Center of Excellence in Higher Education
The First Private University in Bangladesh

Mr. Adnan Habib

Full Time Faculty
Senior Lecturer

M.Sc., in Finance & Investment, University of Nottingham, UK
BBA in Finance & Marketing, North South University

Phone: +880-2-55668200 Ext- 1749
Office: NAC 779


Adnan Habib completed his Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), with a dual concentration in Finance and Marketing, at North South University (NSU) in 2009. Then he joined MGH Group as Management Trainee in Finance. There he worked in the finance department of Radio Foorti Ltd. and then Total Transportation Ltd. Later he attained his postgraduate degree, MSc. in Finance and Investment, from University of Nottingham, U.K.

After completion of his masters he got appointed as a Lecturer in the Department of Accounting & Finance, of North South University in Spring of 2012. As an academic he developed research interest in the field of Startup Financing, Social Business, Financial Performance & Sustainability, Islamic Finance, and Mergers & Acquisitions. He has already published one paper in an international journal and has four papers published in international conference proceedings.


  1. Habib, A. & Bahar, V. S., (2014). Introducing the Double Bottom Line (DBL) measurement approach for the Social Business model and the Economic Valued Added (EVA) theory as a measure of financial sustainability. World Journal of Social Sciences. Vol. 4 No. 3. Published by: World Business Institute, Australia. ISSN: 1838-3785 (Print) and ISSN: 1839-1184 (Online) 



  1. D’Costa, M., Habib, A., Alam, K. M. S. & Talukdar, K. H., (2015). A Case Study Approach of the Sources of Capital for Start-ups in the Context of Bangladesh. In – Finance and Economics Conference 2015. Organized by: International Management Institute Kolkata, India; Sichuan Academy of Social Sciences, China; North South University, Bangladesh; Asia-Pacific Economic Association. 21-22 December, 2015, International Management Institute Kolkata, India
  2. Nahar, N. D’Costa, M., Habib, A. Alam, K. (2015). Employers’ Perception of Private University Graduates: A Case Study. In: International Conference on Business Management & Information Systems – ICBMIS2015.sg2, November 17 - 20, 2015, Singapore Management University, Singapore. Singapore.
  3. Habib, A. & Bahar, V. S. (2013). The Double Bottom Line performance measurement approach in Social Business and its appraisal of sustainability through the utilization of the Economic Value Added (EVA) theory. In – 9th Asian Business Research Conference Proceedings. Organized by: World Business Institute, Australia. 20-21 December, 2013, BIAM Foundation, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  4. Habib, A. (2013). Startup Capital for Social Business: A Comparative Analysis of Different Sources in Bangladesh. In – The International Conference on Business Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Engineering 2013 (ICOBIEE 2013). Organized by: Universiti Malaysia Perlis. 6-8 December, 2013, Bayview Beach Resort, Penang, Malaysia. ISBN 978-967-5415-71-5

1. D'Costa, M., Talukdar, K. H., Habib, A. "Corporate Governance and Firm Performance: Evidence from Bangladesh". Under editorial review in Corporate Governance: The international journal of business in society. ISSN: 1472-0701

1. Awarded "Merit" in M.Sc. Finance & Investment from University of Nottingham in 2011
2. Awarded "Magna Cum Laude" in Bachelor of Business & Administration (BBA) from North South University in 2010.
1. M.Sc. Finance & Invesment
    University of Nottingham, U.K.

1. Bachelor of Business Administration (Finance & Marketing)
    North South University, Dhaka.
1. Senior Lecturer (January 2016 - Present)
    Department of Accounting & Finance
    School of Business & Economics
    North South University Dhaka
2. Lecturer (Januray 2012 - January 2016)
    Department of Accounting & Finance
    School of Business & Economics
    North South University Dhaka
1. Management Trainee Finance (December 2009 - April 2010)
    Total Transportation Ltd.
    A subsidiary of MGH Group

2. Management Trainee Finance (May 2009 - December 2009)
    Radio Furti Ltd.
    A subsidiary of MGH Group

3. Intern (January 2009 - April 2009)
    South East Bank Ltd. 
    Banani Branch, Dhaka.
FIN 440: Corporate Finance
FIN 254: Introduction to Financial Management
ACT 201: Introduction to Financial Accounting
Invited as honourable Judge in Meccelaration: Business Idea Competition (2014)
Organized by Islamic University of Technology (IUT), Gazipur, Bangladesh

1. Startup Financing
2. Social Business
3. Financial performance & sustainability
4. Islamic Finance
5. Merger & Acquisition