About Us

Cambridge Islamic Finance Leadership Programme (Cambridge-IFLP) enjoys the reputation of being the first and the only global leadership programme specifically structured for middle and upper-middle management personnel of Islamic financial institutions. Designed and structured by Cambridge IFA, the programme is delivered by some of the most influential leaders in Islamic banking and finance.

Held every summer at Clare College, University of Cambridge, UK; Cambridge-IFLP attracts delegates from world over including Europe, Middle East, Africa, Central Asia and Asia. This 5-day residential programme aims to prepare the next generation of outstanding leaders in Islamic banking & finance by providing them with unique mentoring opportunities, rigorous leadership training from renowned leaders, and industry-specific perspectives through case studies specifically written for this programme. Our leadership programme has been uniquely designed to ensure that delegates gain the most benefits from the presence of these global leaders who share their leadership insights on what it takes to be a leader in this age of disruption, innovation and uncertainty. They share their take on the future of Islamic finance and how can one lead the industry into the next phase of development.

Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance (BIBF)

Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance (BIBF) is the training and consultancy arm of Central Bank of Bahrain and plays a vital role in the training and development of human capital in the Kingdom of Bahrain. BIBF's commitment to excellence has strengthened their position as the top provider of quality education across all major business disciplines.

BIBF serve as a partner to numerous world-class institutions; delivering thought leadership, research and advisory, assessment and training in the areas of Accounting and Finance, Academic Studies, Executive Development, Banking, Leadership and Management, Insurance, Islamic Finance and Information Technology; resulting in a complete business solution. BIBF covers a wide spectrum of subject matter, with over 400 different courses offered to the financial and corporate market; tailor-made training solutions based on organisational requirements; specialised programmes taught by leading market specialists; and professional qualifications and degree programmes in partnership with major international organisations. BIBF continues to exceed global benchmarks for many of the qualifications it offers with its affiliates.

BIBF is serving as Co-Organiser for the 8th Cambridge Islamic Finance Leadership Programme 2024, taking place at Clare College, Cambridge, from 11 to 16 August 2024.

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