Badging & Certification

Interview with David Leaser on the background and the development of the Digital Credentials program

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Susan Manning, Chief Success Strategist from Credly (Credly manages IBM’s badge program) has recorded a two-part series featuring David Leaser, Senior Program Executive for Innovation and Growth Initiatives at IBM. IBM has built a culture of continuous learning, supported by a robust badge program for its employees. David describes the origins and outcomes in this interview, along with the importance of assessment and level-setting.

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Part 2

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