SAP Global Certification Digital Badges Frequently Asked Questions All certification exams offered through the SAP Global Certification program are now available as an online service in the cloud, allowing anytime, anywhere access to certification exams in SAP software and SAP software concepts
Frequently Asked Questions
A badge is any visual token of achievement, affiliation, authorization, certification or other trust relationship. Acclaim, the enterprise-class open badge platform, applies this concept to the Web with connected, verifiable credentials. An SAP® Global Certification digital badge is a visual representation of your certification. 1 2
As opposed to the PDF e-certificate, your digital badge can be shared easily through your social networks. At the same time, the badge serves as a real-time verification that your certification is valid. Interested parties can rest assured that a badge represents a legitimate, authenticated achievement, the nature of which is described within the badge itself, which is also linked to the issuing organization 3
Your digital badge includes information on the topic of the certification, the skills required, and the certification date and role. 4
Acclaim is an open badge system that encompasses the badge definitions and graphics themselves, as well as the technology and procedures put in place to assess, award, and deliver badges. 5
When a person clicks on your badge and reviews the badge’s details, including the date on which the badge was issued, this serves as a real-time verification that your certification is valid.
There are no costs associated with collecting badges or sharing them.
No. We will start issuing badges to those who got certified starting January 2017 for selected solutions. Please note that in the first phase, we will only issue badges for selected cloud solutions. If you are holding a valid certification for any of the following solutions certified 2017, you will be able to claim a badge: ‐ SAP S/4HANA Cloud
‐ SAP Ariba solutions
‐ SAP Hybris solutions
‐ SAP SuccessFactors solutions 6
We are starting to issue badges in a phased approach, so whether you can get a badge for passing a 2018 certification depends on the solution you get certified on. 7
Yes. You will still be able to download your PDF e-certificate from SAP Credential Manager.
Pass a certification
Claim your badge through the e-mail notification after you have created your account on the Acclaim platform
The badge details are still visible but show that the badge is expired 8
Please reach out to Acclaim support.
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