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's current customers, registered partners, and employees are all eligible to become a Certified Master Anaplanner, given they are willing and able to meet the requirements below.
Qualifications Candidates must fulfill the following criteria*:
Complete the core Academy trainings by becoming a Certified Solution Architect
*More courses to be added upon impending releases.
Interested in becoming a Certified Master Anaplanner?
Learn about the Master Anaplanner Certification Exam and the steps to get started
The best way to hone your expertise is practical experience. We recommend one or more years of hands-on experience using Anaplan to uncover all you can do with the platform. 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 get a well-rounded understanding of the platform. Learn how you can grow your knowledge in the areas below:
Center of Excellence Topics
Data Hubs: Purpose and Peak Performance
Governance & Structure
Building a Center of Excellence
Introduction to Centers of Excellence
Selecting Center of Excellence Governance Structures
Center of Excellence Roles and Responsibilities
Why Do I Need a Center of Excellence?
Benefits of Establishing a Center of Excellence
Data Integration Topics
Importing and Exporting Data
Data Related Training Classes
Get Started with Imports
Export from Anaplan
Overview of Private and Default Files
Import Data Sources
Integration Platform and Connectors
Guide to Data Integration using Anaplan REST API
Anaplan API Guide and Reference
Tableau Connector for Anaplan
Excel Add-in Version 3.0
Third-party Data Integration
Anaplan Connector Guide for Dell Boomi
Anaplan HyperConnect Powered by Informatica
Model Building Topics
Model Building Best Practices
Best Practices for Module Design
Formula Optimization in Anaplan Knowledge
Time Range Application
Reduce Calculations for Better Performance
PLANS–This Is How We Model Shared Best Practice
Formulas and Functions
Formula Structure for Performance
Dynamic Cell Access
Dynamic Cell Access
Dynamic Cell OR Selective Access
Dynamic Cell Access Tips and Tricks
Selective Access (Anapedia)
Selective Access (Academy)
Introduction to Time Ranges
Time Ranges–The Basics
Filter Best Practice
Application Lifecycle Management (ALM)
Revision Tag Best Practices
Save Incomplete Changes when Synchronizing in ALM
Production Lists Overview
Structural Information Reference
Master Anaplanners are certified model-building experts that have demonstrated a commitment to ongoing engagement in all things Anaplan. In return, Master Anaplanners are recognized in a variety of ways, with more exciting benefits to come!
1. Exclusive Access to Anaplan’s leadership, including the executive team as well as our engineering and product teams. An exciting opportunity to be the first to see the future product roadmap as well as having a channel to ask company-specific questions directly to the top of decision makers.
2. Network with Fellow Master Anaplanners who are the best in their field and widely respected within the planning industry. Our program provides a unique space for you to discuss issues with experts from other companies in your industry, and a chance to learn from their mistakes as well as share examples from your experiences.
3. Showcase Your Company's Thought Leadership and expertise in the Connected Planning industry. Within this program you can highlight your success in utilizing Anaplan on a global stage (figuratively and literally at our annual conference).
4. VIP Anaplan CPX Experience. Gain entry to our VIP Master Anaplanner lounge and claim your exclusive CPX gift. Visit with top executives and experts during private Master Anaplanner sessions.
5. Gain a Competitive Advantage. Build your brand and amplify your status within the planning industry when you are globally recognized as a top Anaplan model builder.
6. Advance your Career. Earning a certification can open up new opportunities for advancement and increase your earning potential by as much as 51 percent*.
7. Gain Further Career Recognition with an updated Master Anaplanner certificate to display within your Community profile and on your LinkedIn profile.
8. Shape the future of the Master Anaplanner program, the Master Anaplanner program is evolving and you can impact the direction it takes. Help us build out the program you want by providing feedback and sharing what motivates you as a Master Anaplanner.
*According to The IIA’s 2017 Internal Audit Compensation Study (based on U.S. responses).