CAFRAL – CEEI Financial Sector Leadership Program

Learning Event, Leadership & Strategy
Monday, February 5, 2024 to Friday, February 9, 2024
Forum & Capitol, Taj President, Cuffe Parade, Mumbai
This program is designed for middle management, senior leaders and emerging leaders from Regulatory Institutions, Banks, Financial Institutions and NBFCs.


The banking and financial services landscape in India is evolving at an unprecedented pace today, driven by cutting edge business and digital transformation. With the competitive dynamics becoming sharper and customers demanding hyper-personalized experiences, the financial sector stands at a crossroad, demanding astute leaders in the sector who can steer their institutions through the evolving challenges. Such insightful future leadership which appreciates the transformative changes and understands the challenges, would facilitate a customer centric and risk intelligent innovative financial sector that provides the requisite assurance.  While transactional leadership is important, at senior levels the need for transformational leadership which is digitally smart & collaborative has emerged as the need of the moment.


This five-day program aims to provide a leadership competency framework, curated for senior & emerging leaders in the financial sector, to create demonstrable and high impact leadership quotient. The program has been designed with Catallyst Executive Education Institute (CEEI) for senior and middle management leaders of banking and financial services organizations in India. The program would also focus on high level functional skills of critical importance for financial sector leaders such as those relating to governance, strategy and risk.

Program Highlights:

The Program will include the following:

1.  Discussions on:

  • Leadership competencies
  • Macroeconomic and banking policy landscape
  • Digital Business Models and Transformation
  • Strategic mindset & execution excellence
  • Risk Intelligence
  • Customer Centricity
  • Fostering Innovation
  • Importance of collaborative leadership for driving change
  • Governance Challenges

2.  Simulative experience involving group and individual exercises (Mentored Action Learning Project and Group Leadership Coaching & creation of Individual Learning Plan)

3.  Leadership competency assessment, presentation, personality mapping and Debriefing

Program Description
Address N/A Timing 09:45 AM-05:45 PM

Photo Gallery

  • Group Photo
  • Jyoti Kumar Pandey, Senior Program Director, CAFRAL
  • Indrani Banerjee, Additional Director, CAFRAL
  • Jayant Kumar Dash, Executive Director, Reserve Bank of India
  • Prof. Rajnish Dass, Academic Director, CEEI
  • Dr. D P Rath, Former Principal Adviser, Department of Economic and Policy Research, Reserve Bank of India
  • Dr. Debjani Roy Choudhury, Program Director, CEEI
  • Ashwini Kumar Tewari, Managing Director, State Bank of India
  • Program Participants
  • Program Participants
  • Program Participants
  • Program Participants
  • R. Lakshmi Kanth Rao, Chief General Manager-in-Charge, Department of Regulation, Reserve Bank of India
  • L-R: Indrani Banerjee, Additional Director, CAFRAL, Prabir Jha Founder & CEO, Prabir Jha People Advisory and Seema Shendye, Principal, Talent Strategy and Solutions, CEEI
  • Prof. P.D. Jose, IIM Bangalore
  • Prof. Ramya Ranganathan, Visiting Faculty, CEEI
  • Group Photo
  • Jo Paulson, Senior Assessment Advisor, CEEI,
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