Master Anaplanner Eligibility

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.

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Step 1: Application

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.

Step 2: Qualifications

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

  • A high level of Anaplan model building activity, as compared to current Master Anaplanners
  • Completion of the required training outlined below*

Master Anaplanner Training

Level 1 Model Building**
Level 2 Model Building

*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. 


Step 3: Requirements

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)

Certification Test Resources

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:


Model Building Topics

Model Building Best Practices

Formulas and Functions

Dynamic Cell Access

Selective Access

Time Ranges

Dashboard Filtering

Application Lifecycle Management (ALM)