Department of Business Administration
Professor Rafiqul Islam  Dean
Name :
Professor Rafiqul Islam
Employee ID
710000533
Designation
Dean  
Department
Department of Business Administration
Faculty
Faculty of Business & Economics
Personal Webpage
http://faculty.daffodilvarsity.edu.bd/profile/bba/rafiqul.html
E-mail
deanfbe@daffodilvarsity.edu.bd, prof.rafiq@daffodilvarsity.edu.bd
Phone
Cell-Phone
0174-114-0565

Master of Science in Economics
The University of Lancaster, England. 1973
Master of Arts in Economics
Dhaka University, Bangladesh 1957
Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in Economics
Dhaka University, Bangladesh. 1955

Attended Inter-University Summer Seminar held in Peshawar, Pakistan, May-July, 1961. Short Courses and Workshop on Leading Economic issues were discussed and debated. Eminent economists from home and abroad
participated in that Seminar.
Duration 3 Months.

Area of Specialization:
  1. Finance and Banking.
  2. International trade and Finance.

Other Areas of Interest:

  1. Macro and Micro Economics
  2. Development Economics
  3. Government Finance
  4. Islamic Banking

 

COURSES TAUGHT:

Courses taught at the Masters Level
Monetary Theory and Policy
Development economics
International Trade and Business

Courses taught at the Under-graduate level
Microeconomics/Macroeconomics
International Trade and Finance
Public Finance
Money and Banking

Courses taken in ITB-
(1) International Trade and Finance.
(2) Islamic Banking.

(3) Economics.
(4) Environment of Organization.

Journals:

(1) 'Practicalities of Privatisation Programme Implementation in less developed countries with particular reference to Zambia,' UBD Journal, Nov 24 1995 ( I presented this paper at an International Conference on Business Dynamics and Management Challenges in East Asia organized by University Brunei Darussalam in 1995.)

(2) 'Financial Structure and Economic Development,' Institut Teknologi Brunei, Tenth Anniversary Commemorative Publication, Oct, 1996.

(3) 'Islamic Banking: An overview', Brunei Darussalam Journal of Technology and Commerce, ITB, April 2000.

(4) 'Exchange Rate policy: Some Observations on Foreign exchange Auctioning, Crawling peg and Dual Exchange Rates: A Developing Country Experience', UBD Journal, November, 1997.

5) 'Enhancing Human Resource Development: Brunei Darussalam's Initiatives', Journal for Vocational and Technical Education and Training, SEAMEO VOCTECH, Brunei Darussalam, August, 1999, Vol. 1.

(6) 'Small and Medium Enterprises in Brunei Darussalam: Importance and Constraints', Brunei Darussalam Journal of Technology and Commerce, ITB, January 2001.
(7) 'Higher Education and Unemployment: Some Observations on the Nature of Graduate Unemployment in Brunei Darussalam', (A joint research) Journal of Technology and Commerce, ITB, 2003.

(8) "Variable Reserve Requirement as an Instrument of Credit Control", Journal of the Institute of Bankers, Dhaka, Bangladesh, August 1975.

 


 

Books:

Principles and Practice of banking: A Brunei Perspective [Series-1: Central Banking] Published during December 2004.
Principles and Development of Commercial Banking in Brunei Darussalam [Series2] Published in August 2006.

Principles and Development of Islamic banking in Brunei Darussalam [Series-3]

Offshore Banking and Financial Centres [Series-4]: A Brunei Perspective.

A Survey of Small and Medium Enterprises in Brunei Darussalam, ITB, 2002. (A joint Research by me, Hjh Rose and Noor Maya)

 


Conference Papers: 

(1) International Seminar on Zambia's Structural Adjustment Programme, organized by the School of Business, Copperbelt University in conjunction with the"School of Management, University of Edinburgh, from 21-23 March, 1992.

I was a discussant on the following paper:
'Problems and Sources of Difficulty with Adjustment Conditionality,' Tony Killick, (Paper Presenter), Overseas Development Institute, London.

Also presented a paper on 'The Constraints and Prospects of Bank Finance to the Manufacturing Sector in Zambia'.

(2) Banking and Finance workshop at the Copperbelt University (Attended by senior management personnel of the Central Bank and other financial institutions) during 6 to 8 January, 1993. As one of the Resource Persons, I presented 2 papers:

(a) Financial Liberalisation and pre-conditions for a successful. Financial Reform.

(b)Some Issues of Monetary Policies in the Zambian Context.

(3) Workshop on "Export and Economic Development" organised by the Research and Consultancy Department, Copperbelt University, Zambia.
Presented two papers:

a. Techniques of Export Financing in developing countries b. Export Financing in the United Kingdom -Some lessons for developing countries

(4) Seminar on Priority Lending in Zambia, organized by the Economic Association of Zambia, 1986.
Paper presented: 'Financing the Disadvantaged Groups in Society'.

(5) Attended Seminar on Small Industries held in Zambia in 1984 and attended by experts from India, Ireland, Kenya and Zimbabwe.

(6) National Conference on Second Five Year Plan of Bangladesh,
held in Dhaka, April, 1977.
Paper presented: Problems of Planning in Developing Countries with Particular Reference to Bangladesh.

(7) Attended Pakistan Economic Conference, held in Karachi, April
1967 and presented the following paper:

Monetary Policy in developing countries with particular reference
to Pakistan.

Area of Specialization:
  1. Finance and Banking.
  2. International trade and Finance.

Other Areas of Interest:

  1. Macro and Micro Economics
  2. Development Economics
  3. Government Finance
  4. Islamic Banking

 

COURSES TAUGHT:

Courses taught at the Masters Level
Monetary Theory and Policy
Development economics
International Trade and Business

Courses taught at the Under-graduate level
Microeconomics/Macroeconomics
International Trade and Finance
Public Finance
Money and Banking

Courses taken in ITB-
(1) International Trade and Finance.
(2) Islamic Banking.

(3) Economics.
(4) Environment of Organization.

Govt. Scholarship for Higher Education in England from Rajshahi University.

1.Member, Editorial Board, Rajshahi University Studies (A research journal), 1977-1982.

2.Member, editorial board, Management Topics, Department of Management, Rajshahi University, 1978-1981.

3.Member, Editorial Board, Zambia Journal of Business, Copperbelt University, 1988-1992, (the only journal of acceptable standard on business and commerce in Zambia.

4.Member, Editorial Board, ITB Journal of Technology and Commerce, 2000-2004.

5.Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Business and Economics, Daffodil International University, Dhaka, Sept, 2007.

6.1989-1990 Member (External), Appointments Committee, School of Environmental Studies, Copperbelt University, Zambia.

7.1990-1991 Member, Curriculum Development Committee for MBA and
Production management Degree programmes, Copperbelt University, Zambia.

Brunei Darussalam, lnstitut Teknologi Brunei.
The Copperbelt University, Zambia.
Rajshahi University, Bangladesh.

13 August, 1994 to 12August, 2006: lnstitut Teknologi Brunei
Senior Faculty Member, School of
Business and Management

Dec 1983 to Dec 1993: Copperbelt University, Zambia
Senior Faculty Member, Head of Department,
Department of Business Administration

Nov 1963 to Nov 1983: Rajshahi University, Bangladesh,
Lecturer, Assistant Professor, Associate
Professor, Department of Accounting
Professor, Department of Finance and
Banking, Faculty of Commerce,

1957-1962: Carmichael College, Rangpur
Lecturer in Economics

September- 2009: Acted as Chairman for organizing an International Seminer on Global Financial Recession at Daffodil International University.

Aug 1981 to Nov 1983 Chairman, Department of Finance and Banking, Rajshahi Universiry, Bangladesh.

Oct 1979 to Jul 1981 Chairman, department of Accounting,
Rajshahi Universiry, Bangladesh.

1977-1982 Treasurer, Rajshahi University Sports Development Board.

1975-1978 Provost of a Students' Hall of Residence Member, Academic Council, Member, Senate, Rajshahi University, Bangladesh.

1979-1982 Vice-Chairman, Japan Bangladesh Friendship Society.