This course not only covers academic theory but is also ideal for professionals as this Islamic Risk Management course was designed by an industry practitioner with experience in academics.
The course will start off by giving a brief description about the workings of Islamic financial institutions. All Islamic contracts will be covered and all risks that may arise and their mitigation will be assessed.
The course will also cover Islamic capital markets and will also briefly cover structuring Islamic derivatives.
Mujtaba Khalid has a diversified range of experience spanning from government and private sector advisory, establishing effective governance frameworks, Islamic capital market products as well as conducting Islamic finance training and capacity building programs.
He has worked for the UK based Islamic Finance Council as a senior associate and his most recent role is to help establish an Islamic Finance Center at COMSATS CIIT - one of Pakistan's leading universities along with other industry stakeholders including IDB and the State Bank of Pakistan.
Academically, Mujtaba Khalid's undergraduate degree in Accounting and Finance is from the London School of Economics and M.Sc Investment Analysis from The University of Stirling. He also has three specialized Islamic finance qualifications namely; Islamic Banking and Finance Qualification from the State Bank of Pakistan (NIBAF), CIMA Islamic Finance Diploma and Chartered Islamic Finance Professional (CIFP) from INCEIF.
Mujtaba Khalid's research interests include formulating effective Islamic finance macro policy using tools such as social impact bonds, Shari'a risk management practices and creating a new methodology for rating Shari'a compliant investments.
Islamic Finance is one of the fastest growing financial subset worth over $2 trillion
This course is distinct in that it focuses on the practical aspects of the Islamic financial industry and risk management protocols
The course was designed after consultations with renowned Islamic financial experts and is aimed specifically at professionals.
The course gives a comprehensive overview of the workings of Islamic finance and the unique risks faced as well as the subsequent mitigations