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Human Capital: What does the industry really need?

Much has been written on the issues surrounding human capital across the global Islamic finance industry typically highlighting the shortage in talent and why. One stark problem is the mismatch between the industry itself and academic institutions...


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The dearth in Islamic finance

Industry players have always complained about the lack of talent in Islamic finance. This shortage was described as existing in terms of both quality and quantity. Several factors that contribute to the problem include lack of awareness and....


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Education and its role in awareness enhancement of the Takaful concept and principles

Among the Islamic finance segments, Takaful is the one which has been growing significantly for the last decade. According to an EY report in 2014, the industry grew globally at a growth rate of 14%, which, however, is actually still far from...


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Islamic finance: Talent Development Survey 2014

The Finance Accreditation Agency in collaboration with Islamic Finance news conducted a survey to ascertain the current provisions and future requirements for the development of human capital in Islamic finance AAOIFI.  Test AAOIFI Aqaad Close...


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Academic programs in Islamic finance at Universiti Tun Abdul Razak

Universiti Tun Abdul Razak (UNIRAZAK) was established on the 18th December 1997, as one of the leading private universities in Malaysia. UNIRAZAK is a vibrant campus located in the heart of the capital city Kuala Lumpur. The university is currently...


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Connecting the Halal industry and talent pool

Recognizing the chasm between talent and Islamic economy job opportunities, London and Dubai-based Jardine Human Capital has forged a partnership with Islamic Finance news (IFN) to launch a unique global platform designed specifically to...