The AAOIFI Education Board (AEB) has established the AAOIFI recognized trainer policy to acknowledge Islamic finance professionals (IFPs) who fulfill the eligibility criteria for the AAOIFI Master Trainer and the AAOIFI Associate Trainer titles, respectively.
The titles acknowledge that the recognized trainer possesses the academic credentials and professional expertise essential to conduct highly effective trainings on AAOIFI standards.
The AAOIFI recognized trainer can be classified into either of the two categories:
The AAOIFI Master Trainer is the highest distinction an Islamic Finance Professional (IFP) can receive from AAOIFI as an AAOIFI trainer.
An IFP shall be recognized as either an AAOIFI Master Trainer or an AAOIFI Associate Trainer in a specified area of standard setting of AAOIFI which consists of five areas: Shari’ah, accounting, auditing, governance, and ethics. This indicates that the IFP must meet the eligibility criteria for each of the areas of standard setting separately.
The AAOIFI recognized trainers must: