International Institute of Islamic Business and Finance​

A Research Based Initiative Conforming to the Best Islamic Traditions

Leveraging research and technology for a halal ecosystem

The International Institute of Islamic Business and Finance (IIIBF) is a research-based institution focused on the halal ecosystem. It is backed by the IBF Net: the Islamic business and finance network, the maiden online community in the field created in 1999 and owned by IBF Net (L) Limited – a Labuan International Company with registered office in the Federal Territory of Labuan, Malaysia.

Our Courses

Track I: Digital Finance

Track One of the Exec Diploma is about the application of fintech in the  development sector. The fast-changing digital finance sector poses huge learning challenges that the modules in this track seek to address effectively.

Executive Diploma in

DEVELOPMENT FINANCE

This is the flagship program of IIIBF that aims to impart comprehensive knowledge and skills needed to transform you into a Development Finance Professional. As policy makers strive to address the massive financial needs of countries seeking to meet the Sustainable Development Goals, this program aims to address the human resource development challenge.

Track II: Islamic Finance

Track Two of the Exec Diploma is about development finance in the context of Islamic societies with their unique institutions of philanthropy and tools of Shariah-compliant finance.

Certified Zakat
Professional

This course aims to develop a cadre of Certified Zakat Professionals (CeZP) to address the challenge of human resource development for the Islamic charity-based and not-for-profit organizations.

Certified Waqf
Professional

This course aims to impart knowledge and skills in the art and science of waqf development and develop a cadre of trained professionals and managers well-versed in the Shariah aspects of waqf as well as in the scientific techniques of management of charity-based and not-for-profit institutions

Certified Islamic
Microfinance Professional

This course aims to provide the participants with a comprehensive understanding of the building blocks of a microfinance program targeted at Islamic societies.

Certified Halal
Business Analyst

The purpose of this course is to develop a cadre of certified halal business analysts who are well-versed in the legal and Shariah aspects of halal certification as it relates to specific sub-sectors, e.g. food, lifestyle, pharmaceuticals, tourism etc. and have a good understanding of the unique characteristics of this fast-growing sector.

Certified in Islamic
Financial Services

This is an introductory level course that will provide you with a solid foundation to seek professional career opportunities in multiple areas of Islamic banking and finance. This will also prepare you to seek specialized knowledge and training in specific areas, such as, sukuk and capital markets, takaful, as well as microfinance offered by IIIBF.

The Team

Our Experts

Dr. Mohammed Obaidullah

Founder
IIIBF

Dr. Irfan Syauqi Beik

Islamic Economist, CIBEST IPB, Puskas BAZNAS, IAEI, Indonesia

Dr. Ahmad
Juwaini

Dompet Dhuafa Republika, Indonesia

Nana
Mintarti

Commissioner, Badan Amil Zakat Nasional (BAZNAS) Indonesia

Dr. Hisham Dafterdar

Chairman,
Awakaf Australia

Dr. Elnur
Salihovic

Head of Zakat Office, Riyasat of the Islamic Community in Bosnia & Herzgovina

Dr. Shafeeq
Rahman

Islamic Economist, India

Dr. Naseem Shah
Shirazi

Islamic Economist, Pakistan

The Team

Our Executive
Team

Mohammed
Imad

Director
+601114286082
Malaysia

Mohammed
Alim

Director
+60172097798
Malaysia

Swaleha
Samar

Manager (Finance & Customer Relations)
+918917637140
India

Hoosen
Essof

Country Representative
+27833136208
South Africa

Namungo
Hamzah

Country Representative
+256753540879
Uganda

Mohammad Rashid

Estate Manager
IBF Net

Blogs

Zakat
Mohammed Obaidullah

Role of IsDB in Developing Zakat Sector

Keynote speech delivered by Dr Mohammed Obaidullah, Lead Research Economist, IRTI, IsDB at the World Zakat Forum International Conference at Melaka, Malaysia on December 05, 2018 Bismillahi-ir-Rahmani-ir-Raheem. Excellencies, Ladies and

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Waqf
Dr Hisham Dafterdar

Awqaf Nazir – Glad to be of Service

Muslims are generous with their money, and that is because they have faith. Donating is at the forefront of Muslims consciousness albeit not spending much time to understand the social

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