Islamic Banking and Finance workshop by First Global Knowledge Centre

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Islamic Banking in Sri Lanka – January 14th, 2013

First Global Knowledge Centre conducted a workshop on Islamic Banking & Finance at their Auditorium on 12th January 2013 from 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.

Program was conducted by Mr Muad Mubarak and Mr Mohamed Azan.

First Global Knowledge Centre is the Pioneering institute in Islamic Banking education preparing students for the Islamic Finance Qualification (IFQ) offered by CISI London.

Next intake will be announced shortly.
for inquiries – call Anfaz – 0777 868970 or Irshad – 0774 616710
Phone: 0117395090


Islamic Banking qualification from IBS

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Diploma in Islamic Banking from IBS , 11th January 2013

Institute of Business Studies (IBS) commencing

ABP Graduate Diploma in Islamic Banking & Finance (QCF -Level 6) course

at their Dehiwela centre at No.67, Kawdana Road, Dehiwela (011 5522188)

on 19th January 2013 and

at their Kandy centre at No.89, Mulgampola Road, Kandy (081 2232282)

on 01st February 2013.

Course fee is around Rupees 40,000/- (Discounts offered – Conditions apply).

Duration: 6 months.

Dehiwela Centre shall commence their

ABP Post Graduate in Islamic Finance & Management (QCF- Level 7) course

on 13th February 2013 and

course fee would be around Rs. 50,000/-.

Duration: 6 months.

Students have the option to sit for the London exam offered by Association of Business Practitioners (ABP- UK) in Partnership with University of Gloucestershire (MIHE – UK) by making an additional payment of about GBP 90/-.

IBS has produced Word Price Winners consecutively in 2009, 2010 & 2011 at the ABE-UK examinations in the field of Islamic Banking and Finance.

Sri Lankan University to offer Islamic Finance to Indian students

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Islamic Finance in Sri Lanka, December 07th, 2012

SOUTH EASTERN UNIVERSITY OF SRI LANKA to offer a one month Special Training program on Islamic Finance. The program commences in January 2013.

By Ziaulla Namani

Indian based Oasis academy in association with South Eastern University of Sri Lanka (SESUL) is offering a special training program of one month for Students across India.It is a campus based programme in Sri Lanka’s SESUL University. The Course will commence from January 2013.

The special training programme in Islamic banking and finance is aimed mainly at students and professionals who are seeking to have more than a basic understanding of the concepts and operating principles that apply to different types of Islamic banking in comparison to conventional banking.

Speaking about this Programme, Mufti Mohammed Salman Mazahari, course consultant and director said, “The emphasis is on practical implementation of Islamic finance principles in the real world of finance. The course consists of more than 34 lessons structured around six modules with minimum 03 industrial visits”.

Speaking on Why Sri lanka as a destination, Mufti Mohammed Salman said “For Practical exposure Sri Lanka is a best option, as Islamic banking and Finance (IBF) industry is 15 years old and it will help students to get a real feel of IBF in Sri lanka as an intern”.

He also maintained that SEUSL is a renowned university in the Islamic society worldwide. SEUSL operates under the direction of Government of Sri Lanka. It maintains links with governments and private institutions all over the world, such as Bradford University, UK, Indian universities and Colleges and the Association of Commonwealth Universities. The participants may be able to use this certificate to get placements in business organisations or Islamic financial institutions worldwide.

To market the course in India the course consultant and director has appointed Blossom Media Pvt. Ltd as their marketing firm.

In this one month’s campus program the participant will learn about Fundamentals of Islamic Economics, Foundations of Islamic Banking and Finance, Islamic Commercial Law & Contracts, Islamic Modes of Finance, Islamic Treasury and Capital Market Operations, Takaful and Re Takaful: Principles and Operations.

Lectures will be conducted by Islamic Finance scholars from Malaysia, Sri Lanka, India.

Course fee is INR 50000 for each participant, which including Two way Air Ticket Chennai Colombo & Colombo Chennai,food, accommodation, course materials and certificate.

Last date for Registration is 20th of December 2012.

For more Inquiry interested candidates can contact Blossom Media Pvt Ltd at 9930908335 / 9769026661. Can write to us at

[Ziaulla Namani can be contacted at]


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January 7th, 2011

Zeylan Educonsult conducting a Free Introductory session on IFQ Qualification from UK.

Date : 8th January 2011
Time : 9.00 a.m.
Venue: Zailan Educonsult, 21 1/1, Vishaka Road, Bambalapitiya, Colombo 4 (Near House of Fashion)
Further details: Call 077 786 7860

Certificate course in Islamic Banking from IBSL

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January 7th, 2011

Institute of Bankers of Sri Lanka commencing Certificate in Islamic Banking classes on 29th January 2011. Class timings: 1.30 p.m. to 5.30 p.m.
For more details contact the Institute

No. 5, Mile Post AV, Colombo 03, Sri Lanka
Tel : +11 2573625, +11 2574702,


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15th December 2010

Islamic Banking Courses in Sri Lanka

IBS commences Islamic Banking courses on Saturday 18th December 2010.

The course will cover Islamic Economics (Diploma Level) and Islamic Finance (Advanced Diploma Level) of the ABE syllabus.

The class timings are 9.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m.

Duration: 6 months.

Total Course fee: Rupees 30,000/- (Rupees 15,000/- per module x 2 modules)

Discount offered: Rupees 5,000/- If the students enrolling for both modules.

Payment of Fee: Rupees 8,000/- at the time of enrolment. Balance within 6 months.

If sitting for the Association of Business Executives (ABE) – UK, students will have to pay additional  Sterling Pounds 103/-.

Venue:  IBS, No.67, Kawdana Road, Dehiwela – Phone: 0115522188

IBS, No. 524, Peradeniya Road, Kandy- Phone: 0815636377

IBS, No.464, Main Street, Negombo     – Phone: 0315677288


IBS has produced 3 world prize winners from Sri Lanka in 2009/2010.


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1st December 2010

Zailan to offer CIMA Islamic Finance courses very soon.

Discussions are underway with CIMA Colombo regarding the modalities.

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