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Islamic Finance course

ABOUT THE COURSE

The online training is designed to help financial professionals advise Muslim investors on their access to financial markets, particularly on how Muslim investors can access international financial markets and benefit from opportunities offered to conventional investors, without compromising the principles set out by their faith.

The content of the SAQ-recognised course has been developed in collaboration with financial training provider Centro Studi Villa Negroni (CSVN) and is approved by Muslim Sharia advisor Mufti Abdul Kadir Barkatulla.

 

Participants will learn about:
 

  1. Basic definitions and an explanation of the differences between Islamic finance and conventional banking.
     

  2. Introduction into Islamic finance and the associated exponential growth system, the training provides an overview of the main dates in Islamic financial history, before delving into Sharia-based banking principles and the respective rules around economic and financial behaviour as well as prohibited actions.
     

  3. Industry standards and regulations, operating structures and documentation applicable to Islamic businesses, followed by information on corporate governance in Islamic banking, Shariah boards and financial intermediation.
     

  4. The application of typical Islamic contracts, the principles of murabaha deposits and financing, and the most common Islamic assets and funds. Practical hints and important points to consider are provided to support everyday business involving Muslim clients.

TIME

Approximately
45 minutes.

TARGET AUDIENCE

Employees working in front office, as well as compliance, risk and legal.

PREREQUISITES

None

ASSESSMENT

A formal assessment consisting of 10 questions with a passing grade of 80% forms part of this course.

CERTIFICATION

Upon completion, participants will earn a certificate.

LANGUAGE

English

DURATION IN HOURS
(SAQ credits)

0.75h