Faculty Profile

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  • Master in Management Sciences, Specialized in Marketing 
    (HEC Management School, University of Liège, Belgium)

    Bachelor of Business Administration 
    (East West University, Dhaka, Bangladesh)

Areas of Interest
Sharing Economy, Collaborative Consumption, Innovation Rejection, Digital Credit, Entrepreneurship.

Md Oliur Rahman Tarek

Research Associate

Overview

After his bachelor studies, MD Oliur Rahman Tarek worked for several years in the shipping and advertising industries. While working in the advertising industry, he worked with some of the most prestigious global brands operating in Bangladesh. In 2018, Oliur received his master degree from HEC Liège, Belgium (AACSB and EQUIS Accredited) with Distinction (Cum Laude). He also served the digital marketing team of a venture-backed SaaS start-up in Belgium as an Intern. At ULAB, Oliur investigates a wide range of issues related to Sharing Economy, Collaborative Consumption, Innovation Rejection, Digital Credit, and Entrepreneurship as part of his research duties. He is providing grant management support to re-designing of a grant awarded by a prestigious US donor. Oliur is also involved in curriculum review for Founder Institute, a Silicon Valley-based accelerator program for leading startups in Bangladesh. Recently he has received 2nd Best Paper Award at the 4th International Conference on Globalisation, Entrepreneurship and Emerging Economies (ICGEEE), organized by Centre for Business & Economic Research (CBER), UK.

Research & Awards

Research Areas:

  • Sharing Economy.
  • Collaborative Consumption.
  • Innovation Rejection.
  • Digital Credit.
  • Entrepreneurship.

Awards:

  • 2nd Best Paper Award, 4th International Conference on Globalisation, Entrepreneurship and Emerging Economies (ICGEEE), Centre for Business & Economic Research (CBER), UK. Dhaka, December 2019
  • Cum Laude: Master in Management Sciences, HEC Management School, University of Liège, Belgium (2018)
  • Dean’s List: Bachelor of Business Administration, East West University, Bangladesh (2009)

Invited talk:

Symposium on Digital Disruptions in Business and Society, University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh, Dhaka, February 2020.

 

Publications

Conference Proceedings

Tarek, M. O., & Amit, S. (2019). Sharing Economy: Conceptualization; Drivers and Constraints; and Avenues for Research in Bangladesh. 4th International Conference on Globalisation, Entrepreneurship and Emerging Economies (ICGEEE). 10, pp. 47-57. Dhaka: Centre for Business & Economic Research (CBER),

Tarek, M. O., & Amit, S. (2019). A Closer Look at the Sharing Economy, Global Ridesharing, and Ridesharing in Bangladesh. Dhaka: Center for Enterprise and Society.

Senan, A., Amit, S., Rahman, I., & Tarek, M. O. (2020). Re-opening the Bangladesh Economy: Our Kingdom for a Framework. Dhaka: Center for Enterprise and Society.

Program Affiliations

Courses Taught

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.

emk Since March, 2018, the University of ​Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) is associated with the EMK Center as its management partner along with the American Center of U.S. Embassy Dhaka.