The Executive MBA in Islamic Banking and Finance is a Degree in collaboration with Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) of Dubai supporting the development of human capital and competencies in the areas of Islamic finance.
Degree: Executive MBA in Islamic Banking and Finance (UOC,HBMSU)
Islamic finance has experienced impressive growth over the past three decades. It has become a major source of wealth creation and a vehicle for investment in major financial centres around the world, offering viable and innovative models for investment and finance; a serious alternative to conventional financial systems which are under significant strain due to the recent financial crisis.
The Islamic banking and finance industry is expanding at an unprecedented rate, and employers value candidates with solid Islamic banking skills, paired with extensive business knowledge. To help prepare our students, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya is offering a unique programme that combines a focus on Islamic banking with the dynamic market conditions and factors that will enable them to graduate with the skills required by future employers. The Executive MBA in Islamic Banking (MIBF) degree will help students prepare for the business world with confidence, as well as provide an in-depth education in Islamic banking so they may excel in a field they feel passionate about.
This programme enables participants to gain in-depth knowledge of the workings of global markets and competitors and to make the most of the strategic potential of multi-cultural teams. It also enables participants to discover the strategic elements related to start-ups as well as the entrepreneurial spirit to work within, or outside of, a company. In addition, this unique approach encourages the use of open innovation resources to service new business projects.