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Have you leveraged India's best online training program?

Himanshu Vyapak, Deputy CEO, Reliance Nippon AMC

6th September 2016

In a nutshell

Reliance MF's Edge Academy has won the TISS-LeapVault CLO India Award for 2016, recognising it as the best online training program. Himanshu takes us through how you can leverage Edge Academy and give yourself the winning edge. Need to understand how to strengthen your advisory skills that can lead you to an RIA profile? Want to know more about how to acquire clients? Feel the need to brush up on macro fundas that drive markets? Check out the program scheduled for September 2016, enrol for the one you think will give you the edge you are looking for.


I am very happy to share with you that the Edge Learning Academy of Reliance MF has won the prestigious CLO India Awards 2016 powered by Tata Institute of Social Sciences & Leapvalult at the recently held CLO Summit in Mumbai for:

  1. Best Corporate University (Consecutively twice in 2 years)

  2. Best Online (Virtual) Training Program


The TISS-Leapvault CLO Summit is India's most premier platform for leaders in corporate learning and represents the participation from leading global and Indian organization cutting across sectors. CLO Awards are the most prestigious awards for excellence in corporate learning, leadership development, training & coaching. This award is in recognition of efforts by EDGE Learning Academy of RMF on educating investors and distributors by conducting various Training, non-training and coaching initiatives.


The RMF EDGE Academy - Genesis & Purpose

The Mutual Fund Industry has grown rapidly to become an important component of the Indian economy, helping channelize household savings into the capital market. Moreover, mutual fund investment has become an important way for citizens' private investment and wealth management. Partner education & investor awareness have become critical.

We, at Reliance Mutual Fund, believe continuous upskilling of partners is absolutely important to build confidence & eventually lead to their business success. Investor awareness is another pivot critical for long term sustainable growth of the Industry. It with the dual objectives of imparting continuous knowledge and increasing investor awareness that we had set up a dedicated workplace-training Academy called EDGE way back in 2008.

  1. EDGE learning Academy is one of India's largest Financial Services Corporate University.

  2. The Academy provides learning services to partners and conducts Investor Awareness Programs on a continuous basis.

  3. The academy trains 25K+ partners annually on various upskilling programs leading to business success and simultaneously also educates 50K+ investors annually on financial prudence in association with partners across 170+ locations

  4. The academy has dedicated team consisting of Chief Learning Officer (CLO), 10 Regional Training Managers, 75+ Trainers, Content Manager, eLearning Executive & learner support team members spread across India working towards upskilling partners & educating investors.

Design Principles

The academy operates on the adult learning principles and offers training solutions via:

  1. Classroom Mode

  2. Online (eLearning) Mode

  3. Mobile Learning Mode

  4. Blended Mode (Classroom + Online/Mobile)

Courses Offered

The academy offers on an ongoing basis exclusive classroom training programs across below mentioned categories:

  1. Advisory Skills leading to RIA

  2. New Client Acquisition Programs

  3. Goal based planning

  4. Macroeconomics for financial markets

  5. Financial Planning Mathematics (Excel based)

  6. Digital & Social Media Marketing for Biz Success

  7. Psychology & Wellbeing

  8. Game based & Experiential

I welcome all our partners to leverage Edge Academy, and give yourselves the winning edge. Our team sends out a communication by the 30th of every month, advising all partners of the programs for the forthcoming month.

Click here to browse through Edge programs for September 2016

I would urge more & more partners to take maximum benefit from this upskilling initiative for their business growth & success.

Focused Workshops/Training Programs - Benefits to Attendee


The learning is not restricted to classroom sessions only, partners can access anytime/anywhere online / e-Learning courses from our exclusive partner portal and get themselves certified on various courses.

Testimonials & Participant Feedback






Rewards & Recognition

The academy has been bestowed with many prestigious awards, some of them are as mentioned below:

  1. SKOCH Gold Award for Financial Literacy 2016, 2014

  2. Best Corporate University by Tata Institute of Social Science & Leapvault CLO summit 2016, 2015

  3. Best AMC Distributor Training from Wealth Forum 2015

  4. SKOCH Order of Merit for Qualifying amongst India's best financial inclusion & deepening projects 2016, 2015, 2014

  5. Best Corporate University at the CLO summit 2013

  6. Best Mobile Learning solution at the CLO summit 2012

  7. Best Contribution in Investor Education & category enhancement Award from UTV Bloomberg

As the saying goes, 'Learning is the only constant', we will continue to offer practical learning solutions which can help you in your business success and hope you will find value in this upskilling initiative.

Kindly contact your RMF relationship manager OR e-mail us at to nominate/register for scheduled training programs.

All the very best and happy learning.

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