R12 Recognized TBMA (RTBMA) Learning Plan

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This is the Learning Plan for R12 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 (AAEP). If you have any questions or would like an AAEP, just let us know. Upgrading to R12? Check out our Great Resources for Upgrading to R12.

 

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Course TitleRequired for RTBMA Title?TypeLengthPlay or Enroll

PMI PDU

PDU & Category*

01. Intro to Apptio U

A casual introduction to your All Access Education Pass (AAEP), using Apptio U, and tapping into the resources you need to rock your TBMA career!

Instructor-led

1 Hour

Enroll-

02.  Intro to RTBMA Essential Resources

This quick course in community participation introduces you to all the "must know" aspects of Community. These resources are essential for an RTBMA but great for any Community member. Complete some or all of the Community Participation Quests.

Self-paced

5 Min

Play

03. Introduction to TBM and ATUM 

Learn about Technology Business Management as well as the Apptio TBM Unified Model (ATUM) and how this standard improves your IT costing.  

Self-paced

5 Min

Play

Share

.25 PDU

Strategic

04.  Introduction to Apptio

This course will introduce you to Apptio and our suite of SaaS applications for automating TBM, and how Apptio empowers common roles in IT.

Self-paced

14 Min

Play

Share

1 PDU

Leadership

05. Introduction to Finance 

Learn some finance and accounting basics that will help you as an IT professional.

Self-paced

25 Min

Play

Share

.5 PDU

Strategic

06. Introduction to IT Operations 

Learn basic IT operations terminology and concepts that will help you as a finance professional.

Self-paced20 Min

Play

Share

.25 PDU

Strategic

07. 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

08. CT Reports and Users

Get familiar with Cost Transparency users and the reports designed specifically for them.

Instructor-led

3 Hours

Enroll

Share:

TBM Review Example

CT Report Walk-throughs

6 PDU

Technical

09. Introduction to Cost Transparency R12 

Jump in to Cost Transparency! Your instructor will get you acclimated and assign your training environment credentials. Upon completing this quick course, the Installing and Configuring Cost Transparency Foundation R12, Configuring Your Model, and Model Fallout "backpack" courses will automatically unlock and you'll be ready to complete these courses and hands-on exercises right away. You'll always have access to Lab Assist sessions if you need help.

You will have access to the Apptio training environment for two weeks. You should plan to spend
10-12 hours completing the course material and the hands-on exercises in the Installing and Configuring Cost Transparency Foundation R12, Configuring Your Model and Allocations, Model Fallout and Configuring CT Apps and Services in R12 courses. Though your hands-on access will end after two weeks, you will still have access to all of the materials in these courses and learning plan. 

                                                    

Instructor-led

1.5 HourEnroll

9 PDU

Technical

09A. Installing and Configuring Cost Transparency Foundation R12

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

09B. Configuring your Model and Allocations

Configure and maintain your Apptio model and allocations.

Backpack course: Self-paced with  hands-on practice

2 Hours instructional videos and documents

1-2 Hours hands-on  

Play

6 PDU

Technical

09C. Model Fallout in R12.3.4+ - Identify, Locate and Remediate

Define and find fallout and build a fallout report that you can utilize for your entire model.

Backpack course: Self-paced with hands-on practice

1 Hour instructional videos and documents

1-2 Hours hands-on  

Play

1.5 PDU

Technical

09D. Configuring Cost Transparency Apps and Services in R12

Implement and configure an Apptio Apps and Services project.

Using the TBM taxonomy, use best practices to model and allocate IT cost to Apps and Services.

Backpack course: Self-paced with hands-on practice

2 - 4 Hours

Play

2 PDU Technical

10. Reporting Essentials

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

11. 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

After you've completed courses 9 - 10.

3 PDU

Technical

12. Frontdoor (Admin Console) Essentials

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

Self-paced

30 MinPlay

.5 PDU

Technical

13. CT Administration

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

Self-paced

20 MinPlay

 

14. CT Apps and Services R12 - Services Reports Overview

Self-paced20 MinPlay

.5 PDU

Technical

15. CT Apps and Services R12 - App Reports OverviewSelf-paced30 MinPlay

.5 PDU

Technical

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

 

17. Product updates on Apptio Community

Stay in the know on product updates in Apptio Community.

Read and Subscribe10 MinSubscribe-

18. RTBMA R12 Exam

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

19. Prove you are Recognizable in the TBM Community

Earn at least 1,500 points on Community and upload a screen shot of your earned points.

Upload a screen shot.-
On to Elite

 

* 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

Great Resources for Upgrading to R12

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

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