AICBM 2018 Countdown

Faculty of Business Administration (FBA), American International University Bangladesh (AIUB), is organizing “AIUB International Conference on Business and Management (AICBM)-2018” which will be held on November 29-30, 2018 in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The aim of this initiative is to bring scholars and professionals from diverse disciplines to a single platform for sharing the most relevant and robust research evidence pertinent to the areas of interest. The Key intention of AICBM-2018 is to highlight the latest advancements in the arena of business and management covering a wide spectrum of issues. In addition, this gathering will help the delegates to establish research or business relations as well as to find international linkage for future.

The primary objective of the conference is to recognize the global issues in order to achieve progressivesocial and economic changes. This conference will discuss relevant topics in order to provide a holisticvision on sustainable development. The objectives are as follows

  • The conference aims at promoting and developing a demand-driven and practice-oriented research work on global issues.
  • The conference will facilitate constructive exchange of information, ideas, research findings, best practices, and lessons identified between the researchers and practitioners
  • Researchers will highlight the issues hindering developing nations and present research findings to an exclusive audience comprised of national, international researchers and industry experts to achieve practical applications in social transformation.
  • Practitioners will receive different perspectives on current and emerging global business-related  issues, which will enable them to modify actions based on research findings
  • The conference will create a unique environment for participants to establish professional networks in their respective fields, particularly with representatives from academician, researchers and practitioners.


Track covering Business, and Economics issues/applications and academic researches include, but are  not limited to:
✓ Accounting
✓ Banking & Insurance
✓ Business Climate
✓ Business Ethics & Law
✓ Corporate Social &Responsibility Governance
✓ Entrepreneurship
✓ Finance and Economics.
✓ E-Business
✓Human Resource Management
✓ International business
✓ Management Information Systems
✓ Marketing & E-Commerce
✓ Operations & Supply Chain Management
✓ Project Management
✓ Value Chain Analysis
✓ Education and Learning
✓ Tourism and Hospitality Management

Keynote Speakers


Dr. T. Ramayah

Professor of Technology Management at School of Management,
Universiti Sains Malaysia,
Penang, Malaysia.


Dr. Syed Ferhat Anwar

Professor at University of Dhaka
Institute of Business Administration [IBA]



Professor and Dean, College of Business & Accountancy
Angeles University Foundation


Dr. Engku Muhammad Nazri B Engku Abu Bakar

Professor and Director, College of Arts and Sciences
Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM)

Conference Proceedings

Conference proceedings will be published in book format with ISBN 978-984- 34-4280- 2





$ 150

Early Bird Registration    

Local Participant
BDT 5000
Local Participant (Student)
BDT 2000
Participant (without paper)
BDT 3000

$ 200

Regular Registration

Local Participant
BDT 7000
Local Participant (Student)
BDT 3000
Participant (without paper)
BDT 3000

$ 250


Local Participant
BDT 9000
Local Participant (Student)
BDT 5000
Participant (without paper)
BDT 5000

Additional Paper
  1. International - Each Additional Paper $75/ Paper
  2. Local - Each Additional Paper BDT 2500/ Paper


18th AUGUST 2018

Paper Submission

Reviewer Feedback                           

20th September 2018 

1st October 2018

Camera Ready Paper Submission

Important Dates

1st October 2018

Early Bird Registration

Regular Registration                          

15th  October, 2018 

1st  November, 2018

Late Registration


Honorary General Chair

Dr. Carmen Z. Lamagna, 
Vice Chancellor, AIUB

Program Chairman

Dr Charles C. Villanueva 
Vice President, Academics concurrently the Dean
Faculty of Business Administration

Conference Secretariat

Farheen Hassan,
Associate Professor, FBA, AIUB,

Samia Shabnaz,
Senior Assistant Professor, FBA, AIUB

Bohi Shajahan,
Assistant Professor, FBA, AIUB,

Organizing Committee

(Alphabetic order by last name)

Prof. Dr. Nisar Ahmed, Director, Graduate Program,AIUB
Mr. Mohammad Faridul Alam, Head, Department of Accounting

Mr. Mahmood Taseen Chowdhury, Coordinator, Department of Finance

Dr. Khondaker Sazzadul Karim,
Head, Department of Marketing,IB and THM

Dr. Tabin Hasan, Head , Department of MIS

Manzur H. Khan, Director, OSA

Mr. Ziarat H. Khan, Assistant Director, OSA

Mr. Ashfaque A Mohib, Head , OSCM

R. Tareque Moudud, Director, OPA

A K Nazmul,Asso. Prof
Department of Management

Advisory Committee

(alphabetical order by last names)

Prof. Dr. Syed Abul Kalam Azad, Faculty of Business Administration, American International University-Bangladesh (AIUB), Bangladesh

Prof. Neaz Ahmed, Faculty of Business Administration, American International University-Bangladesh (AIUB), Bangladesh

Prof. Dr. Md. Harun-Ur-Rashid Askari, Vice Chancellor, Islamic University, Kushtia, Bangladesh

Prof. Dr. Anwar Hossain, Vice-Chancellor, Northern University Bangladesh(NUB), Bangladesh

Prof. Dr. Md. Faruque Hossain, Faculty of Business Administration, AIUB, Bangladesh

Prof. Saiful Islam, Vice Chancellor, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Bangladesh

Advisory Committee

(alphabetical order by last names)

Prof. Dr. Yousuf Mahbubul Islam, Vice Chancellor, Daffodil International University (DIU), Bangladesh

Professor Dr. M. Azizur Rahman, Vice Chancellor, Uttara University, Bangladesh

Prof. Imran Rahman, Former VC, Advisor and Dean FBA, University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB), Bangladesh

Prof. Dr. M. Shamsul Haque, Professor, Sr. Vice-Chairman, Northern University Bangladesh Trust (NUBT), Bangladesh

Prof. Maksudur R. Sarker, Faculty of Business Administration, AIUB, Bangladesh

Technical Committee

(alphabetical order by last names)

Dr. Shawkat Alam, Professor, Macquarie University, Australia

Dr. Muhammad Mahboob Ali, Professor, Dhaka School of Economics, Bangladesh

Dr. B M Hasanul Banna, CPDS, Faculty of Economics and Administration, University of Malaya. Malaysia

Dr. Ehsanul Huda Chowdhury, Assistant Professor, University of Gavle, Sweden

Dr. Md. Mamun Habib, Associate Professor, BRAC University, Bangladesh

Dr. Bidit Dey, Associate Professor and MBA Director, Brunel University London, UK

Mr. Bholanath Dutta, Professor, Founder, President & Convener, MTC Global, India

Mr. Omar Al-Farooque, Associate Professor, University of New England, Australia

Dr. Qiu Bo Huang, Associate Professor and Deputy Dean, Institute of Modern Science, Zhejiang Suren University, China

Dr. Md. Rakibul Hoque, Associate Professor, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Dr. Aminul Islam, Associate Professor, University Malaysia Perlis, Malaysia

Dr. Nazrul Islam, Professor and Dean, School of Business, Uttara University, Bangladesh

Dr. Mohammed Masum Iqbal, Associate Professor, Faculty of Business and Economics, Daffodil International University (DIU), Bangladesh

Dr. Jing-Hua Li, Professor, School of Management, Zhejiang Gongshang University (ZJSU), China

Maria Fregidou-Malama, Assistant Professor, Department of Business and Economic Studies, Faculty of Education and Business Studies, University of Gävle, Sweden

Technical Committee

(alphabetical order by last names)

Dr. Abdul Momin, Chairman Chittagong Stock Exchange, Bangladesh.

Dr. Mehedi Masud, Assistant Professor, Department of Development Studies, University of Malaya, Malaysia

Dr. Hafedh Mohammed Saleh Mohammed, Assistant Professor, Economics and Business College, Sana'a University, Yemen

Dr. Md. Mohiuddin, Associate Professor & Chairperson, MBA Program, IBA, Bangladesh

Dr. Mohammad Abdullah Mahfuz, Assistant Professor, Jagannath University, Bangladesh

Dr. Md. Abdul Momen, Assistant Professor, East West University(EWU), Bangladesh

Dr. Imran Mahmud, Assistant Professor, Daffodil International University (DIU), Bangladesh

Dr. Muhammad Sabbir Rahman, Associate Professor, Department of Marketing and International Business, North South University (NSU), Bangladesh

Dr. A.N.M. Wahiduzzaman, Head, Corpus Cristy Texas ANM University, USA

Mr. Mahmud H Zaman, Department of Marketing and International Business, North South University (NSU), Bangladesh

Publication Committee

Dr. Ramit Azad
Mr. Kazi Firoz Ahmed
Mr. Ziarat H. Khan
Mr. Mehzabul Hoque Nahid
Md. Mahmudul Islam Shawon
Dr. Md. Khaled Amin


DAY 1November 29, 2018
09.00-10.00 amRegistration
10.00-11.30 amInaugural Session
10:10 - 10:20 amWelcome Speech
10:20 - 10:40 amSpeech by Program Chair - Vice President, Academics concurrently the Dean
Faculty of Business Administration, AIUB.
10:40 - 11:00 amSpeech by Honorary General Chair
11:00 - 11:30 amSpeech by Honorary General Chair - Honorable Vice Chancellor, AIUB, Bangladesh
11:30 - 11:45 amTea Break
11:45 - 1:00 pmKeynote Session I
01:00 - 02:00 pmLunch Break
02:00 - 03:30 pmParallel Session
03:30 - 04:00 pmTea Break
04:00 - 05:30 pmParallel Session
05:30 - 06:00 pmTea Break
DAY 2Friday, November 30, 2018
09:30 - 10:30 amKeynote Session II
10.30 - 11:00 amTea Break
11:00 - 12:30 pmParallel Session
12:30 - 02:00 pmPrayer and Lunch Break
02:00 - 03:30 pmParallel Session
03:30 - 04:00 pmTea Break
04:00 - 05:30 pmParallel Session
05:30 - 06:00 pmClosing session
6:00 - 07:30 pmCultural Program
7:30 - 9:30 pmGala Dinner

For both local participants residing outside Dhaka, and International participants who would like to stay at a convenient location can contact the following affiliated hotels. In order to avail subsidies rates (Approximately 50% discount on rooms), please contact the hotel and provide the relevant documents indicating you have registered for the conference.


Galesia Hotel & Resort conveniently located in the Banani area of Dhaka city. It is just a 15 minute drive from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport. It can be easily connected to the business hub of Uttara, Gulshan and Baridhara Diplomatic Zone.

House : 39, Road : 21, Block : B
Banani, Dhaka- 1213, Bangladesh
Phone: +88 02 55034111, +88 02 55034113

THE OLIVES (Residence + Suite) is located in the area of Gulshan-1, Dhaka, Bangladesh. The distance from the hotel to Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport is ten (10) kilometers.

The Olives, Dhaka.
House No 3, Road No 126,
Gulshan-1, Dhaka 1212
Phone: +8801847132822
Payment is at your expenses and you must comply with the hotels' terms and conditions.


Ka-66/1, Kuratoli Road, Kuril, Khilkhet, Dhaka 1212