Dr Nilufa Khanom is a career academic and researcher.

Before joining the Victoria University Business School (VUBS), she worked in the Australian Catholic University (ACU) and the University of Canberra (UC) as an academic.

Nilufa has been awarded an Australian Centre for Cyber Security (ACCS) Research Grant by the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Canberra (ADFA) in 2015. Nilufa further has been awarded an Australian Leadership Award (ALA) Scholarship in 2007 and an Australian Development Scholarship in 2000. Nilufa received the Golden Key International Honour Society Membership Award for outstanding academic achievement at the University of Canberra in 2012. She had tremendous opportunities to attend several prestigious international conferences/training programs in the UK, Switzerland, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, China, Japan, Bangladesh, and Australia.

Nilufa served in different senior executive and policy positions with the Government of Bangladesh for more than 16 years.

Areas of expertise

  • strategic management
  • organisational behaviour
  • Diversity management
  • Women’s career and development
  • Comparative international and development management
  • International business
  • Healthcare management
  • Not-for-profit sector.

Contact details

Teaching responsibilities

Coordination

Postgraduate units:

  • Work and Organisation Systems (BMO6506)
  • Organisation Change Management (BMO6624).

Undergraduate units:

  • Knowledge Management Practices for Innovative Organisations (BMO3000)
  • Strategic Management (BMO2002).

Teaching

  • Work and Organisation Systems (BMO6506)
  • Knowledge Management Practices for Innovative Organisations (BMO3000)
  • Strategic Management (BMO2002).

Supervisions

Completions of supervision:

  • four Master by Research students at University of Canberra, ACT, Australia.

Research grants

  • Australian Centre for Cyber Security (ACCS) Research Grants, conferred by the School of Engineering and Information Technology (SEIT), University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Canberra (ADFA), 2015 ($35,000).
  • Australian Leadership Award (ALA) Scholarship, Commonwealth Government of Australia, 2007 ($144,600).

Publications

Refereed journal articles

  • Khanom, N. & Miah, S.J. (2020) On-Cloud Motherhood Clinic: A Healthcare Management Solution for Rural Communities in Developing Countries, Pacific Asia Journal of the Association for Information Systems; Research paper, 12(1), 60-84.
  • Khanom, N. (2014) Rural micro-credit and poverty alleviation: The case of PKSF in Bangladesh, International Review of Business Research Papers, 10(2).115-136.
  • Khanom, N. (2011) The effects of Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) on ultra-poor households in Bangladesh: Evidence from the IGVGD programme, The Asia Pacific Journal of Public Administration, 33(2), 117-142.
  • Khanom, N. (2011) Improving the effects of Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) on ultra-poor households in Bangladesh’, International Review of Business Research Papers, 2 (1), 118-133.
  • Khanom, N. (2010) Conceptual issues in defining Public Private Partnerships (PPPs, International Review of Business Research Papers, 8(2) 150-163.

Books

  • Khanom, N.A. (2012) Partnership for development: Alternative approaches to poverty alleviation in Bangladesh, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.
  • Khanom, N.A. (2008) Women's career in public service, (2nd ed.), 38 Bangla Bazaar, Dhaka, Shova Prakash.
  • Khanom, N.A. (2004) Women's career with family responsibilities, 38 Bangla Bazaar, Dhaka, Shova Prakash.

Professional memberships & experience

Professional memberships

  • Professional Member, Australian HR Institute (AHRI)

Industry experience

  • Senior Assistant Secretary, Ministry of Public Administration, Government of Bangladesh.
  • Senior Assistant Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Government of Bangladesh.
  • Senior Assistant Secretary, Ministry of Cultural Affairs, Government of Bangladesh.
  • Magistrate 1st Class: Dhaka District Magistrate Court, Dhaka, Bangladesh.