Dr. Ahmad Naeem Bajwa is an assistant professor in the Department of Management. He brings this unique perspective and experience into classroom instruction by using visual tools and “creating different scenarios for class discussions.”
Prior to coming to UA Little Rock, Bajwa worked in management and supply chain planning for several years including working at Unilever Pakistan and Savola, the leading strategic investment holding group for food and retail in the Middle East, North Africa, and Turkey. Bajwa uses his experience to tailor his courses to best meet the needs of his students. He is actively involved in course development, syllabi review, and improving delivery methods.
He believes in keeping his students engaged and motivated and gives feedback and positive reinforcement. In return, Bajwa receives consistently high review scores on student evaluations. He uses feedback from the evaluations to improve his course content and delivery. In 2015, he received the Graduation and Retention Advocate Award at UA Little Rock.
He has peer-reviewed several research publications and presented at national conferences. He is a member of the Production and Operations Management Society; Decisions Sciences Institute; Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS); and Beta Gamma Sigma, an exclusive business honor society.
Bajwa was a board member of Arkansas Interfaith Light and Power from 2015 to 2017. He conducted workshops at Economics Arkansas from 2014 to 2017 and has worked with the Arkansas Food Bank and Arkansas Children’s Hospital.
Bajwa has a Ph.D. in Operations Management from the University of Alabama, an MBA from the University of Management Sciences in Pakistan, and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Engineering and Technology in Pakistan.