rajendra kumar sinha

Dr. Rajendra Kumar Sinha

Professor & Chairperson, Centre of Excellence in Banking
Speciality Area : Finance
Speciality Domain : Banking

Dr. Sinha is an enterprising leader & planner with 30+ Years of extensive experience with SBI Group including Top Executive assignments as Business Head- SME Mumbai Circle, and Industry Studies Vertical Head, Corporate Office; 5 years’ experience with rich contributions at State Bank Academy.

Dr Sinha has outstanding operational experiences as 3 times Regional Business Head (including Best Regional Manager & Chairman Club Awardee) and 6 times Branch Manager (Metro, Urban, Semi-urban, Rural branches).

His doctoral thesis was on Asset Liability Management in banks in India. He has published over 60 Papers / articles in reputed Journals. He has spoken at Several National / International Conferences as a Speaker / Panel Experts.

His current research interest includes: MSMEs Financing, Customer Services including Digital Banking; Risk Management in Banks; Credit rating slippages; SMEs Rehabilitation; NPAs Management.

Dr Sinha is Founder MSMEadvisor.com; Member-MSME Forum, Bombay Chamber of Commerce & Industry; Member National Advisory Board, SME Chamber of India.

He holds distinct experience as Founder Secretary, Advisory Council on Training & Research in SBI at State Bank Academy.

Recipient of several awards including CH Bhabha Research Scholarship & Award of Indian Banks Association; and FM Book Writing Award 2000.

Educational Qualification

  • Ph.D. (Business Administration) from Aligarh Muslim University, India
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management, AIMA, India
  • M.Sc. CCSHA University; B.Sc. (Hons.), Delhi University, India
  • Certified Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers (CAIIB); CIF; AMFI, SP
  • Certification Business Case for Sustainability, University of Colorado
  • Independent Director’s Databank Certification, IICA, India


Admissions Open for 2024 - 2026

Admissions Open for Class 2024 – 2026 for PGDM Bangalore and International MBA Greater Mumbai Campus. Click here to APPLY NOW



Understanding Workforce Management in the MSME sector workplace.

– Organization Structure options.

– Challenges of HR planning, talent acquisition, talent management, learning and development, compensation and benefits for MSMEs.

– HR Policy, HR Manual, and Service Rules

– Employee relations – Central labour laws applicable to MSMEs; state amendments in Karnataka; other labour laws applicable in Karnataka; key compliance issues and penal provisions.

– Future implications of the proposed Labour Code.



Raising capital

– Utilization and allocation of capital

– Managing cost & cash

– Understanding the financial health of business

– Reporting

[contact-form-7 id="14678" title="CTA Form"]