IBM Innovation Center for Education (ICE)

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IBM, together with leading universities the world over, is offering a series of technology courses and programs through the IBM Innovation Center for Education. The program offerings are industry-aligned, and the courseware has been redesigned from the ground up, with a state-of-the-art delivery mechanism to enable students to learn industry-relevant skills.

The Students get hands-on learning opportunities, guest lectures by industry experts, online labs, events on and off campus and much more to keep learning fun, productive and engaging while infusing deep skills for the professionals of the future.

On successful completion of the Program, the Student becomes eligible for an IBM digital badge.

The IBM ICE Digital Badges are a new online standard to recognize and verify skills acquired throughout the learning process. Each badge contains verified metadata describing your qualifications and the rigorous process necessary to earn them. A Digital Badge can be posted on Social and Professional Networking sites as well as in one’s digital signature.

IBM ICE Digtial Badges provide you with significant benefits:

  • Digital version of your credentials
  • Recognition of industry aligned skills
  • Globally recognized standard
  • Free access to a badge wallet for easy management of your badges
  • Secure and verifiable means of storing and publishing your credentials

Information on how to earn the IBM ICE Badges

The IBM Innovation Centre for Education (ICE) Badges can be earned only by the students of Institutions (Universities/Colleges) who participate in the IBM ICE Program and satisfy the criteria laid down for each Badge. Currently there are no offerings from IBM ICE where individuals outside of the Program can earn these Badges.

Estimated time for badge issuing

  • The Badge will be issued once the institution certifies that the student has successfully completed the IBM ICE Program
  • The Badge will be issued within three weeks after IBM ICE team receives the information of the Student from his/her institution. Three weeks is the time taken for approvals for badge issual, send requests to Acclaim, etc.
  • The Student will receive an email from ‘Acclaim’ who is the third party organization responsible to Badge issual
  • The Student will have to open the mail and Accept the Badge as per the instructions in the mail
  • This Badge can be used in Social media like Facebook, Twitter, etc. and in the mail closing info

Contacts and FAQ's

Badge Issuer Contact -
First point of contact:
All questions related to the IBM ICE Badges can be directed to the above email ID.
Second point of contact:

Email ID : rajanir3@in.ibm.com

Email ID : vithal.mm@in.ibm.com

Acclaim Support:
For questions related to your Acclaim badge earner account and profile, as well as issues related to claiming your badge after receiving a notification, go to Your Acclaim support
All questions related to the IBM ICE Badges can be directed to the above email ID.

Link : http://support.youracclaim.com

General Badge Program inquiries:
For general inquiries related to the IBM Digital Badge Program, contact
All questions related to the IBM ICE Badges can be directed to the above email ID.

Email ID : badge@us.ibm.com

For Frequently Asked Questions about the IBM Digital Badge Program Visit link

PRIVACY STATEMENT

NOTICE: IBM leverages the services of Credly's Acclaim platform, a 3rd party data processor authorized by IBM and located in the United States, to assist in the administration of the IBM Digital Badge program. In order to issue you an IBM Digital Badge, your personal information (name, email address, and badge earned) will be shared with the Credly’s Acclaim platform. You will receive an email notification from Acclaim with instructions for claiming the badge. Your personal information is used to issue your badge and for program reporting and operational purposes. It will be handled in a manner consistent with IBM privacy practices. The IBM Privacy Statement can be viewed here:


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