Education & Skills


IBM SkillsBuild connects adult learners with a curated path of job-focused learning, supported by organizations that address their specific needs.

Our Initiative

SkillsBuild offers best in class content and in-depth guidance to help learners success. Learners are able to assess the alignment of their skills and personality with in-demand job roles, engage in online learning, receive guidance from IBM mentors, and work on real projects to create a portfolio. Online learning is further supported by in-person work through NGO partners. SkillsBuild’s goal is to put the success of the learner first, beginning with skills and moving into a lifelong career trajectory.

Countries (and growing)10
NPOs (and growing)25
Badges (and more to come)8