The Digital Badge Fast Start Workshop

Move from planning to “launch-ready” in twelve weeks.


Proven system. Our digital badge fast-start program is based on a proven and pressure-tested approach for developing and implementation of your organization’s digital credential strategy.

Leading experts. Our team of credentialing experts has provided implementation consultation for hundreds of successful digital badge programs using our proven five-step model.


The fast start workshop can be delivered virtually, onsite, or as a hybrid engagement.

Learn from the most trusted names in the digital badge industry

David Leaser

David Leaser is the co-founder of the Digital Badge Academy. David is the founder of the one of the world’s leading-edge digital credential programs and has nearly 40 years experience developing training programs and IT programs.

Jim Daniels

Jim Daniels has more than 20 years in education and credential program development. He is broadly recognized for his work and expertise in digital credentialing and badge program development and operations, backed by an extensive background in technology and education services strategy and execution.

The Digital Badge Fast Start Program is designed to build a high-impact program fast

We’ve implemented hundreds of successful digital badge programs using a proven five-step method. We will help you move from planning to “production ready” in twelve weeks.

Phase 1: Setting the Foundation. Gain an understanding of credentialing terminology, digital badge anatomy, how to identify credentialing opportunities, and how to identify where digital badging can add value to your business.

Phase 2: Getting buy-in and managing change. Become familiar with key use cases for badging along with business justification, planning for sustainability, and gaining organizational buy-in.

Phase 3: Badge program structure. Dive under the hood to learn what it takes to establish an effective operations and governance strategy for your digital badging program, including essential roles and responsibilities.

Phase 4: Implementation and setup. You will learn considerations for choosing a badging system, how to effectively support your stakeholders, introducing branding into your badges, data privacy considerations, and strategies for co-credentialing.

Phase 5: Setting the stage for success. Learn how to establish measurements of success essential for a thriving digital badging program along with strategies for messaging, ensuring alignment to L&D initiatives, and taking your program live.


Who should attend this workshop?

Program Managers To ensure the program fits their business needs.
Credential Leads Who will own the organization’s badge program
L&D Experts Who identify the skills, abilities and activities to include
Marketing / Comms To establish branding, design, messaging and adoption
Talent & HR Leaders To ensure goals are reached and talent insights are visible
Earner Support Leads To develop and manage program resources for earners