Welcome to Academy Online

Our Mission is to enable you to plan, design, and build your own custom applications through a guided and engaging online learning experience. We recommend Academy Online to all levels and types of users, including those looking for: 

  • A self-guided learning experience
  • Review of core Appian concepts before or after participating in a classroom course
  • Training on advanced topics
  • Up-to-date information on new features or capabilities made available each release

View some of our learning plans below and even select a course to start your learning journey. Or you can go directly to Academy Online:

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We hope you enjoy your learning experience. Email academyonline@appian.com with questions or feedback.

 

 Analyst and Business

 Designer

The online Analyst and Business catalog is designed to give Business Analysts, Project Managers, and other business stakeholders a fundamental understanding of an application. Participants will learn the terms and concepts that are essential for planning an Appian project by enrolling in Appian Essentials and Project Management. Analysts can also learn how to leverage tools in Appian designed to help with defining project requirements, including Quick Apps and Decisions.

Additional courses are available for users who want to have a deeper understanding of core application objects like Sites, Forms, Reports, Custom Data Types, and more. This knowledge enables users to communicate and participate more thoroughly throughout the application life cycle.

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Project Management Decision Designer
Quick Apps Sites
Users and Groups Basic Reporting
BPMN:Model Processes in Appian using Industry Standards Managing Data with Custom Data Types

 

The online Designer catalog is designed to teach users how to build and configure an application using best practices. Advanced courses will help experienced users to refine their application by teaching design principles that ensure application performance, maintainability, and scalability.

Participants should first subscribe to the Appian Essentials course for a baseline understanding of the terms and concepts Appian uses in application building.

The courses in this catalog are designed to be taken sequentially. Many courses also contain skills practices. In order to complete the skills practices, you will need your own practice environment. 

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Introduction to Applications Advanced Expressions and SAIL
Users and Groups Integrations
Rules and Constants Advanced Data Design
Process Modeling Advanced Application Design
Records Application Delivery
Reports Interface Management
News Tempo and News Design
Sites  

Administrator - Online Exclusive

Developer - Online Exclusive

The online Administrator catalog is designed to teach users how to manage site-wide configurations through Appian’s web-based Administration Console. Administrators overseeing on-premise installations can also subscribe to topics on system architecture, set-up, configuration, and monitoring. 

Participants should first subscribe to the Appian Essentials course for a baseline understanding of the terms and concepts Appian uses in application building.


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Web Administration Architecture Installation and Configuration

The online Developer catalog is designed to teach users how to extend Appian’s out-of-the-box functionality through building and deploying custom plug-ins and Web APIs. Plug-ins may include functions, Smart Services, servlets, custom data types, and service-backed records as Java modules. Participants will also learn how to configure processes to communicate with external JMS systems.

Developers should first enroll in the Appian Essentials course to learn basic terms and concepts in an application. Participants should have prior knowledge of Java programming language. 

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Plug-in Mechanics Service-Backed Records
Messaging Web APIs