Number of badges issued: 80
Must be an employee of IBM. Must be a high performing Band 6-8 with upward potential. (Nomination by senior Systems Leader with approval of Systems GMs. If you are interested in participating in this program and would like to raise a self-nomination, please contact the badge issuer - visit the Additional Details link on this page for the program contacts).
Complete 4 Transformational Leadership Classes
Complete the two day Leadership Development workshops, averaging 5 hours per day
Completion of 3 week (15+ hours) global challenges include investigation, exploration, business case development, and stand and deliver presentations that address key strategic business challenges faced by Systems, as selected and defined by the Breakthrough Systems Leadership Team. The challenges are designed and led by an instructor or an HR leader with sponsorship by relevant executive...
Completion of 4 Coaching Circle activities with Certified Coaches.
Participants can expect an average time commitment of 40 hrs over 4 consecutive months.
Participants are evaluated by Systems and HR Leaders against a rubric. To earn the badge, they must complete course requirements and a minimum of 90% of the challenges successfully.