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.

Module 1 Getting to Know the Learning Environment
Unit 1 Introduction to the Course
Unit 2 More on Learning Environment
Unit 3 Program Structure
Unit 4 Grading Scheme
Unit 5 Reading Summary Instructions
Unit 6 Before We Start...
Unit 7 Glossary of Arabic Terms
Module 2 Zakat and Comprehensive Human Development
Unit 1 Zakat and Comprehensive Human Development
Unit 2 Pop Quiz (Zakat and Comprehensive Human Development)
Unit 3 Pop Quiz on Maqasid Al-Shariah
Unit 4 Charity and Economic Empowerment
Unit 5 Pop Quiz (Charity and Economic Empowerment)
Unit 6 A Short Assignment on Charity in the Quran and Hadith
Unit 7 Islamic Approach to Poverty Alleviation: Other Components
Unit 8 Financial Inclusion: Financial Services for the Poor
Unit 9 Pop Quiz (Financial Services for the Poor)
Unit 10 Meeting the Humanitarian Funding Gap
Unit 11 MCQ-Test (Islamic Approach to Poverty Alleviation)
Module 3 Mobilization of Zakat
Unit 1 How to Estimate Zakat Liability - 1
Unit 2 Pop Quiz on How to Estimate Zakat Liability - 1
Unit 3 How to Estimate Zakat Liability - 2
Unit 4 A Template for Business Zakat Calculation
Unit 5 Pop Quiz on How to Estimate Zakat Liability - II
Unit 6 How to Optimize Zakat Mobilization
Unit 7 Pop Quiz (How to Mobilize Zakat) - 1
Unit 8 Pop Quiz (How to Mobilize Zakat) - 2
Unit 9 Short Assignment: How to Optimize Zakat Mobilization
Unit 10 Understanding the Behavior of an Individual Zakat Payer
Unit 11 A Smart Campaign for Zakat Funds
Unit 12 Good Practices in Zakat Collection
Unit 13 MCQ-How to Mobilize Zakat
Module 4 Allocation of Zakat
Unit 1 Who are the Zakat Beneficiaries
Unit 2 Trends in Zakat Distribution
Unit 3 Pop Quiz (Zakat Distribution)
Unit 4 Pop Quiz (Zakat Distribution -II)
Unit 5 How to Identify and Assist the Poor
Unit 6 A short assignment on poverty line
Unit 7 Imparting Direct Ownership to the Poor
Unit 8 Zakat Holding and Investment
Unit 9 Meeting Institutional Expenditure with Zakat Funds
Unit 10 Humanitarian Finance with Zakat
Unit 11 Microfinance with Zakat
Unit 12 Issues in For-Profit Microfinance & Role of Islamic NPOs
Unit 13 MCQ-Test (Allocation of Zakat)
Module 5 Regulations, Policies and Standards in Zakat Management
Unit 1 How Laws and Regulations Influence Zakat Infrastructure
Unit 2 How Laws and Regulations Influence Zakat Mobilization
Unit 3 How Laws and Regulations Influence Zakat Allocation
Unit 4 Accountability, Transparency and Governance Issues with Zakat Institutions
Unit 5 International Cooperation in Regulating Zakat Institutions
Unit 6 Core Principles for Effective Zakat Supervision
Unit 7 Good Amil Governance
Unit 8 Risk Management for Zakat Institutions
Unit 9 Assignment: International Standards for Zakat Management
Module 6 Case Studies in Micro Management of Zakat
Unit 1 Case: Dompet Duafa Republika
Unit 2 Case: Akhuwat
Unit 3 Case: South African National Zakat Fund
Unit 4 Case: Shaukat Khanam Memorial Cancer Hospital
Unit 5 Reading List
Unit 6 End-of-Course Survey