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YES BANK partners Coursera to make its workforce ‘Future Ready’

Delhi, June 8, 2018: YES BANK has partnered Coursera to offer the ‘Professional Technology Programs’ to its employees, wherein YES BANK will provide its employees with access to latest, innovative training and learning material, hyper-relevant to the specific and evolving challenges of the industry.  With increasing demand for training, especially new-age tech skills that let employees skill-up at an organizational level, YES BANK has identified ‘Future Ready’ courses on themes such as - Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence, Cyber Security, Big Data / Advanced Analytics, Cryptocurrency & ICOs, Internet of Things (IOT), Digital Marketing and Robotics/Process Automation, amongst others.

Upon completion of the program, employees will receive sharable e-course certificates from leading global institutes such as National University of Singapore, Northwestern University, Yale University, Princeton and Indian School of Business (ISB) to name a few; allowing employees to leverage these skills, and advance their careers as well as contribute to YES BANK’s growth in their capacity as ‘Professional Entrepreneurs’. YES BANK’s strategic up-skilling initiative with Coursera, reiterates the Bank’s commitment to invest in the future of YES BANKers by enhancing each individual’s capability, capacity & confidence.

Speaking about the partnership, Rana Kapoor, MD&CEO, YES BANK, said “As one of the fastest growing Banks in India, we want to effectively scale   the ‘Digital Quotient’ of all YES BANKers which not only allows us to remain relevant in changing times, but also keep us ‘Future Ready’.  With Coursera, we aim to provide YES BANKers access to the best-in-class learning platform, equipping them with skills to succeed in tomorrow’s workplace and economy.”

Further elaborating on the partnership, Raghav Gupta, Director - India and APAC, Coursera, said, "Technological developments have taken the Indian banking sector by storm, and have certainly made banking easier for consumers. However, they have changed the nature of jobs and therefore the skill sets required by the banking workforce. With increased adoption of emerging technologies and automation in this sector, employees need to be equipped to do much more. We are delighted to partner with YES BANK in their endeavor to leverage technology."

About YES School of Banking:

Key Human Capital, Organizational Development and Learning initiatives at YES BANK are domiciled under the aegis of YES SCHOOL OF BANKING (YSB), institutionalized in 2007 with a vision to build the Capacity, Capability and Confidence of our Human Capital for making YES BANK the 'Finest Quality Large Bank in India by 2020'. YES BANK focuses on building a high quality robust Human Capital talent pool by adopting a Knowledge driven approach for giving the Bank a sustained competitive advantage. Recently, YES BANK became India’s only organization to be awarded Latest Dual Certification in Learning & Development with the receipt of ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 29990:2010 for its L&D practices.

About Coursera

Coursera is an online education company that partners with 160 of the world’s top universities and industry leaders to offer courses, Specializations, and degrees that empower learners around the world to achieve their career, educational, and personal enrichment goals throughout their lives. Since launching in 2012, the company has grown to 33 million registered learners who can choose among 2,600 courses and 236 Specializations. Leading universities are now also working with Coursera to offer online degrees in areas like business, computer science, data science, and public health.

For more information, visit www.coursera.org.

About YES BANK

YES BANK, India’s fourth largest private sector bank is a high quality, customer centric and service driven Bank. Since inception in 2004, YES BANK has grown into a ‘Full Service Commercial Bank’ providing a complete range of products, services and technology driven digital offerings, catering to corporate, MSME & retail customers. YES BANK operates its Investment banking, Merchant banking & Brokerage businesses through YES SECURITIES and its Mutual Fund business through YES Asset Management (India) Limited, both wholly owned subsidiaries of the Bank. Headquartered in Mumbai, it has a pan-India presence across all 28 states and 9 Union Territories in India including an IBU at GIFT City, and a Representative Office in Abu Dhabi.

For more information, please visit the Bank’s website at http://www.yesbank.in/

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