Dr. Md Shahedul Alam [ShL]

Full Time Faculty
Assistant Professor

Ph.D. in Management Sciences, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
MSEE, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, United States of America
BSEE, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Phone: +880-2-55668200 Ext: 1707
Email: shahedul.alam@northsouth.edu
Office: NAC 837

 

In between his doctoral degree from University of Waterloo in Canada and masters degree from Texas Tech University in USA, Dr. Alam worked in the US industry including Motorola's Wireless Division in Chicago's suburbs in USA, taught at University of Waterloo, Wilfrid Laurier University and Presidency University. After completing his PhD and before joining NSU, Dr. Alam taught at McMaster University, Royal Military College of Canada and University of Waterloo.

As a researcher, Dr. Alam focuses on innovation, strategy, entrepreneruship, leadership and sustainabilty. During other times when he is not teaching or performing research, Dr. Alam advises industry leaders, motivates various student and social activities or writes about wide-ranging policy issues.   

For any press inquiry or other engagements, please contact univesity's PR office. You may also contact me directly, if required, at the following email address: shahed.alam (AT) northsouth.edu.
  • "Technology-Scanning Capability - A Scale to Measure Firms’ Ability to Sense or Respond to Changing Technology Landscape". Authors: Dr. M. Shahedul Alam, Dr. Paul Guild and Dr. Douglas Sparkes. May 2013. Published in International Journal of Advances in Management Science.

  • "Market-Scanning Capability - A Scale to Measure Firms’ Ability to Sense or Respond to the Changes in the Marketplace". Authors: Dr. M. Shahedul Alam, Dr. Paul Guild and Dr. Douglas Sparkes. February 2013. Published in International Journal of Business and Management.

  • “Managing Strategic Innovation Pathways to Achieve Innovation Persistence”. Authors: M. Shahedul Alam and Dr. Rodney B. McNaughton. July 2007. Published in Proceedings of 14th Annual International Conference On Advances In Management, Niagara Falls, ON, Canada.

  • “Technology Scanning: A Business Process that Fills the Gap between Market Orientation and Performance by Facilitating Innovation”. Authors: M. Shahedul Alam and Dr. Rodney B. McNaughton. June 2007. Published in Proceedings of Administrative Sciences of Association of Canada Conference, Ottawa, ON, Canada.

  • “Technology Scanning Scale Dimensions”. Author: M. Shahedul Alam. April 2007. Published in Proceedings of 4th Annual Sprott Doctoral Symposium, Carleton University, Ottawa, ON.
Ph.D. in Management Sciences, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
MSEE, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, United States of America
BSEE, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh

1. Assistant Professor: January 2015 - Ongoing, Department of Management, School of Business and Economics, North South University, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

2. Assistant Professor (Adjunct): January 2015 – April 2015, Evening MBA Program, Faculty of Business Studies, Bangladesh University of Professionals, Mirpur Cantonment, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

3. Assistant Professor (Adjunct): May 2013 - Aug 2013, Department of Management Sciences, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON Canada

4. Assistant Professor (Adjunct): Jan 2013 - Apr 2013, MPA Program, Royal Military College of Canada, Kingston, ON Canada

5. 
Assistant Professor (Adjunct): Sep 2011 - Apr 2012, DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON Canada

6. Adjunct Lecturer: Sep 2007 - August 2010, Department of Management Sciences, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON Canada

7. Adjunct Lecturer: Sep 2006 - Dec 2006, School of Business and Economics, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, ON Canada

8. PhD Researcher: Jan 2005 - August 2011, Institute of Innovation Research, University of Waterloo, ON Canada

7. Interim Chair and Assistant Professor, ECE Department: Aug 2003 - Dec 2004, Presidency University, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

In Canada: September 2011 - December 2014

Principal consultant and owner at Solutionscan, an Ontario-registered consultancy firm focusing on providing services for Canadian SMEs in innovation readiness. 

In USA: Dec 1999 – Jun 2003

After completion of Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering, I had worked for companies in US including the wireless giant Motorola Inc. located in Chicago, IL, USA. 

In Bangladesh: Jul 1996 – Dec 1997

After completion of Bachelors Degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, I had worked for few technology companies in Bangladesh including wireless pioneer CityCell.


 

BBA Program

MGT489 - Strategic Management


MBA Program

BUS690 - Strategic Management
BUS520 - Managing People and Organizations

Full Time Faculty
Assistant Professor

Ph.D. in Management Sciences, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
MSEE, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, United States of America
BSEE, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Phone: +880-2-55668200 Ext: 1707
Email: shahedul.alam@northsouth.edu
Office: NAC 837