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

YES BANK has partnered Coursera to offer “Professional Technology Programmes” to its employees. Under the partnership, 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.”

Elaborating about 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,” he added.

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