Certificate in Introduction to Islamic Finance

Certificate in Introduction to Islamic Finance

Course Features

  • Course Duration: 16 hrs
  • Category:
  • Certificate: Yes
  • Course Capacity: 20
  • Skill Level: Intermediate
  • CPE Hours: 16


Course Overview

The objectives of this course are to introduce Islamic Financial System to the participants and give them an overview of its complete ecosystem. So that the participants become familiar with its theoretical and conceptual basis, its sectors, products and services, current Industry trends, and its future prospects. This will be achieved by developing their understanding of shariah principles and rulings, Islamic financial transactions, historical and current developments, and major segments of the current industry. They will also gain a thorough understanding of current practices and future growth trends of the industry, so they could tap the business opportunities in this one of the fastest growing segments of finance.

Key Takeaways for Participants:•

  • Understand the essence of Islamic finance and its historical roots
    Discover how Islamic legal principles and rulings play their role in constructing modern financial transactions
  • Learn about major sectors forming a complete ecosystem of Islamic finance
  • Improve your understanding of the governance and compliance framework
  • Explore the regulatory framework, including legal, accounting, auditing, and taxation issues
  • Examine the future trends and prospects of the industry

Who should attend? (Participants):

This important course is designed for middle and senior professionals as well as academicians and regulators who are required to have a general understanding and overview of the Islamic finance industry, including:

  • Finance Managers and Controllers
  • Strategy Directors and Managers
  • Budget, Corporate, Business and Financial Analysts
  • Project Managers and Risk Analysts
  • Investment and Management Accountants
  • Heads of Business Units and Business Planners
  • Financial Advisors and Corporate Analysts
  • Business Analysts
  • Academic Researchers
  • Regulators and policy makers
  • University Faculty Members and Students

Program Outline:

Module 1 (2-Hours Class)

  1. Definition of Islamic Finance
  2. Historical Development of Islamic Finance
  3. Current Ecosystem of Islamic Finance
  4. Islamic Financial System Vs Conventional Finance
  5. Discussion and Q&A

Module 2 (2-Hours Class)

  1. Islamic Jurisprudence (Fiqh) and Its Principles (Usul Al-Fiqh)
  2. Islamic Law of Contracts
  3. Shariah Principles and Rulings for Transactions
  4. Discussion and Q&A

Module 3 (2-Hours Class)

  1. Primary Islamic Contracts for Financial Transactions
  2. Secondary Islamic Contracts for Financial Transactions
  3. Discussion and Q&A

Module 4 (2-Hours Class)

  1. Introduction to Islamic Banking Products
  2. Introduction to Islamic Money Market Products
  3. Discussion and Q&A

Module 5 (2-Hours Class)

  1. Introduction to Capital Markets
  2. Islamic Equity Market
  3. Shariah Screening Methodologies
  4. Discussion and Q&A

Module 6 (2-Hours Class)

  1. Introduction to Sukuk (Islamic Bonds)
  2. Types and Classifications of Sukuk
  3. Sukuk Market
  4. Discussion and Q&A

Module 7 (2-Hours Class)

  1. Islamic Insurance (Takaful)
  2. Re-insurance (Re-Takaful)
  3. Discussion and Q&A

Module 8 (2-Hours Class)

  1. Corporate and Shariah Governance
  2. Legal Framework for Islamic Finance
  3. Accounting, Auditing and Taxation of Islamic Financial Institutions
  4. Discussion and Q&A

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