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NPD Professional Certification Digital Badge

Overview

NPDP Certification Digital BadgeNPD Professional certification represents mastery of new product development (NPD) principles, skills, knowledge, and experience to manage product lines and product teams. All certified NPD Professionals receive a digital badge that validates this mastery and can be easily added to LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, an email signature or website to notify the professional community of the achievement.

  • Easily share your credential online and validate your qualifications.
  • Provide evidence of what you had to do to earn your credential and the skills learned.
  • Receive labor market insights that can help advance your career, based on your skills.
  • Anyone can verify your NPD Professional certification by clicking on your badge.

How It Works

  1. Earn your NPD Professional certification
  2. Claim your digital badge through the email sent from Acclaim
  3. Create an Acclaim Account
  4. Start sharing your new credential

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q: What is a digital badge?

A: A digital badge is a web-enabled version of a credential, certification or learning outcome which can be verified in real-time, online. These badges can be easily shared electronically and across social media platforms.


Q: How does my certification get displayed as a badge?

A: We have partnered with Credly to translate the learning outcomes you’ve demonstrated into a badge, issued and managed through the company’s Acclaim Platform. The technology Credly uses on its Acclaim Platform is based on the Open Badge Standards maintained by IMS Global. This enables you to manage, share and verify your competencies digitally.


Q: What are the benefits of a badge?

A: Representing your skills as a badge gives you a way to share your abilities online in a way that is simple, trusted and can be easily verified in real time. Badges provide employers and peers concrete evidence of what you had to do to earn your credential and skills learned. Credly’s Acclaim Platform also offers labor market insights, based on your skills. You can search and apply for job opportunities right through the Acclaim Platform.


Q: What are labor market insights and how can I access them through Credly’s Acclaim Platform?

A: Labor market insights are pulled from live job requisitions. Based on your skills you can learn which employers are hiring, what job titles you might be qualified for, salary ranges and more. Search active job listings and even apply for them with just a few clicks through the Acclaim Platform. Access the labor market insights from your badge details page by clicking on Related Jobs, or by clicking on the skill tags assigned to your badge.


Q: How will I know if I’ve earned a badge?

A: You will receive an email notification from the Acclaim Platform (admin@youracclaim.com) with instructions for claiming your badge and setting up your account.


Q: What if I don’t want my badge to be public?

A: You can easily configure your privacy settings in the Acclaim Platform. You’re in complete control of the information about yourself that is made public.


Q: Is there a fee to use Credly’s Acclaim Platform?

A: No. This is a service we provide to you, at no cost.


Q: Where and how can I share my badge through Credly’s Acclaim Platform?

A: You can share your badge directly from the Acclaim Platform to LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook; over email; embedded in a website or in your email signature.


Q: Can I export badges issued through Credly’s Acclaim Platform to other badge-storing platforms?

A: Yes, you can download your badge from the Share Badge page. Your downloaded badge contains Open Badge Infrastructure (OBI) compliant metadata embedded into the image. This allows you to store your badge on other OBI-compliant badge sites, such as the Mozilla backpack.


Q: Can I import badges issued from other platforms into Credly’s Acclaim Platform?

A: Not at this time.


Q: I have a question about the Acclaim Platform. Where can I find support?

A: You can find answers to frequently asked questions at support.youracclaim.com.



Learn More

To learn more about NPD Professional certification and earn your badge, visit PDMA Certification Central.

1000 Westgate Drive, Suite 252
St. Paul, Minnesota 55114 USA
tel: 1-651-290-6280
fax: 1-651-290-2266
pdma@pdma.org

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