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Islamic Banking and Finance Institute Malaysia (IBFIM)

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IBFIM is a talent development institution which specialises in industry technical certifications. The certifications are designed to ensure attainment of technical proficiency levels to fulfil needs and support professionalisation of the industry. The key certification programs are benchmarked against IBFIM Qualifications Framework and are accorded Full Accreditation by the Finance Accreditation Agency to ensure quality and provide progressive development route for the certificants.

Learning modules offered are customisable to fulfil the specific needs of the clients within the Islamic financial institutions specifically as well as other sectors engaging in Islamic finance. The learning experiences are delivered through an online platform as well as classroom training sessions, advisory engagements and enriched through over 90 Islamic finance-related published titles.

IBFIM’s business advisory role extends beyond companies within the financial services sector. In engagements with clients, IBFIM trains their workforce with the necessary knowledge and competencies to implement Islamic finance. IBFIM is also a registered Shariah Adviser (Corporate) with the Securities Commission of Malaysia

Area of Services

IBFIM offers programmes pertaining to three core areas which are leadership in Islamic finance talent development, Shariah compliance assurance and niche knowledge reference centre. Among the training programmes offered by IBFIM includes:

  • Certified Qualification in Islamic Finance (CQIF)
  • Intermediate Qualification in Islamic Finance (IQIF)
  • Associate Qualification in Islamic Finance (AQIF)
  • Fundamental Certificate in Islamic Banking and Takaful (FCIBT)
  • Islamic Financial Planner (IFP)
  • Basic Certificate Course in Takaful Broking (BCCTB)
  • Takaful Basic Examination (TBE)


  • IBFIM is the leading training institute in Islamic finance, training about 30% of the Islamic finance sector manpower annually in the country
  • Unique Islamic finance  certifications progression route
  • First Takaful Shariah Compliance Audit
  • The first  Islamic Financial Planner certification is a joint effort between IBFIM and FPAM Adoption of our industry course by the academia manifests IBFIM’s success in bridging industry-university gap
  • The secretariat for Network of Islamic Finance Training Institutes (NIFTI)

Contact details

3rd Floor, Menara Takaful Malaysia,
Jalan Sultan Sulaiman,
50000 Kuala Lumpur,

Zaharin Md Jahim
+603 2031 1010 ext 500

Natejah Ahmad
+603 2031 1010 ext 642