Certified Islamic Banking Product Professional (CIBPP)

The Certified Islamic Banking Product Professional (CIBPP) professional certification program is designed to provide learners with a comprehensive understanding of Islamic finance principles and products. The program covers the historical development of Islamic finance and its economic principles, including the prohibition of interest and modern banking ethics. Additionally, the program provides an in-depth understanding of various Islamic finance products, their distribution channels, and their application in retail, treasury, corporate finance, and private equity. The program also covers asset management and Sharia’a compliant investments. The certification program is divided into four modules, each focusing on a specific area of Islamic banking products and practices.

Certification Program Objectives:

  1. Understand the history and principles of Islamic finance, including the prohibition of interest and modern economics and banking.
  2. Learn about the various Islamic finance products and their distribution channels, as well as the differences between sharia’a compliant and sharia’a based products.
  3. Explore the application of Islamic products in retail finance, treasury, corporate finance, and private equity, including current accounts, credit cards, deposit accounts, trade finance, project finance, and more.
  4. Gain knowledge about asset management and selecting sharia’a compliant investments, including the types of funds and securities available.

Certifying Examination:

  • To be certified as CIBPP, student should take up a 1.5 hours exam at the designated examination centers.
  • The qualifying exam would consist of 50 multiple choice questions, testing core certification modules.
  • Professionals with relevant experience and other qualifying criteria may be exempted from the examination.


  1. History and Principles of Islamic Finance
  2. Islamic Finance Products and Distribution
  3. Application of Islamic Products in Retail, Treasury, Corporate Finance, and Private Equity
  4. Asset Management and Sharia’a Compliant Investments