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Certified Islamic Microfinance Practitioner

Certified Islamic Microfinance Practitioner

Start Date: May 6, 2021

Start your Journey and Master your skills as an Islamic Microfinance Professional.
You already have a conventional finance or economics background and want to understand the key differences between Conventional Microfinance and Development Economics? Do you want to gain applied knowledge in Islamic Microfinance? This course will help you learn both the theoretical and practical application aspects.  
Key Benefits
  • ​Aspiring future Islamic Bankers can gain knowledge to apply for opportunities in Islamic Microfinance Institutions
  • ​Take your place in a growing Islamic Microfinance industry
  • ​Start your own Waqf Fund for your community’s development and self-sufficiency



Language: English

Duration: 12 Weeks, 10 Lectures, 2 Group exercises, 65+ hours of learning

Availability:30 seats left
Course Code Certified Islamic Microfinance Practitioner

This course’s primary purpose is to introduce participants to the concept of Microfinance as an effective tool for social mobilisation, poverty alleviation, and communal self-sufficiency. It will also cover the historic references and the need for microfinance in the current day economic scenario. Our aim is to familiarise participants with applied knowledge, in theory, and in practice, and to conceptualise in-depth the practical aspects of Islamic microfinance for entrepreneurial/ community finance.


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 Module  Topics or Case Studies
Islamic Microfinance Maqasid
  • What is Islamic in Islamic
  • MicrofinanceMaqasid – Shariah Compliance – An Alternative to Microfinance

  • Historic References

  • Wisdom of Cooperation

  • Philosophy & Revival of Mawakhat – Brotherhood/ Akhuwat

Financial Inclusion

  • Why Micro-finance?

  • Community Mobilisation through Reciprocity/Virtuosity

  • Defining community

  • What works for a particular community in a local context?

  • Financial Inclusion – Islamic Context

  • Indigenous Financial Models – Case Studies
Benevolence Fund
  • Creating a Real Economy through Islamic charity streams

  • Zakat

  • Sadaqah

  • Sadaqah-e-Jariyah

  • Qard Hasan

  • Qard Hasan – Pure Islamic Microfinance?

Mawakhat -

An Islamic Solution to Poverty Alleviation

  • Akhuwat – a unique model of Soulidarity Economy

  • A four-fold reciprocal paradigm

  • Akhuwat’s benevolence pool – creating virtuous circles

  • Lending Methodology

  • Reciprocity between borrowers and donors

Milestone Assignment: You will finish the course with a brief milestone assignment by writing a 2000 words summary that integrates and applies the concepts covered in the course.


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