Certified Shari’ah Non-compliance Risk Management Professional (CSNRMP)

The Certified Shari’ah Non-compliance Risk Management Professional (CSNRMP) professional certification program focuses on the important concept of Sharīah and Sharīah Non-Compliance Risk in Islamic finance. The program aims to equip professionals with the necessary knowledge and skills to effectively manage Sharīah Non-Compliance Risk through the implementation of various lines of defense and mitigation techniques. The program covers a range of topics, including Sharīah Compliance in Islamic Finance, Risk Elements, and Mitigation Techniques.

Certification Program Objectives:

  • To understand the fundamental concept of Sharīah and Sharīah non-compliance risk
  • To understand the provisions unique to Islamic banks in IFSA 2013 and Sharī`ah compliance in Islamic finance
  • To identify the major risk elements of Sharī`ah non-compliance risk and the causes of non-compliance in Islamic finance operations
  • To learn tools and techniques to identify incongruence in Sharī`ah compliance
  • To understand the Sharīah requirements for mitigating Sharīah non-compliance risk in Islamic finance
  • To learn about the lines of defense for Sharī`ah non-compliance risk management.

Certifying Examination:

  • To be certified as CSNRMP, 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. Sharī`ah and Non-Compliance Risk
  2. Sharī`ah Compliance in Islamic Finance
  3. Risk Elements and Mitigation Techniques
  4. Lines of Defense for Sharī`ah Non-Compliance Risk Management