President Speech

Past President

 Iqbal Ahmed has been appointed as the dean of the Business Administration Faculty of ASA University Bangladesh (ASAUB).was a Professor of Human Resource Management of the Institute of Business Administration of University of Dhaka.He did his B.Sc (Hons, 1968) and M.Sc (1969) in Soil Science from University of Dhaka. After completing his education he joined a public limited company and during liberation war of Bangladesh he participated in the war as a freedom fighter. After independence he got his practical experience of running a mill. Before joining the liberation war he completed his post graduate degree in Personnel Management. For better understanding of labour relations he went to Institute of Social Studies, The Hague, Netherlands to study Industrial Relations and Labour Economics. After obtaining his post graduate degree he worked as a research associate of a project on Labor Relations of Ghana for two years. He went to Aston University, Birmingham, UK to study in M.Sc in Industrial Administration in the year 1976. During his stay in Netherlands and UK, he attended many international seminars and workshops including working in the then Yugoslavia.After completing his degree, Prof lqbal Ahmad joined the Institute of Business Administration on 1978 and retired from this institute as a Professor and Director in JUNE 2015.He was director of: Sadharan Bima Corporation. As a fellow of UNDP and World Bank he worked with George Washington University, USA and Institute of Social Studies in Manila, Philippines. He was also the board member of Institute of Small Cottage Industry of Bangladesh. As fellow of ARIES, he went to Harvard University to attend a workshop on -Teaching and Writing Case Study in the year 1994.He has also served as consultant to Asian Development Bank and Word Bank, Ministry of Youth and Sports and Ministry of Women Affairs. He worked as an economist in Flood Action PIan(23) for two years. He has been Chairman and managing committee member of many educational institutions. Prof lqbal was also the Director of Bangladesh Biman (Airlines).He was one neutral member of minimum wage Board for 7 years.He has published books on Human Resource Management, Organizational Behavior and Application of Labour Laws of Bangladesh and on -Industrial Relations and Labour Movement of Bangladesh-.He is an active member of Dhaka Downtown of Rotary International District 3281. He is the International Rotary Ambassador of Rotary District 3291 West Bengal, India.In Recognition to his contribution made toward Education EDAPHOS is pleased to confer Mr. Professor lqbal Ahmad the honour of distinguished person of the year 2016.