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YES BANK recognized for equipping workforce with ‘Future-Ready’ skills

  • YES BANK awarded ‘Golden Peacock National Training Award’ 2018 in Dubai
  • Award identifies organizations/training programs that offer tangible benefits to business or community

Dubai, April 18, 2018: YES BANK has been felicitated with the coveted ‘Golden Peacock National Training Award’ at the ‘28th World Congress on Leadership for Business Excellence & Innovation’ & Golden Peacock Awards, organized by Institute of Directors (IOD) in Dubai. YES BANK was recognized for Best Practices in institutionalizing innovative Training programs aimed at equipping the workforce with ‘Future-Ready’ skills. The Award was presented by H.E. Mr Vipul (Consul General of India in Dubai), Dr. Tayab Kamali (Chairman IOD India UAE Chapter Director General Education and Training Development Ministry of Interior USE) and Lt. Gen. J.S Ahluwalia (President, Institute of Directors India) and H.E. Sultan Al Habtoor (President of Al Habtoor Group).

The Golden Peacock National Training Award evaluates applications basis organizational needs, training objectives, training design, delivery, outcomes and eventually organisational benefits. Golden Peacock Awards Framework is designed to help explore organizational beliefs and strategy, to look for linkages and measurable activity to test results for long-term success. The Framework is based on IOD Business Excellence Model and is comparable with similar frameworks around the globe (including the Baldrige and European models) and contains all of the requirements of the ISO 9001:2000 standard series.

L-R: Mr. Vijay Karia (Chairman & MD, Ravin Group), Dr. Tayab Kamali (Chairman IOD India UAE Chapter Director General Education and Training Development Ministry of Interior USE), Lt. Gen. J.S Ahluwalia (President, Institute of Directors India), HE Sultan Al Habtoor (President of Al Habtoor Group), Warren Patrick (Senior President & Chief Learning Officer, YES BANK), H.E. Mr Vipul (Consul General of India in Dubai), Mr. Ashok Chawla (IAS, Chairman, National Stock Echange of India & Former Secretary, Ministry of Finance, Govt. of India)

Commenting on this achievement, Deodutta Kurane, Group President, Human Capital Management at YES BANK said, “With the onset of an ever-changing, fast-paced and tech-focused work environment, it has become increasingly critical to empower, stimulate and action employees with latest tech and non-tech skills to create a workforce that is ‘Future-Ready’. The award is a testament of YES BANK’s relentless efforts to proactively develop and implement new-age sustainable talent development programs via interactive training sessions and workshops, aimed at accelerating a Future Ready work environment.”

YES BANK focuses on building a high quality robust Human Capital talent pool by adopting a Knowledge & hands-on Training driven approach for giving the bank a sustained competitive advantage. Training initiatives such as YES D.I.C.E Workshop (Design Thinking, Innovation, Creativity led Entrepreneurship) for senior leaders aimed at reinforce and reiterate the value addition of DICE; Mobile Gamification learning modules; Professional Certifications for workforce across business units; Role based certifications and most importantly ‘Future-Ready’ skilling initiatives including new-age tech skills that let employees skill-up at an organizational level.

YES SCHOOL OF BANKING (YSB), the Learning & Development function of YES BANK, ensures conceptualization and deployment of learning solutions that meet business, employee and customer requirements through continued improvement in employee skillset, tech and service quality. 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'.

About IOD

The Golden Peacock Awards, instituted by the Institute of Directors, India in 1991, are regarded as a benchmark of Corporate Excellence worldwide. The Golden Peacock Awards Secretariat receives over 1,000 entries per year for various National and Global awards, from India and over 25 countries worldwide. Justice PN Bhagwati, former Chief Justice of India, is the Chairman Emeritus of Golden Peacock Awards, and Hon'ble Justice MN Venkatachaliah, Chairman, Institute Of Directors and former Chief Justice, Supreme Court of India is the Chairman of the Awards. The awardees are adjudged basis assessment by a jury comprising of CSR, sustainability and human resources professionals spearheaded by jury Chairman, Justice (Dr.) Arijit Pasayat, former Judge, Supreme Court of India.


YES BANK is a ‘Full Service Commercial Bank’ providing a complete range of products, services and technology driven digital offerings, catering to Retail, MSME as well as corporate clients.

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 8 Union Territories in India including an IBU at GIFT City, and a Representative Office in Abu Dhabi.

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