Islamic banks and other financial institutions use interest free financial modes, which are designed by Islamic Shariah scholars. They are called Islamic modes of financing or Islamic finance products. They are divided into two categories or sides: Side of liabilities or resource mobilization.
The Centre has a global footprint of having trained in more than 20 countries worldwide and has the most robust menu of training offerings in Islamic finance globally. Drawing upon the organised support of the financial sector in Bahrain as a hub of Islamic finance, collaboration with major service institutions such as the Accounting and Auditing Organisation for Islamic Financial Institutions AAOIFI and patronage of the Central Bank of Bahrain, the Centre has gained access to industry experts worldwide to ensure that its courses and programmes — both professional and academic — are relevant, contemporary and practical.
Since its establishment, the Centre has an excellent international track record of having provided specialised Islamic finance training and education in more than 20 countries worldwide, some of which involving country level initiatives with the banking regulators such as Bank of Indonesia, The Central Bank of Senegal, Bank of Ghana, The Central Bank of Oman, and the National Bank of Kazakhstan.
Resources A very unique strength of the Centre for Islamic finance is that it closely engages with experts from the Islamic banking and finance industry in three aspects: This includes the Marketing and Communication department, the IT department, the Quality Assurance department, and the administration department.
Breadth and Depth, Structure, Thought Leadership. The Centre for Islamic finance has a very rigorous and robust training menu with over 50 different titles of varying levels foundation, intermediate, advanced and specializations that can be offered in both Arabic and English.
Lastly, the Centre engages in conception and development of ground breaking-one of a kind courses and programmes that are non-existent in Islamic finance training and education. Accreditation, Affiliations and Collaboration.
The Centre for Islamic finance and BIBF as whole has an abundance of partners which it collaborates with, who are leading in the provision of quality education, training and professional development.
We offer programmes to individuals who have little prior academic or Islamic Finance experience, but a wealth of practical experience. We also cater to individuals who are already working in the Islamic banking sector but want to further their career by attaining an Islamic finance-related qualification.
We also collaborate with institutions that are prominent in Islamic finance, to offer their innovative expertise and knowledge to the local industry. Customised Training BIBF provides customised and comprehensive human resource development programmes for Islamic financial institutions in the region.
We conduct a thorough training needs assessment TNA to ascertain the needs of clients and recommend courses that suit their requirements. We also design training programmes that benefit from the collective capacity of BIBF, drawing expertise from other Learning Centres where necessary.
We have also contributed to the growth of Islamic banking through centralised efforts initiated by the Central Banks in countries such as Indonesia, Senegal, Oman, Ghana and Kazakhstan.
Research and Advisory Services The Centre for Islamic Finance has access to a vast knowledge depository, from a knowledge perspective and drawn from its links with the financial industry.
This knowledge base is used to provide relevant advisory services to our clients, including structuring Islamic transactions and providing access and knowledge to institutions looking to offer Islamic Financial Services.
BIBF has its own Islamic finance advisory board. The Centre also acts as a research hub for Islamic Finance, and has a large database of financial reports for over 80 Islamic Banks in the world.
We also produce policy research aimed at ensuring the sustainability and growth of the global Islamic Finance industry. ADIF graduates will do 4 intensive Master level courses in the premises of the University of Bolton in the UK for a total period of 4 weeks, followed by a dissertation done long distance from Bahrain in order to attain the MBA degree.
It is the most time and cost efficient Master level programme specialising in Islamic Finance in Bahrain with a guaranteed quality of UK standard education. One of the efforts that has been executed in the last quarter of was the launch of the first of its kind Islamic Finance Risk Management Qualification in partnership with UK based Banking Treasury and Risk Management Institute.
Centre for Islamic Finance Experts.Home Financing UIF is pleased to offer two Faith based home financing programs that can be used to purchase a new home or refinance an existing one.
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Islamic Finance Qualifications To enrol on to a course, simply click on the the course title you would like to study, complete the application and payment process and you will have access to the information to start your studies. BIBF’s Centre for Islamic Finance together with the University of Bolton has recently established a pathway from the Advanced Diploma in Islamic Finance that will lead to an MBA in Islamic Finance degree from the University of Bolton.
The second part of this project covers the aspect of Islamic financing implemented in this organisation under the name HSBC Amanah. HSBC Amanah Finance is the Islamic financial services division of the HSBC Group, responsible for the development of Islamic financial products.
The CIMA Islamic finance qualifications will give you a thorough understanding of the principles that underpin Islamic finance. Our Islamic finance qualifications have won awards to recognise their world-leading status in the industry including 'Best training institution' at the Islamic Business & Finance Awards.
AIMS is well-recognized institute of Islamic banking and finance, offering study programs since year Leading scholars from all over the world are associated with AIMS to produce the best curriculum.