ISF-440: Foundations and Principles of Islamic Finance

ISF-440: Foundations and Principles of Islamic Finance

VIDEO OVERVIEW
COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course provides a comprehensive introduction to Islamic Banking and Finance, based on the following industry-standard textbooks and publications:

An Overview of Islamic Finance

http://www.treasury.gov/offices/international-affairs/occasional-paper-series/08042006_OccasionalPaper4.pdf

Understanding Islamic Finance (The Wiley Finance Series)

by Muhammad Ayub (Author)

Islamic Finance: Theory and Practice (may not be available at an affordable price – consult with instructor if the price is more than USD50)

by Paul S. Mills (Author), John R. Presley (Author)

The Politics of Islamic Finance

by Clement Henry (Editor), Rodney Wilson (Editor)

Islamic Finance in the Global Economy

by Ibrahim Warde

1 US Credit

1.7 ECTS

Certificate

COURSE OBJECTIVES / LEARNING OUTCOMES

At the end of this course, the student will understand the following concepts and be able to express them clearly, with the ability to show their interconnection:

  • Principles of Islamic Banking and Finance
  • Difference between Western and Islamic financial principles and instruments
  • Current methods of Shari’ah compliant financing
  • Key terms used in Islamic Finance * (see links below for review)

http://www2.standardandpoors.com/spf/pdf/media/Glossary_IslamicFinanceTerms.pdf

http://www.sbp.org.pk/departments/ibd/glossary.pdf

http://www.trowers.com/attachments/published/2794/Glossary%20of%20Islamic%20Terms.pdf

 

COURSE FACULTY
Dr Charles Yassin Chan
BSc in Human Resource Management, State University of New York; MA in Human Resource, Ottawa University; PhD in History of Philosophy and Ethics, People’s University of China; Post-Graduate Diploma in Islamic Banking and Insurance
COURSE SYLLABUS