Mumbai, India (PressExposure) August 06, 2011 -- CRISIL Global Research & Analytics (GR&A), the high end global research business of CRISIL, has won top honor at the NASSCOM Exemplary Talent Practices Award (NExT Practices) for Skill Enhancement. The award recognizes firms with vision to proactively invest in their people to get them future-ready. CRISIL was the sole winner of the award in this category, underscoring its differentiated position in talent practices.
CRISIL GR&A is the largest and top-ranked provider of high end research and analytics services to the world's leading commercial and investment banks, insurance companies, corporations, consulting firms, private equity players and asset management firms. CRISIL GR&A operates from research centers in Argentina, China, India and Poland, providing research support across several time zones and in multiple languages to global organizations. It has deep expertise in the areas of equity research, fixed income research (covering economies, 150 sectors and over 3000 companies across globally), valuations, pricing complex derivatives, structured finance, risk management, actuarial analysis and business intelligence.
NASSCOM instituted these awards this year, with Mercer as the knowledge partner. The awards seek to recognize industry best practices towards developing a high caliber, future ready workforce. CRISIL GR&A has won the award for the breadth, depth, complexity and the geographical reach of its skill enhancement initiatives in three main categories - technical, behavioral and leadership. In addition, almost all of the skill enhancement initiatives are developed and run internally.
CRISIL's MD and CEO, Roopa Kudva, said: "For CRISIL, skill enhancement is a strategic initiative and is one of our sustainable competitive advantages. The NExT Award is an endorsement of CRISIL GR&A's strong commitment to both, its clients and people, to keep abreast with the ever changing needs of the dynamic business environment."
CRISIL GR&A's customized technical training modules are designed to develop skills across various verticals, such as equity research, credit research, derivatives, structured finance, quantitative methods, marketing research, risk management and actuarial services. "Our training modules set the standards in the Global Research & Analytics space,"added CRISIL GR&A's Senior Director and Business Head, GV Mani.