Academic Records of Mr. Md. Zahir Uddin Arif
· Training in Advanced Research, Faculty of Business, Government & Law, University of Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia as World Bank Fellow.
· M.Phil. [64 Credits, 2 Years’ Program] in Economics (Consumer Behavior), Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences (I.H.S.), one of the Advanced Research Institutes of National University (NU), Bangladesh, at Former Shankar Campus, Dhanmondi, Dhaka.
Position: Stood 1st position with distinction (85%-89% Marks) among the 72 Research Students of all disciplines (12 disciplines) of the 3rd batch of this M.Phil Program with the completion of 64 credits including 16 disciplinary and multi-disciplinary courses, internship and thesis.
Title of M.Phil Thesis: Factors Influencing the Consumers’ Buying Decision Process for Motor Cars: A Study in Dhaka City
Field of Study: Consumer Behavior
Thesis/Dissertation Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Mustafa Kamal Mujeri, Director General, Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDS), Dhaka, Former Chief Economist, Bangladesh Bank (Central Bank) and Former Professor of Economics, Rajshahi University, Bangladesh.
· Bachelor of Commerce (Honors) & Master of Commerce (1st Class) in Marketing, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
· Secondary School Certificate (SSC) in Humanities & Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSC) in Commerce with 1st Division, Jessore Board.