Rajesh Dahiya, Group Executive, Axis Bank and Nikhil Sinha, Senior Advisor, Coursera
Axis Bank, a private sector bank in India, signed an agreement Wednesday with Coursera, an open online education provider, to train its employees through online certification courses from global universities.
Coursera will design tailor-made curriculums relevant for the Bank’s employees, in sync with industry demand, covering topics like leadership, data analytics, innovative thinking, etc., chosen from among 1700 courses offered by top universities across the world.
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“We believe Coursera would be a great vehicle for delivering world-class training for relevant skills,” said Rajesh Kumar Dahiya, group executive, Axis Bank.
With its 2,805 domestic branches (including extension counters) and 12,631 ATMs across the country, the network of Axis Bank spreads across 1,796 cities and towns.
The Bank also has nine overseas offices with branches at Singapore, Hong Kong, Dubai (at the DIFC), Shanghai and Colombo; representative offices at Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Dhaka and an overseas subsidiary at London, UK.