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UCB partners with AAOIFI for MBA in Islamic Finance

posted 2 Jun 2019, 22:36 by web user   [ updated 2 Jun 2019, 22:37 ]

Shaikh Dr. Khalid M. Al-Khalifa, Executive Chairman and Founder of UCB signed an affiliation agreement with Omar Mustafa Ansari, Acting Secretary General of the Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI) during the 13thAAOIFI & World Bank Annual Conference on Islamic Banking and Finance held in Radisson Diplomat, Manama, Bahrain.

AAOIFI recognized UCB as the first affiliate university allowing MBA students to register for CIPA exam through the UCB MBA admission. CIPA is one of the most prestigious professional certifications within Islamic financial industry. 

The cooperation between the institutions was initiated by Dr. Sutan Emir Hidayat, Head of Business Administration Department, UCB and Mr. Farhan Noor, Head of Professional Development, AAOIFI. This agreement means UCB MBA in Islamic finance is charted to the CIPA, AAOIFI signifying that the program is emulating 70% of CIPA modules.