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  • PhD, Business Administration (Research Direction: Corporate Finance), Zhejiang Gongshang University, Hangzhou, PR China, 2011

    MBA, Finance, North South University, Bangladesh, 2003

    B.Sc. in Textile Engineering, Bangladesh University of Textiles (BUTEX), Bangladesh, 1998

Areas of Interest
Financial Distress, Market Efficiency, Chinese Economy and Business Practice.

Minhaz Uddin Ahmed, PhD

Associate Professor


Dr. Minhaz Uddin Ahmed received his doctoral degree in Business Administration from Zhejiang Gongshang University, the oldest and one of the most prestigious business schools in China. He started his professional career in 1999 with Giant Group, a leading company in Textile and RMG sector in Bangladesh and managed export contracts with JC Penny, Levis, Tommy Hilfiger, and GAP. Later he was drawn to academia and devoted himself in the education industry since 2000 on a full-time basis. His role as a business educator spans both home and abroad where in China alone he taught business for nine years in top Chinese universities (Zhejiang Gongshang University and Jiangsu University of Science & Technology). He educated students from many different countries around the world such as China, USA, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Indonesia, Pakistan, Zimbabwe etc. Alongside teaching in China, he also ran a trading firm and was actively involved in consultancy in the area of Business Communication and helped several leading joint-ventures such as Abbott Medical Optics, Amphenol Telecom, and Staubli Mechatronics to develop and internationalize the overall communication process. For the excellence in research and teaching, he was awarded by the Government of China with Scholarships and other recognitions. He is an Ex-cadet from Comilla Cadet College.

Research & Awards


  • “Internationalization of Business Education at the Undergraduate Level in Chinese Universities,” Jiangsu University of Science & Technology, Zhenjiang, PR China, 2013 – 2014
  • Consultant to the project “German-Bangladesh Higher Education Network for Sustainable Textiles” jointly conducted by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), The German International Cooperation (GIZ) and the University Grants Commission (UGC) in Bangladesh. (2017 – 2019)


  • “Financial Distress Analysis of ‘Special Treatment’ companies in the manufacturing sector that are listed in Shanghai Stock Exchange,” Zhejiang Gongshang University, Hangzhou, PR China, 2009 – 2010



  • PhD Scholarship, Government of PR China, 2008 – 2011
  • Excellence in Teaching, Jiangsu University of Science & Technology, China, 2014
  • ‘Honorary Citation’ for Academic Excellence, North South University, Bangladesh, 2004
  • Board Stipend, Ministry of Education, Government of Bangladesh, 1995 – 1998



Journal Articles

Ahmed, M.U. (2017) “Financial distress analysis of ‘Special Treatment’ companies in China”, International Journal of Chinese Culture and Management, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 19-29.  DOI: 10.1504/IJCCM.2017.10003391 

Saha, S.K., Ahmed, M.U. and Khan, Repon (2011) ‘Stock Market as an Alternative Transmission Channel of Monetary Policy: Bangladesh Perspective’, Journal of Primeasia University, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 89–100. 

Hu, Zuguang and Ahmed, M.U. (2010) ‘Dividend Announcement Effect on Stock Return: An Event Study on Shanghai Stock Exchange’, Second WRI Global Congress on Intelligent Systems, Vol. 2, pp. 320–324.  DOI: 10.1109/GCIS.2010.26 

Hu, Zuguang and Ahmed, M.U. (2010) ‘The Announcement Effects of Stock Dividend in Shanghai Stock Exchange’, 3rd International Conference on Computer and Electrical Engineering, Vol. 1, pp. 79–83. 

Noman, A.M. and Ahmed, M.U. (2009) ‘Efficiency of the foreign exchange markets in South Asia’, Afro-Asian J. Finance and Accounting, Vol. 1, No. 4, pp.295–305.  DOI: 10.1504/AAJFA.2009.028910

Ahmed, M.U. and Khan, Repon (2008) ‘The Announcement Effect of Bonus Share Issues in Dhaka Stock Exchange’, Journal of Business Studies, Vol. IV, No. 1, pp. 63–73. 

Ahmed, M.U. and Khan, Repon (2007) ‘Internship Effectiveness in Commercial Banks in Bangladesh and Ways to Make it Effective’, Journal of Business Studies, Vol. III, No. 1,pp. 89–97. 

Ahmed, M.U. and Khan, Repon (2006) ‘Foundation Training Program in Commercial Banks of Bangladesh: An Overview’, PROSHIKHYAN – A Journal of Training and Development, Vol. 14, No. 2, pp. 46 – 53. 

Ahmed, M.U. (2019). Financing Sustainability: Potential and Challenges of Green Finance. Thought Leadership Article, Center for Enterprise and Society, University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh.

Ahmed, M.U. (2020). Consumer Engagement and Roles for Sustainable Textiles. In Matthes, A., Schneider, K., Arnold, M.G., & Schumann, A. (Eds.) Sustainable Textile and Fashion Value Chains: Drivers, Concepts, Theories and Solutions. Basel, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing. Click here.

The University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh and its curricula are accredited by the University Grants Commission (UGC) of Bangladesh, and approved by the Ministry of Education, Government of People's Republic of Bangladesh.

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