Leader
Leader

Appian Essentials

This course provides an introduction to the Appian platform and its capabilities. You’ll start by learning what Appian is, and what it’s used for. Then you’ll zoom in on the four core capabilities — Appian’s data fabric, process automation, total experience, and process mining — and ways in which these can solve your business, data, and automation challenges.

  • Attendees Business Leaders, Project Owners
  • Pre-Reqs None
  • Associated Credentials None

Objectives

  • Explain what Appian is, and its value to your organization
  • Identify the four critical capabilities of Appian
  • Recall how the platform delivers value for each capability
  • Identify resources for learning more about Appian
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Online - 3 Hours

Planner
Planner

Appian Foundations

Business users working to gather requirements and plan applications will learn how to communicate effectively with Appian Developers throughout the application lifecycle.You’ll learn the terms, tools, and objects that make up an app and see how to leverage Appian for mocking-up user interfaces and diagramming business workflows.

Objectives

  • Recall Appian terminology
  • Identify the key benefits and uses of Appian
  • Distinguish best use cases for Appian
  • Describe a simple application lifecycle
  • Identify the purpose of each main Appian design object
  • Evaluate organizational opportunities to use Appian
  • Communicate application requirements to design teams
  • Recall common Agile ceremonies and roles of each non-technical member

Analyze Processens and Data Using Process HQ

Learn how to use data fabric insights to explore enterprise data, build reports and dashboards, and answer common business questions. Learn how to use process insights to explore process performance and uncover potential savings and improvements.

  • Attendees Business Analysts
  • Pre-Reqs None

Objectives

  • Use data fabric insights to build reports and dashboards
  • Use AI Copilot to answer questions about data fabric insights
  • Recall the value of analyzing process performance using process insights
  • Explore and understand a process
  • Identify and share potential process improvements and savings
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Online - 2.5 hours

Builder
Builder

Appian Developer (Recommended for new developers)

Want the most effective way of becoming an Appian Developer? This is it! Learn how to navigate the Appian platform and build an application. That includes best practices for object design, configuration, and security. Follow along with the course material -- either online or in class -- to practice building an application and reinforce core skills through hands on experience.This course will prepare Developers to become an Appian Certified Associate Developer.

Objectives

  • Recall Appian terminology
  • Provide effective design requirements
  • Identify primary use case patterns
  • Describe purpose of and steps to build design objects
  • Describe common practices for implementing an application lifecycle
  • Explain how to structure data in a process to ensure memory efficient designs
  • Convert user requirements into functioning pieces of an application
  • Construct process models reflecting business requirements
  • Store and retrieve data for records and reports

Appian Applied Development

Put your fundamental knowledge to work with a hands-on Appian use case. Learn the basics of Appian’s delivery methodology and quality assurance practices while working through delivery of a functioning application. Take this 5-day course through an instructor-led session. It comprises the second half of the Associate Developer journey.

  • Attendees Developers
  • Pre-Reqs Appian Developer

Objectives

  • Identify common design patterns/anti-patterns
  • Explain commonly used Appian delivery methodology practices
  • Convert user requirements to application objects using best practices
  • Implement standard quality assurance practices
  • Plan and execute simple application architecture patterns
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Instructor Led - 5 Days

Set Up Process HQ

Learn how to prepare and secure data and set up processes for Process HQ.

  • Attendees Developers, Administrators, Technical Support
  • Pre-Reqs None

Objectives

  • Recall requirements and best practices for data acquisition and data enrichment tasks related to Process HQ
  • Identify system groups used in PHQ environment and their roles
  • Secure data for different groups who use Process HQ
  • Add and and configure a process in Process HQ, and enable business users to access it
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Online - 2 Hours

Appian Advanced UX Design

Learn how to create visually appealing, intuitive, and valuable applications to end users. This course teaches the elements of good interface design, simplifying complicated information, and creating an experience centered on users. It is part of the Appian Senior Developer course series and will help to prepare you for the Appian Certified Senior Developer exam.

  • Attendees Developers, Technical Support, Quality Engineers
  • Pre-Reqs Certified Associate Developer designation

Objectives

  • Document the flow of interactions
  • Administer different types of usability testing
  • Develop a style guide and branding portfolio
  • Apply layout best practices
  • Design for accessibility
  • Optimize the performance of records and interfaces
  • Translate ideas into mockups
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Online - 6 Hours

Appian Applied UI

An application’s interface can make or break a user's experience. User experience means adoption, adoption means success. Yet creating harmonious and intuitive interfaces is hard. With Applied User Interfaces, learn by doing. Over 4 consecutive half-days, dive in a practice-first training with the help of an instructor. By the end of the course you will have: used advanced interface components, practiced creation of dynamic interfaces, troubleshot and fixed broken interfaces. You'll have the essential arsenal of skills for a developer improving the interfaces they build.

  • Attendees Developers, Technical Support, Quality Engineers
  • Pre-Reqs  Appian Developer training and Advanced User Experience course

Objectives

  • Design mockups of complex interfaces
  • Create a non-functional interface of a complex landing page
  • Create a functional self-service form
  • Troubleshoot a broken interface
  • Troubleshoot a slow-performing interface
  • Design complex interfaces for reusability
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Instructor Led - 4 Half Days

Appian Delivery Methodology

Learn Appian’s suggested program management techniques, including how to organize teams, plan the right features, automate deployment steps, and ensure easy maintenance. This course deep dives into Appian’s proven project delivery framework. It is part of the Appian Senior Developer course series and will help to prepare you for the Appian Certified Senior Developer exam.

  • Attendees Developers
  • Pre-Reqs Certified Associate Developer designation

Objectives

  • Describe project phases
  • Plan and lead project ceremonies
  • Communicate release strategies with stakeholders
  • Lead refinement sessions to ensure backlog alignment
  • Define and implement a testing strategy
  • Educate and train end users
  • Organize multi-tiered support teams
  • Utilize technical and stakeholder readiness checklists
  • Explain health check results and implement corrections
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Online - 2.5 Hours

Appian Advanced Expressions

Build upon your knowledge gained in the Developer course and go through an exploration of Appian’s low-code methodology. Learn many common software development practices and tailor them to Appian’s unique low-code power. This course is part of the Appian Senior Developer course series and will help to prepare you for the Appian Certified Senior Developer exam.

  • Attendees Developers, Technical Support, Testers
  • Pre-Reqs Certified Associate Developer designation

Objectives

  • Apply low-code best practices
  • High-performance reusable logic
  • Manipulate data sets within rules
  • Implement Appian’s QA practices
  • Create performant data queries
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Online - 2.5 Hours

Appian Advanced Integrations

This course expands on utilizing Appian as a primary interface and workflow engine for mixing data between Appian and other systems. You will learn how to authenticate and connect to external systems as well as expose Appian functionality to external systems. This course is part of the Appian Senior Developer course series and will help to prepare you for the Appian Certified Senior Developer exam.

  • Attendees Developers, Technical Support, Testers
  • Pre-Reqs Certified Associate Developer designation

Objectives

  • Utilize APIs across applications
  • Differentiate integration use cases
  • Implement authentication protocols
  • Expose application data with APIs
  • Integration object deep dives

Appian Advanced Interface Design

Complete this learning path to learn how to build complex and performant interfaces. Through the courses included in this learning path, you will learn how to take advantage of local variables in an interface, adapt interface design patterns, and use the interface Performance View.

  • Attendees Developers, Technical Support
  • Pre-Reqs Certified Associate Developer designation

Objectives

  • Build interfaces by adapting patterns available in the interface designer
  • Use local variables and dynamic links to create dynamic interface that respond to user actions
  • Optimize interfaces for mobile devices
  • Diagnose and improve poorly performing interfaces
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Online - 5 Hours

Appian Advanced Process Modeling

You will learn Appian’s proven automation practices through flexible, scalable, and high-performance process design. This course is part of the Appian Senior Developer course series and will help to prepare you for the Appian Certified Senior Developer exam.

  • Attendees Developers, Technical Support, Testers
  • Pre-Reqs Certified Associate Developer designation

Objectives

  • Identify common design patterns
  • Design process and record-driven applications
  • Scale processes for efficiency and frequency
  • Design flexible processes for critical tasks

Appian Applied Data

Building on the knowledge from the Developer course, Appian Applied Data offers a comprehensive understanding of superior data management. This course ensures you can create Appian applications that are faster, more scalable, and easily adaptable.

  • Attendees Developers, Technical Support
  • Pre-Reqs Certified Associate Developer designation

Objectives

  • Understand the significance of a solid data foundation in application development
  • Recognize the benefits and applications of data fabric
  • Gain practical experience in employing data fabric in new and existing applications
  • Familiarize yourself with standard tools and methods for load testing
  • Learn when and how to utilize best practices in data design
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Instructor Led - 4 Half-Days

Appian Automation

The Appian Automation learning path begins with an overview of how the Appian automation suite can automate workflows that combine people, technologies, and data, to maximize resources and improve business results. Then, work through courses and tutorials on Appian Robotic Process Automation (RPA), which automates browser activity and interacts with a variety of systems. After learning about RPA, you’ll explore the AI Skill design object and when to use it to easily add artificial intelligence and machine learning functionality into your business applications. Finally, you’ll also learn how to create and use decision design objects as part of an automation solution.

  • Attendees Senior Developers
  • Pre-Reqs Certified Associate Developer designation

Objectives

  • Identify purpose and benefits of using automation
  • Identify components of the Appian Automation suite
  • Create a robotic process
  • Create and configure AI Skills for document classification, email classification, and document extraction
  • Create and use decision objects
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Online - 9 Hours

Appian Applied RPA

Appian Applied RPA is a 3-day course that builds on knowledge gained in the Developer course as well as Appian Automation Training available through Academy Online.

  • Attendees Developers, Technical Support
  • Pre-Reqs Certified Associate Developer designation, Completion of Appian RPA course in Academy Online

Objectives

  • Identify the purpose and use cases of Appian RPA bots
  • Explain how to plan and estimate for incorporating Appian RPA into applications
  • Identify common exception handling methods for Appian RPA
  • Create a robot and utilize it within an Appian application
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Instructor Led - 3 Days

Appian Quality Assurance

This Appian Quality Assurance course builds on knowledge gained in the Appian Developer course of different objects and how to test them. It provides learners with a deeper understanding of testing methodologies and best practices.

  • Attendees Developers, Technical Support, Testers
  • Pre-Reqs Certified Associate Developer designation

Objectives

  • Incorporate testing criteria into all Appian application user stories
  • Utilize Appian’s native testing tools and establish criteria for their environment-wide use
  • Explain each type and phase of testing utilized during Application development
  • Recall strategies for load testing of applications and databases
  • Develop a testing plan for any given project
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Online - 6 Hours

Appian Accelerated Senior Developer

The Appian Accelerated Senior Developer course is an eight week course specifically designed to help developers quickly and effectively build advanced skills while not disrupting practitioners’ important projects. This course uses a combination of self-paced, independent work and instructor-facilitated learning cohort sessions to enable practitioners to learn advanced Appian features and capabilities.

The course structure allows practitioners to “work and learn”, meaning they are not taken away from their critical projects to sit in a classroom all day for multiple continuous days. This course will help your team gain valuable advanced skills without sacrificing critical project work. Self-study time is required for this course.

  • Attendees Developers, Technical Support, Testers
  • Pre-Reqs Certified Associate Developer designation

Objectives

  • Leverage efficient expressions and data usage for high performance interfaces
  • Design relational data models for applications and perform advanced database functions
  • Utilize advanced components and configurations such as plugins and connected systems
  • Implement best practices for teamwork within a low-code environment
  • Examine the role of each Appian automation component, including RPA, IDP, and AI, to determine “best fit” scenarios for their use

Appian Applied Performance

Early on, developers learn that there are often many ways to solve the same problem, but experienced developers understand that some of those ways perform better at scale than others. This course provides hands-on practice with Appian best practices around performance enhancement and management. Students learn and implement proven strategies within data design, process management, user interfaces, and rule design to enhance application scalability and speed. Furthermore, graduates understand the suite of available Appian tools for monitoring the health and performance of an application and Appian environment.

  • Attendees Developers, Integrators, Architects
  • Pre-Reqs Appian Developer Training
  • Associated Certification Certified Senior Developer

Objectives

  • Utilize Appian performance monitoring tools including Health Check, Rule Performance, and Monitor dashboards to identify opportunities to improve performance
  • Implement best practices for optimizing the speed of Appian user interfaces while retaining beautiful and impactful user experience
  • Practice optimization of queries for improving responsiveness and performance
  • Correctly utilize arrays and looping functions to minimize performance impact
  • Implement best practices for process model design and performance optimization
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Instructor Led - 4 Half-Days

Administrator
Administrator

Administrator

Both web and server administrators will learn how to maintain the Appian site, including best practices for managing users and groups, internationalization, and how to use web-based configuration settings through Appian’s Administration Console.
In addition, Server Admins can learn more about Appian’s architecture and components, how to install and upgrade an Appian installation, and best practices for additional system configuration settings.

  • Attendees Administrators
  • Pre-Reqs None
  • Associated Credentials None

Objectives

Web Administration

  • Create and manage users through group hierarchies
  • Leverage the Administration Console to configure site branding, authentication, DevOps deployment features, integrations, and monitoring
  • Apply internationalization settings
  • Monitor and troubleshoot processes
  • Deploy and version plug-ins

Server Administration

  • Install Appian on-premise
  • Apply hotfixes and upgrade Appian versions
  • Explain Appian’s architectural requirements and components
  • Apply best practices for archiving data, checkpointing engine data, logging, and monitoring
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Online - 40 Hours

Application Administrator

The Application Administrator course is designed for IT professionals who are not Appian Developers but are responsible for maintaining and monitoring one or more running applications.

  • Attendees Application Administrators
  • Pre-Reqs None
  • Associated Credentials None

Objectives

  • Proactively monitor application health, identify and anticipate issues
  • Manage user access and permissions
  • Receive, triage and escalate user issues
  • Troubleshoot mild issues in production
  • Understand how to navigate Appian support systems and resources
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Instructor Led - 4 Half Days