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Be an employee of IBM.
To earn the Advisor badge, one must show proficiency in:
Effective Story Telling - at the end of approximately 6 weeks, the badge earner will have participated in a number of learning exercises aimed at teaching them how to be effective speakers and story tellers.
Intellectual Property/Patent Circles - at the end of the patent circle sessions (approx. 6-8 weeks), the badge earner will present their ideas (with their working patent circle to a "mock IRB". Through these sessions, the badge earner will understand what's involved in creating intellectual property and the tasks required.
Earners must also complete the Year 2 Learning modules required in the Developer Academy:
Year 2 Software Developer and Hardware Developer: Security and Privacy by Design Foundations badge and IBM Q Conversation badge, AND 2 badges from the Technical Skills list; Required Learning: Journey to AI; Read the book "The Truth About Employee Engagement".