Chairman Profile

Chairman

Md. Habibur Rahman

MSS in Social Work, SUST
M.Phil in Social Work, DU
PhD Fellow in Social Work, JnU

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

• Teaching Experience as Faculty: I have joined at the Department of Sociology and Social Work of The People’s University of Bangladesh, Dhaka, as Lecturer on 1st July 2010 and promoted as Assistant Professor on 19th February 2014. Recently I have been promoted as Associate Professor on 4th May 2019. I have been in charged with the position of Head of the department on 25th October 2010. In addition, I have been designated as Assistant proctor on 24th March 2011 and Proctor on 19th September 2012 of the University. I have been privileged and honored to be the Syndicate Member on 14th October 2014. Moreover, I have been appointed as Additional Director of IQAC, HEQEP funded by the World Bank which is functioning for the quality assurance at tertiary level of education in Bangladesh. Apart from teaching, my passion is to conduct diverse research on community issues and introduce social work as a professional service in Bangladesh. Since 2015, I have been working to establish Community Social Work Practice & Development Foundation (CSWPD Foundation).

• Work as Airport Service Officer: I had actively performed as Airport Services Agent (ASA) more than three (03) years with Emirates Airline, at Dhaka Airport, Bangladesh from 01st March 2007 to 30th June 2010. This service was held through extensive customer care, proactive multidimensional communication with different nationals, and well-focused through hard working in a communication medium of English. I have participated in so many trainings on leadership and motivation held both in home and abroad.

• Work as English Facilitator: I had worked at a Student Counseling Farm named Institute of Teaching and Service for Education (ITSE), as a Counselor and Instructor of IELTS and Spoken English as well since 2004 to 2006, located at 116, Azadi, Mirboxtula, Chowhatta, Sylhet, Bangladesh.

ACADEMIC RECORDS

• Name of Degree: Secondary School Certificate Examination, Group: Science, Institution: Guthail High School, Islampur, Jamalpur, Dhaka Board, Marks Obtained: 772 ( First Division) , Percentage: 77.2%

• Name of Degree: Higher Secondary School Certificate Examination, Group: Science, Institution: Govt. Ashik Mahmud College, Jamalpur, Dhaka Board, Marks Obtained: 753 (First Division), Percentage: 75.3%

• Name of Degree: Bachelor of Social Science, Subject: Social Work, Institution: Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, Sylhet-3114, Obtained CGPA- 3.4918 in a scale of 4.00, (First Class), Merit Position: First

• Name of Degree: Master of Social Science, Subject: Social Work, Institution: Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, Sylhet-3114, Obtained CGPA- 3.52 in a scale of 4.00, (First Class) Merit Position: First (Jointly)

• Name of Degree: M.Phil, Subject: Social Work, Institution: Institute of Social Welfare and Research, University of Dhaka. (First Class), Percentage: 68%, First Part. Degree Awarded.



PUBLISHED ARTICLES IN REFERRED JOURNALS

1. Md. Habibur Rahman as Co-author “Worker-owned Cooperative: Justification of Its Possibilities to the Socio-economic and Entrepreneurial Culture in Bangladesh”, Journal of the People’s University of Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Vol-5 No-01, ISSN-1812-4747, 2010.

2. Rahman, Md. Habibur, “Children Suffering from Malnutrition in A Slum: A Study Conducted in Sylhet City” has been published in the journal of General Education, Southern University, Bangladesh, ISSN: 2223-4543.

3. Rahman, Md. Habibur “Street and Working Children at Night in Sylhet City: A Study” has been published in the referred journal titled CHILD VISION, Vol:7,No-4, March 2013.

4. Islam, Mohammad Samiul and Md. Habibur Rahman “The Challenges of Employee Communication Process: It’s Implication in Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB)” has been published in the journal of General Education, Southern University, Bangladesh, ISSN: 2223-4543, Vol: 02, No-01.

5. Rahman, Md. Habibur, Social Exclusion of Transgender: A Critical Review. Journal of the People’s University of Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Vol-6 No-01, ISSN-1812-4747.

6. Uddin Soyeb and Md. Habibur Rahman, Pre-Cyclone Preparedness: A Case Study of Cyclone Disaster Management in Sandwip, 199, Business Review Bangladesh, Vol-02 No-02, ISSN-2224-1884.

7. Rahman Md. Habibur, “The Functioning of Local Leadership in the Financial Development of Upazila Parishad: A Case Study on Sylhet Sadar Upazila”. Business Review-Bangladesh, Vol-03, No-01, ISSN-2224-1884.

8. Rahman, Md. Habibur, “Vulnerability of the Elderly People: The Context of Bangladesh” Journal of the People’s University of Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Vol-07 No-01, ISSN-1812-4747

9. Islam, Mohammad Samiul and Md. Habibur Rahman, “Empowerment, Participation and Leadership in Strengthening Local Government System: A Theoretical Analysis”, Bangladesh Research Foundation Journal, Sylhet, Bangladesh.

10. Md. Akbar Hossain and Md. Habibur Rahman, “Deconstruction of Population, Politics and Environment: Towards Sustainable Development “Asa University Journal.

11. Md. Habibur Rahman as Co-author“Street Children: Survival on the Extreme Margins of Human Life?” International Journal of Humanities Social Sciences and Education (IJHSSE), Vol-2, Issue-9, ISSN2349-0373(Print) & ISSN2349-0381(Online).

12. Md. Habibur Rahman and Jesmin Juy, “Mapping the Current Status of Corporate Social Responsibility” published in the ‘Labour’ Journal of the Bangladesh Institute of Labour Studies-BILS.

13. Md. Habibur Rahman, “Vulnerability of Slum Children of Dahaka City: How do they Survive” published in Journal of Social Work & Social Development, ISSN2229-6468, Vol-05, Issues01 & 02 2014. Department of Social Work, Visva Bharati University, West Bengal India.

14. Md. Habibur Rahman and Jesmin Juy, “Corporate Social Responsibility-CSR towards Decent Work and Sustainable Economy: A Study in Bangladesh” published in IBA Journal of Management & Leadership, ISBN 2230-7524, Vol-08, Issue-02, Janaury-June-2017.

15. Md. Habibur Rahman, “ ‘Zakat’ and the National Budget for Social Services in Bangladesh: A Study on Islamic Social Work Perspective” published by Social Work Research Institute of Japan College of Social Work and ARIISW of Shukutoku University, Chiba, Japan, March 2017.

16. MD. Mizanur Rahman and Md. Habibur Rahman “Health Seeking Behavior and Healthcare Access to Married Women in Bangladesh: Encouraging and Discouraging Factors” published in the South Asian Journal of Perspective Participative Development, Vol:16, No-02, July-December, 2016.

17. Md. Habibur Rahman “Rohingya Influx and Potential Role of Social Work: A Study on Cox’s Bazar District’ published in the ‘Journal of Social Work and Social Development (JSWSD)’ [ISSN 2229 6468)] in its Volume-08.

18. Md. Habibur Rahman and Professor Dr. Md. Abul Hossen “Traditional Medicinal Practices in the Context of Urban Bangladesh: Issues and Challenges”, published in the Journal of Society & Change, Vol. XI, No.3, July-September 2017, ISSN:1997-1052 (Print), 227-202X(Online).

19. M.Habibur Rahman, “River Bank Erosion and Its Impact on Livelihood the Victims in Rural Bangladesh” The International Journal of Multidisciplinary Quest, Vol. 02, No. 01, June 2019.

COURSES I COMPLETED AT UNDERDRADUATE AND MASTER’S LEVEL I

4.1 MASTERS LEVEL COURSES

• Course 411: Strategies in Social Work Practice
• Course 412: Human Resource Management
• Course 413: Rural Community Development
• Course 414: Advanced Social Research
• Course 415: Viva Voce
• Course 417: Child Rights and Child Welfare in Bangladesh
• Course 419D: Thesis ( Title: Children Suffering from Malnutrition in A Slum: A Study Conducted in Sylhet City)
• Course 421: Field Work (Internship) and Viva (60 Working Days or 420 hours)
• Course 422: Comprehensive
• Course 423: Practice Research (Title: Street and Working Children at Night: A Study Conducted in Sylhet City)
• Course 424: Seminar and Viva Voce
• Course 427: Labor Welfare
• Course 429C: Thesis (Field Work, Report Writing and Defense)

4.2. UNDERGRADUATE LEVEL COURSES

4.2.1. FIRST YEAR
1. Non-major Courses
• Course 102: Introduction to Anthropology
• Course 101: Bengali Language
• Course 112: Introduction to Life and Society of Bangladesh-I
• Course 113: Physiological Aspects of Human Growth & Development
• Course 114: Psycho-Social Aspects of Human Behavior-I
• Course 101E: English Language-I
• Course 101P: Politics and Administration in Bangladesh
• Course 123: Psycho-Social Aspects of Human Behavior-II
• Course124: Introduction to Life and Society of Bangladesh-II

2. Major Courses
Course 111: History of Social Work
Course 121: Philosophy of Social Work
Course 122: Community Health Care

4.2.2. SECOND YEAR
1. Non-major Courses
• Course 103: Principles of Economics
• Course 101K:Introduction to Computer Application & Lab
• Course 201: Principle of Sociology
• Course 203KL: Database Management and Programming Lab
• Course 102: Social and Economic History of Bangladesh
2. Major Courses
Course 211: Social Case Work
Course 212: Social Group Work
Course 213: Population Dynamics and Family Planning
Course 221: Community Organization and Community Development
Course 222: Social Development and Social Action

4.2.3. THIRD/FINAL YEAR
1. Major Courses
• Course No.311: Social Welfare Policy & Planning
• Course No.312: Social Welfare Service in Bangladesh
• Course No.313: Project Planning and Development
• Course No.314: Social Problem Analysis
• Course No.315: Social Legislations
• Course No.316: Seminar and Viva Voce
• Course No.321: Social Administration
• Course No.322: Social Research and Project
• Course No.323: Comprehensive
• Course No.324: Field Work Practices (60 Working Days or 420 hours)
• Course No.326: Viva on Field Work

7.3. TRAINING EXPERIENCES

● Work as Trainer: I was a Trainer while working with Emirates Airline among the Staff and acquired several prizes for extra ordinary presentation on different working Procedure of the Airline.

● As a Training Achiever: I have gained experiences of different training on Leadership, Performance and Skills development, Customer Service, Grooming and Fitness and Attitude to the People and on from Dubai and on line.

● As a Training Achiever: I had participated in a workshop held on Participatory Engaging Teaching (PET) arranged by the authority of the People’s University of Bangladesh due to enrich the teaching skills of the teachers at Daffodil International University.

● As a Training Achiever: I had participated in a workshop held on Interactive Teaching and Learning at the Tertiary Level: Steps towards Quality & Excellence arranged by the authority of the People’s University of Bangladesh due to enrich the teaching skills of the teachers.

● As a Consultant: I had performed as a Consultant in a reputed national NGO named Uttara Development Program Society (UDPS) with their Organizational Development through upgrading all their manuals and presentation in front of the Donor organizations.

● As a Trainer and Organizer: In addition, I had several experiences of arranging Seminars, Workshops and Deliberation of Speech as a presenter and Speaker.

● As a Consultant: I have been working as a Consultant in Bangladesh Institute of Labour Studies- BILS for their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) project funded by LO-FTF for Three Years.

7.2. EXTRA-CURRICULUR ACTIVITIES

• Work Experience as Proctor: I have been working as Proctor of The People’s University of Bangladesh from 19th September 2012 to till now. And before I had worked as Assistant Proctor.

• Member of Syndicate: Currently I am honored with the Membership in the Syndicate of the People’s University of Bangladesh.

• Work Experience as Convener: I was also selected Convener for many sports, indoor games, seminars, study tours and recreational activities in my professional life.

• Work as a Member of Academic Council: Being the member of Academic Council, I could have opportunity to learn many academic and administrative issues.

• Work as President of PUB Central Sports Committee: This is really a great opportunity to gather experience to arrange a sports event.

• Work as Executive Editor of the PUB Journal: Currently I have working to publish the next volume of the Journal of the People’s University of Bangladesh.

• Work as Member Secretary of Discipline Committee: I have been achieving new experience regarding law and order situation of the university being the member secretary of discipline committee.