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fahmida ahmed

Fahmida Ahmed

Associate Professor
Finance and Banking


Mrs. Fahmida Ahmed holds the position of Associate Professor at the Faculty of Business Administration, University of Science and Technology (USTC). She became a part of the USTC in 2007 and has accumulated over 16 years of teaching experience across various fields. Her expertise lies in Financial Markets, Corporate Sustainability, ESG, and Financial Inclusion, and these areas serve as the focal points of her research. Mrs. Ahmed’s scholarly contributions have gained significant recognition, with her publications being widely cited by esteemed scholars both locally and internationally. She earned her MPhil in Finance from the University of Chittagong and holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree, as well as a Bachelor of Business degree.


  • PhD Research Fellow in Finance. Faculty of Business Administration
    Department of Finance, University of Chittagong.
  • MPhil (2023), Department of Finance, University of Chittagong 
  • MBA (2006) Department of Finance & Banking, University of Chittagong, Bangladesh.
  • PDGHRM (Post Graduate Diploma in HRM) The Association of Business Practitioner , UK, BiMS college, Dhaka.
  • BBA (2005) Finance & Banking, University of Chittagong, Bangladesh.
  • HSC Commerce, Chittagong Board
  • SSC Science, Chittagong Board 

Program Affiliated

  • Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
  • Masters of Business Administration (MBA)

Areas of Interest

  • Financial Markets, Stock markets
  • Corporate Sustainability
  • ESG
  • Financial inclusion
  • Financial Technology

Courses Taught

  • Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management
  • Financial Management
  • Introduction to Finance
  • Managerial Finance
  • Corporate Finance
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Operations Management

Journals & Articles

  • Ahmed, Fahmida (2021) “The Analysis of Operating and Financial Performance of Listed Companies after Issuing IPOs in Chittagong Stock Exchange”, American Journal of Industrial and Business Management, 11, 111-130
  • Ahmed, Fahmida (2021), “Effect of Behavioral Finance and Investors Attitude and Trading Behavior on Stock Market-A Study on Chittagong Stock Exchange”.University of Science and Technology Chittagong (USTA), Volume 25
  • Ahmed, Fahmida ,Ali Mokshud (2020) “Revisionary Postmodernism: Application to Sustainable Development in a Complex Adaptive System for solution” ,Global Scientific Journal (GSJ), Volume 8, Issue 4, , Online: ISSN 2320-9186.
  • Ahmed, Fahmida (2016), “Trends and Challenges of Impact Investing in Bangladesh” , Australian Journal of Accounting, Economics and Finance, Vol 2, No 1
  • Ahmed, Fahmida (2016), “Practices of Capital Budgeting in Small Firm”, Business Cronicle, Volume 1, No. 5.
  • Ahmed, Fahmida (2014), “Role of Derivatives Market in Export and Import-Case Studies of Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation and Garments Industry”, Business Chronicle, Volume 01, No 02 Pages: 32-40.
  • Ahmed Fahmida Alam MD Rafiqual, Quader MD Shahedul (2013) , “Influences of Stock Market on Real Economy: A Case Study of Bangladesh” University of Science & Technology Annual (USTA), ISSN 17287-043 Vol: 20 No. 1 Pages: 44-50
  • Ahmed, Fahmida , M Shoaib (2013) “MOU in Developing Effective Human Resources For Maritime Industry: A Case Study”, World Journal of Pharmacy, ISSN: 2319-8737 Vol: 1(5) Pages: 303-312.
  • Ahmed, Fahmida (2012) “Insurance Coverage for Terrorism Risk- A Study From The Perspectives of State and Private Insurance Endeavors”, Journal of The institute Cost and Management Accountants of Bangladesh (ICMA), ISSN: 1817-5090.Vol: XL, No: 5 Pages: 19-25
  • Ahmed, Fahmida (2012) “Challenges & Potentials of Capital Market Investment: A Study from Bangladesh Perspective”, International Journal of Business and Management Tomorrow(IJBMT), ISSN: 1817-5090 Vol: XL, No: 5 Pages: 19-25 .
  • Ahmed, Fahmida (2012) Role of Government Insurance in Managing Terrorism Risk: A Literature Review with Special Reference to 9/11 Attack on USA, International Forum of Researchers Students and Academician.(IFRSA) Business Review, eISSN:22495444pISSN:22498168 Vol. 2, issue 2 Pages: 171-175.
  • Ahmed, Fahmida (2012) “Role of International Financial Organizations in the Economic Growth of Bangladesh: A Case Study From the Perspective of Project Finance Challenges & Prospects”, ISSN: 2278-487X, Volume 1, Issue 2 Pages: 08-19