Indonesian Higher Education Contribution Toward The Growth of Islamic Financial Industries : An Early Study

Syafridda, Irene and Eriandani, Rizky (2011) Indonesian Higher Education Contribution Toward The Growth of Islamic Financial Industries : An Early Study. In: Political Economy Of Trade Liberalization in Developing East Asia : Sustainability, Governance, and the Role Of Small Business, 24-25 Nopember 2011, Univerity of Brawijaya.

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The emergence of Islamic banks and other financial institutions in Indonesia since 1990s has reveal significant growth and creating more job opportunities in the past decades. In the stakeholder perspective, Islamic finance offer a promising and more profound way to contribute in an honest way of conducting business as the world today needed, in terms of transparancy and full disclosure. Therefore, more experts and professionals in Islamic Finance are extremely needed nowadays. Regarding this matter, Indonesia suffers a prominent lack of human resources that mastering the Islamic Finance concepts. This is not a favorable condition and could force more foreign experts to come and occupy many related job opportunities existed. Therefore there is an urgent need to prepare a new education strategy to respond to this challenge. The objective of this study is to find out how well the preparation in Indonesia‟s higher education in establishing or enhancing the curriculum and research in Islamic financial educational system. As an early study, this research took 50 top universities in Indonesia based on Ranking Web of World Universities (Webomatrics) in July 2011. By this research, it is hoped that further study of Islamic Finance concepts among academician and business practitioner will be increased as well as the awareness and promotion of the value-added within those concepts.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Islamic Finance, Educational System.
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Business and Economic > Department of Accounting
Depositing User: Karyono
Date Deposited: 12 Oct 2012 02:02
Last Modified: 17 Oct 2018 04:09

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