The Islamic Economic Study Program
On Wednesday, May 10 2017, the Islamic Economics Study Program held a Guest Lecture activity which invited two speakers from Australia, namely Dr. Mahmood Nathie and Dr. Nezar Faris. This activity is aimed at students majoring in Islamic Economics with the aim of improving the quality of finance in the world and improving Islamic finance. Thus, it is hoped that Islamic economics students can unite the minds of global thinkers and practitioners who can build the core competencies of Islamic finance for sustainable growth and can build competent leadership within the organization.
The first speaker Dr. Mahmood Nathie explains the meaning of Islamic financial literacy, namely the application of trust-based norms and principles that come from sharia transactions with financial transactions and trading practices. Then the main principle of Islamic finance is that financing is based on real assets, recommended risk sharing, does not contain anything that is haram, has no interest, and is divine trust. With the aim of dealing with prohibited halal and ethical behavior.
The second speaker Dr. Nezar Faris explained about the competency model of leadership within Islamic world view, the points presented include SQ, powering knowledge, showing courage, and critical thinking. (Nis.Eka / r)