Hedging in Islamic Finance: Concept- Strategies – Instruments

Hedging in Islamic Finance: Concept- Strategies – Instruments

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The Hedging in Islamic Finance course provides extensive insight on the utilisation of Islamic financial instruments to mitigate risks. One of the main topics that will be discussed are the techniques that can be used to manage risk in Islamic finance without violating the teaching of the Shariah. Participants will also have a clear view of risk analysis and risk management conventional and Islamic finance frameworks.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify various contemporary Islamic nominate contracts: their definition, philosophy, types, legal foundations, and application
  • Link the essential principles of Islamic finance such as the riba and gharar prohibition to hedging
  • Explain the risks contained in derivative products, both conventional and Islamic, and the approach used to mitigate them
  • Discuss the different strategies used for hedging
  • Compare and analyse a wide selection of Islamic hedging instruments
  • Discuss the contemporary issues in Islamic finance engineering and product development related to hedging

Content Highlights

  • Recap on the foundations of Islamic banking and finance
  • The rules of exchange and overview of Islamic instruments
  • Derivatives and risk in conventional finance
  • Islamic vs conventional approach to risk
  • Product development and financial engineering in Islamic finance
  • Islamic Hedging Instruments
  • Strategies for hedging: Economic hedging, cooperative hedging, contractual hedging
  • Hedging the various risks in Islamic banking: currency risks, hedging murabahah risks, hedging salam risks, hedging
  • leasing risks, hedging istisna’ risks, hedging mudharabah risk, and hedging equity risks

Target Audience

This course is designed for individuals seeking an in-depth understanding of hedging in Islamic banking related to a multitude of Islamic finance contracts and products. This includes, but is not limited to, individuals in the risk management department, mid and top level management, product development, credit officers, investment analysts, senior and middle management.

Course Structure

The course is conducted using a combination of lectures, discussions and case studies

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Date And Time

@ 09:00 AM to
02:00 PM

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