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More than 13,000+ individuals from 120+ countries have taken Ethica's "7 Day Islamic Finance Course." This is not a watered-down version of our curriculum. It is the real thing. In the next 7 days you will get more Islamic finance training than most bankers. Period.
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What makes Islamic finance different from conventional finance? And what makes it better? We look at 3 real-world examples and find out. We also introduce you to the 4 principles that guide Islamic finance transactions.
Is Islamic banking a viable alternative to interest-based conventional banking? Is it really any different from conventional finance? Does it offer a better way forward? In this article we explore these and other questions facing the next generation of Islamic bankers.
What's an Islamic lease? This module helps you find out. We introduce the Islamic lease and look at pre-requisites for its execution, legal title, possession, maintenance, earnest money, default, and insurance. We begin answering the question "How does an Ijarah work?" with step-by-step practical explanations.
You learn the rights and obligations of the lessor and the lessee and focus on defective assets, sub-leases, extensions and renewals, transfer of ownership, and termination. You’ll also take a self-assessment quiz.
How do Islamic banks calculate leases? In these two modules you find out. We hold your hand through calculations, tables, and formulas and show you how to calculate rent, IRR, and profit. It's all here.
You continue learning about Islamic leases with practical information about depreciation and floating-rate profits. We wrap it up with a look at what happens when things go wrong: defaults, late deliveries, early termination, asset defects, and negligence. Test your understanding with a self-assessment quiz at the end.
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Economic Development Professional, Richmond, USA
"I first became interested in Islamic finance as a graduate student at UC Davis. Ethica's CIFE was the first course I have taken completely online and I loved it! I learnt a great deal regarding the practical application, benefits, and risks involved. The course was an excellent mix of theory and practice. Highly recommended."
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Senior Associate, KPMG, UAE
"Ethica's tutorials are an absolute game changer. Through excellent examples they explain how Islamic banking gets done inside an Islamic bank. The personnel at Ethica are devoted, professional and above all extremely helpful. My job entails dealing with the mergers and acquisitions sector and with Ethica’s CIFE I was able to accomplish what I had set out to achieve."
Director, Pennant Technologies, India
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