IITM has a structured management team focusing on its various thrust areas. IITM focuses on delivering high-end human resource consulting and training service. Overall responsibility and the onus of developing the organization lies directly on its CEO who is the Chief Executive and Legal Counsel. He has been actively steering the firm since its inception in 2004. His career highlights are given below.
Chief Executive Officer
Ziaur Rahman has a strong foundation in the field of economics, management specialization and marketing. With a Bachelors degree in Economics and a Masters Degree in Business Administration, he brings with him national & international experience of more than 18 years as management and strategy consultant, university teacher and strategic manager of fortune 100 companies. He also holds a Law degree and is an Advocate of Judge Court, Dhaka, Bangladesh and member of Dhaka Bar Association. He is currently an Adjunct Faculty at Independent University of Bangladesh at the Executive MBA program.
Educated in the US and Bangladesh, he brings an innovative perspective in managing businesses and developing new product or service ideas. He has lived and traveled extensively in the US, Europe and other parts of the world, where he also worked at line management positions for approximately 3 years. He had been credited to manage high-value client engagements. He has relevant experience in SME development across various sectors. His entrepreneurial zest had allowed him to understand the global marketplace; at one point in life, he also ran an international trade business which helped him to understand bank practices relating to international trade. He has been an active corporate trainer in Bangladesh with strong exposure in Team Building, Organizational Strategy, Goal Setting and Motivation, Sales and Marketing, Organizational Culture, Key Performance Indicator and has also designed organizational performance metrics and departmental performance grids. In addition to IITM, he is a partner of Magic Image, a multimedia, graphic design and 3D animation house in Bangladesh. He had worked in the US as a Management Consultant for Ernst & Young Cap Gemini, Contract Consultant for Enron Capital & Trade (ECT) and as Asst. Manager for a division of Pepsi-Cola Ltd. Mr. Rahman also has project management experience in the IT sector. He has appeared on National Television channels in a number of occasions. He was also the National Trainer of Junior Chamber Bangladesh (JCB) – the local counterpart of Junior Chamber International (JCI), a global organization spanning over 100 countries having membership base of 400,000 or more.
He is academically charged and has a number of Journal articles locally and internationally. He has written in the national press, especially for the Daily Star, Dhaka Tribune, Executive Times, New Age, The Independent, Observer, etc. He has received international training on Partnership brokering from IBLF with sponsorship support from CARE and KATALYST. He plans to develop business and consulting opportunities with international companies and organizations. He has good leadership skills with an innovative mind and approaches new ideas and engagements with clarity of vision and authority. He understands global business practices and can quickly relate to business processes within an enterprise and recommend strategies for optimum efficiency and output. He has taught (as full time faculty, guest faculty and special guest) different classes at the BBA and MBA level of various top ranking private universities in Bangladesh including NSU, IUB, EWU, BRAC University, AIUB, UAP, MIU, City University, etc. He is also a Rotarian and serving Rotary Club of Dhaka Central under District 3281.
Kazi Mohammad Shafi Uddin has been functioning as the Relationship Manager in IITM. He is a focused and dynamic professional possessing a Masters Degree in Business Administration with major in Finance from East West University, Dhaka and Bachelors degree in Electrical & Electronics Engineering (EEE).
Focused on benchmarking as the top Training & consulting brand in Bangladesh, working in the Training Division with IITM, exploring his knowledge and skills in commencing, marketing, coordinating corporate training activities organized and undertaken by IITM. He has successfully coordinated a few day-long training events with good participation from varied client organizations. He has a good grasp in designing training and consulting solutions for clients’ human resource & leadership development. He is also involved in other projects undertaken by IITM including its BOBON-ROBON project, multimedia/animation projects, etc.
Utilizing the engineering background, he posses more than four years of experience in both technical, administrative responsibilities and supervision of field-level operations in a leading Generator dealer company in Power industry in Bangladesh.
He is a performance driven professional always focused on continuous personal growth with sound professional ethics. He brings innovation to the organization and blends his engineering and management degree to full capacity. He is capable on harnessing and developing business and undertaking analysis in multi-sector industry for client consulting engagement. Expert in developing and implementing innovative approaches to customers solutions for sustainable business development.