Certified Master Anaplanners are Anaplan’s experienced platform evangelists, who share a common technical language and are involved in the structural development of their models. Anaplan customers, partners, and employees are all eligible to become a Certified Master Anaplanner, given they are willing and able to meet qualifications and requirements below.
In order to be considered for Certified Master Anaplanner status, please fill out our online application. You only need to fill this out once and can continue with the certification process even as you change employers – just let us know that you’re making the switch.
In the first phase of the certification process, candidates are screened for the following criteria:
At least 1-year of experience within the Anaplan platform
Completion of the required training outlined below*
*Partners and employees interested in becoming a Certified Master Anaplanner must complete all courses listed in the Partner Learning Path prior to applying.
**201: Intermediate Model Building has been sunset and is no longer an accepted qualification.
Once a candidate has proven to be qualified, they are asked to meet our program requirements in order to officially become a Certified Master Anaplanner:
A passing score on the Master Anaplanner Certification Test
Active contribution to the Anaplan ecosystem (as part of annual maintenance requirements -- more information coming late 2019)
Our certification test is designed to test your cross-functional Anaplan knowledge, and includes multiple-choice questions on Model Building, Data Integration, and Center of Excellence Principles.
The best preparation for certification exams is practical experience. We recommend one or more years of hands-on experience using Anaplan. Training can also help you advance your technical skills and learn best practices for working with Anaplan.
In addition to our required training, the following materials can help you prepare for the certification test. Learn how you can grow your knowledge in the areas below:
Center of Excellence Topics
Governance & Structure
Data Integration Topics
Importing and Exporting Data
Integration Platform and Connectors
Model Building Topics
Model Building Best Practices
Formulas and Functions
Dynamic Cell Access
Application Lifecycle Management (ALM)