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

Sadia Karim Current Issues in Islamic Finance, Entrepreneurship, Human Resources in Islamic Finance, Islamic Banking, Islamic Finance, Islamic Finance Education 1 Comment

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 ...

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 ...

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.

The Lack of Human Resources in Islamic Finance & The Puzzle

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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

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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 …

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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 …