Islamic Finance for PPP Projects and Infrastructure

Islamic Finance for PPP Projects and Infrastructure

Istanbul , Turkey

25 Feb - 26 Feb
Course Details


2 Days




Basic understanding of PPP Framework


€ 2150.00



This course is designed to explain the features of Islamic project finance and highlights the parallels to, and principal differences with, conventional project financing. Common among all Islamic finance structures is that no interest can be charged. Rather, the financier charges a mark-up or shares in the profits of the venture by doing any of the following:
  • Entering into sales and purchase transactions.
  • Entering into leasing arrangements.
  • Participating in equity investments.
There are several standard products which have been developed to meet the financing needs of projects. Some of these products are based directly on structures described in the Quran, while others have been developed with the guidance and approval from eminent Sharia scholars, in each case combining acceptable returns with acceptable risks based on Sharia principles The course will require delegates to undertake exercises based on real-life transactions:
  • Understand the role of project finance today, and how Islamic techniques can be incorporated
  • Reminder of main Islamic concepts
  • Understand the structure of the most important Islamic finance contracts, as used in project finance transactions
  • Compare and contrast different uses and applications for Islamic products in project finance such as Murabahah, Tawarruq, Musharakah, Wakalah, Ijarah, Salam and Istisna
  • Assess key regional differences: Southeast Asian versus GCC practices
  • Understand the real-life application of Islamic financing techniques through interactive case studies
  • Understand important regulatory, insurance, ratings and risk issues
For further information on this course please contact Reanna Roach, Marketing and Events Co-ordinator at
We use a blend of the most advanced and proven learning methods incorporating key principles of cognitive-social psychology, organisational psychology as well as NLP. Whether you prefer to learn through a cognitive approach or behavioural, our courses are balanced to reflect the different learning styles of our audience. Our training techniques will include;
  • building on participants’ experience through small interactive tutorials, building of a framework of skills or strategies and group discussion, brainstorming and collective workshops in larger groups,
  • simulation/role playing,
  • reflexive practice: skills modelled and replicated through supervised practice, then feedback,
  • basis for further self-study through materials that allow participants to go beyond the initial training,
  • follow-up and self-assessment with trainers after the session,
  • facilitated review and summation of training sessions,
We are here to support your development by employing the most efficient learning styles. If you require any special assistance, please contact us so that we may provide you with the necessary support. You can email us at
The course will be relevant to a wide range of PPP Stakeholders or interested parties from differing backgrounds including:
  • Local and National Government staff
  • Public sector Utilities
  • Education Authorities including Universities
  • Commercial Managers
  • Project Managers
  • Construction Managers
  • Banking and Finance Professionals
  • Regulators
  • Consultants, lawyers & accountants

Fida Rana, Director, Yatrib Advisory Mr. Fida Rana is an infrastructure finance and PPP expert with 20+ years of global experience. He is also an expert in Islamic project finance. Fida has been pioneer in structuring Islamic project finance tranches in infrastructure PPP projects in many countries, especially in emerging and developing economies and in a wide variety of industries such as power, oil and gas, mining, social infrastructure, etc. Currently, Fida is heading the Infrastructure Finance and PPP practice of Yatrib Advisory – a Canada based development finance consulting boutique. Before joining Yatrib Advisory, Fida was leading the PPP origination and execution team of the Islamic Development Bank - a multilateral development bank with 57-member countries. Fida also worked with the infrastructure finance teams of the World Bank and UK based Standard Chartered Bank. Fida’s recent work focuses on promoting Islamic finance for infrastructure projects in developing countries, developing de-risking tools to facilitate private capital for emerging market infrastructure projects and assisting sub-national governments to access private  infrastructure finance market. An alumnus of ICMA School of the University of Reading, UK, Fida holds bachelor’s degree in economics and two Masters Degrees in Business Administration and Investment Banking respectively. Fida is a regular speaker at international conferences and workshops on PPP, Islamic finance, infrastructure finance and policy issues. He writes frequently on contemporary policy matters affecting infrastructure development.

Istanbul , Turkey
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