State Bank of India (SBI) is the leading provider of financial services in India. With total assets of USD 680 billion, total equity of USD 39 billion and 245,642 employees as of March 2021, it is among the top 50 largest banks in the world. SBI is also the only Indian bank included in the Fortune Global 500 list.
In tune with its large employee base, SBI has a robust training system that goes beyond the bounds of the organisation, reaching out to the BFSI sector as a whole, and beyond. Training at State Bank is a proactive, planned, continuous process and an integral part of organisational development.
The vast training system of SBI consists of six Apex Training Institutions (ATIs) and 51 State Bank Institutes of Learning and Development (SBILDs), geographically covering the length and breadth of the country. The entire training system is overseen and controlled by the Strategic Training Unit (STU) at Corporate Centre, Mumbai.
The six ATIs provide training in their respective areas of specialisation.
State Bank Institute of Leadership (SBIL), Kolkata specialises in areas of leadership, management and Organisational Behaviour (OB) and Organisation Development (OD).
State Bank Institute of Consumer Banking (SBICB), Hyderabad provides training on retail banking with focus on marketing aspects and customer service.
State Bank Institute of Credit & Risk Management (SBICRM), Gurugram is the centre for training on credit, international banking, risk and compliance.
State Bank Institute of Rural Banking (SBIRB), Hyderabad takes care of training on rural banking and financial inclusion.
State Bank Institute of Innovation and Technology (SBIIT), Hyderabad provides technology and digital training, specializing in IT, innovation and e-learning.
State Bank Institute of Human Resource Development (SBIHRD), Indore takes care of the new entrants to the Bank – Probationary Officers and Trainee Officers, by onboarding them through induction and orientation programmes.
State Bank of India (SBI) thus offers the largest learning and development infrastructure in the BFSI space in India for not only bankers of SBI but also other banks. We are equipped to cater to the need of all banking domains including executive education areas, by conducting business analytics driven relevant training programmes.
State Bank Institute of Leadership (SBIL) requires special mention in this regard.
SBIL aims to impart knowledge and expertise in areas of strategic management and organizational behaviour to senior managers and top executives.
With a vision of grooming future leaders in the BFSI sector in India, SBIL focuses its energy on the theme of leadership. Specific programmes offered by SBIL are Strategic Leadership Programme, Advanced Leadership Programme and Leadership Development Programme, which are customized from time to time as per the target group’s training needs.
The programmes offered by SBIL are on various aspects of leadership and organizational behaviour such as self-development, soft skills and leadership skills.
Programmes on self-development include Assertiveness & Self-esteem, Role Efficacy, Thinking Critically, Emotional Intelligence, Lateral Thinking, Integrating Life and Work, Time and Stress Management, Professionalism and Etiquette etc.
Programmes on soft skills include Public Speaking, Effective Communication, Handling Crucial Conversations, Business Correspondence, Conflict Management, Building People Skills, Developing Interpersonal Skills among others.
Programmes on leadership skills include Situational Leadership, Ethics in LeadershipCollaborative Leadership, Leadership in the Digital Age, Adaptive Leadership, Resonant Leadership, Transformational Leadership, Leadership Communication, Building High Performance Teams, Leading through Emotional Intelligence, Counselling Skills, Decision making Skills, Change Management, Executive Presence, Strategy, Innovation & Change, Programme for Women Leaders, Negotiation Skills for Leaders and so on.
SBIL also conducts programmes like Faculty Development Programme and Behaviour Science Programme for Trainers.
SBIL, located in International Financial Hub in New Town, Kolkata, has a world-class infrastructure having an unmatched décor providing great living and academic experience. The SBIL campus is spread over 10 acres of land. It has 5 state of the art classrooms, 2 multi utility modernized halls, 22 discussion rooms, and 3 conference halls with Video Conferencing facilities, along with a 350+ seater auditorium. Residential accommodation for participants is provided in two executive hostels with a total capacity of 200 rooms (single occupancy) with star facilities. For the health conscious and games enthusiasts, there is a multi-gym, a swimming pool, indoor badminton court, two table tennis boards, billiards room, tennis court, basketball field and also carrom and chess.
We are fully equipped to host corporate events, product launches, HR meets, AGMs, conferences, seminars and conclaves.
SBIL has also courses hosted on edX platform which are tailored for personal and professional growth. You are welcome to enroll for the courses offered by us at the edX website.
Shri Madhukar Anand, (General Manager & Director)
Shri Madhukar Anand joined the State Bank of India in 1985 as a Probationary Officer. He has served as Regional Manager (Chandigarh), Dy. General Manager (Business & Operations) Bengaluru City and headed close to 437+ branches under Network III of Ahmedabad Circle as General Manager. He was serving as General Manager (FI&MM), Ahmedabad Circle before assuming charge of General Manager & Director of State Bank Institute of Leadership, Kolkata.
In his diversified career spanning over 35 years, he has, inter-alia, held the position of Chief Operating Officer of Nepal SBI Bank Ltd., from September 2007 till March 2012. Previously, he was part of the IT-ALM Treasury Project at the Corporate Centre from July 2002 to August 2007, where he led a team which re-designed the Bank’s Transfer Pricing System and also played an instrumental role in revamping the Bank’s Asset Liability Management.
Shri Anand is an M.Sc. in Physics from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. He loves to read, travel and is an avid follower of the game of Cricket.
Prof. (Dr.) Narayanan Krishna Kumar (Dean)
Prof. (Dr.) Narayanan Krishna Kumar is a Banker, Consultant, Academic, Trainer and Coach with an earned Doctoral Degree in Financial Risk Management. He got the flavor of working with Indian (Public, Private Banks) and Foreign Banks in his progressive banking career spanning more than 15 years with different Banks (Viz., Citi Bank, Corporation Bank, Union Bank of India, Dhanlaxmi Bank and now SBI). During his tenure he headed ‘Risk’ and ‘Treasury’ Divisions as a ‘Senior Vice President’. He held leadership roles for more than a decade in academic administration and held the position of Professor/ Dean & Director of three different B-Schools / Universities including the GITAM School of International Business of GITAM University at Vizag in the past ten years.
- Leadership and Institutional Development
- Bank Management & Restructuring
- Faculty Mentoring & Development
- Programs / Courses & Curriculum Development
- Consulting, Research, Teaching and training
- Risk & Treasury Management.
- Project Management (Social, Economic and Infrastructure)
- Speaker / Coach / Doctoral Guide/ Motivator and an Evangelist on Human Capital Development.
- OD Consultant for World Bank, SDC and UNDP Projects.
- Six Sigma Professional (Green Belt Certified)
- Empowering Youth (Had tried to coach and produce more than 1000 MBA, M.Phil and Phd. grads with ‘Values’ that are invaluable, as an academic for 10 year - s.)
Ms. Singh is a Postgraduate in Mathematics from Delhi University. She did her graduation from Miranda House, Delhi University. She has also done B Ed from Central Institute of Education, Delhi University. After joining bank in 1998 as Probationary Officer, she did CAIIB. She also did Executive MBA from SP Jain Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai.
In the last 22 years, she has held various operational assignments including Branch Head, CPC head and Regional Manager. The rich operational experience is an added tool while designing and delivering course for leadership development.
She has learnt classical Kathak dance for 8 years. She likes to paint and some of her paintings adorn the walls of her previous offices. She also loves reading, travelling and listening to music.
Mr. Subrat Kumar Sundar Ray, DGM & Faculty
Shri Ray is a Post Graduate in Political Science from Delhi University and LL.B. from Berhampur University. His other qualifications are CAIIB, Diploma in Training and Development from Indian Society for Training and Development and Certified Coach from CLI, Canada. He has attended the Basic and Advanced Human Processes Lab at Indian Society for Applied Behavioural Sciences and Advanced Trainers’ Programme at Association for Talent Development, USA. He joined the bank in 1988 and has held various posts of responsibility in the Bank, the last one being Circle Financial Officer of Lucknow Circle of SBI.
He has a rich experience of designing, developing and delivering executive learning programmes as well as mass internal communication programmes. He has earlier worked as faculty in the erstwhile State Bank Staff College, Hyderabad. Organisational Behaviour, Organisation Development, Faculty Skills Development and Human Process Labs are his areas of expertise. Shri Sundar Ray is an avid photographer and a bird watcher. He has authored a coffee table book on birds. He also loves reading, travelling and listening to music.
Ms. Shobha Bhobe, AGM & Faculty
Ms Bhobe is a Graduate in Philosophy and an LL.B., both from Mumbai University. Her professional qualifications are Certification from IIBF in KYC & AML and SME and a CAIIB. She joined the bank in 1999 and has vast experience of working in Branch Operation, Retail Credit, Customer Service, Systems and forex. She has expertise in various areas of Organisational Behaviour and Leadership, such as motivation, assertiveness, values, decision making, work life balance, etc. She has also expertise in relatively new areas of critical thinking, design thinking and creativity. As a faculty, she holds specialisation in the area of customer service. Ms Bhobe is also an accomplished painter.
Mr. Puspen Roy, AGM & Faculty
Mr. Puspen is a Graduate in Arts from Delhi University and MA from Pondicherry University and has pursued PGPM (Post Graduation Programme in Management) from SPJIMR, Mumbai. He is a Moody’s CICC (Certification in Commercial Credit) professional and has done Diploma in International Banking from IIBF and also a Certified Associate of Indian Institute. Mr. Roy has various exposure, spanning more than thirty-four years in Operations, Credit and HR domain in State Bank of India. He has expertise in designing and developing contents, particularly in Change Management, Motivation, Leading Teams with Diversity and Execution for Strategic Leadership Development Programmes and Managerial Development Programmes, besides Certification Programmes. He has keen interest in Mathematics and loves to impart guidance in Mathematics to the needy students.
Swati is a management professional turned Trainer-Faculty-Leadership Coach and brings rich corporate experience in the areas of Leadership, Business Development, Corporate Communications, Marketing, Human Resources and Operations. Over her 30-year career, she has led strategic and cross-business growth and people development initiatives in companies such as Computer Associates and Infosys, and in her last corporate assignment was Vice President Operations at Barclays. Swati is now a full time Faculty, Trainer and Leadership Coach conducting Training for Corporates, Leadership Academies and Business Schools including Symbiosis, Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Sciences, and ICFAI Business School. She is a Faculty with the prestigious State Bank Institute of Leadership and conducts Leadership Development Programmes on Leadership and Managerial Skills, Strategy, Personal Effectiveness, Communication, and Creative and Design Thinking, and Human Resources. Her forte is teaching clear concepts and building strong fundamentals through innovative pedagogy styles including art, activities, cases, role-plays, and games.
Swati is an engineer in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering from Jadavpur University, and a gold medallist (PGCGM) from the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta. As an avid Maths and English enthusiast, she spends her free hours teaching elementary, advanced and competitive Maths & English to school and college students. She loves travelling and painting, dabbling in words and figures, and sunsets.
Mr. Somashekhar Krishnamani, MBA(Marketing), M.Phil
Mr. Somashekhar is a Graduate from Osmania University, an MBA from Pune University and M.Phil from Madurai Kamaraj University. Somashekhar Krishnamani is a Seasoned & Recognized Learning and Development Specialist. Proven expertise in setting Strategic Vision & Direction, leading Innovation, partnering with Global Institutes for Curriculum Development, engaging Digital & Social Media to build brands at leading Management Institutes. Demonstrated experience in Full-Lifecycle of program direction including conceptualizing, designing & developing, operationalizing, rolling-out, marketing, selling & profitably running Corporate Education programs for Board-Directors, C-Suite & General-Manager level Executives at Indian School of Business Hyderabad and Great Lakes Chennai. Adept in stakeholder management, understanding business needs and decoding customer expectations. As Head of Kirloskar Leadership Academy, Somashekhar has designed programs to international standards which generated enormous Customer Delight. He is proficient in leading teams, turning around divisions and excels in Operations. He has facilitated and taught training programs for Corporate and Management students in India and lead Cohorts of participants abroad. Up-skilled continuously on latest management thoughts, skills & practices.
Dr. Shoma Shrivastava, MBA, Ph.D.
Dr. Shoma Shrivastava is a graduate from BITS, Pilani, MBA from Pune University and A Doctorate in Philospohy from Symbiosis International University. Dr Shoma has 20+ years of experience in Academia, Corporate training and Pharma Marketing in Multinationals. A TISS certified master trainer she has conducted executive courses and customized training across sectors and organizational levels. She is known to have leveraged in-depth understanding of key stakeholders in training, to launch L&D initiatives for start-ups and worked closely with premier Institutions including IIMs to bridge gaps in industry readiness; with proven metrics of success. She has successfully innovated on the hybrid/blended approach to Soft skills training in Healthcare and other sectors. She has unified the elements of LMS for optimal learning outcomes with competency based eLearning content and delivery.
She is a leader with proven experience in converting concepts to fully scalable products in education technology related to the Pharma/Healthcare domain, IT and in the Education sector. She has led Training and Placements for MBA - Hospital and Healthcare program at Symbiosis International University. Part of leadership team bridging disparities in IT education she had also mentored the launch of MBA in Pharma at S.P. Pune University. She is a member of Board of Studies of School for Vocational Education and Distance Education.
Doctorate in optimization and balance of hard-soft skills with a key focus on Industry Academia interface; she has relevant skills in instructional design and blended learning methods. She has been instrumental in conceptualizing an interactive video based app; inclusive to up-skilling the differently-abled. She has designed self-paced micro learning for multi-layered approach to communication skills. Recipient of the awards Best faculty (SIU) and Star coach (Board Infinity) and active member of professional bodies like Indian Women Network - Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and the Higher Education Forum; she has spearheaded special projects in skilling and employability.
Through NEFT/RTGS to our account : Beneficiary Name : State Bank Institute of Leadership Kolkata Account No. : 37243340083 Bank / Branch : SBI Unitech Branch IFSC Code: SBIN0016916 (Please note UTR No. for nomination form)
10% to organizations who nominate 5 or more participants for any programme
SBIL has 5 regular classrooms and 2 multi-utility halls fitted with modern gadgets with maximum capacity of 40 participants each providing a total capacity of 280. In addition, the institute has 22 discussion / meeting rooms / breakout halls having capacity ranging from 5 to 23. SBIL also has 3 conference halls – 2 having capacity of 22 each and 1 of 52 with Video Conferencing facilities.
The library of the institute has both Conventional and Digital section. Conventional Library has collection of around 1850 printed books. It also subscribes to approximately 40 journals/magazines and 14 newspapers. E-Books and E-journals from EBSCO, JSMS, and M/s Sage Publishers are subscribed by the Library. SBIL library is also equipped with IBM SPSS Statistical Base Authorized License & software subscription and Prowess-IQ by CMIE (Centre for Monitoring of Indian Economy).
SBIL has a hostel capacity of 196 on a single occupancy basis including 4 rooms for differently abled persons. All hostel rooms are having star-hotel category features. It has two dining rooms which serve sumptuous food and can accommodate all programme participants .
The hub building faces an outdoor amphitheatre and the water body. It accommodates a Table Tennis room and a Billiard room on the ground floor, a Gymnasium and an indoor Badminton Court on the 1st floor. A swimming Pool is present adjacent to the Hub Building. SBIL is equipped with flood lit lawn tennis and basketball courts for the recreation purpose of the training participants. It also has facility for cycling within and outside the campus.
There is a state-of-the-art auditorium having a seating capacity of 387. Equipped with modern audio and visual equipment, it can offer a delight to any performing artiste.
"PROGRAMME IS VERY MUCH USEFUL AND ADEQUATE IN BOTH QUALITATIVE WISE & VALUE BASED IN BUILDING FUTURE LEADER WITH STABLE VISION & OPEN MIND." - DGM, Bank of India, Participant in Strategic Leadership Programme
"LEARNT ABOUT EFFECTIVE DECISION MAKING , TEAM COLLABORATION CREATIVE THINKING ETC. IMPORTANCE OF DELEGATION OF WORK." - AGM, Corporation Bank, Participant in Strategic Leadership Programme
"I HAVE LEARNT IS THAT ONE MUST KEEP EVOLVING IN LIFE AND UNDERSTAND HUMAN BEHAVIOUR AND CONDUCT IN A MANNER THAT THERE IS AN 'ALL INCLUSIVE' APPROACH TOWARDS THE TEAM THAT YOU ARE LEADING." - DGM, Bank of India, Participant in Strategic Leadership Programme
"MBTI, LEADERSHIP COMPETENCIES AND TRAITS, EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION, GOAL SETTING, ETC.WONDERFUL EXPERIENCE TO UNDERSTAND MYSELF AND IMPLEMENT LEARNING TO MAKE MYSELF MORE EFFECTIVE AND BE A TRUE LEADER." - DGM, State Bank of India, Participant in Strategic Leadership Programme
"THE PROGRAMME DESIGNED WAS VERY EFFECTIVE FOR NEWCOMERS LIKE ME AS IT GAVE AN INSIGHT ON HOW EFFECTIVELY WE CAN PUT THE SAME TO USE BACK HOME." - AGM & Faculty, State Bank Institute of Learning & Development, Participant in Faculty Development Programme
"PROGRAM DESIGNED IN SUCH A WAY THAT ONE CAN INTROSPECT HOW HE/SHE IS FUNCTIONING AS A LEADER AND WAYS TO IMPROVE FURTHER. EXCELLENT PROGRAM WHICH HELPED ME TO CHANGE FOR BETTERMENT." - AGM, State Bank of India, Participant in Strategic Leadership Programme