Introduction to Islamic Finance

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Course Overview: This course will enable the learner to have a general overview of the field of Islamic Finance together with an understanding of its fundamental principles. 

Module 1:  45 Mins Lesson + 15 Mins Quiz

  • Fundamentals of financial dealings in Islam
  • What is Islamic Finance?
  • The reality of Islamic Finance

Module 2: 45 Mins Lesson + 15 Mins Quiz

  • Islamic Finance industry
  • Principles of Islamic Finance
  • Islamic Finance mechanisms


Module 3: 45 Mins Lesson + 15 Mins Quiz

  • Sharia’h standards
  • Islamic Finance and governance
  • Islamic Finance qualifications

Module 4: 45 Mins Lesson + 15 Mins Quiz

  • Conventional and Islamic banking
  • Conventional & Islamic Insurance
  • Business and investments


Plan Name Price
3 Months: £ 25


Dr. Yusuf Abdul-Jobbar

Dr. Yusuf Abdul-Jobbar is currently Head of Programs at the world famous Islamic Universityof Madinah, Saudi Arabia. He is an experienced senior executive specialising in leadership & management. He has been successful in various business ventures across the world. Furthermore, he has been serving the field of training and education for over 15 years. In addition to his core expertise, he is also a specialist in Islamic finance & investments. He is a Certified Sharia’h Advisor & Auditor who has authored books, written journal articles, hosted, moderated and presented at many conferences around the world.


Work Experience

  • Advisor, General Presidency of Haramain, Masjid An Nabawi, Madinah, Saudi Arabia (2016 – Present)
  • Program Manager & Lecturer, College of the Prophets Masjid, Masjid An Nabawi, Madinah, Saudi Arabia (2016 – Present)
  • Head of Programs, Islamic University of Madinah, Saudi Arabia (2012 – Present)
  • Lecturer, College of Business and Finance. Dar Al Uloom University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (2011 – 2012)
  • Lecturer. King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (2008 – 2011)
  • Founder/Partner & Senior Trainer. Dispatch Global, UK & KSA (2006 – 2016)
  • Regional Manager (GCC region). Zetron Inc., Basingstoke, UK (2003 – 2006)
  • Senior Account Manager (GCC region). Zetron Inc., Basingstoke, UK (2001 – 2003)
  • Account Manager. Nortel Networks Inc., London, United Kingdom (1999 – 2001)


Publications/Research (a selection)

  • Title of article: The Muslim Vision, Mission and Values: Ar-Raiyan Global Network – Inspiring Muslim Entrepreneurship. (Jan 2017).
  • Title of article: Sharia’h Governance Challenges: 2020 and Beyond'. Islamic Finance Network Magazine. (Dec 2016).
  • Title of paper: “Islamic Microfinance: Shari’ah Scholars need to give more and take less”. Presented on 20th April 2016, Effat University, Jeddah, KSA.
  • Title of paper: Traffic Monsoon Online Advertising Business (Feb. 2016). Islamic Finance fatwa translation for Mufti Dr. Ahmad Raashid Ar-Ruhaily. Madinah, KSA
  • Title of article: Regulatory Challenges – Islamic Banking in Germany. Islamic Finance Network Magazine. (Jan 2016).
  • Title of book: Leadership Series - Goal setting. Madinah, Saudi Arabia (Jan 2016)
  • Title of paper: Online Advertising Businesses (Nov. 2015). Islamic Finance fatwa translation for Dr. Shaykh Sami Suwailem. Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
  • Title of paper: HRM - A closer look at labour localization (2012). World Business Institute, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.


Qualifications in Islamic & Sharia’h Studies (a selection)

  • Certified Sharia’h Advisor & Auditor (CSAA). Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI). Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain
  • Certified Islamic Finance Executive (CIFE). 4 month program. Ethica Institute of Finance, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
  • Certificate in Islamic Commercial Law (CIF01) 2 month course part of the Diploma in Islamic Finance (CDIF). Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), UK.
  • Shari’ah Principles of Islamic Financial Transactions (Hanbali School). 3 day Intensive course by Dr. Shaykh Amir Bahjat, Taibah University, Madinah, Saudi Arabia
  • Interpreting Financial Statements of Companies for Shari'ah Compliance. 1 day course by Dr. Shaykh Mohammed Osaimi. Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • Shari’ah (Islamic Law) and Jurisprudence Certification Course (50 hours over 10 weeks). Delivered by Dr. Shaykh Amir Bahjat, Taibah University, Madinah, KSA.
  • Islamic Belief (Aqeedah) studied under Shaykh Mohammed Al-Malki (Senior scholar based in Madinah An Nabawiya)
  • Usool Al Hadith studied under Professor Shaykh Abdullah Al Zahrani (Umm Al Qura University, Makkah Al Mukarramah)
  • Usool al Fiqh (Shafi Madhab) studied under Mufti Dr. Abdullah Mekhlafi (Shaykh at the Masjid An Nabawi, Madinah)
  • Zaad Al Mustaqni (Islamic Law: Hanbali Madhab) with Mufti Dr. Ahmad Raashid Ar Ruhaily (Senior Scholar at Madinah Islamic University & Mufti of Masjid An Nabawi)


  • PhD honoris causa, Leadership. Salford University / Warnborough, Ireland, UK
  • MBA Post graduate certificate. Leicester University, United Kingdom
  • BSc Computer Science. University of the West of England, United Kingdom
  • A Levels, Economics, Accounting & Mathematics. Soundwell College, UK


Courses by this teacher

Name Level Release Date
101 Test Course 2017-03-13 18:48:36
Certificate in Islamic Leadershp 2017-03-20 14:10:58
Diploma in Islamic Leadership 2017-03-20 14:18:34
Introduction to Leadership 2017-04-21 12:33:50
Introduction To Financial Dealings in Islam 2017-07-14 15:07:36
Lead Yourself before You Lead Others 2017-07-14 16:36:42
Introduction to Islamic Finance 2017-07-16 18:45:04

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