7 ways Islamic Finance can up its Perception Game

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If in about 40 years, an industry is unable to create a concrete and unified human perception about what it stands for, there must be something inherently wrong in the approach it communicates and propagates its mission. Marketing gurus say, perception does not change over time; once it’s formed, it’s formed (unless it is shaken from its root). So what ...

Islamic Finance Standardization – Is It a Mirage?

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Publisher and Organizer: London School of Economics and Political Science Speaker: Mr Jaseem Ahmed (Secretary General, Islamic Financial Services Board, Kuala Lumpar, Malaysia) Chair: The Hon. Mr Justice Blair (High Court Judge, Queen’s Bench Division) Event Date: Thursday 12 February 2015, 6.30pm-8pm, Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building Description by Publisher: The growth and transformation of Islamic Finance has been scrutinized …

Redefining the Purpose of Education and What It Means for the Future of Islamic Economy

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Have you ever wondered  – “What is the purpose of education?” Or did this ever come into your mind – “How did the modern schooling system emerge, in what circumstances?” Or “Is education serving its purpose in the modern world?” Or “What is the new reality of our time from old times that may require a different approach in the method ...

The Old School Knowledge Dissemination and The Future of Islamic Economics and Finance

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In November 2013, Professor Habib Ahmed of University of Durham gave a talk at Qatar Faculty of Islamic Studies on the topic of “Knowledge, Economy, and Islamic Finance: A New Institutional Economic Perspective”. QFIS was visionary and generous enough to live stream that talk to expand the benefit of that knowledge beyond its own room and even gave cross border ...

What Brings Exponential Result: Driving Innovation through Entrepreneurship OR Research?

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Discovery consists of seeing what everybody has seen and thinking what nobody has thought.Albert Von S.Do we need exponential results for Islamic Finance industry? If you are not sure what I am talking about, please watch this video first. As the title of this post suggests, there are primarily two ways to drive innovation; one is through ‘research’ and the ...

Is Islamic Finance Industry Suffering From Linear Thinking?

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Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn't really do it, they just saw something. It seemed obvious to them after a while." Steve Jobs In February 2014 at Dubai Government Summit, Dr Peter Diamandis, Co-Founder of Singularity University and Founder of X Prize, USA presented ...

Misconceptions Around Islamic Finance & Lack of Strategic Focus on Human Capital

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Key take aways: There are widespread misunderstanding and misconceptions about Islamic Finance. Translates to: Lack of knowledge and access to information by general mass including lack of strategic communication and promotional efforts by the industry. INCEIF is so far the only dedicated post-graduate university for Islamic Finance based in Malaysia serving the needs of a global human capital challenge.  Translates ...

Question: What Must Islamic Finance Industry Do as Priority # 1?

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Question: What Must Islamic Finance Industry Do as Priority # 1? Challenge: Share your thought as an answer to the question using your smart phone voice memo recorder (or pc recorder) and email us the voice memo at support@yurizk.com Your answer will be published here. Rules for accepted answer: #1. The voice memo must not exceed 30 seconds. #2. The email ...

The Fight for Global Islamic Finance Hub and the Lost History

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In order to understand something we need to study history of that something. A wise man said we are suffering from mass alzheimer's in our historical knowledge. If you want to understand Islamic Finance, you cannot not study the historical root of it. Islamic Finance has evolved over all these years. Some say the current state of  industry is out of ...

The First Capitalist?

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On February 23, 2015 The Islamic Finance and Ethics Society hosted Dr Benedikt Koehler and Dr Mufti Abdur Rahman Ibn Yusuf who presented their research on traditional Islamic ethics of business, entrepreneurship and Islamic market reform. The talk focused on examples from the life of the Prophet Muhammad (SAW) and early Islamic history.