International Institute of Islamic Business & Finance

A Research Based Initiative Conforming to the Best Islamic Traditions

Leveraging research & 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.

IBF Net is a Registered Training Provider with FAA – an independent quality assurance and accreditation body, supported by Bank Negara Malaysia (Central Bank of Malaysia) and the Securities Commission Malaysia.

Our Learning Programs

Triple-IBF Suite of Qualifications for the Development & Humanitarian Professional
This is the flagship initiative of IIIBF that aims to impart comprehensive knowledge and skills needed to transform you into a complete Development & Humanitarian Finance Professional. As policy makers strive to address the massive financial needs of countries seeking to meet the Sustainable Development Goals, and as international humanitarian agencies struggle to meet a massive resource shortfall, this program aims to address the human resource development and capacity building challenges of the sector, especially in the context of Islamic societies with their unique institutions of philanthropy and tools of Shariah-compliant finance.

Zakat Management​

The Certificate of Zakat Management is an intermediate level program that aims to develop you as a professional, well-versed in Shariah rules pertaining to mobilization of zakat and its allocation as an "alternative" source of financing the SDGs and the humanitarian funding gap. This program is accredited by FAA and also available in the Indonesian and French languages..

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Waqf Management

The Certificate of Waqf Management is an intermediate level program that aims to equip you with the Shariah-legal knowledge as well as modern tools for a leadership role in the transformation of the Islamic endowments or awqaf sector and effectively contribute to the provision of public goods towards meeting various Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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Islamic Financial Services

The Certified in Islamic Financial Services is the right program for you if you are yet to be initiated into the world of Islamic finance and you need a basic and foundational understanding of the distinctive features of the Islamic financial system - products, institutions and markets.

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Islamic Micro Finance

The Certified in Islamic Micro Finance is an intermediate level program that aims to provide you with a comprehensive understanding of the building blocks of an Islamic micro finance program - models, products and services based on Shariah-compliant modes - with a view to creating livelihood opportunities, fighting hunger and alleviating poverty levels.

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Islamic Business & Financial Technologies

The Certified in Islamic Business and Financial Technologies (IBFTech) is an intermediate level program that aims to equip you with a comprehensive, but non-technical understanding of the application of emerging technologies e.g. blockchains, artificial intelligence in the Islamic business as well as financial services sector.

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  • Certified in Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Islamic Finance
  • Certified in Blockchains for Islamic Development
  • Certified Halal Business Analyst
  • Certified in Project Management for Development
  • Certified in Accounting for Development

Endorsed and Supported By

Our Experts

Dr. Nasim Shah Shirazi

HBK University, Qatar

Dr. Irfan Syauqi Beik

Director, National Zakat Foundation
(BAZNAS) Indonesia

Dr. Ahmad Juwaini

Director, National Sharia Economy & Finance Committee (KNEKS), Indonesia

Nana Mintarti

Commissioner, National Zakat Foundation (BAZNAS) Indonesia

Dr. Hisham Dafterdar

Awakaf Australia

Umar Munshi

Ethis Ventures, Malaysia

Azim Kidwai

CEO, Mercy Mission & Chair, BoT, National Zakat Foundation, UK

Mufti Faraz Adam

Shariah Consultant & Head of Research, National Zakat Foundation, UK

Vladimir Malenko

General Director
PayZakat, Russian Federation

Zeinoul Abedien

CEO, Awqaf SA, South Africa

Dr. Aliyu Dahiru Mohammed

Bayero University, Kano, Nigeria

Dr. Abd Halim M Noor

Rector, UiTM Melaka Campus, Malaysia

News and Awards

Global Excellence in Islamic Finance

IBF Net was given “the Global Excellence in Islamic Finance award at the prestigious International Islamic Finance Forum (IIFF) held in 2007

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Malaysian Fintech company launches Zakat Management Certification

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IBF Net Launches Zakat Course

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