Leilya Shamel, Associate Director of DDCAP, attended the Durham University Islamic Finance Summer Course from 16th to 20th July 2018. The syllabus included a background on the evolution of Islamic finance and addressed practical issues facing the industry. The sessions covered profit distribution, risk management, syndicated/project finance, Takaful and liquidity management.
The presenters were from academia and the Islamic Finance industry. The course was organized and led by Professor Mehmet Asutay, Director of Durham Centre for Islamic Economics & Finance. Around 60 participants, studying either MBA or PhD programmes in Durham University or other universities worldwide, and several market players from Turkey, Malaysia, Indonesia and UAE were in attendance.