Islamic Financial Management Course

Course Date Duration Location Registration
08/07/2024 To 19/07/2024 10 Days Nairobi Kenya
05/08/2024 To 16/08/2024 10 Days Nairobi Kenya
02/09/2024 To 13/09/2024 10 Days Mombasa, Kenya
30/09/2024 To 04/10/2024 10 Days Nairobi Kenya
28/10/2024 To 01/11/2024 10 Days Nairobi Kenya
25/11/2024 To 29/11/2024 10 Days Nairobi Kenya
16/12/2024 To 20/12/2024 10 Days Mombasa, Kenya

Introduction to Islamic Financial Management Course:

The Islamic Financial Management course provides participants with a comprehensive understanding of the principles and practices of Islamic finance. It covers various aspects of financial management within the framework of Islamic principles, including Islamic banking, Islamic investment, risk management, and financial planning. The course aims to equip participants with the knowledge and skills required to navigate the unique features and requirements of Islamic finance.


The objective of the Islamic Financial Management course is to provide participants with a deep understanding of the principles, concepts, and tools of Islamic finance. The course aims to enable participants to apply Islamic financial principles in their professional roles, make informed financial decisions, and contribute to the development and growth of Islamic financial institutions. By the end of the course, participants should be able to effectively manage Islamic financial products, assess financial risks, and provide sound financial advice within the Islamic finance framework.

Organizational Benefits:

Organizations that send their staff to attend the Islamic Financial Management course can expect several benefits, including:

  1. Enhanced expertise in Islamic finance: The course equips participants with in-depth knowledge of Islamic financial principles and practices, enabling them to contribute effectively to the organization's Islamic finance initiatives and strategies.
  2. Compliance with Shariah requirements: By training staff in Islamic financial management, organizations ensure compliance with Shariah principles and avoid potential violations that may arise from a lack of understanding of Islamic finance.
  3. Expanded business opportunities: Islamic finance is a rapidly growing sector, and organizations with staff well-versed in Islamic financial management can tap into new business opportunities and cater to the increasing demand for Islamic financial products and services.
  4. Risk management and financial stability: The course covers risk management techniques specific to Islamic finance, enabling organizations to mitigate financial risks and maintain financial stability within the Islamic finance framework.
  5. Improved customer service and satisfaction: Organizations that provide Islamic financial services can enhance customer service and satisfaction by having staff trained in Islamic financial management who can provide accurate and Shariah-compliant financial advice to clients.

Who Should Attend:

The Islamic Financial Management course is designed for professionals working in the field of finance, banking, investment, and Islamic finance. The target audience includes:

  1. Finance professionals in Islamic financial institutions
  2. Bankers and finance managers
  3. Investment advisors and portfolio managers
  4. Financial planners and analysts
  5. Risk managers in Islamic finance
  6. Shariah advisors and consultants
  7. Regulatory and compliance officers in Islamic finance
  8. Researchers and academicians in Islamic finance


The Islamic Financial Management course typically has a duration of 10 days. This timeframe allows for an in-depth exploration of the topics covered, including interactive discussions, case studies, and practical exercises to reinforce the understanding and application of Islamic financial management principles.

Course Outline:

The course covers more than 20 modules that delve into various aspects of Islamic financial management.

Module 1: Introduction to Islamic Finance

  • Understanding the principles and objectives of Islamic finance
  • Differentiating Islamic finance from conventional finance
  • Overview of key Islamic financial instruments and contracts

Module 2: Prohibition of Riba (Usury) and Gharar (Uncertainty)

  • Exploring the concept of Riba and its implications in Islamic finance
  • Understanding the concept of Gharar and its prohibition
  • Identifying Shariah-compliant alternatives to interest-based transactions

Module 3: Islamic Banking Principles and Operations

  • Introduction to Islamic banking and its core principles
  • Understanding Islamic banking products and services
  • Shariah compliance in banking operations and governance

Module 4: Islamic Investment Principles and Strategies

  • Exploring the principles of Islamic investment
  • Understanding Shariah-compliant investment vehicles
  • Analyzing Islamic investment strategies and portfolio management

Module 5: Risk Management in Islamic Finance

  • Identifying and managing risks specific to Islamic finance
  • Islamic approaches to risk mitigation and hedging
  • Shariah-compliant risk management tools and techniques

Module 6: Islamic Wealth Management and Financial Planning

  • Principles of Islamic wealth management and financial planning
  • Shariah-compliant investment and retirement planning
  • Estate planning and charitable giving in Islamic finance

Module 7: Islamic Insurance (Takaful) Principles and Operations

  • Introduction to Takaful (Islamic insurance) principles
  • Types of Takaful contracts and their features
  • Takaful operations, underwriting, and claims management

Module 8: Sukuk (Islamic Bonds) and Islamic Capital Markets

  • Understanding Sukuk and its structure in Islamic finance
  • Analyzing different types of Sukuk and their characteristics
  • Overview of Islamic capital markets and their functioning

Module 9: Islamic Asset Management and Fund Management

  • Principles of Islamic asset management
  • Shariah-compliant investment funds and fund management
  • Performance evaluation and reporting in Islamic asset management

Module 10: Shariah Compliance and Governance in Islamic Finance

  • Understanding the role of Shariah compliance in Islamic finance
  • Shariah boards and their functions
  • Governance frameworks for Islamic financial institutions

Module 11: Financial Reporting and Accounting in Islamic Finance

  • Shariah-compliant financial reporting standards
  • Accounting principles specific to Islamic finance
  • Auditing and assurance in Islamic financial institutions

Module 12: Legal Framework and Regulatory Aspects of Islamic Finance

  • Overview of legal frameworks for Islamic finance
  • Regulatory bodies and their roles in Islamic finance
  • Compliance with regulatory requirements in Islamic financial institutions

Module 13: Islamic Microfinance and Inclusive Finance

  • Introduction to Islamic microfinance principles
  • Islamic microfinance products and their applications
  • Promoting financial inclusion through Islamic microfinance

Module 14: Ethics and Ethical Considerations in Islamic Finance

  • Ethical principles in Islamic finance
  • Socially responsible investing in Islamic finance
  • Ethical challenges and best practices in Islamic finance

Module 15: Islamic Financial Institutions and Their Operations

  • Understanding the structure and functions of Islamic financial institutions
  • Islamic banking operations and services
  • Investment and asset management activities in Islamic institutions

Module 16: Sukuk Structuring and Issuance

  • Sukuk structuring principles and techniques
  • Process of Sukuk issuance and documentation
  • Legal and regulatory considerations for Sukuk issuance

Module 17: Islamic Corporate Governance

  • Principles of Islamic corporate governance
  • Board structures and responsibilities in Islamic finance
  • Shareholder rights and disclosure requirements in Islamic finance

Module 18: Islamic Fintech and Digital Innovation

  • Emerging trends in Islamic fintech
  • Shariah-compliant digital financial services and platforms
  • Regulatory challenges and opportunities in Islamic fintech

Module 19: Islamic Finance in Global Markets

  • Internationalization of Islamic finance
  • Opportunities and challenges in global Islamic finance markets
  • Cross-border transactions and regulatory considerations

Module 20: Case Studies and Practical Applications

  • Analyzing real-life case studies in Islamic finance
  • Applying Islamic financial management principles in practical scenarios
  • Group discussions and presentations on selected case studies


General Notes

·         All our courses can be Tailor-made to participants' needs

·         The participant must be conversant in English

·         Presentations are well-guided, practical exercises, web-based tutorials, and group work. Our facilitators are experts with more than 10 years of experience.

·         Upon completion of training the participant will be issued with a Foscore development center certificate (FDC-K)

·         Training will be done at the Foscore development center (FDC-K) centers. We also offer inhouse and online training on the client schedule

·         Course duration is flexible and the contents can be modified to fit any number of days.

·         The course fee for onsite training includes facilitation training materials, 2 coffee breaks, a buffet lunch, and a Certificate of successful completion of Training. Participants will be responsible for their own travel expenses and arrangements, airport transfers, visa application dinners, health/accident insurance, and other personal expenses.

·         Accommodation, pickup, freight booking, and Visa processing arrangement, are done on request, at discounted prices.

·         Tablet and Laptops are provided to participants on request as an add-on cost to the training fee.

·         One-year free Consultation and Coaching provided after the course.

·         Register as a group of more than two and enjoy a discount of (10% to 50%)

·         Payment should be done before commence of the training or as agreed by the parties, to the FOSCORE DEVELOPMENT CENTER account, so as to enable us to prepare better for you.

·         For any inquiries reach us at or +254712260031






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