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Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad

Available dates

Nov 11—15, 2019
5 days
Ahmedabad, India
INR 150000 ≈USD 2117
INR 30000 per day


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About the course

The financial crisis of the 2008, was followed by period of growth that was buoyed by the fiscal stimulus, and now growth may be just beginning after many years of low growth. Capital investments have yet to revive. Infrastructure financing has proved to be particularly problematic to the bigger banks, but especially the public sector banks. They also have the challenge of protecting their organisational boundaries for task performance.The emergence of newer modes of payment and transfer, of the social media, of all pervasive IT and big data need recognition and response. Regulatory changes, bring newer players into the business, puts pressure on banks and FIs. Business as usual is excluded today, and the key to bring responsiveness is leadership and organisation.

Programme Highlights

The Macroeconomic Environment and Perspectives

  • Macroeconomic performance of the Indian economy in recent times and expectations for the future.
  • Capital markets, expected reforms, trends and prospects.
  • Public policy perspectives.
  • Structural issues in the Indian economy.
  • Global financial markets.
  • New technologies and payment mechanisms (Block Chain Wallet).
  • Globalising Indian banks - problems and prospects. Concepts and issues in infrastructure project finance in India today.
  • Regulatory initiatives in the financial sector. New entrants and inclusions.

Gearing up for change

  • Boundary maintenance - what is internal to banks and what is external in the accountability and control of banks. Autonomy and accountability and the role and form of oversight by government.
  • Creating and managing high performance teams.
  • Boards of banks - strategising their role for effective performance and enhancing shareholder value and consumer value; the role of minority shareholders, government nominees and institutional nominees.
  • Evaluating contracts and commercial agreements.
  • Integrated staff development - career planning, rotation, training and recruitment.
  • Budgeting and performance management including incentivisation for high performance.
  • Strategic issues in credit assessment - holistic assessment rather than mere itemised checks.
  • The consumer in Banks’ operations.

Who should attend

The programme would be ideal for leaders of banks and financial institutions especially General Managers and Board-level leaders.

Trust the experts

Sebastian Morris

Educational Qualifications Fellow of the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta (Economics)". Minor' areas of specialisation are finance and behavioural sciences. The doctoral dissertation was titled: Direct Foreign Investments from India (1964 83). M.Sc. (five year integrated in Physics), o...


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