Pabna University of Science and Technology

Faculty Profile

Mohammad Abu Sufian

BBA and MBA (Accounting), M.Phil (IBA)(RU),

Associate Professor 

Department of Business Administration

Pabna University of Science and Technology

Pabna, Bangladesh

Contact Information

8801717623728 (Personal)

2290 (PABX)

sufian_dba@pust.ac.bd (Office)

md.abu_sufian@yahoo.com (Personal)

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Total Publications: 17

Total Publications (17)

17

Biography (1)

  • Mohammad Abu Sufian has been serving as an Associate Professor at the Department of Business Administration, Pabna University of Science and Technology, Pabna-6600, Bangladesh since 23 August, 2009. He completed his BBA (Honors) in Accounting in the year 2002 with first class second position in order of merit, secured a good CGPA 3.75 out of 4.00 (equivalent to A grade) from the Department of Accounting, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh. He also completed his MBA in Accounting & Information Systems in the year 2003 with first class first position in order of merit, obtained a very good CGPA 3.92 out of 4.00 (equivalent to A grade) from the Department of Accounting and Information Systems, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh. After joining as a teacher of Pabna University of Science and Technology he has been efficiently teaching various courses of Accounting, Finance and Economics in the undergraduate and the postgraduate levels and he has developed skills in research, planning, conducting, monitoring, analyzing and report writing. For the last five years in the department, he has been acting as an internship supervisor at undergraduate level and research supervisor at postgraduate level and conducting these effectively. To develop his career, Mr. Sufian has completed his M. Phil. (Two-year Research Degree) in the year 2014 from the Institute of Business Administration in the University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh. In the meanwhile Seventeen of his research papers have been published in the reputed national and international peer-reviewed journals. Presently, he is pursuing his PhD in the field of Business Sustainability and Innovation at the Graduate Business School, Universiti Sains Malaysia under the Supervision of Prof. Dr. Sofri Bin Yahya.

Education (1)

  • PhD (continue), GBS, Universiti of Sains Malaysia,11800 Pinang, Malaysia (1) M. Phil from Institute of Business Administration, University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi. (2) MBA (Accounting & Information Systems) from University of Rajshahi 3.92 (out of 4) First in Position (3) BBA ( Accounting) from University of Rajshahi 3.75 (out of 4) Second in Position. (4) HSC from R.K. High School, Muktagachha, Mymensingh, First division. (5) SSC from Govt. Shahid Smriti College, Muktagachha, Mymensingh, First division

Teaching Experience (1)

  • (1) I was lecturer in the Department of School of Business, Institute of Science, Trade and Technology, Panthapath, Dhaka-1207 from 01/11/2006 to 25/05/2007. (2) I was lecturer in the Department of School of Business, Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology from 26/04/2007 to 23/08/2009. (3) I was lecturer in the Department of School of Business, Pabna University of Science and Technology (PUST), Pabna, Bangladesh from 24/08/2009 To 23/08/2012 (4) I was Assistant Professor in the Department of School of Business, Pabna University of Science and Technology (PUST), Pabna, Bangladesh from 24/08/2012 To 25/02/2017

Administrative or Other Experience (1)

  • (1) I was a member of Regent Board, an Apex Legislative Body of PUST from 12.3.2014 for 3 years. (2) Chairman, Department of Business Administration, PUST from 01.11.2019-31.01.2020 (3) Guest House Administrator of PUST from 01.09.2021 to Date

Research Interests (1)

  • Business Sustainability and Innovations, Circular Accounting, Responsibility and Integrated Reporting.

Awards & Recognition (1)

  • (1) MBA, Position in first; Award: Rajshahi University Scholarship (2) BBA, Position in second; Award: Rajshahi University Scholarship and Gold Medal from S. Suhrawardi Hall, University of Rajshahi

Journal Articles (17)

  • Sufian, M. A., Hossain, M. E. & Kabir, S. (2020). Investigating Social and Environmental Reporting by DSE Listed Companies in Bangladesh. Journal of Faculty of Business Studies, University of Rajshahi. Bangladesh. 13 (January-June):1-22. ISSN: 2303-9884.
  • Sufian, M. A. (2020). Sustainable Banking Practices: From Bangladesh Banking Industry Perspective. Pabna University of Science & Technology Studies, 4(1), 53-60. ISSN: 2308-6246.
  • Sufian, M. A. (2019). Corporate Governance Practices between More and Less Regulatory Periods by Selected Banks in Bangladesh. Pabna University of Science & Technology Studies, 3(2), 7-14. ISSN: 2308-6246.
  • Islam, M. S. & Sufian, M. A. (2019). An Application of CAMELS Model for Measuring Financial Performance of Commercial Banks in Bangladesh. Journal of Business Studies, Pabna University of Science and Technology, 2(1): 66-80. ISSN: 2410-8170
  • Sabbir, R & Sufian, M. A. (2019). Bankers’ Perception on Green Banking Activities of Banks in Bangladesh. Journal of Business Studies, Pabna University of Science and Technology, 2(1): 107-116. ISSN: 2410-8170.
  • Sufian, M.A. & Zahan, M. (2013). Ownership Structure and Corporate Social Responsibility Disclosure in Bangladesh. International Journal of Economics and Financial Issues, 3(4): 901-909. . ISSN: 2146-4138 (Scopus Indexed).
  • Sufian, M. A. (2018). Mandatory Disclosure Compliance by Listed Companies in Bangladesh. Journal of Business Studies, Pabna University of Science & Technology, 1(1):01-19. ISSN: 2410-8170.
  • Sufian, M. A. (2017). Corporate Profitability and Regulatory Compliance in Bangladesh. Pabna University of Science & Technology Studies. 2(1):50-59. ISSN: 2308-6246.
  • Sufian, M. A. (2016). The Quality of Mandatory Disclosure by Listed Companies in Bangladesh. Journal of Finance & Accounting: 4(4):194-201. ISSN: 2330-7323.
  • Sufian, M. A., Habib, M.A. & Rahman, M.M. (2014). Firm-specific Characteristics and Value Relevance of Voluntary Disclosure in Bangladesh. Journal of Faculty of Business Studies, University of Rajshahi. Bangladesh. 8(July-December):125-140. ISSN: 2303-9884.
  • Sufian, M. A., Redwanuzzaman, M. & Masud-Ul-Hasan, M. (2014). Market-specific Attributes and Voluntary Disclosure by Listed Companies in Bangladesh. The Cost and Management, Issue July-August: 20-29. ISSN: 1817-5090.
  • Akhtaruddin, M. & Sufian, M. A. (2012). Corporate Attributes and the Extent of Internal Fund Mobilization in the Private Sector of Bangladesh - A Study on Listed Companies. Journal of Faculty of Business Studies, 4(2):01-16. ISSN: 2303-9884.
  • Das, S.C & Sufian, M.A. (2012). Corporate Governance Mechanisms and Financial Performance of Different Firms in Bangladesh - A Study on Listed Companies. The Bangladesh Accountant, July- September: 71-80. ISSN: 1993-3649.
  • Akhtaruddin, M. & Sufian, M. A. (2012). Internal Fund Mobilization in the Private Sector of Bangladesh. The Cost and Management, 40(4): 25-31. ISSN: 1817-5090.
  • Mohammad Abu Sufian (2012), “Corporate Social Responsibility Disclosure in Bangladesh” Global Journal of Management and Business research, 12(14) 149-155 , Online ISSN: 2249-4588 & Print ISSN:0975-5853
  • Sheihk Majedul Haq, Mst. Shuly Aktar & Mohammad Abu Sufian (2010), “Corporate Social Responsibly of Private Commercial Banks in Bangladesh – A Study on Selected Private Commercial Banks in Bangladesh” World Vision, 3(1) 37-58 (2010), ISSN: 2078-8460
  • Sheihk Majedul Haq, Mst. Shuly Aktar & Mohammad Abu Sufian (2010), “Customer Satisfaction and Loyalty with the Private and Public Banking Sectors in Bangladesh” Bangla Vision, 2(1) 51-64. ISSN: 2079-567X

Conducted Courses (1)

  • Principles of Accounting, Microeconomics and Macroeconomics, Corporate Governance, Financial Reporting and Professional Issues , Financial Accounting and Budgeting, Intermediate Accounting, Cost and Management Accounting, Auditing and Assurance, Taxation, Financial Management, Government Accounting and Accounting Theory

Conference and Seminar Attended (2)

  • A paper titled “Corporate Governance Disclosure in Banking Sector: Some Observations From Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE)” is presented jointly in the International Conference on Business Practices and Sustainability, held on 07 and 08 February 2019, Department of Commerce, Vidyasagar University, Midnapur, India.
  • A paper titled “ Factors Influencing the Tourist Destinations in Bangladesh-A Study on Rangpur Central Zoo, Rangpur” is presented jointly in the First International Conference on Contemporary Issues of Business Research 2016, held on 04 June 2016 at Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur, Bangladesh.

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