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NEWS | For Immediate Release

MUMBAI, November 29, 2017 – YES BANK, India’s fifth-largest private sector bank, has collaborated with Moody’s Analytics to provide credit certification to its Credit Management employees. The certification is aimed at upgrading the existing knowledge levels of its employees and to give them exposure to the industry’s best practices.

YES BANK employees will have to go through one of the two certification courses offered by Moody’s Analytics based on their roles:

» Course 1: Certificate in Commercial Credit (CICC) for Corporate/Wholesale Banking Credit Underwriters

» Course 2: Credit Skills for Bankers Certification (CSBC) for Small and Medium Enterprise Underwriters and for Retail Credit Underwriters
 
The Certification Courses are globally recognised and offer tailored content for the Indian markets.

Speaking about the partnership, Deodutta Kurane, Group President, Human Capital Management, YES BANK, said, “YES School of Banking – YES BANK’s L&D function, has partnered with Moody’s Analytics for their certification courses to leverage their deep expertise in credit and risk management and to offer the full spectrum of world-class skills and knowledge to our employees.”

Ari Lehavi, Executive Director of the Moody’s Analytics Learning Solutions Division, said, “We are very pleased to work with one of the leading private sector banks in India to help enhance the credit assessment skills of its Risk Management and Credit Underwriting staff. Our training programmes use interactive case studies to offer a robust and comprehensive online learning experience that instils a strong foundation in the principles and application of credit lending.”

As per RBI’s (Reserve Bank of India) circular on ‘Capacity Building for Banks and All India Financial Institutions (AIFIs)’, banks have been mandated to certify employees working in specialised areas (Treasury Operations, Risk Management, Accounting, and Credit Management). RBI has accredited Moody’s Analytics certifications in the area of Credit Management.

About Moody’s Analytics
Moody’s Analytics helps financial and risk professionals worldwide respond to an evolving marketplace with confidence. The company offers unique solutions for measuring and managing financial and risk performance. Moody's Analytics is a subsidiary of Moody's Corporation (NYSE: MCO). Moody's Corporation also includes Moody's Investors Service as its separate ratings subsidiary. Moody's Corporation reported revenue of $3.6 billion in 2016, employs approximately 11,700 people worldwide and maintains a presence in 41 countries. Further information is available at moodysanalytics.com.

About YES BANK
YES BANK, India’s fifth largest private sector Bank with a pan India presence across all 29 states and 7 Union Territories of India, headquartered in the Lower Parel Innovation District (LPID) of Mumbai, is the outcome of the professional & entrepreneurial commitment of its Founder Rana Kapoor and its Top Management team, to establish a high quality, customer centric, service driven, private Indian Bank catering to the future businesses of India.

YES BANK has adopted international best practices, the highest standards of service quality and operational excellence, and offers comprehensive banking and financial solutions to all its valued customers.

YES BANK has a knowledge driven approach to banking, and offers a superior customer experience for its retail, corporate and emerging corporate banking clients. YES BANK is steadily evolving as the Professionals’ Bank of India with the long term mission of becoming “INDIA’s FINEST QUALITY BIG BANK by 2020”.

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