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Level up your career with IBM skill badges

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Introducing IBM skill badges on edX

Showcase the knowledge you build in an IBM course by earning a skill badge. Recognized and valued around the world, IBM skill badges are verifiable digital credentials that highlight the specific skills you’ve acquired in a course. Your skill badge is easily shared on your professional profiles and will be a great way to showcase your latest capabilities to your network. Plus, you’ll get access to market insights on jobs hiring for specific skills, salary ranges, job locations, and more.

IBM Skill Badges - Foundational, Intermediate, Advanced

How to earn your badge

Number one

Enroll in a course

Choose from 60+ IBM courses on AI, cloud, cybersecurity, data science, systems, and more. Enroll in the verified track to be eligible to receive a verified certificate and skill badge.
Number two

Successfully complete the course

Complete the graded assignments within the course and achieve the minimum passing score to earn your skill badge.
Number three

Claim your badge

Once you complete the course, a button to claim your badge will appear in the badge section. Once you click the claim badge button, you’ll receive an email from our badging partner Credly with more instructions.
Number 4

Share your badge

You can easily share your badge to your social media accounts, embed it into your website or email signature, and send it via email using the Credly platform.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • edX and IBM have partnered with Credly to leverage their platform to translate your learning outcomes or experiences into the digital badges. This allows the badge earner (you) to accept, manage and share your digital badge and the credentials it represents as a digital asset.

  • Accepting, storing, managing and sharing your edX and IBM digital badges is free for digital badge earners.