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Getting Started in Islamic Finance

In this path, we will delve into the world of Islamic finance, understand the historical development of this industry, the ecosystem stakeholders, the meaning of Shariah, its main contracts and how they are applied in the market. Once you have completed this learning path, you shall have a general understanding of the industry's background and landscape, the principles and main prohibitions that govern its basic functions, the Shariah contracts used in Islamic finance, and their applications.

  • 4 Programmes
  • Duration 2h 40m 38s
Islamic Finance 101
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In this programme, you will be given an overview of what Islamic finance is, its ecosystem, and an introduction to the nature of money. By the end of this programme, you will have a holistic understanding of the industry, its fundamentals, and its evolution.

Understanding Shariah and Its Application
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In this programme, we will introduce you to the definition of Shariah and its key characteristics, its application in Islamic Finance, Shariah risks, and how Shariah differs from secular law. By the end of the programme, you will have a general understanding of what Shariah is and the difference between secular and Shariah legal frameworks in real-life settings.

Islamic Finance Contracts
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This programme introduces you to the various contracts used in the Islamic finance industry. By the end of the programme, you will gain familiarity with the most common contracts used, how they are distinct from one another, and their areas of use.