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Dr. Mohammed Nurul Alam

Associate Professor Yorkville UniversityFaculty of BBA (Accounting)


Location: Toronto, Canada


Dr. Mohammed Nurul Alam is a Faculty of BBA (Accounting) Yorkville University, Canada. He holds a Ph.D. in Islamic Finance from Lund University, Sweden, and a Masters in Accounting from the University of Chittagong, Bangladesh. He is the author of two books, and many articles in peer-reviewed journals. His interests are mainly concerned with the study of the activities of Islamic banking finance towards micro-entrepreneurs and SMEs. Dr. Alam has undertaken extensive research on micro-entrepreneurs and SME finance by Islamic Banks in Indonesia, UK, USA, Sudan, Turkey, Cyprus, Kenya, Pakistan and Bangladesh. He has more than 40 years of teaching experience in the field of accounting and other commerce-related subjects, and has taught graduate and postgraduate students in many countries in Africa, Europe, Asia, North America, and the Middle East.