Monday, February 27, 2023

PRMIA Bangalore Chapter holds webinar to make workforce future-ready

Bangalore, 27th February, 2023: PRMIA Bangalore Chapter brought together industry stalwarts, banking experts and thought leaders to its interesting webinar on - Enterprise Resilience through Future Ready Workforce. The event was actively participated and drew about 100 participants. Setting the tone of this event, Mr. Pradeep Kumar, the renowned banker and Chairman of Karnataka Bank, emphasized how the Workforce is the most valuable intangible asset of an enterprise.

COVID taught us to develop the next generation of workers into resilient, future-ready workforce, constantly expand capacity to innovate and thrive, rather than just survive. In today’s highly competitive environments, Risk Education gives that required competitive edge to both working professionals and the enterprises. A future ready workforce can optimize organizational progress towards an unseen future. The most challenging task before us today is workforce transformation to support business transformation.

Mr. Pradeep Kumar, Chairman, Karnataka Bank “The organizations worldwide are facing what the World Economic Forum (WEF) calls, a re-skilling emergency. More than a billion people will need to be re-skilled by 2030.”

 Mr. Justin McCarthy, CEO, PRMIA, has highlighted the strategies and sound global practices to strengthen operational resilience. A panel of experts from Banking and IT industries delved deep into various dimensions of skilling and re-skilling the workforce for staying relevant and resilient.

The illustrious panel included Mr. Alok Kumar Dwivedi, DGM & CDO, State Bank of India, LHO, Bangalore; Mr. Piyush Kabra, Head of Risk and Crisis Management for LTIMindtree, Mr. Raghuram H S, Chief Risk Officer, Karnataka Bank Ltd and Mr. Rajesh Varahan, Business Development (FSI), AWS Professional Service. Mr. Hariharan V, former Dy General Manager, State Bank of India, efficiently moderated the webinar. Mr.Ramesh Kanamarlapudi, Regional Director, Bengaluru, PRMIA, India welcomed the gathering. He highlighted how PRMIA India with six chapters and 100 plus volunteers is playing a transformative role in capacity building in risk management. PRMIA’s competency-focused credentials are highly respected globally and have been recognized by the government of India as well as the leading corporate. Dr. Nirakar Pradhan, CEO, PRMIA India offered vote of thanks. Mr Ashok Kumar B R, Director, Board of Karnataka Bank, also graced the webinar.

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With 56 chapters in major cities across the world and 6 in India, PRMIA ( is a globally respected, non-profit, professional association, owned and led by its members, devoted to promoting best practices in risk management. Established in 2002, PRMIA’s mission is to provide an open forum for the development and promotion of the risk profession. Towards this end, PRMIA provides continuous learning for risk professionals throughout their career via a wide range of learning solutions and online resources, including accreditation and certification programs. In addition, through our seminars and conferences, PRMIA also provides a platform for bringing together risk professionals, practitioners, academicians, media and regulators, for sharing thought leadership and global best practices, so that they may exchange ideas and enhance their skills and knowledge, in order to cope with the emerging challenges facing the financial services sector. PRMIA has recently set up six chapters in India and aims to play a vital role in helping the Indian Financial Services Sector build capacity in the area of Risk Management.

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