Institute of Science and Technology

a center of excellence for education
Institute of Science and Technology

a center of excellence for education

Tania Akther

Assistant Professor

Department of Business Administration

Academic Background

Master’s in Business Administration (MBA)

Dhaka City College (DCC)
National University
Position: 5th


Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)

Institute of Science and Technology (IST)
National University
Position: 2nd

Research Areas

  • Validity of CAPM in predicting stock prices
  • Financial inclusion  & Financial performance
  • Capital Market Performance
  • The role of finance in sustainable development (sustainability)
  • Expected Returns with risk evaluation
  • Market Efficiency
  • Financial crisis and global economics
  • Behavioural Finance
  • Green/Corporate Governance
  • Green Finance/Social Funding of green financing


Tania Akther has been teaching in the Department of Business Administration at the Institute of Science and Technology for about 4 years. She is a Lecturer of Business Administration at IST since 2017.Her journey began as a faculty member at IST in Business Administration. She earned her Post Graduate Diploma in Capital Market (PGDCM) 2021 from BICM. Akther passed different Certification Courses on Reading and Understanding Financial Statement, Basic Technical Analysis, and Fundamental of Portfolio Management from Bangladesh Institute of Capital Market. She also completed 3 Days Workshop and International Seminar on Research and Publication. She attended number of seminars and conferences on Applied Finance and related issues in home. She has also published in National and International journals. Her area of specialization is Applied Finance.


  1. Validity of Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM) in Predicting Stock Returns for Dhaka Stock Exchange. IST Journal on Business and Technology.
  2. Financial Leverage and its Impact on Earning Per Share. IOSR Journal of Economics and Finance (IOSR-JEF).
  3. Female Labor Force Participation and Economic Growth in Bangladesh. IOSR Journal of Business and Management (IOSR-JBM).
  4. Progress of Women Employment in the Economic Sector: A Qualitative Analysis after the Liberation of Bangladesh. IOSR Journal of Economics and Finance (IOSR-JEF)