Recognized TBMA (RTBMA) Learning Plan

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This is the Learning Plan for TBMAs working with Cost Transparency. Courses are listed in their recommended order, but there are very few prerequisites, so get started today! Most courses and the certification require an All Access Education Pass All Access Education Pass (AAEP) Overview. If you have any questions or would like an AAEP, just let us know

 

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Course TitleRequired for RTBMA Title?TypeLengthPlay or Enroll

PMI PDU

PDU & Category*

01. Set Your Time Zone

Self-paced

5 MinPlay

02.  Introduction to Apptio Value

Learn about your Apptio solutions, tips for working with your project team, and how to maximize your support. 

Self-paced

1.5 HoursPlay

03.  Intro to Apptio Value Knowledge Check

 

Self-paced, multiple choice

20 Min-

04. Frontdoor Essentials

Learn to manage users, grant access to environments, and access audit logs and usage reports.  

Self-paced

30 MinPlay

.5 PDU

Technical

05. Intro to Cost Allocation: Hamburger TCO 

Hungry for more? This course introduces the basics of cost modeling. Explore key concepts by creating your own easy-to-understand model and learn about cost allocations, data relationships, and reporting.                                                      

Instructor-led

2 HourEnroll

9 PDU

Technical

06. Apptio Value Targets and You

In the Apptio Value Targets and You class, you'll define the impact you want to have, identify your value targets, and learn how to use Apptio reports to evaluate progress towards your targets.

Instructor-led

3 Hours

Enroll

Share:

TBM Review Example

CT Report Walk-throughs

6 PDU

Technical

07. Navigating Apptio Reports

Apptio Reports are central to Apptio customer success. In this video series, you will learn to navigate the most commonly accessed reports in each Apptio solution highlighted, allowing you to:
  • Spend more time analyzing your data and less time looking for it
  • Evaluate progress toward your value targets more efficiently
  • Make more informed, strategic decisions about your business

Self-paced

30 Min

Play

08. Foundations in Apptio Value Knowledge Check

Self-paced, multiple choice

30 Min

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09. TBM Hallmarks of Success

Learn about the 6 Hallmarks of Success that make our customers wildly successful with their TBM programs.

Self-paced30 Min

Play

Share

.5 PDU

Leadership

10. Backpack 1: Installing and Configuring Cost Transparency Foundation R12 (Optional)

Learn the fundamentals of working in Cost Transparency and build your first project.

Backpack course: Self-paced with  hands-on practice

2 Hours instructional videos and documents

8-10 Hours hands-on  

Play

6 PDU

Technical

11. Backpack 2: Creating Model Reports and Under- and Overallocations R12 (Optional)

Create a model report for easy showback and visibility into spend. Learn to identify, locate, and understand under- and overallocations.

Backpack course: Self-paced with  hands-on practice

1 Hour instructional videos and documents

1-2 Hours hands-on  

Play

6 PDU

Technical

12. Backpack 3: Creating Model Objects and Adding Manual Allocations R12 (Optional)

Customize your reporting by creating your own model object and manually allocating your spend to/through it.

Backpack course: Self-paced with hands-on practice

1 Hour instructional videos and documents

1-2 Hours hands-on  

Play

1.5 PDU

Technical

13. Data, Model, and Report Validation in R12

In this course your instructor will help you substantiate report results, model allocations and data authenticity. 

Instructor-led

3 Hours

Enroll

3 PDU

Technical

14.  Creating Reports to Defend Your Numbers

Instructor-led

3 Hours

Enroll

1 PDU Technical

15. Enhancing Your Custom Reports

This course will help you plan your reports by identifying your target audience, understanding the type of report you want to create and the value it will add, and focusing on metrics that matter.

Self-paced

1.5 Hours

Play

.5 PDU

Technical

16. CT Administration

Learn the admin tasks necessary to sustain your CT project including project promotion, branching, and enabling time.

Self-paced

20 MinPlay

 

17. Configuring and Using CT Business Unit Reports Self-paced5 MinPlay

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18. Product updates on Apptio Community

Stay in the know on product updates in Apptio Community.

Read and Subscribe10 MinSubscribe-

19. Continuing Education for RTBMA

Review90 MinReview-

20. RTBMA 2020 Upgrade Content

Review1 Hour-

21. Sample RTBMA R12 Exam

Self-paced, multiple choice20 Min-

22. RTBMA R12 Exam

Self-paced, multiple choice4 attempts with a 2 Hour time limit per attempt-

23. Community Quest Assessment

Self-paced, multiple choice-
Elite TBMA (ETBMA) Learning Plan

 

* PMI PDU's are courses in this curriculum that may possibly fulfill a Project Management International (PMI) Professional Development Unit (PDU).

** Courses in this curriculum may also count towards your NASBA CPE (Continuing Professional Education).  Click here to view the requirements by state.

 


Resources

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Apptio University: Course Schedule by Time Zone

Become an Apptio Recognized TBMA

All Access Education Pass (AAEP) Overview

Apptio Launch Kit: Cost Transparency (ARCHIVED)

Great Resources for Upgrading to R12

Get Inspired! Claim your spot on the TBMA Wall of Fame

New Course: Creating Model Reports and Under- and Overallocations R12

New Course: Creating Model Objects and Adding Manual Allocations R12

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