Prof AB Prasad
Organizational Behaviour, Organizational Development
Prof AB Prasad holds an Executive MBA in HRM and is a Certified Associate of the Indian Institute of Bankers. For nearly 40 years, he has held senior faculty, academic coordination and advisory positions at a number of Indian and international institutions.
At OTI, an Indonesian IT and consulting company, he conducted over 50 workshops for Bank Mandiri officers on managing resources and bank branches. He facilitated training on banking, marketing, financial planning and personality development for postgraduate diploma programmes at NIIT – IFBI (Institute for Finance, Banking and Insurance). He has also served as General Manager, Talent Transformation at Reliance Industries; Deputy General Manager, SBI; and Senior Faculty, Organizational Behaviour at the State Bank Staff College, Hyderabad.
Prof Prasad handled important assignments at SBI. He was Regional Manager, Vishakhapatnam; AGM and Branch Head, Secunderabad; AGM, Computers & Communications, Hyderabad; and Faculty, State Bank Institute of Rural Development. He is the only senior executive at SBI who has personally designed transformative leadership and organizational behaviour training programmes for SBI senior executives.
Egyptian banking authorities engaged Prof Prasad to prepare instructional material for officers recruited laterally and promoted through the ranks. His expertise in agri-banking projects is also highly sought after both in India and abroad. He has published over 15 articles on training, organizational behaviour and agricultural project financing, and has presented several well-received papers at national and international seminars.
In his educational programmes, Prof Prasad adopts a unique mix of counselling, coaching and mentoring that aims to help participants understand the complex financial ecosystem and create their own roadmap to professional success by identifying and leveraging their strengths.