Dr Shafiqur Rahman, Ph.D.

Dr Shafiqur Rahman is an Associate Professor and Head of Department, Business Administration, International Open University. He is also a Vice President of Australian Academy of Business Leadership, Sydney, Australia. He served as an MBA Coordinator for a renowned MBA Program in Bangladesh and was a co-founder of a private university campus there. He also served the US Embassy, Dhaka as a Trade Promotions Manager and as an Economic Specialist for ten years. 

His qualifications include Ph.D. (Macquarie University, Australia), Graduate Certificate in Research (Western Sydney University, Australia), MBA (IBA, Dhaka University), and Marine Engineering. He received an Australian Post-Graduate Award scholarship for his PhD studies. He also studied economics at the Foreign Service Institute, Washington D.C., USA. 

He published 26 research papers (including ABDC, ERA and SCOPUS ranked journals), five book chapters and one book. He attended/presented 31 international conferences in major cities including New York, Los Angeles, Sydney, Melbourne, Auckland, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, and Bali. He supervises PhD students, examines PhD theses, reviews journal articles and mentors scholarly activities. His research interests include CSR, Technology, Leadership and Corporate Governance. He teaches, Management, Marketing, and Information Technology related courses. 

Dr Shafiqur Rahman is an Associate Professor and Head of Department, Business Administration, International Open University. He is also a Vice President of Australian Academy of Business Leadership, Sydney, Australia. He served as an MBA Coordinator for a renowned MBA Program in Bangladesh and was a co-founder of a private university campus there. He also served the US Embassy, Dhaka as a Trade Promotions Manager and as an Economic Specialist for ten years. 

His qualifications include Ph.D. (Macquarie University, Australia), Graduate Certificate in Research (Western Sydney University, Australia), MBA (IBA, Dhaka University), and Marine Engineering. He received an Australian Post-Graduate Award scholarship for his PhD studies. He also studied economics at the Foreign Service Institute, Washington D.C., USA. 

He published 26 research papers (including ABDC, ERA and SCOPUS ranked journals), five book chapters and one book. He attended/presented 31 international conferences in major cities including New York, Los Angeles, Sydney, Melbourne, Auckland, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, and Bali. He supervises PhD students, examines PhD theses, reviews journal articles and mentors scholarly activities. His research interests include CSR, Technology, Leadership and Corporate Governance. He teaches, Management, Marketing, and Information Technology related courses.