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EXECUTIVE DIPLOMA IN 

SUSTAINABLE ISLAMIC FINANCE (Non-MQA)

About The Course

Location

Duration
Mode of delivery

Start date

Fees

Program codes

Kuala Lumpur

8 weeks
Online learning, online coaching & 1 to 1 coaching

August 2023 

Informed via registration

ED-ISLAMIC FINANCE

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Learning Goals

  • Understand the Sustainability P5 Framework and its application in Islamic finance.

  • Gain knowledge of project management principles and their application to sustainable Islamic finance initiatives.

  • Develop skills in ESG reporting and its integration into Islamic finance institutions.

  • Familiarize yourself with the principles and practices of Islamic finance and their alignment with sustainability goals.

  • Explore Islamic financing instruments and their application in sustainable finance projects.

  • Analyze the role of Islamic finance in supporting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

  • Apply the acquired knowledge and skills to develop a comprehensive plan for a sustainable Islamic finance project.

 

Who Should Join?

  1. Professionals working in Islamic finance institutions seek to enhance their understanding of sustainable finance practices and their application within an Islamic finance framework.

  2. Executives and managers in finance-related roles who wish to develop expertise in sustainable finance with a focus on Islamic finance principles.

  3. Individuals working in sustainability or corporate social responsibility (CSR) roles are interested in integrating Islamic finance principles into their sustainability strategies.

  4. Finance professionals, such as bankers, investment advisors, and consultants, want to expand their knowledge of sustainable finance from an Islamic perspective.

  5. Government officials and policymakers are involved in shaping financial regulations and policies with an interest in sustainable Islamic finance.

  6. Entrepreneurs and business owners seeking to incorporate sustainable Islamic finance principles into their business strategies.

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6 Coaching Modules (24 hrs)

​Week 1 - Sustainability P5 Framework

  • Duration: 4 hours

  • Course Description: This course provides an overview of the Sustainability P5 Framework, which includes five dimensions - People, Planet, Prosperity, Peace, and Partnership. Participants will learn about the key concepts, principles, and frameworks related to each dimension and their relevance to sustainable Islamic finance practices.

Week 2 - Project Management in Sustainable Finance

  • Duration: 4 hours

  • Course Description: This course focuses on project management principles and techniques applied specifically to sustainable Islamic finance initiatives. Participants will learn how to effectively plan, execute, and monitor sustainable finance projects in alignment with Islamic finance principles. Topics covered include project scoping, stakeholder engagement, risk management, and performance measurement.

Week 3 - ESG Reporting

  • Duration: 4 hours

  • Course Description: This course explores Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) reporting within the context of sustainable Islamic finance. Participants will learn about global reporting frameworks and standards, such as the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB), and how they can be applied to measure and communicate ESG performance in Islamic finance institutions.

Week 4 - Islamic Financing for Sustainability

  • Duration: 5 hours

  • Course Description: This course examines the principles and practices of Islamic finance in the context of sustainability. Participants will gain insights into Shariah-compliant investment strategies, ethical finance principles, and the integration of sustainability considerations within Islamic financial institutions. Topics covered include Islamic banking models, sukuk (Islamic bonds), and Islamic microfinance.

Week 5 - Islamic Financing for Sustainability (Continued)

  • Duration: 4 hours

  • Course Description: This course continues the exploration of Islamic financing principles and their application to sustainable finance. Participants will delve deeper into topics such as Islamic social finance, Islamic impact investing, and the role of Islamic finance in supporting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Week 6 - Capstone Project

  • Duration: 4 hours

  • Course Description: The capstone project allows participants to apply the knowledge and skills gained throughout the program. Working individually or in teams, participants will work on a real-world sustainable Islamic finance project. They will develop a comprehensive plan that integrates the principles learned from the previous courses, encompassing the P5 Framework, project management practices, ESG reporting, and Islamic financing principles in a sustainable Islamic finance context.

1 to 1 Assesment (6 hrs)

  • 6-hour 1-to-1 coaching evaluates participants' entrepreneurial projects based on sustainable entrepreneurship principles.

  • Components of the assessment include:

    • Developing a sustainable business plan

    • Assessing environmental and social impact

    • Analyzing financial viability

    • Showcasing sustainable innovation

    • Presenting findings

  • 1-to-1 session allows participants to demonstrate understanding and application of sustainability in their ventures.

  • Complete and Qualify for Upskilling Certificate - Professional Certificate in Applied Sustainable Practice

Coaching Sessions & Assessments

Total Hours: 30
(8 Weeks Program)
Submit a Project Paper and Qualify for Executive Diploma in
Sustainable Entreprenuership

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of the program, participants will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the Sustainability P5 Framework and its application within the context of Islamic finance.

  2. Apply project management principles and techniques to effectively plan, execute, and monitor sustainable finance initiatives in alignment with Islamic finance principles.

  3. Utilize ESG reporting frameworks and standards to measure and communicate Environmental, Social, and Governance performance within Islamic finance institutions.

  4. Analyze and evaluate the principles and practices of Islamic finance and their integration with sustainability goals.

  5. Identify and assess various Islamic financing instruments and their application in sustainable finance projects.

  6. Assess the role of Islamic finance in supporting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and contribute to the achievement of sustainable development objectives.

  7. Develop a comprehensive plan for a sustainable Islamic finance project, incorporating the principles learned throughout the program, including the P5 Framework, project management practices, ESG reporting, and Islamic financing principles.

24 Coaching Hours for 6 Core Coaching Modules

  • The coaching methods in the Executive Master in Executive Diploma in Sustainable Islamic Finance program are designed to evaluate learners' knowledge, skills, and application of sustainable practices.

6 Weeks Modules

Modules Covered in the 6-Week Training Program:

  1. Module 1: Introduction to Sustainable Finance and Islamic Principles

    • Understanding the concepts of sustainable finance and its alignment with Islamic principles

    • Exploring the relationship between sustainability and Islamic finance

  2. Module 2: Sustainability P5 Framework

    • Overview of the five dimensions of the Sustainability P5 Framework: People, Planet, Prosperity, Peace, and Partnership

    • Understanding the relevance of each dimension to sustainable Islamic finance practices

  3. Module 3: Project Management in Sustainable Islamic Finance

    • Applying project management principles to sustainable Islamic finance initiatives

    • Planning, executing, and monitoring sustainable finance projects in alignment with Islamic finance principles

  4. Module 4: ESG Reporting in Islamic Finance Institutions

    • Understanding the importance of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) reporting in Islamic finance

    • Learning about global reporting frameworks and standards for ESG performance measurement and reporting in Islamic finance institutions

  5. Module 5: Islamic Financing Instruments for Sustainability

    • Exploring various Islamic financing instruments, such as Islamic banking, sukuk, and Islamic microfinance

    • Assessing their application and relevance in supporting sustainable finance projects

  6. Module 6: Islamic Finance and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

    • Analyzing the role of Islamic finance in contributing to the achievement of the United Nations SDGs

    • Identifying opportunities and challenges in aligning Islamic finance practices with the SDGs

  7. Module 7: Capstone Project

    • Applying the knowledge and skills acquired throughout the program to develop a comprehensive plan for a sustainable Islamic finance project

    • Integrating the principles learned from previous modules, including the P5 Framework, project management practices, ESG reporting, and Islamic financing principles

6 Hours I-to-1 Session 

Topics Covered in the 6-Hour One-to-One Session:

The one-to-one session in the Executive Diploma in Sustainable Islamic Finance is designed to provide personalized guidance and support to participants. The specific topics covered in the 6-hour one-to-one session will depend on the individual needs, interests, and goals of the participant. Here are some potential areas that can be addressed during the session:

  1. Individual Learning Progress Review:

    • Assessing the participant's understanding and progress in the program modules.

    • Addressing any questions, clarifications, or challenges related to the course material.

  2. Application of Concepts:

    • Assisting the participant in applying the concepts learned in the program to real-world scenarios and case studies.

    • Providing guidance on how to integrate sustainable Islamic finance principles into the participant's current work or projects.

  3. In-Depth Discussions:

    • Engaging in detailed discussions on specific topics of interest within sustainable Islamic finance.

    • Exploring advanced concepts, emerging trends, and industry best practices.

  4. Career and Professional Development:

    • Discussing career aspirations and goals within the field of sustainable Islamic finance.

    • Providing guidance on potential career paths, skill development, and networking opportunities.

  5. Capstone Project Support:

    • Assisting the participant in the development and refinement of their capstone project plan.

    • Providing feedback and suggestions to enhance the quality and impact of the project.

  6. Individualized Focus Areas:

    • Tailoring the session to address specific areas of interest or expertise requested by the participant.

    • Offering additional resources, readings, or case studies relevant to the participant's focus area.

The coaching given by the trainers may include:

  1. Presentations: Learners may deliver presentations showcasing their understanding of sustainable practices and their application in specific projects or scenarios.

  2. Quizzes: These may assess learners' comprehension of key concepts, theories, and frameworks related to sustainable practices.

  3. Self-assessment : Collaborative activities and reflective exercises may be used to encourage learners to evaluate their own progress and provide feedback to their peers.

  4. Discussion on assignments: These may involve case studies, or critical analyses of sustainability-related topics.

  5. Project-based assessments: Learners may be required to develop and implement sustainable projects, demonstrating their ability to apply experiences and knowledge to real-world contexts.

Disclaimer: Program Improvement Notice

Please be advised that the module of the Executive Diploma in Sustainable Entrepreneurship program and other related programs may undergo periodic improvements based on ongoing development, user feedback, and quality enhancement objectives. The institution responsible for these programs is committed to continuously improving the quality and effectiveness of its educational offerings.


These improvements may include but are not limited to updates, modifications, and enhancements to the program's curriculum, content, teaching methodologies, assessment techniques, and overall learning experience. The institution strives to ensure that the programs remain relevant, up-to-date, and aligned with industry standards and best practices in applied sustainable practices.


By enrolling in this program or any related program, you acknowledge and agree that the program's module is subject to improvements and changes from time to time for quality purposes, and that the institution has the discretion to determine the nature and scope of such improvements.


Please consult the program's terms and conditions, enrolment agreement, or related documentation for further details regarding your rights and obligations as a participant.

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