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IBM Targets Teaching Soft Skills in Its Most Popular SkillsBuild Courses

By Kayla Solino

IBM Targets Teaching Soft Skills in Its Most Popular SkillsBuild Courses

By Kayla Solino

Published 07-06-23

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Originally published by on June 30, 2023

IBM is stepping to help with this learning process through its SkillsBuild courses and credential programs. SkillsBuild is a free education program primarily focused on underrepresented communities in tech and is designed to help adults, high school and university students, and university faculty develop new skills and access new career opportunities. The tech giant in 2021 committed to skilling 30 million people by 2030.

IBM sees itself at the forefront of training the future workforce, says Justina Nixon-Saintil, chief impact officer at IBM.

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