Free online courses from The Islamic Research and Training Institute
The Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI) is one of the premier research and training institutes in the world dedicated to knowledge creation and dissemination in the fields of Islamic economics, banking and finance. IRTI is a member of the Islamic Development Bank Group (IDBG), an international financial institution established to foster economic development and social progress of member countries and Muslim communities in non-member countries in accordance with the principles of the Shari’ah (Islamic law). The IDB Group comprises five entities: the Islamic Development Bank (IDB), the Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI), the Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD), the Islamic Corporation for the Insurance of Investment and Export Credit (ICIEC), and the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC).
Since inception in 1981 as the research and training arm of IDB, IRTI has been driving the development of a flourishing and innovative global Islamic financial services industry. With highly experienced teams of vibrant and diverse scholars and experts, IRTI delivers cutting-edge research, capacity building and learning activities, advisory and information services in Islamic economics, banking and finance. IRTI has also produced numerous number of publications, including books and research papers, conducted extensive training including online and distance learning programs, and organized conferences, seminars and workshops worldwide.
With a vision to be the global knowledge center for Islamic economics and finance, IRTI’s pre-eminent role in planning and the development of Islamic finance has been widely recognized. The rapid recent growth in research in the area of Islamic economics banking and finance is seen as the fruit of the role IRTI played as a center for knowledge creation and dissemination.
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