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Online Course: Transport and Logistics in Africa (10 ECTS, Courses, Masters, Doctorate in International Business and Foreign Trade in English).

Online Education (Courses, Masters, Doctorate): Transport and Logistics in Africa

Subjects of the Professional Course “Transport and Logistics in Africa” taught by EENI Global Business School:

Transport and Logistics in Africa, Corridors, Maritime Ports (Course Master Doctorate)

  1. Introduction to Transport and Logistics in Africa;
  2. Infrastructures in Africa
    1. Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA).
  3. Maritime Transport in Africa. African Ports;
  4. African Transport Corridors;
  5. Rail Transport in Africa;
  6. Road Infrastructure Costs in Africa;
  7. Single African Air Transport Market;
  8. Transport and Regional Integration in Africa;
  9. Information and communication technologies (ICT), Regional Trade, and integration in Africa;
  10. African Road Safety Action Plan;
  11. African Value Chains.

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Online Continuing education (Masters, Courses, Foreign Trade, Business)

  1. Credits: 10 ECTS Credits;
  2. Duration:
    two months It is recommended to dedicate about twelve hours of study per week following a flexible schedule. It is possible to reduce the duration dedicating more hours a week
  3. Tuition Fees: EUR 240;
  4. Open Online Enrolment;
  5. Download the syllabus of the Course (PDF).

Languages: Courses, Masters, Doctorate in International Business and Foreign Trade in English.


available in For improving the international communication skills, the student has free access to the learning materials in these languages (free multilingual training).

Study, Course Master Doctorate in International Business in French Transport et logistique en Afrique Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese Transporte e Logística na África Study Master Doctorate in International Business in Spanish Transporte y Logística en África.

This course belongs to the following Higher Education Programs taught by EENI:

Doctorate: International Transport and Logistics, African Business, World Trade.

Professional Doctorate in International Business (DIB). Online Education

Masters: Business in Africa, Transport in Africa, International Transport.

Masters in International Business and Foreign Trade (MIB) - Online Education

Sample of the Course: Transport and Logistics in Africa
Transport and Logistics in Africa, African Corridors, Maritime Ports

The African Logistics Paradox - The Cost to transport a container:
- From the Port of Durban (South Africa) to Lusaka (Zambia): USD 8,000 (1,633 kilometers)
- From the Port of Durban to Japan: USD 1,800

The objectives of the course are to know:

  1. The Transportation situation in Africa (forecast, costs, programs);
  2. The African Transport Infrastructure Network;
  3. The Air transport in Africa, main routes and airports;
  4. Reasons for the railway decline in Africa;
  5. The largest logistics corridors and ports in Africa;
  6. How to access to the fifteen landlocked African Countries through the African Ports and corridors;
  7. The Importance of the Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA);
  8. The Relationships between the regional integration and logistics in Africa and the impact on the Intra-African trade;
  9. How the intensive use of the ICT can reduce the logistics costs in Africa;
  10. The African Road Safety Action Plan;
  11. The African Value Chains and how the companies can take advantages.

Global Transport and Logistics. Online Education (Course, Doctorate, Master)

Course intended for:

  1. Global companies wishing to export to Africa or import from Africa (both for the maritime and landlocked countries);
  2. African companies wanting to export from Africa or import to Africa;
  3. African companies wishing to increase his intra-African trade;
  4. Logistics companies (both African and Non-African) wanting to learn about the African Logistics sector;
  5. All people related to the transport and logistics in Africa.

Clément Lonfo and Christelle Yameogo EENI

The students who complete all the exercises will obtain the Diploma of the Professional Course: “Transport and Logistics in Africa” issued by EENI Global Business School.

Students who have taken this course can validate and register for a Master or Doctorate at EENI.

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Subject 1- Introduction to the transport in Africa. Syllabus:

  1. Introduction to the transport in Africa;
  2. African Transport Outlook 2040;
  3. African Regional Transport Infrastructure Network;
  4. Forecast Demand for the Transport in Africa;
  5. Economic costs of the transport inefficiencies in Africa;
  6. Air transport in Africa;
  7. Case Study: Ethiopian Airlines, the Best Airline in Africa;
  8. Railway traffic decline;
  9. Road transport in Africa;
  10. Multimodal transport;
  11. Case Study: Bollore Logistics in Africa;
  12. Introduction to the Marine Transport in Africa;
  13. Introduction to the African Corridors.

Online Education (Course, Doctorate, Master): Multimodal / Combined Transport

Online Education (Course, Doctorate, Master): Rail Transport

Subject 2- Infrastructures in Africa. Syllabus:

  1. African Infrastructure Knowledge Programme;
  2. Infrastructure Consortium for Africa;
  3. Trends in the African Infrastructure Investment;
  4. Analysis of infrastructures in Africa;
  5. Infrastructure and economic growth in Africa;
  6. Infrastructure and poverty reduction;
  7. Institutional framework for infrastructure;
  8. Urbanization and delivery of the infrastructure services;
  9. Regional Integration and infrastructures.

Subject 3- Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA). Syllabus:

  1. Introduction to the Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa;
  2. Key sectors of the Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa
    1. PIDA - Energy;
    2. PIDA - Transport;
    3. PIDA - Information and Communication Technologies (ICT);
    4. PIDA - Transboundary Water Resources.
  3. PIDA outcomes: development through the regional integration;
  4. Costs and investments of the Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa.

Online Education (Course, Doctorate, Master): Maritime Transport

Subject 4- African Maritime Transport. Syllabus:

1- Introduction.

  1. Introduction to the Maritime Transport in Africa;
  2. The largest Maritime Ports in Africa;
  3. Revised African Maritime Transport Charter;
  4. Durban Resolution on Maritime Safety, Maritime Security and Protection of the Marine Environment in Africa.

2- Ports in Southern Africa:

  1. Namibia: Port of Walvis Bay;
  2. South Africa: Port of Durban.

3- Ports in East Africa:

  1. Djibouti: Port of Djibouti;
  2. Kenya: Port of Mombasa;
  3. Madagascar: Ports of Madagascar;
  4. Mozambique: Ports of Beira and Maputo;
  5. Sudan: Port Sudan;
  6. Tanzania: Port of Dar es-Salaam.

4- Ports in Central Africa:

  1. Angola: Port of Lobito and Port of Luanda;
  2. Cameroon: Port of Douala;
  3. Equatorial Guinea: Port of Malabo;
  4. Gabon: Port of Libreville;
  5. Republic of the Congo: Port of Pointe Noire;
  6. Maritime Organization for West and Central Africa.

5- Ports in West Africa.

  1. Benin: Port of Cotonou;
  2. Ghana: Port of Tema;
  3. Ivory Coast: Port of Abidjan;
  4. Nigeria: Port of Lagos;
  5. Senegal: Port of Dakar;
  6. Togo: Port of Lomé.

6- Ports in North of Africa.

  1. Algeria: Port of Algiers;
  2. Egypt: Port Said;
  3. Suez Canal;
  4. Morocco: Port of Casablanca;
  5. Tunisia: Port of La Goulette.

Online Education (Course, Doctorate, Master): Road Transport

Subject 5- African Transport Corridors. Syllabus:

  1. Introduction to the African Transport Corridors;
  2. United Nations Almaty Programme of Action;
  3. Trans-African Road Network;
  4. Algeria to Nigeria: Trans-Saharan corridor Algiers-Lagos;
  5. Egypt to Senegal: Trans-African Highway Cairo-Dakar;
  6. Senegal to Nigeria: Trans Coastal West African Highway Dakar-Lagos;
  7. Nigeria to Kenya: Trans-African Highway 8 Lagos-Mombasa;
  8. Libya to Namibia: Corridor Tripoli-Windhoek;
  9. Egypt to Botswana: Corridor Cairo-Gaborone;
  10. Senegal to Chad: Dakar-N’Djamena Trans-Sahelian Highway;
  11. Chad to Djibouti: Corridor N’Djamena-Djibouti;
  12. Angola to Mozambique: Trans-African Highway 9 Beira-Lobito;
  13. Angola to Zambia: Lobito Corridor;
  14. Kenya to Burundi: Northern Corridor;
  15. Tanzania to the Democratic Republic of the Congo: Central Corridor;
  16. Tanzania to Zimbabwe: North-South Corridor;
  17. Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC) Trade Corridor Project;
  18. Eastern and Central Africa Corridors;
  19. Corridors in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region;
  20. Asia-Africa Corridor.

Subject 6- Road Infrastructure Costs in Africa. Syllabus:

  1. Introduction to the road infrastructure costs in Africa;
  2. Building a Database for the Road Costs Analysis in Africa;
  3. Analytical Approach for the African Road Infrastructure Costs;
  4. Unit Cost Curve by Project Size.

Subject 7- Transport and Regional Integration in Africa. Syllabus:

  1. Assessing Regional Integration in Africa (ARIA) Report (UNECA, BAfD, AU);
  2. Developments in the major areas across the Regional Economic Communities;
  3. Free movement of people and right of establishment;
  4. Macroeconomics policy convergence;
  5. Physical integration;
  6. Road: Trans-African Corridors;
  7. Railways;
  8. Air transport;
  9. Energy;
  10. Developments at inter-REC and continental levels;
  11. Mainstreaming regional integration;
  12. Harmonicing the African rules of origin;
  13. Trade Facilitation Measures and Programs;
  14. Market access and services;
  15. Corridor initiatives;
  16. Best Practices in the African Regional Integration.

Subject 8- Information and Communications Technology, Regional Trade, and Integration in Africa. Syllabus:

  1. Introduction to the ICT for Regional Trade and Integration in Africa;
  2. Next African growth frontier: e-Commerce;
  3. ITC Initiatives in the Regional Economic Communities;
  4. Case Study: Online Nigerian retail sites;
  5. ICT and Trade Facilitation;
  6. ASYCUDA system (Automated System for Customs Data and Management);
  7. Case Study: National single window (NSW) in Ghana, Namibia, Malawi and Mozambique;
  8. Case Study: Kenya Ports Authority and Kilindini Waterfront;
  9. Automated Terminal Operating System;
  10. ICT and transport corridors;
  11. ICT and payment systems;
  12. Cross-border mobile payments;
  13. Trade Facilitation
    1. Trade Facilitation Agreement;
    2. Revised Kyoto Convention.

Subject 9- African Road Safety Action Plan. Syllabus:

  1. Introduction to the African Road Safety Action Plan;
  2. The Five pillars of the African Road Safety Action Plan
    1. Road Safety Management;
    2. Safer roads and mobility;
    3. Safer vehicles;
    4. Safer Road Users;
    5. Post-crash response.

Subject 10- African Value Chains. Syllabus:

  1. Introduction to the value chains in Africa;
  2. Challenges for business;
  3. African Growth Poles;
  4. How can the African companies take advantage of the value chains?;
  5. Case Study: Cocoa Value Chain (West Africa);
  6. Rules of Origin and transport costs in Africa;
  7. Export Costs in Africa;
  8. One-stop border post;
  9. Trade Facilitation;
  10. FDI Cooperation;
  11. Case Study: Shoprite (the largest food retailer in Africa).

Maritime Transport in Africa, Ports of Durban, Abidjan, Douala, Mombasa, Dar es-Salaam, Lagos

Online Education (Course, Doctorate, Master): Air Cargo Transport

Suez Canal (Egypt): 8% of World Seaborne Trade

African Value Chains. How the African enterprises can take advantage of the value chains?

Nigerian Ports (Lagos, Apapa, Port Harcourt, Onne, Rivers Port, Tin Can Island). Maritime Transportation Course

Dakar-Lagos Trans-African Corridor (Mauritania, Senegal, the Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Benin, and Nigeria)

Case Study: Bollore Logistics

Rail Transport in Africa (Course Master Doctorate) African Railways: Botswana, Cameroon, Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia

African Northern Corridor (Burundi, Rwanda, Kenya, and Uganda) Road Transport Course Master

Port of Mombasa, Kenya. Gateway to Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Sudan, South Sudan, Somalia, and Tanzania (Maritime Transport Course)

Trans-Sahelian Highway: Senegal, Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger, Nigeria, Cameroon, and Chad (Road Transport Course Master)

Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA) Master

Egyptian Ports, Alexandria, Port Said (biggest traffic of the World). El Adabey, Hurghada (maritime transport course)

Cairo-Dakar Corridor (Trans-African Highway): Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, Mauritania, Western Sahara, and Senegal

Case Study: Ethiopian Airlines

EENI African Business Portal.

Area of Knowledge: Africa.

Economic Area of the African Civilization.

African Transport Corridors. Trans-African Road Network: Cairo-Dakar, Algiers-Lagos, Tripoli-Windhoek

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