ASSOCIATE QUALIFICATION
IN ISLAMIC FINANCE (AQIF)


AQIF is designed specifically to meet industry needs and standards. AQIF is developed to equip and assist working adults as well as industry practitioners in enhancing their competencies, skills and knowledge in Islamic finance.

Designed for all levels of industry practitioners, from new executives to promising managers, each module aims to deliver what Islamic finance practiitoners need most - knowledge in the basic foundation and philosophy of Islamic finance and its applications in Islamic finance operations. Upon completion of AQIF, candidates are prepared for higher qualifications leading to Certified Qualification in Islamic Finance (CQIF) with specialization in either Banking, Takaful, Capital Market or Wealth Management.
PROGRAM SCHEDULE

Philosophy and Fundamentals of Shariah for Islamic Finance
Date: 22 October 2016

Ethics in Islamic FInance
Date: 23 October 2016

Application of Shariah in Islamic Finance
Date: 19-20 November 2016

Islamic Finance Architecture
Date: 26-27 November 2016

Legal Aspects and Governance for Islamic Finance
Date: 3 December 2016

AQIF Assessment
Date: 4 December 2016

LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • Identify and apply the Shariah fundamentals related to contracts in operations and product related transactions
  • Analyze the mechanisms and various structures of Islamic finance
  • Differentiate between conventional and Islamic finance products and operations

PHILOSOPHY AND FUNDAMENTALS OF SHARIAH FOR ISLAMIC FINANCE

This program provides a comprehensive understanding on the origin, sources, purpose and philosophy of Shariah Islamiyah which is the foundation of the Islamic financial system. It will also highlight the basic fundamentals and pillars of the application of Islamic laws in financial practice, which will be a basis for the Islamic financial institutions to comply with the stated laws and principles.

APPLICATION OF SHARIAH IN ISLAMIC FINANCE

This program will highlight the application and mechanism of the most widely used Shariah contracts in Islamic finance. Throughout the program, participants will examine and synthesize the various Shariah contracts in structuring Islamic financial products and
services.

ETHICS IN ISLAMIC FINANCE

This module provides fundamental knowledge of ethics from an Islamic perspective and its relation to Islamic finance activities. This is based on the principles that Islamic finance offers global financial stability and high ethical standards.

LEGAL ASPECTS & GOVERNANCE FOR ISLAMIC FINANCE

This program provides comprehensive understanding of the Islamic laws and principles that govern the Islamic financial system. The highlight will be on the importance of Shariah governance in Islamic finance which in accordance with local as well as international regulatory guidelines and standards

ISLAMIC FINANCE ARCHITECTURE

The strength of the industry amongst other lies on its architecture that gives options to the customers. Nonetheless, the contemporary Islamic finance architecture still needs refinement and enhancement to make it as competitive as the conventional system. Hence, this program will highlight the important component in the contemporary Islamic finance architecture which comprises of the underlying Shariah principles, the instruments and the issues relevant to the Islamic financial products and services.

WHAT YOU WILL RECEIVE WHEN YOU ENROLL IN AQIF?

  • A soft copy of the course materials
  • A pre and post assessment for each program
  • "Certificate of Participation" will be awarded to participants at the end of the program provided full attendance requirement is fulfilled.
  • “Certificate of Achievement” to participants will be awarded upon passing the AQIF assessment.
  • All participants attending these programs will be given a special rate of 50% to access on IBFIM’s E-Learning modules subject to terms and conditions spelt out by IBFIM

ASSESSMENT
Candidates who wish to sit for the assessment are required to fulfill at least 70% of AQIF compulsory attendance.

Assessment method:

  • Hundred (100) Multiple Choice Questions
  • Two and Half (2) hours assessment
  • Passing Mark 50%
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