University of Science and Technology Chittagong

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Rupam Chowdhury

Rupam Chowdhury

Associate Professor
Business Administration


Mr. Rupam Chowdhury has been working as an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Administration, University of Science and Technology Chittagong (USTC). Prior to joining USTC in 2012, he worked as lecturer in the International University of Business Agriculture and Technology. He completed his MBA degree in General Management from the University of East London (UEL), UK in 2009. He obtained a BBA honors degree in Accounting and Information Systems from the University of Chittagong, Bangladesh.  At present, Mr. Chowdhury actively engaged in pursuing a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree. His ambition is to pursue an academic career as a business academician. His research interest includes but not limited to banking and economic development, green marketing, sustainable development, e-commerce and the digital economy, and business education. Mr. Chowdhury’s career goal is to be transformed into a complete university professor with the capability of carrying out scholarly research.


  • PhD  Fellow at Jagannath University, Bangladesh
  • MBA in General Management, University of East London, United Kingdom
  • BBA in Accounting and Information Systems, University of Chittagong, Bangladesh.

Program Affiliated

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

Areas of Interest

  • Banking and economic development
  • Green marketing
  • Sustainable development
  • E-commerce and the digital economy
  • Business Education

Courses Taught

  • Introduction to Business
  • Business Environment
  • Principles of Management
  • Business Law
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Marketing Management
  • Business Communication
  • Strategic Management
  • Strategic Marketing
  • Human Resource Management
  • Management & Organizational Behavior.

Journals & Articles

  • Chowdhury, E.K. and Chowdhury, R. (2023). Role of Financial Inclusion in Human Development: Evidence from India, Bangladesh and Pakistan. Journal of the Knowledge Economy. 1-26. [SCOPUS, ABDC indexed]
  • Chowdhury, R. (2023). Impact of Perceived Convenience, Service Quality and Security on Consumers’ Behavioral Intention towards Online Food Delivery Services: The Role of Attitude as Mediator. SN Business & Economics. 3 (1), 1-23. [PubMed indexed]
  • Chowdhury, R. and Das, C. (2022). Disruptive factors in implementing outcome-based education curriculum at tertiary business education: a focus on institutional readiness, Canadian Journal of Business and Information Studies. 4(4), 72-85. [ISI indexed]
  • Chowdhury, E.K. and Chowdhury, R. (2022). Empirical Research on the Relationship between Renewable Energy Consumption, Foreign Direct Investment and Economic Growth in South Asia. Journal of Energy Markets. 15(2), 1–21. [SCOPUS, WOS & SSRN indexed]
  • Chowdhury, R. (2022). The Effect of COVID-19 Pandemic on the Progress of Financial Inclusion through Mobile Financial Services in Bangladesh: An Explorative Analysis. IOSR Journal of Economics and Finance, 13(4), 50-60.
  • Chowdhury, E.K. and Chowdhury, R. (2017). Online Shopping in Bangladesh: A study on the Motivational Factors for Ecommerce that Influence Shopper’s Affirmative Tendency towards Online Shopping. South Asian Journal of Marketing & Management Research. 7(4), 20-35,
  • Chowdhury, R. (2015). Corporate Governance Mechanism for the Banking Organization and its Practices in Bangladesh, Business Chronicle.1 (4), 44-50.
  • Nabi, A. and Chowdhury, R. (2014). Job Stress: Its Causes, Impacts, and Minimization Strategies, University of Science & Technology Annual (USTA), ISSN 1728-0435, 22(2), 33-37.
  • Chowdhury, R. (2014). The Impact of Environmental Factors on Organization’s Change Management Process and the Perspective of Application of the Change Management Model. Study on a Multinational Company – “Starbucks Corporation”, Business Chronicle. 1(2), 46-56.
  • Chowdhury, R. (2013). The Impact of Effective Human Resource Management Practices on Organizational Performance: An Analysis on Some Selected Banking Organization in Bangladesh, University of Science and Technology Annual (USTA), ISSN 1728-0435. 9(1), 65-70.
  • Dhar, B.K. and Chowdhury, R. (2013). Current Education System of the World: The Best Practice, Child Vision: A Research Journal for Child Development, ISSN 1991-3699. 7(4), 62-66.
  • Chowdhury, R. and Dhar, B.K. (2012). The perspective of credit problems of the commercial banking sector of Bangladesh: A closer look into the key contributory factors, University of Science and Technology Annual (USTA), ISSN1728-0435. 18(1), 80-91.