IFQ - For a lucrative career in Islamic Banking

The Islamic Finance Qualification (IFQ) is a ground-breaking qualification that covers Islamic finance from both a technical and Sharia'a perspective, providing the first international benchmark in the area of Islamic finance. Aimed at new and existing investment professionals specialising in Sharia'a compliant finance, trade, investment and insurance, the IFQ is primarily a practical Islamic banking qualification, but also covers the legal aspects of Sharia'a which underpin all Islamic contracts.

Many experts are estimating the growth of the Islamic Finance industry at more than 20% per annum with some experts predicting that in the future, the Islamic Finance industry could become a major competitor to the conventional finance industry. Experts expect to see Islamic Finance spread beyond Muslim countries - as seen in Europe where it has already made considerable headway in the UK, Germany and Switzerland.

To provide an international benchmark qualification that will equip candidates with a practical understanding of Islamic finance, including Sukuk, Takaful, Mudaraba, Musharaka, Murabaha - and much more;

To provide professional recognition for employees and customers, which will demonstrate that successful candidates have undergone rigorous training and sat a professional examination to reach their level of competence;

To provide candidates with an understanding of the influence of Sharia'a in a business context and prepare them to hold key positions in the Islamic finance and Takaful (Islamic Insurance) industries.
First Global Knowledge Centre (FGKC), the pioneering institution in Sri Lanka in the field of Islamic Banking & Financial education, is the only accredited training centre for the prestigious Securities & Investment Institute of UK which offers the IFQ. Since the faculty of FGKC comprises of expert and qualified practitioners, the students have the added advantage of getting a first hand knowledge of the accomplishments of this flourishing industry.

FGKC recently introduced a "2-months Fast Track" programme for IFQ mainly for the busy professionals who need to get qualified in the quickest possible time. The response for this programme which is also offered in Qatar (as a one week programme) has been excellent.

If you wish to embark on a career in one of the world's fastest growing industries, this is the ideal opportunity for you. For more information contact Maqshood on 0774616710.

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