The Bedford Academy

The Anaplan Way
The Anaplan Way - 2 days

To travel a new path—whether you’re going across town or around the world—you want the easiest and most efficient route, created by an expert guide with extensive experience. Just like a smartphone helps you navigate an ideal route, The Anaplan Way is here to guide you on the journey of implementing Anaplan applications and, ultimately, running a smart business.

Customers who work with us quickly learn that The Anaplan Way is more than a methodology or framework to implement Anaplan applications; it’s a philosophy and a way of working that is truly transformative.


The Anaplan Way

This course is a 2-day, interactive deep dive into The Anaplan Way.  This course teaches the methodology that guides implementation partners, customers and leaders within the organisation to identify and avoid the twelve most common pitfalls of an Anaplan implementation.

You can view the interactive supplemental course guide to start learning The Anaplan Way below!

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Explain to the project team the Anaplan Way (Whiteboard), how it works and why it’s important.

  • List all the steps in The Anaplan Way and explain why each step is important.

  • Define the Four Cornerstones and how they apply to each phase of The Anaplan Way.

  • Be able to or coach a customer to write a manifesto that is clear, concise and focused on the project goal, and explain how this manifesto is used during each phase of the project.

  • Explain the importance of writing good user stories, and coach the project team members in writing good user stories.

  • Understand and communicate about sprint timing and planning.

  • Describe the UAT process, both automated and humanoid, and its importance to the project.

  • Define the difference between a bug and a change request, and clarify how to determine levels of severity.

This class is offered in-person and virtually, please contact us for specific requests and availabilities

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£1,500 per person (plus VAT)  - a minimum of two attendees