Profile of Dr. Md. Saiful Alam

... Name Dr. Md. Saiful Alam
Designation Assistant Professor
Last Degree PhD (University of Glasgow, UK), MSc (University of Manchester, UK), BBA & MBA (University of Dhaka), ACMA (ICMAB).
   

PhD: At the University of Glasgow (2014-2017), specialised in Management Accounting. Thesis entitled “Management Accounting, Control and Microfinance Operation-Three Papers”

MSc: At the University of Manchester (2010-2011), specialised in Accounting & Finance.

MBA: At University of Dhaka, Bangladesh (2004-2005), specialised in Management Accounting.

BBA: At University of Dhaka, Bangladesh (2000-2004), specialised in Accounting & Information Systems.

CMA (Professional): At The Institute of Cost & Management Accountants of Bangladesh, ICMAB (2007-2009), specialised in Cost & Management Accounting.

CMI Level 3: At Chartered Management Institute, UK (2016), specialised in project management.

Assistant Professor, Department of Accounting & Information Systems, University of Dhaka, October 2012-Present

Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Glasgow, UK, September 2016-January 2017

Lecturer, Department of Accounting & Information Systems, University of Dhaka, July 2008- September 2012

Audit Staff, NUFHAS & Co.-A Chartered Accountants' Firm, March 2008-June 2008

Audit Staff, A. Qasem & Co.-A Chartered Accountants' Firm, July 2007-February 2008

Publications

  1. Alam, M.S. and Salat, A. (2016) ‘‘An Evaluation of Studies on Professional Matters: Present Status and Future Initiatives’’. The Jahangirnagar University Journal of Business Research, Volume 18, June, p.85-97.
  2. Alam, M. S. (2016). “Strategic Performance Measurement of Beximco Pharmaceuticals Limited with compare to Square Pharmaceuticals Limited: An Application of CORE Analysis”. The Cost & Management, Volume 44, No. 2, p.3-11.
  3. Alam, M. S. and Baser, A. A. (2015). ‘‘Compliance of BAS-17 by the leasing Companies in Bangladesh’’. Dhaka University Journal of Business Studies, Volume 36, No. 3, p.133-146.
  4. Alam, M. S. and Baser, A. A. (2015). “Evaluating Management Accounting Issues in Professional Publications—A Literature Survey”. The Cost & Management, Volume 43, No. 4, p.20-27.
  5. Alam, M. S. and Al-Amin (2013). ‘‘Customer Lifetime Value as a Measure of Customer Profitability: Management Accounting Perspectives’’. D. U. Journal of Marketing, Volume 16, No. 1, p.127-141. (Published in April 2016)
  6. Alam, M. S. (2012). “An Evaluation of Variable Costing and Its Uses in Manufacturing Organizations”. The Cost & Management, Volume 40, No.4, p.16-20.
  7. Hossain, D. M., Mazumdar, M. M. M. and Alam, M. S. (2010). “Corporate social responsibility practices in Bangladesh: A survey on the perceptions of the people working in the corporate sector”. The Bangladesh Accountant, Volume 68, No.39, p.98-101.

Working Papers

  1. ‘‘Making oral accounts: The case of Microfinance (MF) in Bangladesh’’, Submitted and First Review Received, Revise and Resubmit Stage at Critical Perspectives in Accounting.
  2. “The Microfinance Toolkit: Is it a Biopolitical Move?”, Close to Submission at Accounting, Organisations and Society (AOS).
  3. ‘‘The Role of Social Controls in Microfinance (MF) Operation—An Ethopolitical Perspective’’, Fourth Completed Draft, Target Journal- Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal.
  4. “Role of Professional Accountants in the Accountability Framework of Non-Government Organizations (NGOs)”, Pilot Study Completed, Further Fieldwork Planned—December 2018.

Conference Presentations

  1. Alam, M. S., Wickramasinghe, D. and Favotto A. “The Microfinance Toolkit: Is it a Biopolitical Move?”, Accounting and Accountability in Emerging Economies (AAEE) Conference 2018, Essex Business School, University of Essex, 28-29 June 2018.
  2. Alam, M. S. “Role of Professional Accountants in the Accountability Framework of Non-Government Organisations (NGOs)”, British Accounting and Finance Association (BAFA) Scottish Area Group (SAG) Conference, University of Aberdeen Business School, 24th August 2017.
  3. Alam, M. S., Wickramasinghe, D. and Favotto, A. ‘‘The Role of Social Controls in Microfinance (MF) Operation— An Ethopolitical Perspective’’, Critical Perspective of Accounting (CPA) Conference 2017, Université Laval, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada, 3-5 July 2017.
  4. Alam, M. S., Wickramasinghe, D. and Favotto, A. ‘‘Microfinance Toolkit—A Case of Disciplinary and Biopolitical Mechanisms for Poverty Management’’, BAFA 17th Workshop on Accounting and Finance in Emerging Economies (AFEE), Cranfield School of Management, Cranfield University, 23 June 2017.
  5. Alam, M. S., Wickramasinghe, D. and Favotto, A. ‘‘Making oral accounts: The case of Microfinance (MF) in Bangladesh’’, Management Accounting Research Group (MARG) Conference 2016, Aston Business School, Birmingham, 25 November 2016.
  6. Alam, M. S., Wickramasinghe, D. and Favotto, A. ‘‘Making oral accounts: The case of Microfinance (MF) in Bangladesh’’, Accounting Cluster Meeting, Adam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow, 9 November 2016.
  7. Alam, M. S., Wickramasinghe, D. and Favotto, A. ‘‘Making oral accounts: The case of Microfinance (MF) in Bangladesh’’, Aberdeen Business School Research Student Symposium 2016, Robert Gordon University Aberdeen, 13 September 2016.
  8. An abstract on ‘‘Management Accounting in Microfinance: Where Traditions Supplement Formal Accounts’’ was presented in Scottish Doctoral Colloquium in  Accountingand Finance (ScotDoc), Heriot-Watt University, 6 June 2016.
  9. An abstract on ‘‘Management Accounting as Mediating Instruments In between Hierarchies and Communities’’ was presented in Scottish Doctoral Colloquium in Accounting and Finance (ScotDoc), University of Glasgow, 1 June 2015.

University of Glasgow

Financial Accounting 1, Introduction to Management Accounting & Control, Management Accounting & Control, Financial Derivatives (MatLab Programming Lab), Hedge Fund Risk Management (Bloomberg Lab)

University of Dhaka

A wide range of accounting & finance courses at various levels
UG (BBA) Programme—Basic Accounting, Introduction to Business, Principles of Management, Advanced Accounting-I, Business and Labour Laws, Laws and Practices of Taxation, Laws and Theories of Banking & Bank Accounts, Corporate Laws & Governance, Organizational Behaviour, Auditing-I, Corporate Financial Reporting, Auditing-II and Accounting Theory & Standard.
PG (MBA) Programme— Advanced Financial Accounting, Advanced Cost Accounting, Accounting for Management Control, and Accounting Based on IAS.
PG (EMBA) Programme— International Financial Management, Principles of Finance, and Principles of Management.

Adjunct Faculty Position Various accounting courses taught in different Bangladeshi Private Universities. Courses included— Principles of Accounting, Accounting for Managers, Accounting Theory, Financial & Managerial Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Advanced Accounting, Auditing, Taxation, Working Capital Management etc.

  1. Adam Smith Business School (ASBS) 3 Years PhD Scholarship 2014-17 for PhD at University of Glasgow (Grant Amount: £78,000 approx.).
  2. Commonwealth Scholarship 2010-11 for one year MSc at University of Manchester (Grant Amount: £30,000 approx.).
  3. FBS Deans Award from University of Dhaka for both MBA and BBA Result.

Management accounting and control in less developed countries; accounting and development; accounting for poverty management; accounting presence and absence; accounting, accountability and control of NGOs etc.

University of Glasgow

Financial Accounting 1, Introduction to Management Accounting & Control, Management Accounting & Control, Financial Derivatives (MatLab Programming Lab), Hedge Fund Risk Management (Bloomberg Lab)

University of Dhaka

A wide range of accounting & finance courses at various levels
UG (BBA) Programme—Basic Accounting, Introduction to Business, Principles of Management, Advanced Accounting-I, Business and Labour Laws, Laws and Practices of Taxation, Laws and Theories of Banking & Bank Accounts, Corporate Laws & Governance, Organizational Behaviour, Auditing-I, Corporate Financial Reporting, Auditing-II and Accounting Theory & Standard.
PG (MBA) Programme— Advanced Financial Accounting, Advanced Cost Accounting, Accounting for Management Control, and Accounting Based on IAS.
PG (EMBA) Programme— International Financial Management, Principles of Finance, and Principles of Management.

Adjunct Faculty Position Various accounting courses taught in different Bangladeshi Private Universities. Courses included— Principles of Accounting, Accounting for Managers, Accounting Theory, Financial & Managerial Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Advanced Accounting, Auditing, Taxation, Working Capital Management etc.