Certified Islamic Finance (CIF)

Venue: Nairobi

Location: Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya

Event Date/Time: Feb 13, 2012 End Date/Time: Feb 16, 2012
Registration Date: Feb 16, 2012
Early Registration Date: Feb 16, 2012
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This training program is designed to take professionals to an advanced level of understanding of Islamic Finance. The 4 day course is designed as a preparatory course for the Certified Islamic Finance Executive (CIFE) Examination.

Islamic Finance MasterClass is offered in a face-to-face environment and blended with online instruction, the accredited training and certification program is designed to give you dynamic and up-to date material without burdening you with more information than you need. We use spreadsheets, case studies, questions, exercises and quizzes throughout the program to ensure that you go away with practical, usable Islamic finance knowledge.

It is tested by a team of bankers and scholars who check that the training, quizzes and the certification conforms with AAOIFI, the leading industry standard in Islamic Finance. While other certifications claim 'Shariah-compliance', this course exclusively abides by a known Shariah standard anyone can check against.

About the Trainer: Dr. Ashraf Muneeb

Dr. Ashraf Muneeb is a Shariah Scholar at Ethica Institute and a leading Hanafi scholar and Mufti. He qualified as a Certified Shariah Auditor and Advisor (CSAA) from AAOIFI, the highest certification possible from the Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI), the - world’s leading Islamic finance standard setting body. He brings a wealth of practical knowledge accumulated over years of giving fatwas in commercial and personal law, conducting advisory work for establishing an Islamic bank with Ethica, and regularly training professionals and students in Islamic law. Previously, he was Academic Director of the Qasid Institute in Amman and Academic Director of Qibla for the Islamic Sciences. Dr. Ashraf has submitted several peer-reviewed papers to Dar al Ifta in Jordan about stocks and has been published in Aleqtesadiyyah magazine in Saudi Arabia. He graduated with honors from Mahad al-Fath in Damascus, received a MA in Islamic Studies with honors and a PhD in Islamic Studies with honors from Imam al-Ouzai, Beirut, throughout reading several books on methodology and Hanafi jurisprudence with leading Islamic scholars.

Ethica was recently nominated “ Best Islamic Finance Training Institution” by IB&F, the industry‘s leading award-granting body. Ethica remains the only institution in the world to deliver standardized certification based on AAOIFI, the leading standard- setting body in Islamic Finance.

Reasons to Attend:

Users receive an advanced level understanding of Islamic Finance
Innovatively offered in a face-to-face environment and blended with online instruction, the accredited training and instruction program is designed to give you dynamic and up-to-date material
2 months ADDITIONAL- free-online training after the course
Knowledge: CIFE program gives you a practical knowledge of the underlying product structures used in Islamic finance
Accreditation:Training material is approved by leading third-party Islamic finance scholars. They certify that the materials and the CIFE examination conforms to AAOIFI's Shar'iah standards.

Key Topics:

Musharakah : Islamic Business Partnerships
Mudarabah : Islamic Business Partnerships
Ijarah : Islamic Leasing
Murabaha : Cost Plus Financing
Salam and Istisna
Forward Sales and Manufacturing Contracts
Sukuk: Islamic Securitisation
Islamic Insurance
Riba : Types, Definition and Principles

Who Should Attend:
This highly practical and interactive course has been specifically designed for :
Chief Executive Officers, Heads of Retail Banking, Heads of Consumer Banking,Branch Heads, Heads of Wealth Management,Heads of Shar‘iah Compliance,Shar‘iah Compliance team members,Customer Service Managers/Officers,Heads of Consumer Service, Heads of Risk, Heads of E-Banking, Heads of Retail Sales, Heads of Marketing, Investment Bankers,Heads of Financial Products, Heads of Training, Heads of Strategy, Chief Information Officers, Chief Operating Officers and as well as all those who wish to enhance their understanding and skills and bring added value to their organizations


Nairobi, kenya

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