Dr. Yusuf Abdul-Jobbar is currently Program Manager at the world famous Islamic University of Madinah, Saudi Arabia. Additionally, he lectures at the College of the Prophet’s (peace be upon him) Masjid which is part of Masjid An-Nabawi, Madinah. He is an experienced senior executive specializing in Islamic Finance & Leadership. He is a Certified Shariah Advisor & Auditor who has authored books, written journal articles, hosted, moderated and presented at many conferences around the world. Furthermore, he has been serving the field of training and education for over 15 years. In addition to his core expertise, he is a successful entrepreneur who has established businesses globally.
Qualifications in Islamic Finance & Sharia’h Studies (a selection)
·Certified Sharia’h Advisor & Auditor (CSAA). Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI). Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain
·Certified Islamic Finance Executive (CIFE). 4 month program. Ethica Institute of Finance, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
·Certificate in Islamic Commercial Law (CIF01) 2 month course part of the Diploma in Islamic Finance (CDIF). Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), UK
·Shari’ah Principles of Islamic Financial Transactions (Hanbali School). 3 day Intensive course by Dr. Shaykh Amir Bahjat, Taibah University, Madinah, Saudi Arabia
·Interpreting Financial Statements of Companies for Shari’ah Compliance. 1 day course by Dr. Shaykh Mohammed Osaimi. Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
·Shari’ah (Islamic Law) and Jurisprudence Certification Course (50 hours over 10 weeks). Delivered by Dr. Shaykh Amir Bahjat, Taibah University, Madinah, KSA.
·Islamic Belief (Aqeedah) studied under Shaykh Mohammed Al-Malki (Senior scholar based in Madinah An Nabawi)
·Usool Al Hadith studied under Professor Shaykh Dr. Abdullah Al Zahrani (Umm Al Qura University, Makkah Al Mukarramah)
·Usool al Fiqh (Shafi Madhab) studied under Mufti Dr. Abdullah Mekhlafi (Shaykh at the Masjid An Nabawi, Madinah)
Publications (a selection)
·Title of article: Characteristics of the Muslim Businessman. 101Visions Academy, London, UK (May 2017)
·Title of article: Lessons for Europe: Experiences from the UK Islamic Banking Sector. Islamic FinanceNetwork Magazine. (Jan 2017).
·Title of article: Vision, Mission and Values of a Believer. Ar-Raiyan Global Network – Inspiring Muslim Entrepreneurship, Malaysia (Jan 2017)
·Title of book: Leadership Series - Goal setting (Arabic). Zeej Printing Press, Madinah, Saudi Arabia (Jan 2017)
·Title of paper: Traffic Monsoon Online Advertising Business (Feb. 2016). Islamic Finance fatwa translation for Mufti Dr. Raashid Ar Ruhaily. Madinah, Saudi Arabia
·Title of paper: Islamic Microfinance: Shari’ah Scholars need to give more and take less. Presented on 20th April 2016, Effat University, Jeddah, KSA.
·Title of article: Regulatory Challenges – Islamic Banking in Germany. Islamic FinanceNetwork Magazine. (Jan 2016).
·Title of book: Leadership Series - Goal setting (English). Zeej Printing Press, Madinah, Saudi Arabia (Jan 2016)
·Title of paper: Online Advertising Businesses (Nov. 2015). Islamic Finance fatwa translation for Dr. Shaykh Sami Suwailem. Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
·Title of paper: HRM - A closer look at labour localization. World Business Institute, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.(2012)