An Islamic perspective on Governance

Course Description

This part-time intensive online course examines governance and policy from an Islamic perspective. In particular, the four pillars of public policy in Islam – tawhid (unification), maqasid (objectives of the shariah), shura (collective decision-making) and islah (rectification) – and how they are intended to guide public affairs at multiple levels.

Course Aim

Its aim is to improve the performance of individuals engaged in public life by helping to unlock the wealth of guidance available in Islam’s primary sources, Quran and Sunnah, as well as relevant scholarship through an integrative, comprehensive and dynamic methodology. 

Course Requirements

Participants are expected to be engaged by watching the class lectures which will be uploaded to YouTube, completing the assigned readings, answering related questions and participating in class discussions.

Who Should Attend?

  • Students of governance and policy
  • Policy makers, takers and analysts
  • Decision makers in government, NGOs and business
  • Truth seekers

International Course Times

5-30 pm CPT/CAIRO
8-30 pm CPT/CAIRO

6-30 pm MKH
9-30 pm MKH

12-30 pm NY
3-30 pm NY

11-30 pm KL
2-30 am KL

Connect with us

Cnr of Johnston & Duine Road,
Rylands Estate 7764,  Cape Town,
South Africa.
PO Box 38316, Gatesville, 7766

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