Certified Islamic Banker Certificate

Introduction:
CIB certificate aims to move forward with the qualifications of the employees working in both of Islamic banking and financial systems. So it is available for those who work in Islamic banks and financial institutions with the different professional levels of the employees. This certificate provides participants with comprehensive bases and principles of banking and Shariah as well as professional information and skills besides the right banking applications. It also enables them to step forward steadily towards various professional specializations.
For this reason, CIB represents the code and the introduction for everyone working in the industry of Islamic financial services since it is considered an identity for them as a certified Islamic banker. Also it is the code and the introduction for all the Islamic financial institutions since the number of the candidates who have obtained this essential certificate reflects their quality and signifies training level and their commitment in banking and Shariah principles.
On the other hand, CIB certificate is regarded an essential one not only for the staff working in the Islamic financial industry, but also for those who deal with the Islamic financial institutions, university graduates, and people willing to join the Islamic financial institutions or newly employed in these institutions.
What distinguishes CIB certificate is that it is issued by The General Council for Islamic Banks and Financial Institutions (CIBAFI), an international professional non-profitable organization, which represents the official umbrella organization for all Islamic financial institutions all over the world. It is the main certificate to provide its candidates with professional recognition, practical development, and the ability to specialize in other advanced banking fields in the future.

Features:
1. Islamic banker identity: it is the certificate that is needed by every employee working in Islamic banks and financial institutions so that the employees deserve to be certified Islamic banker in accordance with it.
2. The foundation of banking and Shariah knowledge: it represents the basis that provides attendants with appropriate training leading to thorough banking and Shariah understanding of Islamic banking and financial services.
3. Recognition and moving towards future: it also provides attendants with the professional recognition in the Islamic financial industry, makes their practical development easier, and enables them to move towards specialized professional ways.
4. A professional fellowship and communication with specialists: this certificate gives all participants a chance to join a professional fellowship, and enables them to keep in touch continuously with specialists and to stay updated with the latest professional development.

Syllabus:
1. An Introduction to the Islamic Financial Transactions:
• Reference to Shariah.
• Avoiding Illegal Issues.
• Financial Transactions.
• An Introduction to Contracts.
2. Islamic Banking System:
• Emergence and Development of Islamic Banks.
• Islamic Banks system properties.
• The return properties in banks transactions.
• Current Accounts.
• Investment Accounts.
3. Islamic Finance Transactions:
• Murabaha Finance.
• Salam Finance.
• Istisna’a Finance.
• Ijara Finance.
4. Islamic Investment Transactions:
• Musharaka forms of profits and losses.
• Laws of investment in financial markets.
• Musharaka profit forms.
5. Islamic Banking Services:
• Banking transfers.
• Documentary credits.
• Letters of guarantee.
• Credit cards.