21.08.2012 - Skill shortage obstructs growth of Islamic finance
Southeast Asian universities are adding Islamic finance courses as Bank Negara Malaysia’s Shariah Advisory Council warns a skill shortage in the industry is hampering growth. Universitas Muhammadiyah in Malang, Indonesia and Kuala Lumpur-based International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance (INCEIF) said this month they plan to start new programs. Malaysia needs 40,000 more qualified people in the industry by 2020, Dzuljastri Abdul Razzaq, head of the International Islamic University Malaysia’s finance department, said. Indonesia will require 17,000 more over three to five years, according to a central bank survey...............................................Full Article: Source
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