORTANT NOTICE: This course will be retired on August 31, 2019. Look for our new Level 1 Model Building Instructor-Led course available for registration now!    Summary: Getting ready for Anaplan is key to a collaborative and successful project, and Launchpad provides the quick start you need! Launchpad includes the resources, information, and training that gets your team enabled, empowered and excited about using Anaplan to drive business value.  Training Benefits   Launchpad includes the resources, information, and training that gets your team enabled, empowered and excited about using Anaplan to drive business value. By the end of this class, you will have: Model Builders and end users leave prepared for implementation Project teams learn and understand the Anaplan vocabulary Project teams understand necessary resources for the implementation and can plan accordingly Model Builders learn the fundamentals of building and maintaining an Anaplan model The course  will take about 2 days to complete.   To view upcoming offerings for the new Level 1 course, click here.
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IMPORTANT NOTICE: This course will be retired on August 31, 2019.   If you have started this course, please complete it no later than August 31, 2019. If you have not started it yet, please launch our new version called Level 1 Model Building now available on the Anaplan Academy Learning Center.  Click here to access your Learning Center dashboard to start the new Level 1 Model Building course.   Summary: In this course, you will learn the foundational Anaplan concepts and technical model building skills that you need to constructively participate in an Anaplan implementation. This is a hands-on course; in step-by-step lessons, you’ll build a model designed to meet the needs of end users in a fictional company. Course Objectives: By the end of this class, you should be able to: Identify the basic building blocks of Anaplan Explain the use of dimensions in Anaplan models Demonstrate how to access and use Anaplan's basic model building features Manually import data into lists and modules Use Blueprint view to add formatting and functionality to data Create basic formulas within individual modules and across modules Design and create dashboards Set model access for users  Please note that while lesson content is viewable on mobile devices, your best learning experience will be on a laptop or desktop computer. After completing the course lessons, you will move on to a final certification project. After successful completion of the project, you’ll be an Official Anaplanner! This course will take approximately 12 - 16 hours to complete.   Start the course here.
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The purpose of this training is to bring end users up to speed with the Anaplan platform. It is not intended to be a dive into building models. Additionally please note that what is discussed in this training is general information and not specific to your Anaplan build. Also note attached to this article are some basic job aids covering the topics contained in the training. After completing this learning you will understand: Who Anaplan is What the Anaplan platform does What Anaplan means to your role and others within your company Basic Anaplan navigation and terms This class will take approximately 25-35 minutes to complete.   Please note, if you have issues with the video in this course send an email to Not every corporate firewall is the same and we have some alternative methods for accessing the videos. Launch Course Enjoy the course? Have feedback? We value your opinion. Use the Kudo and Comments features below!
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Overview This class’ intention is to focus on the process of conceptualizing and designing dashboards that are relevant and useable for the end user. Dashboards provide the needed focus on the output of the model, which is important for good model design. You will find this class useful if you want to understand how to design dashboards that meet the needs of each end user role. This class is conceptual and not intended to be a technical "how to" build training. Topics include: Why good dashboard design is important The main types of dashboards Dashboard design concepts Gathering and identifying the correct information Choosing the best components to use Proper dashboard layout Utilizing user feedback and the review process   Class information This class will take approximatly 50-60 minutes to complete. The ability to bookmark is currently not available so if you leave a section remember where you were, class navigation is open so you can easily return.  We strongly recommend you review these classes in the order below. If desired, full scripts are available in the .zip file (3MB) attached to this article.    Click on each section to view the video. Sections: Dashboard Design Introduction 4:00 Dashboard Types 19:00 Dashboard Design Concepts 9:15 Dashboard Components 10:30 Dashboard Prep 6:15 Dashboard Design and Layout 13:00 Dashboard Review 3:00 We value your feedback! Please kudo if you like the class or feel free to share in the comments below. What did you like? What do you want more explanation around?
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Overview: This course provides an overview of the model schema design process. It is highly recommended for anyone intending to take the Model Design class or The Anaplan Way class. A schema is a flexible roadmap for your model build. It is an outline, or a framework, of your vision for the final product you wish to have in Anaplan. Schemas aid you as a tool to convey your vision to customers and the project team before the build begins, and as a reference during the build that ensures your build is on track. In this course we: Define model schemas Outline the benefits of creating schemas Compare and contrast schemas at the functional area level and module level Discover the influence of User Stories on model schemas Summarize the steps and components in the schema building process This course will take approximately 10-15 minutes. Click here to begin      
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