Ethica Announces the Winner for its 'Weekend in Dubai' Competition

Dubai, UAE, October 22, 2013

Fahad Tariq from Toronto scored the highest mark (91%) on the Certified Islamic Finance Executive (CIFE) examination to win Ethica's "Weekend in Dubai" competition.

Fahad currently works as a Chartered Accountant at the global accounting firm Ernst & Young in Toronto, Canada where he has been recognized as a top performer. Outside of work, Fahad is a leader in various community initiatives including the Muslim Chaplaincy of Toronto, an organization he helped launch in 2012. Fahad is also involved in Ascend Canada and DECA Ontario. He hopes to leverage his knowledge of finance and asset management to transition into a career in Islamic finance. Fahad obtained a Bachelor of Commerce degree with High Distinction from the University of Toronto in 2010.

This is what Fahad has to say:

"I decided to enrol in Ethica’s Certified Islamic Finance Executive program due to its rigor, balanced curriculum, and international reputation. Ethica’s CIFE program allowed me to obtain a deeper understanding of Islamic finance products and how they are utilized at financial institutions around the world - this is exactly the requisite knowledge that is needed to enter the Islamic finance industry. The CIFE learning modules are high quality and very well structured. I was tremendously excited to hear that I had won the trip to Dubai to network with leading Islamic bankers and scholars – this is truly an opportunity of a lifetime."

Fahad has won himself:

  • Meetings with Islamic finance scholars, bankers, and leading experts in Dubai
  • Job search coaching at Ethica Institute of Islamic Finance in Dubai
  • Referrals to Ethica’s 56-country global network of CIFEs
  • Airfare to Dubai
  • Hotel accommodation, visa, and transfers

Plus Amazing Bonuses...

  • At the Top: A visit to the observation deck of Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building
  • Hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of Dubai's famous landmarks
  • Arabian dhow cruise on Dubai creek
  • A visit to the Dubai Museum and the Sharjah Islamic Civilization Museum
  • Rewards booklet offering shopping, leisure, and dining discounts in Dubai
  • Ethica's top business book picks
  • 2 complimentary months of CIFE access
  • 30% lifetime discount voucher for Advanced CIFE certificates
  • 30% lifetime discount to future webinars


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