Faculty Members (Department of Business Administration )


Personal Info

Dr. Md. Taher Billal Khalifa

Professor (On Leave)
Department of Business Administration

Contact Info

Email: taher@isu.ac.bd
Telephone: +880 9613737373, Ext. 230

Professor Dr. Md. Taher Billal Khalifa is an accomplished faculty whose profile is backed by classroom teaching as a teacher, academic and administrative supervision as a Faculty Dean and quality control as the Director of the Institutional Quality Assurance Cell, and as an Academic Auditor of Bangladesh Accreditation Council (BAC). He also supervises other quality benchmarks like accreditation, faculty qualifications and expertise.

  • Supervised postgraduate students through research at the University of Malaya
  • Supervising undergraduate and graduate students at Metropolitan University.

  • PhD in Accounting from the University of Chittagong (2004) - Awarded.
  • B.Com(Hons.) and M. Com in Accounting from University of Chittagong (1986-1990)

  • Training on Curriculum and Quality Education by HEQEP/UGC- June 2017 (Bangladesh and Malaysia)
  • Singapore Institute of Management (SIM), “Personal Effectiveness & Productivity (Organizing Yourself for Maximum Effectiveness) Training”, 2011
  • Swinburne University of Technology, Australia, “A Short Course on Scientific Writing” 2011
  • Curtin University, Australia, “Enhancing Learning: Teaching & Learning Conference 2011”
  • Monash University, “Research Issues in Malaysian Capital Markets: Publishing Your Research” training organized by Monash Sunway, 2011
  • Swinburne University of Technology, Sarawak, “Structural Equation Modelling with AMOS’ Training program- 11 – 12 January 2012.

Teaching Experiences (total 27 years including about 19 years at Metropolitan University):

International Standard University:

  • Professor and Dean, Faculty of Business Studies: November 01, 2023 – till now.

Metropolitan University, Sylhet:

  • Professor: May 2012 – October 31, 2023
  • Associate Professor: May 2007 to April 2012
  • Assistant Professor: May 2004 to April 2007

Various Colleges under National University:

  • Lecturer: June 1996 to April 2004

Malaysia (about 4 years):

  • Senior Lecturer (Asstt. Professor equivalent)- University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur (2009-2010)
  • Senior Lecturer (Asstt. Professor)- Swinburne University of Technology, Sarawak (2010-2012)

  • Specialization in Accounting

  • Management Accounting
  • Education
  • QA in HE, etc.