The learning objectives are to enable students :

  • To understand the main principles of corporate governance applied to the financial sector
  • To understand the principles and techniques of Islamic banking and finance
  • To explain the rationale for the prohibition of interest (Riba) and its consequences for savings and investments
  • To consider the nature and scope of Islamic finance and its relationship with conventional finance
  • To understand the long-term and short-term modes of Islamic finance for industry and commerce
  • To explore the range of Islamic financial instruments available for investors and corporations
  • To evaluate the current practices of Islamic banks and their relationship with non-financial corporations
  • To develop Islamic financial and banking products with adequate marketing and communication techniques
  • To assess the merits and weaknesses of Islamic finance and funds