Financial Integration in Africa (Course, Master)

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Syllabus of the Online Course (Subject): Regional Financial Integration in Africa.

  1. Introduction to Regional Financial Integration in Africa
  2. Trends in African regional financial integration
  3. Case Study: The four largest African banking groups
    1. ECOBANK (Togo)
    2. United Bank for Africa (Nigeria)
    3. Standard Bank Group (South Africa)
    4. BMCE BANK Group (Morocco)
  4. Cross-border banking
  5. Mobile banking services
  6. Payment systems in Africa
  7. Risks from cross-border banking in Africa
  8. Case Study: Vodafone Money Transfer (M-PESA) in Africa
  9. Capital markets development in Africa
  10. Regional Financial infrastructure
  11. History of monetary cooperation in Africa
  12. Challenges of the CFA zone
  13. Case Study: Monetary Cooperation Arrangements of the Regional Economic Communities (REC)

The eLearning Course (Subject) “Regional financial integration in Africa” is part of the following Online Higher Education Programs taught by EENI Business School & HA University:
  1. Doctorates: Business in Africa, Foreign Trade
  2. Masters: African Business, International Business, Foreign Trade
  3. Course: Regional Integration in Africa (Distance learning)
  4. Bachelor of Science in Inter-African Business

Online African Students (Masters, Doctorates)

Learning materials in Master in International Business in English or Study, Master in International Business in French Intégration financière en Afrique Study Master Doctorate Business in Spanish Integración Financiera Africana Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese Integração financeira africana

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Description of the Online Course: Regional financial integration in Africa.

In general, financial systems in Africa are limited (both in capacity and size) and not fully regional integrated, this cause high transactions cost and elevated levels of risk

  1. A right financial infrastructure (legal framework, payment systems, credit registries...) can contribute to boost intra-African trade and economic growth
  2. One of the pillars of the African financial system is Cross-border banking
  3. The four largest Banks in Africa are the ECOBANK (Togo), United Bank for Africa (Nigeria), Standard Bank Group (South Africa) and BMCE BANK Group (Morocco)
  4. M-PESA is a money transfer system launched by Vodafone; PESA means MONEY in Swahili
  5. In Africa, M-PESA is operative in Kenya, Tanzania, South Africa, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mozambique, Egypt and Lesotho
  6. The JSE (Johannesburg Stock Exchange) represents 65 percent of the total market capitalisation in Africa
  7. SADC (Southern African Development Community), COMESA (Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa), WAEMU (West African Economic and Monetary Union), and CEMAC (Central African Economic and Monetary Community) are trying to harmonise their regional payment systems

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