HSBC Amanah and CIMA Continue Islamic Finance Partnership
Following a successful first year of partnership, the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and HSBC Amanah have agreed to continue their global partnership to promote CIMA’s Certificate in Islamic Finance.
The expanded collaboration programme will advance the promotion and development of the Islamic finance sector through high quality, relevant and practical products with a focus on education and professional qualification. The partnership will see more HSBC Amanah staff from around the world undertaking the Certificate as HSBC Amanah’s qualification of choice.
The CIMA Certificate in Islamic Finance is the first global qualification to be offered by a professional chartered accountancy body to focus on the fast growing sector of Islamic finance and is now available in both English and Arabic. It is available to staff currently working within the Islamic financial services industry and those entering this sector.
The certificate will be valuable for newcomers to Islamic finance as well as financial professionals seeking accreditation and qualification in this field. It is designed to give professionals two significant market advantages – the professional recognition of a CIMA international qualification and demonstrable expertise in the complex, fast- growing world of Islamic finance.
Mukhtar Hussain, global chief executive of HSBC Amanah, said: “We are very pleased to be continuing our association with CIMA. Many HSBC Amanah professionals have already benefited from gaining their CIMA certificate, and we look forward to working with CIMA to continue to grow the expertise and professionalism of the industry.”