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EPM - Professional Master in Islamic Finance

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The Professional Executive Master in Islamic Finance targets the participants in the programs of professional certification issued by the General Council, either directly or through its accredited agents and marketers worldwide.

Duration of the Program
Master's program consists of 8 courses; 4 hours are time given for each course.

Content for the Program:
The Certified Islamic Banker

  • An introduction to Islamic Finance transactions
  • Islamic banking system
  • Islamic finance Operations
  • Islamic investment operations
  • Islamic Banking Services

Trade Finance
  • Importance of Trade Finance and means of its financing
  • Bills for collection and documentary drafts
  • Standby Letters of Credit and Letters of Guarantee
  • Documentary Credits
  • Guarantees of international contracts
  • Banking operations related to Trade Finance
Sharia Auditing
  • Sharia auditing reviewing systems
  • Applications in sharia auditing and reviewing
Capital markets
  • Definition of the Islamic financial market and its role Types of financial markets
  • shares and joint stock companies
  • Banking Services Related to Financial Markets
  • Islamic Financial mediation Companies
  • Financial derivatives, an Applied View and an Islamic Vision
  • Sukuk
  • Investment Portfolios
  • Introduction (accounting basics)
  • Accounting Handlings for local Murabaha and international Murabaha
  • Accounting Handlings of Ijara (Lease) Operations
  • Accounting Handlings of Istisna'a operations
  • Accounting handlings of Salam operations Ijara
  • Accounting handlings of Mudaraba operations
  • Accounting handlings of Musharaka (Shared) Financing
  • Accounting handlings of Bai Al-Ajil (Deferred Sale)
  • Accounting handlings of transactions and operations in foreign currencies
  • Final accounts in Islamic banks
  • Financial statements of Islamic banks
Governance and Compliance
  • Corporate governance in Islamic banks
  • The Situation of governance in Islamic banks
  • Elements of the environment supportive of corporate governance in Islamic banks and financial institutions
  • International and Islamic standards of governance
  • Compliance in Islamic banking operations
  • Compliance in Islamic banks
  • The principles of Takaful insurance and its comparison to commercial insurance
  • The Background of Takaful Insurance in the Islamic Law
  • Islamic Sharia Supervision of insurance companies
  • Takaful insurance applications by Islamic banks
  • Current problems facing the Takaful industry and expectations for the future

Conditions for Joining the Program
The Candidates must have a bachelor's degree.

Language of Instruction
Courses are available in English and Arabic

Testing and Evaluation
The success rate of 60% in the course
Total success rate in the Masters 70% of the average total of all courses

Each trainee scheme master research during the week of the adoption of the subject
AED 36,725
US$ 10,000
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Payment Option: Installments

Duration: 3 Months

Intakes: January - April - July - October

Language: English / Arabic

Training Partner
General Council for Islamic Banks And Financial Institution

Who will Benefit:
  • Finance graduates and academicians
  • Islamic bankers
  • Islamic investment bankers
  • Islamic finance product developers
  • Auditors and compliance professionals
  • Corporate Financiers
  • Islamic investment bankers
  • Corporate and Commercial Bankers

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