Regent Business School

Regent Business School Recently Organised An "Islamic Finance Seminar" With Dr Yahia Abdul Rahman

Press Release   •   Dec 09, 2015 09:23 GMT

Durban, KwaZulu-Natal (mynewsdesk) December 9, 2015 - In recent years, the Islamic Banking and finance industry has experienced massive growth and also it's predicted that by 2020, the annual global growth of Islamic Banking may reach a level of 25% or more. This overwhelming demand for Islamic Banks has resulted in an increasing demand for professionals to be conversant with the principles and intricacies of Islamic Banking and Finance.

In addressing the gaps that exists in understanding Islamic Financial principles and specifically Riba free banking, Regent Business School, the accredited provider ofbusiness management courses in South Africahas hosted a one day finance seminar program on 24thAugust 2015 headed by Dr Yahia Abdul Rahman, the CEO and Founder of California-based Lariba Bank.

During this seminar, Dr Yahia Abdul Rahman shared his experience and vision on RIBA Free Islamic Finance and the popularisation of Islamic Banking in South Africa and throughout the world. In addition, the participants and the students were given ample chances to ask questions to clarify the Islamic finance sector for the future decision makers and leaders in the corporate world.

While talking about this Seminar, the principal of RegentBusiness School in South Africaadded, "The seminar was presented by Dr Yahia Abdul Rahman to provide a sound understanding of Islamic Law and Finance to RBS students and participants. Since we are offering Islamic Banking and Finance Programme, this seminar would be useful for graduates to have an excellent sound knowledge on Islamic Banking and Finance in Africa".

While enquiring about the Islamic Bank and Finance Programme, the principal of Regent Business School added, "In South Africa, initiatives to facilitate Islamic Banking and Finance have been put in place. South Africa can be the hub of Islamic Banking in Africa. In addition there is increased interest in Islamic Banking and Finance in Africa and Islamic Law forms the basis of this. A programme in Islamic Finance and Law offered by us will contribute to human capital development in this field."

Accredited by the Higher Education Quality Committee of the Council on Higher Education (CHE), South Africa, Regent Business School strives to deliver quality academic business management programmes that meet recognised academic standards to its students. The spokesperson added, "As a specialised education and training provider of management related learning programmes, we have the capacity, systems and resources to deliver courses with the flexibility of onsite, offsite as well as web based teaching and learning."

About Regent Business School:

Regent Business School, the accredited higher education institution in South Africa delivers courses that are flexible and supported by a range of support facilities i.e. telephone support, face to face lectures, online and web support and virtual classrooms. For more details, visit

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Name: Greg Vally
Address: 35 Samora Machel Street,
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KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa - 4001
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Regent Business School was established to satisfy the urgent demand for management education in Southern Africa. Regent Business School is one of the few business schools in South Africa with an established association with a large overseas university. From inception, this link was established with the University of Luton in the United Kingdom to offer a range of business and management programmes by distance and supported learning to Southern African students.