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  • Executive Learning Program

    Islamic Social Finance & Fund-raising instruments

    Date:7th – 8th Oct, 2019

    Venue: IBA City Campus

    Timing: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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  • Course Description

    IBA Centre for Excellence in Islamic Finance (IBA CEIF) is pleased to offer a two-day advance level course on mobilizing Islamic finance for NGOs. The course is targeted towards social entrepreneurs and organizations interested in making a social impact by equitable distribution of wealth appropriate to the Islamic finance mechanisms.

    The course is, thus, meant to create awareness amongst social organizations as to the fund-raising methods compliant with Islamic finance. The course will highlight the significance of social organizations in Islamic teachings, explore the Islamic ways of economic collection and distribution of wealth as well as modern technological methods that could be combined for a successful completion of socio-economic impact projects.

  • Assistant Professor (Shaykh) Dr Ziyaad Mahomed is a subject matter expert in Islamic Social Finance, Islamic Capital Markets and Shariah Advisory since 1998. Dr. Ziyaad is Head of Islamic Social Finance at INCEIF. He serves as Associate Dean of Online Programs and Director of Executive Education at INCEIF, the leading global university for Islamic Finance based in Malaysia. He is also Chairman of the Shariah Committee of HSBC Amanah in Malaysia. He has led Islamic Social Finance projects in Pakistan, Indonesia and Malaysia. Most recently, he led a team in the development of a special fund for emergency response based on Zakat, Waqf and Takaful. He is the recipient of a number of awards in the field, some of which were innovation in social finance fintech modelling. Dr. Ziyaad holds qualifications from Malaysia (PhD in Islamic Finance; Professional Master's in Islamic Finance CIFP), the UK (BA (Hons) Business Finance), South Africa (MBA; Cert Islamic Law) and Jordan (Adv. Dip Arabic), including traditional studies in the Islamic Sciences. He serves on Shariah Boards in South Africa, Nigeria, Maldives and Malaysia amongst others.

    • Orient with the rise of Fintech, its landscape and pillars
    • Know the new norms of virtual banking and digital currencies
    • Understand Payment Gateways
    • Learn the basics of Blockchain
    • Assess the role of Cryptography, Decentralized ledger technology and Consensus Protocols
    • Understand the advances in Fintech application applying Blockchain
    • Analyze the Shariah angles and recent fatwas related to the legal and financial classification
    • Understand Blockchain application in Islamic Banking
    • Elucidate the use of smart contracts and Shariah efficiency
    • Review the regulatory structure evolving in fintech solutions