Professor and Head
M.Com, Rajshahi University ; MSc, Lancaster University, UK
Prof. Ali Ahsan is currently the Head of the Department of Business Studies and Dean of the Faculty of Social and Business Studies. Prior to joining State University he was the Chairman of the Department of Management, Dhaka University. He has more than 44 years of teaching experience in both public and private universities.
Prof. Ahsan has duel masters degree - M.Com from Rajshahi University and MSc from Lancaster University, UK. He is a Commonwealth Scholar. He received teaching related trainings from BUET, BMDC, and IBA. He is a Microsoft Certified Professional.
He has done consultancy in many projects funded by ADB, World Bank, OECF, JAICA, CARE Bangladesh, BGMEA, Delft University of Technology, Rotary International and REHAB. He was further involved in training programs of BOL (Linde, Bd), and BAT.
He has supervised successfully a number of PhD and MPhil students. He also acted as expert in evaluation of PhD thesis of students of Kolkata University, Andarpradish University, Rajshahi University and Chittagong University.
He has written many articles, conducted research on education and written a book for the Open University of Bangladesh. Further, he was member of the editorial board of Journal of Management and Journal of Business Studies.
Before joining the teaching profession, he worked for Bangladesh Consultant Limited and Eastern Progressive Shoe Company.
His major strengths are in Management Science, Statistical Analysis and Data Based Management. The computer languages commonly used are Visual Basic, C++. In addition, he worked with Oracle, Dbase, Access, and SPSS.
TEXTBOOK• Operations Management, Bangladesh Open University, March 2005, Co-author Dr. Muhammad Ziaulhaq Mamun, a textbook for the MBA Program of Open University for Open University.ARTICLES• Introduction to Human Resource Accounting, Management Development, Vol. 21, No. 4, Oct-Dec, 92.• Human Resource Accounting - Pitfalls in its Application, Finance and Banking, Vol. 2, No. 1, July, 92.• Operations Research in Health Service, Journal of Business Studies, Vol. XIII, No. 2, Dec, 92.• Is Human Resource Accounting System Necessary? The Cost and Management, Vol. XXI, No. 6, Nov-Dec, 93.• Proposed Alternative to Measure Value of Human Resources of an Organisation, Journal of Management, Vol. 1, No. 1, July, 95.• Land Acquisition Management and Its Effects on the Households in Bangladesh, Journal of Business Studies, Vol. XVI, No 2, December 1995.• Measurement of Entrepreneurial Potentiality, Finance and Banking, Vol. 5, No. 1 & 2, January, 96. Co-author Dr. Serajul Islam.• Industrial Policy and Privatization in Bangladesh: Some issues and Challenges, Journal of Business Studies, Vol. XVII, No. 2, December, 1996. Co-author Dr. Syed Jamal Uddin Ahmed• Use of Markovian Assumption and Efficiency Scale in Human Valuation Model, Journal of Business Studies, Vol. XVIII, No. 1, June 1997.• Theoretical Perspectives on Export Promotion Research: A Review of Issues, Dhaka University Journal of Marketing, Vol. 2, No. 2, June 1999, Co-author Altaf Jalil• Organisational Culture in Bangladesh: An Exploratory Study, The Cost and Management, Vol. XXVII, No. 4, July-August, 1999.• Land Acquisition Process: Some Observations on the Laws and their Shortcomings, Social Science Review, Vol. 17, No 2, December 2000. Co-author Altaf Jalil.• Vertical Communication and Customer Satisfaction, Journal of Management, Vol. 5, 6, 7, No. 1, June 2001. Co-author Mr. Fahim A. Bhuiyan.• Application of Management Science Techniques in Bangladesh, Readings in Management, Vol. 1, No. 1, October 2001. Co-author Dr. Shakar Ahmed.• Shrimp Culture and its impact on Aquatico-Terrestrial Environment, Dhaka University Journal of Business Studies, Vol. XXIV, No. 1, June 2003. Co-author Dr. Anisur Rahman• Integration of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) into the Education System of Bangladesh, Dhaka University Journal of Business Studies, XXV, No. 2, December 2004. Co-author Sirajul Islam.• Synthesis of Managerial Fairness and its Effects on Perceived Leader Quality: The Case of Nationalised Commercial Banks of Bangladesh, D.U. Journal of Marketing, Vol. No. 8, June 2005. Co-authors Mahmudul Haq and Nadim Jahangir.• Managerial Fairness and its Effects on Employees’ Job Commitment in the Nationalised Commercial Banks in Bangladesh, Dhaka University Journal of Business Studies, XXVII, No. 1, June 2006. Co-authors Mahmudul Haq and Nadim Jahangir.• An Alternative Implementation of Naïve Gauss-Jordan Elimination with Reduced Number of Floating Point Operations, Journal of Management, Vol 8-11, Nos. 1 & 2, Jan-Dec 2016-2017, Co-author Noman H Chowdhury.
• Scholarship for HSC, Dhaka Board
• Scholarship for B.Com, Rajshahi University
• Recognition of the GoB for M.Com result
• Commonwealth Scholarship
• Supervised PhD and MPhil students sucessfully
• Presented papers and moderated many seminars