Faculty Profile

Sobhani, Farid A., Ph.D.

Professor Email : drsobhani@uiu.ac.bd

 

Dr. Farid A. Sobhani

Professor, School of Business & Economics, United International University, Dhaka

Visiting Professor, ARI-Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM), Malaysia

Secretary General, Federation of Bangladesh Human Resource Organizations, Dhaka

Founder Chairman, Bangladesh Society for Human Resource Management, Chittagong

Research Coordinator, Australian Academy of Business Leadership, Sydney

 

Email: drsobhani@uiu.ac.bd; drfasobhani@gmail.com

 

PhD in Corporate Governance from Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia

Master’s Degree in Management (Project) from University of Antwerp, Belgium

MBA in Accounting from University of Chittagong, Chittagong

BBA in Accounting from University of Chittagong, Chittagong

HSC in Commence from Gurudayal Govt. College, Kishoregonj, Dhaka

SSC in Science from KCSM High School, Kishoregonj, Dhaka

 

Teaching Experiences

Professor School of Business and Economics, United International University, Dhaka, Bangladesh from 21 May 2018 till to-date.
Professor Department of Business Administration, Faculty of Business and Economics, Daffodil International University, Dhaka, Bangladesh from 15 September 2016 to 20 May 2018.
Visiting Professor Accounting Research Institute (ARI), Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM), Shah Alam, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 1 December 2016 till to-date
Professor Department of Business Administration, Faculty of Business Studies, International Islamic University Chittagong, Sitakunda, Chittagong, Bangladesh from 30 November 2011 to 14 September 2016.
Associate Professor Department of Business Administration, Faculty of Business Studies, International Islamic University Chittagong, Sitakunda, Chittagong, Bangladesh from 8 July 2006 to 29 November 2011.
Assistant Professor Department of Business Administration, Faculty of Administrative Sciences, International Islamic University Chittagong, Sitakunda, Chittagong, Bangladesh from 5 June 2002 to 7 July 2006.
Lecturer Department of Business Administration, Faculty of Administrative Sciences, International Islamic University Chittagong, Sitakunda, Bangladesh from 1 March 1998 to 4 June 2002.
Guest Speaker BBA Program, Bangladesh University of Professionals, Naval Academy, Patenga, Chittagong  in 2015.
Guest Speaker Post-Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management (PGDHRM), Bangladesh Institute of Management (BIM), Chittagong Campus during 2006-2015.
Visiting Lecturer Graduation Level Program, ATIC, Penang, Malaysia during 2010-2011.
Guest Faculty MBA Program, Bangladesh Open University (BOU) during 2006-2007

 

Administrative Experiences

Dean Human Resource Development Institute, Daffodil International University from 1 January 2017 to 20 May 2018.
Director Human Resource Development Institute (HRDI), Daffodil International University (DIU) from 15 September 2016 to 31 December 2016.
Dean Faculty of Business Studies, International Islamic University Chittagong, from June 2013 to 14 September 2016
Director Centre for Research and Publication, International Islamic University Chittagong, from November 2012 to 14 September 2016.
Chief/In-charge Permanent Campus (Kumira), International Islamic University Chittagong from January 2011 to November 2012
Head Department of Business Administration, Faculty of Business Studies, International Islamic University Chittagong during 2003-2007.
Coordinator PhD Program under Special Scheme, Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM), Malaysia, from 18 February 2015 till 14 September 2016

 

Experiences as External Member

  • Attended as an External Member in the Curriculum Development Committee of the Department of Accounting and Information System, Faculty of Business Studies, University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi, Bangladesh on 4 April 2015.
  • Attended as an External Member in the Viva Voce of MBA Final Examination under the Faculty of Business Administration, University of Science and Technology Chittagong (USTC), Chittagong on 13 February 2014.
  • Attended as an External Member to review Final Examination Question Papers of Department of Business Studies, School of Business, University of Information Technology and Sciences (UITS), Chittagong on 18 November 2012.

Courses Taught at Tertiary Level 

Executive MBA Principles of Accounting, Human Resource Management, Managerial Accounting, Project Management & Evaluation, Operations Management
MBA Program Principles of Accounting, Human Resource Management, Managerial Accounting, Project Management & Evaluation, Operations Management
BBA Program Human Resource Management, Basic Accounting, Financial Accounting, Cost and Management Accounting, Financial and Cost Auditing, Business Finance, Project Management
PGDHRM Human Resource Management, Conflict Management and Negotiation, Organizational Development.

 

Academic Supervision

PhD Program Supervising 4 (four) PhD students of Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM) under USIM-IIUC PhD Collaboration Agreement
Graduate Program Supervised more than 150 MBA & MBM students in their Internship Program, Dissertation and Organization Consulting Project Papers
Undergraduate Supervised more than 200 BBA students in their Internship and Dissertation Programs

 

Examination of Thesis/Dissertation

PhD Thesis Examined PhD theses of Macquarie University, Australia; Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha; Andra University; Anna University; and National Institute of Technology Durgapur, India
Dissertation/Thesis Examined more than 200 Theses and Dissertations of BBA, MBA & MBM Programs.


Professional Experiences 

Chairman Bangladesh Society for Human Resource Management (BSHRM), Chittagong for 2016-2019 [a registered HR association in Bangladesh].
Secretary General Federation of Bangladesh Human Resource Organizations (FBHRO), Dhaka for 2018-2021 [the registered HR Federation of Bangladesh]
Company Secretary Credit Rating Information and Services Limited (CRISL), Dhaka, from 27 August 1997 to February 1998.
Financial Analyst Credit Rating Information and Services Limited (CRISL), Dhaka from 5 December 1995 to 26 August 1997.

 

 

 

 

 

Research Areas

  • Corporate social, environmental & sustainability disclosures, and Corporate governance
  • Managerial leadership, HR & Administration
  • Higher education
  • Comparative banking

Year-wise Research Contributions 

 

Year
2017
  1. Kabir, M. R. & Sobhani, F. A. (2017). Risk Disclosure in Bank’s Annual Report: Bangladesh Perspective, Australian Academy of Accounting and Finance Review, 3(1), 11-20.
  2. Kabir, M. R. & Sobhani, F. A. (2017). Transformation from charity to ethical profit social enterprises: Its necessity, scope and barriers. International Journal of Bangladesh Society for Human Resource Management, 1, 37-58.
  3. Dhar, B. , M. A. Mutalib, F. A. Sobhani (2017). Investigating the Impact of Human Resource Accounting Practice on Organizational Performance. International Islamic Social Economic Conference at Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia, Malaysia 
2016
  1. Sobhani, F. A., M Murtaz, N Omar (2016). Critical analysis of the role, challenges and shariah compliance of Islamic windows by conventional banks in Bangladesh. International Journal of Economics and Management, 10 (Special Issue 2), 391-407.
  2. Akhter, M. N. & Sobhani, F. A. (2016). Entrepreneurship for Women in Islam. DIU Journal of Business and Economics, 10(2), 97-109
  3. Kabir, M. R. & Sobhani, F. A. (2016). Risk Disclosure in Bank’s Annual Report: Bangladesh Perspective, Conference Proceedings of Independent Global Conference on Business and Economics, held on 21 May 2016 at IUB School of Business, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  4. Sobhani, F. A. (2016). Lean and Six Sigma Tools for Sustainability. HRD Journal, Vol. 2, pp.32-33.
2015
  1. Sobhani, F. A. & Murtaz, M. (2015). Factors behind Begging and Search for Alternatives: A Study on Female Street Beggars in Chittagong City. IIUC Business Review, 4, 24-38.
  2. Murtaz, M. & Sobhani, F. A. (2015). Critical Analysis of the Role, Challenges and Shari’ah Compliance of Islamic Windows by Conventional Banks in Bangladesh, presented in the International Conference on Islamic Economics, Governance and Social Enterprise, jointly organized by Accounting Research Institute-Universiti Teknologi Mara-Malaysia, Zakat Research Institute of Malaysia, Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia-Malaysia, International Islamic University Chittagong-Bangladesh, Universitas Islam Negeri Maulana Malik Ibrahim Malang, Indonesia held on 14-15 December 2015 at Melaka, Malaysia
  3. Kabir, M. R. & Sobhani, F. A. (2015). Transformation from Charity to Ethical Profit Social Enterprises: Its Necessity, Scope and Barriers, presented in the International Conference on Islamic Economics, Governance and Social Enterprise, jointly organized by Accounting Research Institute-Universiti Teknologi Mara-Malaysia, Zakat Research Institute of Malaysia, Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia-Malaysia, International Islamic University Chittagong-Bangladesh, Universitas Islam Negeri Maulana Malik Ibrahim Malang, Indonesia held on 14-15 December 2015 at Melaka, Malaysia
  4. Kabir, M. R. & Sobhani, F. A. (2015). Deception through Accounting Manipulation: Challenge for Corporate Governance, presented in the International Conference on Islamic Economics, Governance and Social Enterprise, jointly organized by Accounting Research Institute-Universiti Teknologi Mara-Malaysia, Zakat Research Institute of Malaysia, Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia-Malaysia, International Islamic University Chittagong-Bangladesh, Universitas Islam Negeri Maulana Malik Ibrahim Malang, Indonesia held on 14-15 December 2015 at Melaka, Malaysia
  5. Sobhani, F. A. & Kabir, M. R. (2015). A Community Based Sadaqah Approach to Eradicate Extreme Poverty: An Evaluation of Action Research Projects of CRP, IIUC, presented in the International Conference on Islamic Economic System, jointly organized by Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia-Malaysia, International Islamic University Chittagong-Bangladesh, Islamic Research and Training Institute-IDB-KSA and Fatoni University-Thailand held on 29-30 September 2015 at Krabi, Thailand.
  6. Kabir, M. R. & Sobhani, F. A. (2015). Management of Institutional Sadaqah  for  Poverty Diminution: A Sustainable Sadaqah Model, presented in the International Conference on Islamic Economic System, jointly organized by Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia-Malaysia, International Islamic University Chittagong-Bangladesh, Islamic Research and Training Institute-IDB-KSA and Fatoni University-Thailand held on 29-30 September 2015 at Krabi, Thailand.
  7. Sobhani, F. A. (2015). Factors behind Isomorphic relationship in Social and Environmental Disclosure in Heterogeneous Banks in Bangladesh: An Institutional Perspective, presented in the Annual Conference on Social Injustice: Race and Ethnicity – A Global Perspective, organized by the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice, Virginia State University during 26-27 March 2015 in Virginia, USA.
2014
  1. Sobhani, F. A. & Murtaz, M. (2014). Factors behind Begging and Search for Alternatives: A Study on Female Street Beggars in Chittagong City Corporation, Conference Proceedings of IIUCIC7-2014: International Conference on ‘Development of Social Enterprise and Social Business for Eradication of Extreme Poverty and Street Begging’, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
  2. Hoque, N. & Sobhani, F. A. (2014). Developing Social Business Enterprise: A Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Approach, Conference Proceedings of IIUCIC7-2014: International Conference on ‘Development of Social Enterprise and Social Business for Eradication of Extreme Poverty and Street Begging’, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
  3. Kabir, M. R., Sobhani, F. A. & Sakib, N. (2014). Accounting for Social Enterprises: An Islamic Perspective, Conference Proceedings of IIUCIC7-2014: International Conference on ‘Development of Social Enterprise and Social Business for Eradication of Extreme Poverty and Street Begging’, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
  4. Kabir, M. R., Sobhani, F. A. & Kausar, A. (2014). Management of Sadaqah through Social Enterprises: A Case Study of Anjuman Mufidul Islam, Bangladesh, Conference Proceedings of IIUCIC7-2014: International Conference on ‘Development of Social Enterprise and Social Business for Eradication of Extreme Poverty and Street Begging’, Chittagong, Bangladesh.

 

2013
  1. Akhter, M. N., & Sobhani, F. A. (2013).  Institutionalization of Women Entrepreneurship: An Islamic Perspective, Conference Proceedings of ICOBIEE2013: International Conference on Business Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Engineering 2013, Penang, Malaysia: Universiti Malaysia Perlis.
2012
  1. Sobhani, F. A., & Amran, A. (2012). Managerial Perceptions Concerning Nondisclosure of Sustainable Development Issues: The Case of an Islamic and a Conventional Bank in Bangladesh. Asian Business Review, September Issue 1(1), 56-66.
  2. Sobhani, F. A., & Amran, A. (2012). Sustainability disclosure in annual reports and websites: A study of the banking industry in Bangladesh. Journal of Cleaner Production (Elsevier, Impact Factor: 3.590), 23(1), 75-85.
  3. Sobhani, F. A., & Amran, A. (2012). Essence of, Approaches to and Transformation Process in Higher Education for Sustainable Development: A Critical Review. IIUC StudiesA Research Journal of International Islamic University Chittagong, 9, 113-136. 
2011
  1. Sobhani, F. A., Zainuddin, Y. & Amran, A. (2011). Religion as an emerging institutional factor behind sustainability disclosure practices in Bangladesh: The case of an Islamic bank. World Journal of Social Sciences, 1(1), 69-85.
  2. Sobhani, F. A., Zainuddin, Y., Amran, A. & Baten., A. (2011). Corporate sustainability disclosure practices of selected banks: A trend analysis approach, African Journal of Business Management, 5(7), 2794-2804.
  3. Sobhani, F. A., & Amran, A. (2011). Essence of, Approaches to and Transformation Process in Higher Education for Sustainable Development: A Critical Review. Conference Proceedings of 5th Conference of International Islamic University Chittagong.  
2010
  1. Islam, M. A., & Sobhani, F. A. (2010). A Study of Leadership in the Hierarchy of Managers in the Malaysian Multinational Manufacturing Industries. Global Journal of Business Management (India), 4(1), 13-32.
  2. Islam, M. A., & Sobhani, F. A. (2010). Determinants of Outsourcing in the Manufacturing Industries in Bangladesh. Business Review (Pakistan), 5(2), 127-147.
  3. Moral, M. J. B., Sobhani, F. A., & Rainis, R. (2010). Delphi Technique in Poverty Alleviation. IIUC Studies, 6(1), 77-96
  4. Sobhani, F. A., & Rahman, S. (2010). Challenges of higher education for sustainable development: A study of private universities in Bangladesh. Interdisciplinary Journal of Contemporary Research in Business, 2(5), 231-248. 
  5. Sobhani, F. A., Zainuddin, Y., & Amran, A. (2010).  Institutionalism as an Emerging Theory in Social and Environmental Accounting Research. Conference Proceedings of ICoHSE: International Conference on the Roles of the Humanities and Social Sciences in Engineering, Malaysia: Universiti Malaysia Perlis.
2009
  1. Sobhani, F. A., Amran, A., & Zainuddin, Y. (2009). Revisiting the practices of corporate social and environmental disclosure in Bangladesh. Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management (John Wiley & Sons, Impact Factor: 2.054), 16(3), 167-183.
  2. Sobhani, F. A., Zainuddin, Y., & Amran, A. (2009). Sustainability disclosure practices in Bangladesh: The case of banking industry. Proceedings of UWS’09: Sustainability Research Symposium. NSW, Australia: University of Western Sydney.
2008
  1. Ather, S. M., Sobhani, F. A., & Chowdhury, A. H. (2008). Depreciation Methods of the Listed Companies in Bangladesh. The Cost and Management, 36( 1), 11-13.
  2. Sobhani, F. A., Zainuddin, Y. B., & Amran, A. B. (2008). Current state of corporate social and environmental disclosure in Bangladesh. Conference Proceedings of ICoSSH 2008: The 2nd USM Penang International Postgraduate Convention. Malaysia: Universiti Sains Malaysia.
2007
  1. Ather, S. M., & Sobhani, F. A. (2007). Managerial Leadership – An Islamic Perspective. IIUC Studies, 4(1), 7-24.
  2. Sobhani, F. A., & Ather, S. M. (2007). Islamic management in Bangladesh: status, issues and solutions. Conference Proceedings of IIUM-2007: International Conference on Management from Islamic Perspectives: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: International Islamic University Malaysia.
2006
  1. Huda, S.S.M.S., Sobhani, F. A., & Zubayer, M. (2006). Management Historians in the 1990s: A Review of their Lives and Prime Contributions. IIUC Studies, 3(1), 73-82.
  2. Rana, M. B., & Sobhani, F. A. (2006). Interrelationship Between Globalization and National Responsiveness: An Analytical Approach. IIUC Business Review, 1(1), 33-40.
2005
  1. Khan, M. S. U., Sobhani, F. A., & Ali, M. H. (2005). Social Capital: A Multidimensional Approach of Socioeconomic Development. Journal of Social Sciences, 3(1), 124-128.
2004
  1. Sobhani, F. A. (2004). Foreign Direct Investment in Bangladesh: A Case Study of the Textile Sector. IIUC Studies, 1(1), 9-23.
  2. Sobhani, F. A. (2004). Management Practices of Private Universities in Bangladesh: A Case Study of International Islamic University Chittagong. IIUC Studies, 2(1), 24-59.

 

Publication of Books

  1. Kishoregonjer Susontan Moulala Abdul Bari (R): Jibon o Kormo (in Bengali) [Good Son of Kishoregonj Moulana Abdul Bari (R): Life and Deed], P.52 by Dr. Farid A. Sobhani, Publisher: M. A. Bari Society in 2014
  2. Financial Accounting by Sobhani, Kabir & Haque, Reviewing stage, Expected to be published soon.
  3. Corporate Sustainability Disclosure Between Islamic and Conventional Banks in Bangladesh by Dr. Farid A. Sobhani, Reviewing stage, Expected to be published soon.
  4. Human Resource Management for 21st Century by Dr. F. A. Sobhani (Under the process)

 

Articles in Magazines and other Periodicals

  1. Sobhani, F. A. (2018). HR Integration for Corporate Sustainability, Souvenir of the BSHRM 7th International HR Conference, held on 28 April 2018 at Sena Malancha, Banani, p.46
  2. Sobhani, F. A. (2018). Does HR Matter?, Souvenir of the BSHRM 2nd HR Summit at Radisson Blu Chittagong, held on 9 March 2018 at Sena Malancha, Banani, p.26-28
  3. Sobhani, F. A. (2017). All Resources – HR = Zero, Souvenir of the BSHRM 1st HR Summit in Chittagong, held on 24 February 2017 at Radisson Blu Chittagong, p.27
  4. Sobhani, F. A. (2016). Lean and Six Sigma Tools for Sustainability. HRD Journal, Vol. 2, p.32-33.
  5. Sobhani, F. A. (2016). Career Opportunities for Bangladeshi Graduates. Magazine of Career Fest Chittagong, p.24-25.
  6. Sobhani, F. A. (2014). IIUC with a Difference in Developing Human Resources. The Chittagong Digest– a monthly magazine in Chittagong, Bangladesh in June Issue, p.75-76.
  7. Sobhani, F. A. (2013). Book Review -Good to Great by Jim Collins. The WHEEL, a Quarterly Business Magazine in Bangladesh, 1(4), p.74-78.
  8. Sobhani, F. A. (2013). An Ideal Teacher for Students and Society. The Magazine of Bangladesh Ideal Teachers Council, p.15-21.
  9. Sobhani, F. A. (2005). Managerial Leadership. Magazine of IIUC Business Club, p.20-23.
  10. Sobhani, F. A. (2005). Inflows of Foreign Direct Investment in Bangladesh-A Trend Analysis. Magazine of Chittagong Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI), Bangladesh on the eve of 13th Chittagong International Trade Fair, p.22-28.
  11. Sobhani, F. A. (2004). Executive MBA Program: Why and How. Executive Views– a publication of the Faculty of Administrative Sciences, IIUC, 2(1), p.61-67.
  12. Sobhani, F. A. (2004). Career Opportunities for MBA Graduates. Magazine of 1st Reunion MBA Alumni Association, IIUC, p.28-31.
  13. Sobhani, F. A. (2003). Uccho Shikkhay Grading Boishammoy: Kichu Prostabona (In Bengali) [Discrimination of Grading Systems in Higher Education of Bangladesh: Some Recommendations]. The Dainik Purbokone – a daily newspaper in Chittagong, Bangladesh on 23 August 2003.
  14. Sobhani, F. A. (2003). Tour as a Learning Process. The Explorers- a Souvenir of SAARC Study Tour of DBA-IIUC, p.11-12.
  15. Sobhani, F. A. (2003). Salary and Wages Administration. Training Guide of Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation Training Center, Chittagong in August Issue, p. 24-35.
  16. Sobhani, F. A. (2003). Leadership, Team Development and Team Spirit. Training Guide of Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation Training Center, Chittagong in July Issue, p. 42-51.
  17. Sobhani, F. A. (2003). Career Opportunities for the Business Graduates in Bangladesh. Magazine of IIUC Job Fair, p. 16-19.
  18. Sobhani, F. A. (2003). BBA and MBA: The Need Based Programs of IIUC. The Guardian-a monthly magazine in Bangladesh in the issue of December, p.38-39.
  19. Sobhani, F. A. (2000). Executive MBA: A Prestigious Graduate Program at IUC. Executive Views– a publication of the Faculty of Administrative Sciences, IIUC, 1(1), p.11-16.
  20. Sobhani, F. A. (1994). Bangladesher Shikkhah Bebostha: Ekti Porjalosona (In Bengali), [Education Systems of Bangladesh: A Critical Review]. Alaol Hall Magazine, University of Chittagong, p.35-38.

 

Organizing International Conferences

  1. Led a 5-member delegates of Daffodil International University at Bangkok Annual Social Science Research Conference held during 12-14 January 2018 at Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand.
  2. Performed responsibilities as the Convener for organizing an International Conference on Career Bytes, organized by Department of Business Administration, Daffodil International University held during 4-5 December 2016 at DIU Permanent Campus, Ashulia, Dhaka.
  3. Led a DIU Team in a Leadership Summit jointly organized by Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia, Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia, and Daffodil International University held during 4-7 December 2017 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  4. Performed responsibilities as the Convener of the Executive Committee for organizing an International Summit on Employability and Soft Skills, organized by Daffodil International University in association with Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM) during 23-25 March 2017 at Daffodil International University, Dhaka.
  5. Performed responsibilities as the Organizing Secretary of the International Conference on ‘Development of Social Enterprise and Social Business for Eradication of Extreme Poverty and Street Begging’ jointly organized by International Islamic University Chittagong, Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia, Universiti Teknologi Mara, Muslim Aid-UK, Abul Khair Group-Chittagong and Kano State Government, Nigeria during 19-20 December 2014 at Hotel Agrabad, Chittagong.
  6. Coordinated an International Conference on ‘Business Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Engineering’ on 6-8 December 2013 in Penang, Malaysia jointly organized by Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP), International Islamic University Chittagong-Bangladesh and Walailak University, Thailand.

 

Delivered Keynote Speeches

  1. Delivered Keynote Speech on “Corporate governance nursing corporate values: An institutional perspective” in the Bangkok Annual Social Science Research Conference held during 12-14 January 2018 at Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand.
  2. Delivered Keynote Speech on “Elevating accountability and sustainability of public and private entities through good governance” in the 9th International Conference on Corporate Governance 2017 held during 28-29 November 2017 at Universitas Riau, Pekanbaru, Indonesia.
  3. Delivered Keynote Speech on “Wasatiyyah Approach: Empowering Socio Economic Sector through Smart Partnership” in the 1st International Islamic Social Economic Conference (1st IISEC) 2017 held during 22-23 August 2017 at Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia, Nilai, Malaysia.
  4. Delivered Keynote Speech on “Development of Human Qualities for Success in Life” for the bank officials held on 21 November 2017 at Islami Bank Training and Research Academy (IBTRA), Dhaka.
  5. Delivered Keynote Speech on “Development of Human Qualities for Success in Life” for the bank officials on 21 November 2017 at Islami Bank Training and Research Academy (IBTRA), Dhaka.
  6. Delivered Keynote Speech on ‘Lean and Six Sigma Tools for Sustainability’ in the 2nd HRD Conference organized by HRD Foundation Bangladesh on 22 April 2016 at Hotel Agrabad, Chittagong.
  7. Delivered Keynote Speech on ‘Qualities of Good Trainer in Training and Developing Art of Presentation and Presentation Skill’ for the senior bankers of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited on 22 February 2014 at Islami Bank Training and Research Academy (IBTRA), Chittagong Regional Center, Agrabad, Chittagong.

 

Joined as Official Discussant

  1. Acted as Discussant on ‘Meet the HR Gurus’ in the Career Fest 2016 organized by jobsbd.com in association with Chittagong City Corporation during 6-7 May 2016
  2. Acted as Discussant on ‘Office Management’ from 19 to 23 July 2003 organized by Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation Training Center, Chittagong.
  3. Acted as Discussant on ‘Financial & Audit Management’ from 23 to 27 August 2003 organized by Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation Training Center, Chittagong.
  4. Acted as Discussant on ‘Impact Assessment” in the training program of “Coastal Embankment Rehabilitation Projects in Bangladesh’ jointly organized by the European Union and Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB) in 2003.

 

Chaired Conferences/Sessions

  1. Chaired a Parallel Session at ‘Bangkok Annual Social Science Research Conference’ held during 12-14 January 2018 at Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand.
  2. Chaired a Conference Session at ‘New York International Business and Social Science Conference’ organized by Australian Academy of Business Leadership (AABL), Syndey during 14-16 April 2017 at Hilton Garden Inn, Long Island City, New York.
  3. Chaired a Parallel Session at the International Conference on Business Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Engineering-ICOBIEE2013, Jointly organized by Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP) and Ministry of Education, Malaysia during 6-8 December 2013 in Penang, Malaysia.
  4. Chaired a plenary session on ‘Understanding Human Resource Management’ in the training program on ‘Supervisory Skills and Leadership Development’ organized by Bangladesh Institute of Management (BIM) from 26 July to 07 August 2003.

 

Editorial Experiences

Editor DIU Journal of Business and Economics, Published by Daffodil International University, Vol. 11, No. 1, December 2017
Editor Australian Journal of Accounting, Economics and Finance, Published by Australasian Centre for Research and Development, Sydney till to-date
Associate Editor International Journal of Bangladesh Society for Human Resource Management, Vol. 1-3 (2017 & 2018)
Executive Editor IIUC Business Review, Vol. 1, 3, 4 (2006, 2013, 2015) & IIUC Studies, Vol. 14 (2015)
Editorial Member International Journal of Ethics in Social Sciences, Vol. 1-3 (2013-2015), Published by Center for Research on Islamic Management & Business

 

 

  1. ARI-HICoE Research Grant 2016, from the Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) awarded by the Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia for the duration of 1 March 2016 –28 February 2017.
  2. Best Paper Award 2015 in the International Conference on Islamic Economics, Governance and Social Enterprise, jointly organized by ARI-Universiti Teknologi Mara-Malaysia, Zakat Research Institute of Malaysia, Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia-Malaysia, International Islamic University Chittagong-Bangladesh, Universitas Islam Negeri Maulana Malik Ibrahim Malang, Indonesia held on 14-15 December 2015 at Melaka, Malaysia.
  3. IDB Best Paper Award 2015 in the Islamic Economic System Conference, jointly organized by Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia-Malaysia, International Islamic University Chittagong-Bangladesh, Islamic Research and Training Institute-IDB-KSA and Fatoni University-Thailand held on 29-30 September 2015 at Krabi, Thailand.
  4. Best Paper Award 2014 in the International Conference on Development of Social Enterprise and Social Business for Eradication of Extreme Poverty and Street Begging jointly organized by International Islamic University Chittagong, ARI-Universiti Teknologi Mara, Muslim Aid-UK, Kano State Government and Abul Khair Group, Bangladesh held on 19-20 December 2014 at IIUC Campus and Hotel Agrabad, Chittagong.
  5. IDB Scholarship for pursuing PhD Program at Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia, Academic Session: 2007-2011 [Managed by Staff Development and Student Welfare Division (SDSWD) of IIUC]
  6. Swedish Government Fund 2000 for pursuing Master’s Program at Universiti of Antwerp, Belgium, Academic Session: 2000-2001 [Managed by Economic Research Bureau, Government of Bangladesh]
  7. Teaching Performance Appraisal, Score: Lowest 82% and Highest 100%, evaluated by the students of BBA & MBA Programs during Fall 2016-Spring 2018 at Daffodil International University.
  8. Teaching Efficiency Rating (TER), 5 in the scale of 5, rated by the students of BBA & MBA Programs in different semesters during Autumn 2015-Spring 2016 at IIUC.

Fellowships

  • Life Fellow, Bangladesh Society for Human Resource Management (BSHRM), a voluntary organization registered with the Govt. of Bangladesh under Societies Act-1860.
  • Fellow, Australian Academy of Business Leadership (AABL), Sydney, Australia.
  • Fellow, International Association of Social Enterprise Economics, Malaysia
  • Life Fellow, Hisab Bijnan Samity – an accounting forum of the alumni of the Department of Accounting and Information Systems, University of Chittagong
  • Fellow, Belgium Alumni Association Bangladesh

 

Attended TV Programs

  • Attended as a Guest Person in the TV Program [Quarner Alo) of Bangla Vision at Bangladesh Flim Development Corporation, Dhaka, scheduled telecast on 16 Ramadan, 2 June 2018.
  • Attended as a Guest Speaker in a Live Talk Show of Independent Television at Khatungonj Theke Motijheel on Federation of Bangladesh Human Resource Organizations (FBHRO) on 1 April 2018.
  • Attended as a Guest Speaker in a Live Talk Show of Independent Television at Khatungonj Theke Motijheel on BSHRM 2nd HR Summit in Chittagong at Radisson Blu on 1 March 2018.
  • Telecasted my short interview by Boishakhi Television concerning student agitation against VAT on Tuition Fees of Private Universities in Bangladesh on 14 September 2015.
  • Participated as a Guest Speaker in the TV Program of Live Talk Show at ATN Bangla on Entrepreneurship Development on 4 December 2013.

 

Countries Visited 

Australia, Bahrain, Belgium, France, Germany, India, Italy, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Indonesia, Nepal, Netherlands, Poland, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Switzerland, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdoms, and United States.