Solution Architect Certification Eligibility

Solution Architect Certification Eligibility

An Anaplan Certified Solution Architect is an individual who has shown technical competence at the required level via successful completion of all courses that make up the Anaplan Platform Certification Path. Anaplan Partners, customers, and employees are eligible to become a Certified Solution Architect, on provision that they are able to meet the requirements outlined below.

Qualifications

In order to be considered for the Anaplan Certified Solution Architect achievement, candidates must successfully complete the curriculum as well as submit a Design Review application and fulfill an experience requirement. 

Course Completion

Note: If your completions are associated with multiple email addresses or an email address that is different from your application, email Academy@anaplan.com.

Experiential Requirement

To satisfy the experiential requirement for the Solution Architect Certification, candidates must meet one of the following criteria:

  • 1 year of hands-on model building experience within the Anaplan platform. The experience must include a minimum of 2 Anaplan projects independent of the Anaplan platform training.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in design, building and implementation of any of the qualifying software below. 
    • Oracle Hyperion HFM.
    • Oracle Hyperion Planning. 
    • Oracle Cloud EPM.
    • IBM TM1.
    • Adaptive.
    • EssBase.
    • Kinaxis.
    • E2open.
    • SAP BPC.
    • SAP IBP.
    • SAP BI-IP.
    • SAP SAC.
    • SAP Callidus.
    • Planful.
    • OneStream.

Design Review Application

Once a candidate has completed the above requirements and wishes to formally apply for the Anaplan Solution Architect certification, they should complete the online Certified Solution Architect Design Review Application in the Learning Center. Should the links in the application be unavailable to you, please make sure you have successfully completed all the required courses listed above. Again, if your courses have been completed using multiple email addresses, please Academy@anaplan.com to consolidate and verify your eligibility 

Completion of the application will start the formal review process. Please allow up to two weeks for your application to be reviewed. 

Design Review Process

Applicants will have their experience and Level 3 Model Building course artifacts reviewed.

From the Level 3 Model Building courses, the following artifacts will be reviewed.

  • Model Schema.
  • Model History.
  • Model Blueprint.

Should the artifacts contain any findings that violate Academy Professionalism & Training Integrity Guidelines, or if they do not meet Anaplan best practice guidelines, candidates will not be eligible to successfully complete the Anaplan Solution Architect certification. Candidates will have the option to redo these activities and resubmit their application after a period of 3 months.