As part of its Education and Training Portfolio, the Center offers programs and courses to all casual, committed, concentrated and continuing learners in the area of Islamic Banking and Finance. The Center’s program offerings are along with the Lifelong Learning model of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University. This Life Long Learning approach ensures the supply of Islamic banking graduates through professional certification, postgraduate and undergraduate offerings.  This approach also addresses the needs of executive training and leadership development training for senior-level bank leaders and regulators to create the necessary vision and Sharia knowledge to enable product innovation. The Dubai Center for Islamic Banking and Finance (DCIBF) works with experienced market practitioners and professionals to contribute to the education and training of professionals in the Islamic Finance.

 

THE DCIBF ACADEMIC DEGREE PROGRAM PORTFOLIO INCLUDES:

 

Master in Islamic Banking and Finance: 

Islamic banking is considered to be one of the most notable innovations in the banking sector in recent years. At present, more than 350 Islamic banks and financial institutions are operating in over 60 countries in different regions including the Middle East, Europe, America, South Asia, Far East, Africa and Australia. The current size of global Islamic finance industry assets is approaching USD $1 trillion and is expected to reach US$4 trillion by 2020. Within this setting, the Master of Islamic Banking and Finance program can provide you with a detailed understanding in the specialist areas of Islamic banking, Islamic Finance, Shari`ah, Islamic Economics, Islamic Financial Contracts, and Products Development, Risk Management in Islamic Financial Markets and Institutions, Islamic Corporate Governance and Legal and Regulatory issues in Islamic Banking and Finance. This accredited degree explores the theoretical concepts and shares regional best practices using case studies. For an overview of core units and electives you can study in this course, please see the study plan.

 

This program is accredited by the UAE Ministry of Education’s Commission for Academic Accreditation and Finance Accreditation Agency (FAA). 

 

Executive MBA in Islamic Banking and Finance: 

In partnership with Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC), Spain, the Executive MBA in Islamic Banking and Finance is designed to meet the needs of business executives aiming to excel in the world of Islamic Banking and Finance. This joint-degree provides learners with a solid foundation in the specialized area of Islamic Banking and Finance, equipping them with the necessary core knowledge of functional business areas and their practical applications. The program offers rigorous training in specialized areas of Islamic  finance, banking, economics, law, and their relevant conventional counterparts. In addition to this, an in-depth understanding of general management knowledge is provided covering several areas including strategic management, leadership, international business, and marketing. Unique to the region, the Executive MBA in Islamic Banking and Finance integrates the global learning experience of HBMSU (Dubai) and UOC (Barcelona).For an overview of core units and electives you can study in this course, please see the study plan.

 

This program is accredited by the UAE Ministry of Education’s Commission for Academic Accreditation and Finance Accreditation Agency (FAA).