S. M. Akterujjaman

Associate Professor, BUFT


S. M. Akterujjaman started his professional career in the teaching profession at a higher educational level early in his career. He is teaching at BGMEA University of Fashion and Technology as an Associate Professor in the Department of Business Administration. Before joining BGMEA University of Fashion and Technology, Akterujjaman served more than five years at Northern University Bangladesh in various teaching and administrative positions.

Akterujjaman completed his SSC from Civil Aviation High School and HSC from Rajuk Uttara Model College and graduated (BBA and MBA) from the University of Rajshahi with Major Concentration in Marketing and achieved good academic performance for which he received a university scholarship. He also did his MPhil research from the Institute of Business Administration at Rajshahi University and the MSc Level from Nyenrode Business Universiteit, the Netherlands. He is now a PhD research fellow at Nyenrode Business Universiteit, the Netherlands.

He received different fellowships and grants, including an MPhil fellowship from IBA, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh, and NICHE NUFFIC Fellowship from the Dutch Government for PhD. He participated in several workshops, training programs, and seminars, arranged by different institutes, universities, and organizations at home and abroad conducted by several renowned scholars, professors, and trainers.

He has trained many trainees in several training programs as a resource person (trainer).

Such as training on-

1.     “Small Business Products Marketing and Linkage Orientation” arranged by World Vision Bangladesh.

2.     “Leadership and Finance Management” arranged by World Vision Bangladesh.

3.     “Finlay Tea Sales Representative Training” arranged by The Consolidated Tea & Lands Company BD. Limited.

4.     “Branding & Sales Techniques in a Competitive Market” arranged by Small & Cottage Industries Training Institute (SCITI), BSCIC, Ministry of Industries.

5.     “Project Appraisal- Module 3: Market Analysis of a Project” arranged by Small & Cottage Industries Training Institute (SCITI), BSCIC, Ministry of Industries.

Akterujjaman already completed several research works whose outputs have been published in different national and international journals and submitted diverse research works in prominent journals.

Teaching/Research Specialization

  • Consumer Behavior, International Marketing, International Business, Micro Credit for Small and Medium Enterprises, Corporate Social Responsibility, Marketing Management, Marketing Research
  • Country Visited: Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, France, Sri Lanka, India, Italy, Austria, and Switzerland


[1]. Akterujjaman, S. M., Blaak, L., Ali, M. I., & Nijhof, A. (2022). Organizational citizenship behavior for the environment: a management perspective. International Journal of Organizational Analysis, 30(6), 1783-1802.

[2]. Akterujjaman, S. M., Mulder, R., & Kievit, H. (2020). The influence of strategic orientation on co-creation in smart city projects: enjoy the benefits of collaboration. International Journal of Construction Management, 1-9.

[3]. Akterujjaman, S. M. (2020). Employee Job Satisfaction in the Banking Industry of Bangladesh: A Study on Islamic Banking in Dhaka City. BUFT Journal of Business & Economics, 1, 243-256.

[4]. Akterujjaman, S. M., Saha, S. K., & Hossain, M. A. (2019). Business case of corporate social responsibility: A case study on Columbia Garments Limited in Bangladesh. Business Strategy & Development, 2(3), 265-271.

[5]. Akterujjaman, S. M., & Rakib, M. A. (2019). Customers’ Satisfaction on Service Quality: A study on Intertek Bangladesh. BUFT Journal, 5, 37-51.

[6]. Akterujjaman, S. M. (2016). Factors affecting borrowers’ satisfaction toward the services of private commercial banks in Bangladesh: A study on Dhaka and Rajshahi city. ASA University Review, 10(2), 125-140.

[7]. Akterujjaman, S. M. (2016). Depositors’ satisfaction toward the services of private commercial banks and state-owned commercial banks in Bangladesh: A comparative study. Scholar Journal of Research Review, 1(1), 9-22.

[8]. Akterujjaman, S. M., & Kalam, A. (2016). Assessing the Gap of Performance of Clinics and Diagnostic Centers in Bangladesh through the SERVQUAL Model: A Case Study on Different Clinics and Diagnostic Centers in Dinajpur District. International Journal of Social and Economic Research, 6(1), 1-17.

[9]. Akterujjaman, S. M. (2016). Factors affecting depositors’ satisfaction towards the services of private commercial banks in Bangladesh: A study on Dhaka and Khulna city. International Journal of Information Business and Management, 8(4), 53-75.

[10]. Akterujjaman, S. M., & Ahmad, M. H. (2016). Workers’ Satisfaction toward RMG Industry in Bangladesh: A Study on Dhaka and Gazipur City. International Journal of Research in Management & Business Studies, 3(2), 22-30.

[11]. Khan, A., Akterujjaman, S. M., Ahmad, M., & Yasmin, H. (2016). Livelihood and Environmental Perspective of Female Garments Workers in Bangladesh: A Study on Selected Garment Factories. International Journal of Exclusive Management Research, 6(9), 1-16.

[12]. Biswas, M., Akterujjaman, S. M., & Yasmin, A. (2014). Management accounting practices in the manufacturing business firms in Bangladesh. BUFT Journal, 2, 87-97.

[13]. Hossain, M., Sheikh, R., & Akterujjaman, S. M. (2014). Impact of firm specific factors on cash dividend payment decisions: Evidence from Bangladesh. International Review of Business Research Papers, 10(2), 62-80.

[14]. Akterujjaman, S. M., & Ahamed, M. (2014). Customers’ satisfaction towards the Services of commercial banks in Bangladesh: A study on Basic Bank limited. Journal of Nazrul University, 2(2), 146-163.

[15]. Abdullah, M., Kalam, A., & Akterujjaman, S. M. (2013). Packaging factors determining consumer buying decision. International Journal of Humanities and Management Sciences (IJHMS) Volume, 1(5), 285-289.

[16]. Akterujjaman, S. M. (2013). Export Performance of Readymade Garments Sector of Bangladesh: An Analysis. Academic Journal of Siddheswari Girls’ College, 3(1), 87-100.

[17]. Siddique, M., Akterujjaman, S. M., & Perveen, R. (2012). Customers’ Satisfaction towards the Services of Customer Care Centers of Grameenphone: A Study on Dhaka and Khulna Cities. ASA University Review, 6(2), 159-176.

[18]. Akterujjaman, S. M., Hossain, M., & Hossain, M. F. (2012). SMEs Loan Disbursement and Recovery Management of BRAC Bank Limited: An Empirical Analysis. Proshikhyan, A Journal of Training and Development, 20(2), 33-57.

[19]. Akterujjaman, S. M., Rahman, M., & Kalam, A. (2012). Service Marketing of Grameen Phone Limited: A Study on Effectiveness of Product Policy and Strategy. Journal of Science & Technology, 9(10), 8-16.

[20]. Akterujjaman, S. M., Biswas, M., & Siddique, M. (2011). Performance of Grameenphone and Robi in Telecom. Sector of Bangladesh: A Comparative Study. ASA University Review, 5(2), 159-176.

[21]. Akterujjaman, S. M. (2010). Problems and prospects of SMEs loan management a study on mercantile bank limited, Khulna branch. Journal of Business and Technology (Dhaka), 5(2), 38-52.

[22]. Akterujjaman, S. M., & Islam, S. M. (2010). Marketing channel and pricing of mangoes from Chapai Nawabganj to Dhaka retail market. Journal of Business and Technology (Dhaka), 5(1), 123-133.

[23]. Conference Proceedings-1: “Impact of Firm Specific Factors on Cash Dividend Payment Decisions: Evidence from Bangladesh”, Paper presented at the Proceedings of 9th Asian Business Research Conference, 20-21 December, 2013, BIAM Foundation, Dhaka, Bangladesh, ISBN: 978-1-922069-39-9.

[24]. Conference Proceedings-2: “Packaging Factors Determining Consumer Buying Decision”, Paper presented at the International Journal Conference on Business, Economics and Management (IJBEM’ 13), 29-30 December, 2013, Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), ISBN: 978-93-82242-57-4.