An MBA from IBA, University of Dhaka and Ph D from Manchester Business School, UK. Dr. Zahid is at present a Professor of Finance at IBA and has been teaching there for twenty seven years. He also taught for a semester as a guest faculty at Department of IPE, BUET. He did his MBA internship in Bangladesh Oxygen Ltd. He worked as a deck officer in various capacities on board national and foreign ocean-going ships and roam about the world for six years in his first career till 1983. Apart from IBA, Prof. Zahid has long association with a number of other educational, business and government organizations. He worked in those organizations as an expert/resource person.
Prof. Zahid has completed all parts coaching of Institute of Cost & Management Accountants of Bangladesh(ICMAB); obtained Certificate of Competency for 2nd Navigating Officer from Cork Regional Technical College, Ireland; and completed prescribed program of two years training as a Nautical Cadet at Bangladesh Marine Academy, Chittagong. He passed HSC from Rajshahi Government College in 1974 and SSC from Naogaon Zilla School in 1972.
He attended workshops on ‘Market Access’ organized by Bangladesh Foreign Trade Institute (BFTI) with UNCTAD Experts and on ‘Rules of Origin’ organized by BFTI with UNIDO Experts and ‘Dispute Settlement Mechanism’ organized by BFTI with WTO experts. He has a few seminal research works at hand now.
Prof Jawad R Zahid is a life Member of Dhaka University Alumni Association, Bangladesh MBA Association and IBA Alumni Association. He comes from a respectable family of Naogaon town.