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Halal-Conscious Investing


(15 ratings)


3 Weeks


Cohort-based Course

Maximize your returns while staying true to your Islamic principles.

Hosted by

Rakaan Kayali, CFA

Founder and author at PIF, a platform for halal and profitable investing.

Course overview

Transform into a savvy, Halal-conscious investor 🚀

Gain clarity on Halal vs. Haram when investing so that you can lean into Halal opportunities as soon as they present themselves. ☪️

Learn when to buy, when to sell, and how to profitably manage your own halal-conscious investment portfolio. 🧮

Build a customized, investment-ready portfolio tailored to your specific financial aspirations. 🎯

This course is for you if...


You are unsure of how to discern Halal from Haram when investing and are concerned or have stopped investing out of fear of making an error.


You want to learn when to buy and when to sell using a clear investing framework that takes the guesswork out.


You want to achieve your investment goals with minimal effort using a simple approach that requires less than 1 hour per week.

After taking this course you'll be able to...

Invest with peace of mind ☪️

Gain the skills to confidently analyze companies from a Halal perspective and make informed investment decisions.

Go from chaos to clarity 😎

Tune out all the noise and focus only on the signal. Go from being an overwhelmed investor making rash decisions to a relaxed one with a clear mental model.

Easily evaluate companies 🧮

Using a simple framework, you will gain the skills to confidently assess whether a stock is a buy, hold or sell.

Be part of a close-knit group of halal-conscious companions 🧕🏼🙎🏾‍♂️👨🏼‍💼

You will establish meaningful connections with classmates who share your Islamic values, providing you with ongoing support and fresh perspectives as you navigate your investment journey, even after the completion of the course.

Manage your own personalized portfolio 🚀

Develop and maintain a personalized investment portfolio that is tailored to your specific financial goals, risk tolerance, and time horizon.

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Meet your instructor

Rakaan Kayali, CFA

Rakaan Kayali, CFA

Rakaan Kayali is a renowned figure in the world of halal-conscious investing with tens of thousands of Muslims consuming his educational content and following his investments. With a deep understanding of the principles of Islamic finance and a passion for halal investing, Rakaan has established himself as a leading authority in the field.

In 2009, Rakaan authored research on "The viability of Islamic finance as an alternative to interest-based banking", winning first place at the Denman Research Competition for his work.

In 2015, he started Practical Islamic Finance, an online resource providing guidance and insights to self-directed halal-conscious investors.

In 2019, he founded an alternative investment fund specializing in halal-conscious investments where 100% of his investments have either already been profitable or are on track to profitability.

In addition to his professional accomplishments, Rakaan holds the prestigious Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation, which is earned through a series of rigorous exams that test knowledge and skills in finance, ethics, investment tools, and asset valuation. He is also a distinguished graduate of The Ohio State University, where he was the only student in his graduating class to earn the honor "with distinction in finance."

With his extensive knowledge and experience, Rakaan is well-equipped to teach halal-conscious investing. He is eager to share his insights and expertise with students and help them build a successful, sustainable investment portfolio that aligns with their financial goals and Islamic values.


(15 ratings)

Student Transformations 🥳

        I really enjoyed this course and highly recommend it to anyone interested in halal investing. I found Rakaan's lectures to be comprehensive, practical, and very useful. I liked how the course was set up, how everyone was allowed to ask questions, and also Rakaan's approach where he explains his reasoning in simple terms backed by strong evidence.
Khaled Shawwa

Khaled Shawwa

Course Graduate
        Alhamdulillah, this course helped me align my investment choices with Islam, including determining the comfort levels of different stocks and learning different techniques for figuring out when to buy and sell a stock as well as purification of profits. A truly valuable and informative experience!
Irra Yulianti

Irra Yulianti

Course Graduate
        This course is hands down the best for starting your halal investing journey. It helped me get all the tools I needed to feel comfortable managing my investments by myself in a halal way. Rakaan was very helpful throughout all the classes, his expertise and knowledge made this course worthwhile. The interactive classes also enriched my experience.
Amine Errahmani

Amine Errahmani

Course Graduate
        Great course! Rakaan is very knowledgeable and passionate about his work. During the presentations, we were able to ask a lot of questions and of course in the following discussions. Rakaan was very patient and answered all questions even when it exceeded the course time by far. I'm glad to have attended this course, thank you Rakaan!
Sherin Khalil

Sherin Khalil

Course Graduate
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Course syllabus


✅ What are the first principles of stock investing and why are stocks a good investment?

Stocks have outperformed every other major asset class in the last century. You can take advantage of this and build substantial wealth but only if you know these principles.


✅ What type of investor are you?

Based on your financial aspirations and your willingness and ability to take risks, understand what category of investors you fall into and therefore which investment style suits you best.


✅ What are the first principles of halal-conscious investing?

Understand the fundamental truths about halal-conscious investing and how to stay within its bounds.


✅ How to read the major financial statements?

Financial statements are the unbias language with which companies communicate with investors. If you don't understand what they are saying you are at a fundamental disadvantage. This lesson will teach you what the major financial statements are, how to read them, and what to look for specifically.


✅ Screen Stocks and Funds for Sharia Compliance

Quickly find the key financial and business metrics relevant to a stock's sharia compliance then learn how to use this information to evaluate its sharia compliance.


✅ How to find winning stocks

Go through a pre-defined stock screening checklist designed to help you find the winners and avoid the losers.


✅ Calculate a stock's intrinsic value, buy and sell prices

Learn "Discounted Cash Flows", "Dividend Discount", and "Comparable" methods of valuation and understand when to use each model.


✅ How to gain an unfair advantage as an investor

Learn strategies you can employ to swing the probability of winning in your favor.


✅ Build and manage a portfolio that fits your needs

Put the right combination of stocks/funds together based on your goals and learn how to continually reassess and rebalance your portfolio easily and with minimal effort.


✅ Purify your profits and pay Zakat

Learn how much and when to pay zakat and purify your profits.

Course schedule

3-4 hours per week
  • Saturdays & Sundays

    5:00-6:30 PM Turkey Time

    The course will consist of 4 hours of instruction every week for three weeks, on Saturdays and Sundays.

  • Sessions are recorded

    All live sessions are recorded and accessible to you forever. If you are unable to make it for any session, no problem! You'll still be able to watch a recording to catch up.

  • Participation is encouraged

    To maximize your learning, make an effort to attend the live sessions so that you can actively participate in group activities and discussions.

  • Simple Exercises

    Each session will be followed by simple exercises that should take roughly 30 minutes to complete. It's crucial to complete these tasks in order to test your understanding and receive feedback.

  • Networking

    There will be group activities for students to interact with their classmates and form supportive connections that last even after the class has ended.

Learning is better with cohorts

Learning is better with cohorts

Active hands-on learning

This course builds on live workshops and hands-on projects

Interactive and project-based

You’ll be interacting with other learners through breakout rooms and project teams

Learn with a cohort of peers

Join a community of like-minded people who want to learn and grow alongside you

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