- IIC, IBFIM Tie Up For Academic Collaboration
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IIC, IBFIM Tie Up For Academic Collaboration

Last update: 25/08/2015

The team from IIC and IBFIM after the signing ceremony.
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 25 (Bernama) -- International Islamic College (IIC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Islamic Banking and Finance Institute (IBFIM), an industry-owned institute aimed at producing well-trained, high competence personnel and executives that possess the required talent in the Islamic finance industry recently.

IIC is an institution of college education under the wings of International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) aimed at producing graduates that are dynamic and progressive that could contribute for the betterment of the Muslim ummah and the global community. The MoU aims at, among others, producing a pool of Islamic finance graduates who are equipped with the requisite knowledge and exposure; acclimatised with developments in the Islamic financial services industry; able to meet current industry needs and trends; and have strong fundamental foundation and good basic skill sets needed in the Islamic financial planning sector, it said in a statement here.

The college will embed and/or integrate IBFIM's qualification syllabus into its qualification syllabus of Diploma in Islamic Banking and Finance with the aim of preparing students for a challenging career as Islamic finance practitioners. Apart from that, this collaboration will provide enhancement of teaching and learning opportunities for its students, particularly in the area of Islamic finance.

The collaboration between IIC and IBFIM will benefit both parties as it opens up new avenues for IIC to venture into and establishes education links for IBFIM. This is in line with the intention of the government to turn Malaysia into a global Islamic Finance hub, it added.

The MoU was signed by Shamsul Kahar Haron, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of IIC and Datuk Dr Adnan Alias, the CEO for IBFIM. The signing ceremony was witnessed by the Chairman of IIC, Datuk Seri Syed Hussien Abdul Kadir Al Habshee and Mohamad Najib Shaharuddin, the Chief Operating Officer of IBFIM.....


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