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Dr. Farid Ahammad Sobhani


Dr. Farid Ahammad Sobhani


Brief Profile

Dr. Farid A. Sobhani is a Professor in the School of Business and Economics at United International University (UIU), Dhaka. He is a Visiting Professor at ARI-Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM), Malaysia. Recently he has become the President of Bangladesh Society for Private University Academics (BSPUA). He is the Vice President of Federation of Bangladesh Human Resource Organizations (FBHRO) and Founding Chairman of Bangladesh Society for Human Resources Management (BSHRM), Chattogram. He is a Registered Scrum MasterTM at Scrum Inc., USA; Lead, AiE Asia; and a Board Member at Agile in Education USA, New York. Dr. Sobhani started his career as a corporate professional around 26 years back. He served as a Financial Analyst cum Company Secretary at Credit Rating Information and Services Limited (CRISL), Dhaka. He was a Professor and Dean at Daffodil International University (DIU) and International Islamic University Chittagong (IIUC). He served as an external member at Rajshahi University, Bangladesh University of Professionals (BUP), and taught in the MBA Program at Bangladesh Open University (BOU), Dhaka. After completion of BBA and MBA from University of Chittagong, he obtained a second Master’s in Project Management from University of Antwerp, Belgium. He did his PhD in Corporate Sustainability & HR Disclosure from Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), Malaysia. He is a trainer in the fields of HR, accounting, leadership and life-skills. He published 11 (eleven) books and magazines. He received Swadhinata Sangsad Sommanona ‘Education Award 2022’ by Swadhinata Sangsad, Dhaka and ‘HR Guru Award 2017’ by Stamford University, Dhaka for significant contributions to the respective fields. He received research grants from Australia, Malaysia and Bangladesh for carrying out intensive academic research and successfully completed the same. He got published 100+ articles in Journals, conference proceedings, magazines and newspapers. His areas of research intertest are corporate disclosure, HR, leadership, and agile in education. He was a Coordinator of USIM-IIUC PhD Collaboration Program at Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia, Nilai, Malaysia. He supervised PhD students at home and abroad; and examined doctoral theses as an external examiner at globally reputed universities in Australia, Malaysia and India. He explored 21 countries around the world, presented research papers, and delivered keynote speeches in many international conferences in Asia, Australia, Europe, and United States.


Current Responsibilities 

Professor, School of Business & Economics, United International University (UIU), Dhaka

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

Lead, AiE Asia & Board Member, Agile in Education USA, New York

Research Coordinator (South Asia), Australian Academy of Business Leadership (AABL), Sydney

President, Bangladesh Society for Private University Academics (BSPUA), Dhaka

Founding Chairman, Bangladesh Society for Human Resource Management (BSHRM), Chattogram

Vice President, Federation of Bangladesh Human Resource Organizations (FBHRO), Dhaka