CIB Overview

Considering the growing need of skilled professionals, AIMS launched Certified Islamic Banker (CIB) program in year 2005. Today, CIB is the most recognized and beneficial Islamic banking certification. It will be of immense help regardless of whether you are banking professional or a recent graduate. Compared to other Islamic banking courses, CIB is different. It is a career oriented certification, designed by leading shariah scholars and practitioners. This Islamic banking training is well-recognized among the financial institutions. It aims to hone your Islamic banking skills that employers actually seek. CIB graduates are serving renowned banking institutions, all over the world.

On Successful Completion of CIB!

  • You will have a holistic understanding of shariah compliant services offered by Islamic banks and mudarabah companies.

  • You will comprehend how Shariah Compliance fits into Islamic commercial and investment banking.

  • You may skillfully manage Islamic financial products, offered by Islamic banks.

  • You may perform key roles in the establishment of an Islamic bank, in any part of the world.


CIB is awarded by AIMS – a CPD accredited and UKRLP registered institute. CPD accreditation assures that AIMS’ practical and methodical approach is focused to improve professional development. CIB Total Qualification Time (TQT) is 135 hours and it is designed as per Ofqual Level-4 standards of Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF).

CIB at a Glance

Study ModeOnline and Self paced learning.
Estimated Duration1-2 months.
Registration Validity5 Months.
Study ResourcesInteractive online lectures.
3 comprehensive study manual.
Academic support by Islamic Banking scholars.
Online Islamic Banking and Finance library.
Islamic Finance e-Library.
Six Online Assignments.
Number of Islamic banking coursesThree (3) courses of total 9 credit hours
Study Requirements10 to 12 hours of study in a week.
Credit Hours27
Islamic Banking Certification AwardedCertified Islamic Banker (CIB),

Key Features

The world of finance is similar yet different. It is easy to learn one thing and find that it only applicable to a given region. The standards taught in our Islamic banking courses are are globally applicable. To further provide you with an edge, market knowledge and current practices are discussed. This means that you can use your skills as an Islamic Banker, regardless of which country you are in.

Islamic Banking has been on the rise. More religiously inclined individuals are looking for Shariah-compliant banking solutions. Therefore, the number of Islamic banks are increasing. This opens opportunities for individuals who hold CIB – a widely accepted Islamic banking certification by AIMS.

  • All those bankers you wish to leave conventional banking behind and enter the world of Islamic banking.
  • Those who just graduated will also find direction by specializing in this niche.

The teaching methodology is starkly different from conventional models of teaching. Even though classes are held online, each session is highly interactive. This is seldom achieved by online institutions. However, the perks of conventional teaching models are retained through the use of supplementary material and assessments.

CIB gives an insight into the Islamic banking and developing techniques required to further strengthen this field. It comprises total thee (3) Islamic banking courses. They are equivalent to nine (9) credit hours of graduate studies. These credits may be transferred to CIFE Islamic finance certification, online Diploma in Islamic Banking and Islamic Finance degree programs.

The Islamic banking course is an accredited qualification, which is being offered by AIMS since year 2005. Huge number of CIB graduates are working in key Islamic banking positions around the globle.

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    How it Works?

    To become a CIB, register online and begin your journey. You will have to study three Islamic banking courses, each worth three (3) credit hours. After you complete your studies, you need to pass an online examination. CIB is taught in an engaging and interactive way. Its main study resources are:

    You won’t have to leave the comfort of your home. Instead, you can attend the online Islamic banking courses regardless of where you are. The online lectures are interactive, to ensure that you derive maximum value out of it.

    All the needed supplementary material will be provided. There are total three Islamic banking courses and they will provide you the support you need. This will also ensure that you can brush up on your concepts long after you have availed this Islamic banking certification.

    There is no limit to knowledge and curiosity. With this program, you will be able to access online Islamic finance Library. The library will allow you to gain additional knowledge about the subject.

    Our faculty will be there to help you whenever you need them. The online support will ensure that you are never left on your own. Shariah scholars will always be there for you when you are plagued with confusions.


    Our Student Say!

    “The Islamic banking training at AIMS sets a very good knowledge and understanding for anyone willing to join this growing industry. Achieving the Islamic banking certification would also be great accomplishments for those who has the experience in this field but lacks formal qualifications.”

    Tovah T. Mutukura, Chief Advisor

    Kubota Australia Finance, Australia.