KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 12 (Bernama) —
The Global University of Islamic Finance (INCEIF) has signed a memorandum of understanding with University of East London (UEL) to develop and deliver Executive Programmes (EPs) in Islamic finance in London city.
Under the agreement, both universities will collaborate on offering specific EPs in the first quarter next year, primarily to market players in the City and the European Union.
President and Chief Executive Officer Daud Vicary Abdullah said the collaboration was initiated at the 9th World Islamic Economic Forum held in London recently.
“Both INCEIF and UEL are ready to train the talent needed to ensure that the City not only has the right professionals to be part of vibrant industry, but also develop London to become an important Islamic finance centre,” he said in a statement Tuesday.
Topics identified for the EPs are reimagining Islamic finance, capital market & sukuk as the new global financial energy, Islamic wealth management, financial derivatives & international finance, shariah aspects in business & finance, risk management and takaful.
INCEIF, set up by Bank Negara Malaysia, is the only university in the world dedicated to Islamic finance.
It has conducted similar EPs in Kuala Lumpur, Dublin, Tokyo and Washington DC with renowned partners such as the World Bank, Islamic Development Bank, Islamic Financial Services Board, Capital Markets Licensing & Training Agency of Turkey, University Luxembourg and Waseda University.