The Lack of Human Resources in Islamic Finance & The Puzzle

Yurizk Current Issues in Islamic Finance, Entrepreneurship, Human Resources in Islamic Finance, Islamic Banking, Islamic Economy, Islamic Finance, Islamic Finance Education Leave a Comment

IFT. Given your experience in Islamic Finance Education, is the knowledge so imparted adequate to meet the evolving needs of the industry. If not how do you propose to address this? S.K.: According to some of the industry experts from both academia and practitioners and according to our research data, the answer is – ‘no’. It has to start from ...

The Rise and Power of Crowd and What it means for Islamic Finance

Sadia Karim Current Issues in Islamic Finance, Human Resources in Islamic Finance, Islamic Finance Education, New & Noteworthy 1 Comment

The future is in the crowd as much as it is in the cloud. Both go hand in hand. What do I mean by that? When Wikipedia was first launched in 2001 by Jimmy Wales and Larry Sanger, the concept of an open source online encyclopedia, not controlled by a single organization rather editable by anyone was beyond comprehension and …

Retaining Young Talents – Policy Strategies and Innovative Models

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One of the most insightful panels at 10th WIEF, held in Dubai during 28th-30th October, 2014 at Madinah Jumeirah Conference Center. Program on Day 2, October 29, 2014 Panel Discussion: Retaining Young Talents – Policy Strategies and Innovative Models Description by Program Organizer: Young talents are assets to every corporation as they infuse contemporary ideas catered for future markets. But the …

Does the Islamic Finance industry need talent development or not?

Joy Abdullah Human Resources in Islamic Finance, Islamic Economy, Islamic Finance Leave a Comment

More and more educational institutions, around the world, are offering degree & certificate programs and diplomas in Islamic Finance and banking. The Global Islamic Finance Education Report  was the first attempt in having a concrete collection of the various academic programmes available globally. The fact that more and more people are undertaking the required academic educations is a good trend …

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10 Trends To Shape The Future of Islamic Economics and Finance Education

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Islamic Economics and Islamic Finance as subjects are not too old. Among many challenges concerning curriculum development, insufficient qualified educators in the field, lack of sufficient research and funding, it is hard to stop for a moment and take a look forward to see what the future holds for Islamic Finance education. We are living at a time of dramatic …

Talent Gap or Hypocrisy – The Outcry of Islamic Finance Talents

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This was the headline of an article published on gulfnews last week – “Islamic Finance talent gap to reach 8,000 plus”. The same week, we received this via email – “I have done my Certification in Islamic finance and was looking for the opportunity in the field of Islamic finance. It’s very sad and unfortunate that I didn’t receive the …