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Introduction to Islamic Economics and Finance



The fastest-growing segment of Islamic finance is sukuk. It makes wholesale financing accessible and serves as the framework for the growth of Islamic financial markets. The majority of the issuances up to this point have imitated bond arrangements that ultimately rely on a government credit. However, the use of Sukuk is swiftly growing in various sectors, including corporate financing, actual asset securitizations, project, infrastructure, and real estate financing. The purpose of this workshop is to acquaint persons working in Islamic and conventional finance with the fundamental ideas, organizational frameworks, and processes, as well as the real-world transactional challenges associated with the application of Sukuk in contemporary Islamic banking. Additionally, it will describe the Ijara, Musharaka, Mudaraba, Murabaha, and other underlying structures of Sukuk.

Course Objectives

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Learn the fundamental differences between the conventional banking and Islamic finance

  • Get acquainted with the most common modes of Islamic financing in more detail.

Targeted Audience

  • Investment bankers 
  • Auditors, risk management experts, and compliance experts
  • Banking and finance students
  • Finance Islamic students
  • Those who wish to learn more about Islamic banking and its products

Course Outline

Unit 1: Introduction

  • What is the differece between conventional bond and SUKUK?
  • What is SUKUK?
  • Why is SUKUK ranked?
  • Which SUKUK types are traded and What are the guidelines for SUKUK issuance?

Unit 2:

  • What is the comparison between SUKUK, bonds and shares?
  • What is the purchase undertakings according to AAOIFI Guidelines?
  • What is the Sukuk al-Ijara?
  • What is the Sukuk al-Musharaka?
  • What is the Sukuk al-Mudaraba?
  • Why issue SUKUK?

Unit 3: Building the Fixed Income Allocation

  • What arethe differences between the structure islamic documentation of Ijara etc
  • What are the advantages and disadvantages of being listed in the market?
  • How much time it takes to basicly bring a SUKUK to the market?
  • How do you sell the SUKUK in the market?

Unit 4: Risk management

  • What is the differences between asset based and asset backed?
  • What are the stages of SUKUK issuance?
  • What is the main documents to an asset based Ijara?
  • How do you deal the risk in SUKUK?
  • What are the costs associated with SUKUK issuance?

Unit 5: Conclusion

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