The new IBM Training and Skills ecosystem has enhanced our training capabilities and extended our reach into new cities and countries by collaborating with five highly qualified IBM Business Partners who provide high quality, authorized training for IBM clients, IBM Business Partners and IBM employees. IBM continues to provide authorized training curriculum and content, and also maintains overall ownership of the IBM Training and Skills ecosystem.


IBM has not exited the training business

We believe that we have created a more robust solution that will benefit our clients and IBM Business Partners.

As an IBM Business Partner, you have many opportunities to team with these IBM Global Training Providers. We strongly encourage you to read more and get in touch with one or more of our IBM Global Training Providers to discuss the teaming and learning opportunities.

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Establish a relationship with the IBM Global Training Providers

As an IBM Business Partner, your client's success is the key to your success. We deeply understand that your success depends on a highly skilled workforce, and the IBM Global Training Providers have several dedicated and state-of-the-art Training Centers spread across the globe. These centers offer new and exciting learning opportunities through technology, subscription and coaching. To discuss the teaming and learning opportunities, we strongly recommend you partner with one or more of our IBM Global Training Providers.


Act as an IBM Training Re-Seller to offer exciting options for IBM Business Partners. You will provide opportunities that are highly favorable to the channel community.

Add-on training Services:

You are tasked with imparting training to 170 countries for the comprehensive IBM Portfolio. Act as a downstream delivery partner and collaborate with IBM Business Partners for a specific Geography and/or Technology area. You also gain an access to Official IBM Technical content and IBM's eLab infrastructure.

Showcase expertise:

Your organization has developed expertise in the IBM Technology niche, and you have developed specific assets to enable your customers. Now, it’s time to showcase your expertise to a global audience by partnering with an IBM Global Training Provider to.

Global footprint:

Are you a small business partner with large aspirations? The IBM Global Training Provider has locations worldwide, and by partnering with them, you open up your market. Providing high quality training often establishes the base for a stronger foothold in the customer for additional services.

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IBM Business Partner enablement

IBM Business Partners have always understood the value of technical enablement in the solution sets that you sell and support.

With the advances in PartnerWorld on Think Academy, the IBM public training content and delivery are often a follow-up from the training given. With the Business Partner acceleration program, the public training modules and certification are often a prerequisite for participating in the program.

As an IBM Business Partner, you are eligible for discounts on IBM-authorized training delivered by the IBM Global Training Providers.

We make it easy for our IBM Business Partners to maintain and grow their technology capabilities. Our network of GTPs maintains an extensive network of locations and deploys a broad portfolio of innovative delivery methods. Learn in a classroom or online, in whatever format best matches your needs.

Remember that all of the IBM Public Training Courses are listed in IBM authorized training.

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Reach out to one of the IBM GTPs to discuss your specific enablement requirements and to understand the discounts and funding options.