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Course: Transport and Logistics in Africa

Online Professional Course: Transport and Logistics in Africa (10 ECTS, Master in International Business in English)

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

Transport and Logistics in Africa (Course Master)

Eleven subjects compose the Professional Course “Transport and Logistics in Africa”

  1. Introduction to the Transport and Logistics in Africa (1 ECTS)
  2. Infrastructures in Africa (1 ECTS)
    1. Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA) (0.3 ECTS)
  3. Maritime Transport in Africa. African Ports (3 ECTS)
  4. African Transport Corridors (3 ECTS)
  5. Rail Transport in Africa
  6. Road Infrastructure Costs in Africa (0.2 ECTS)
  7. Single African Air Transport Market
  8. Transport and Regional Integration in Africa (0.6 ECTS)
  9. Information and communication technologies (ICT), Regional Trade, and integration in Africa (0.4 ECTS)
  10. African Road Safety Action Plan 2011-2020 (0.1 ECTS)
  11. African Value Chains (0.5 ECTS)

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  1. Credits of the “Professional Course: Transport and Logistics in Africa”: 10 ECTS Credits
  2. Duration: two months. Requires an average dedication of 12 hours per week
  3. Total Tuition Fees: EUR 240 (Pricing Policy)
  4. Students can begin the course at any time (open enrolment) and study from anywhere in the world without any displacement
  5. Download the syllabus of the “Professional Course: Transport and Logistics in Africa” (PDF)

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 kilometres)
- From the Port of Durban to Japan: USD 1,800

The objectives of the “Professional Course: Transport and Logistics in Africa” 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 (2011-2020)
  11. The African Value Chains and how the companies can take advantages

Learning materials in Master in International Business in English.

  1. Also, available in Study, Master in International Business in French Transport et logistique en Afrique Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese Transporte e Logística na África Study Master Doctorate Business in Spanish Transporte y Logística en África
  2. For improving the international communication skills, the student has free access to the learning materials in these languages (free multilingual training).

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

Clément Lonfo and Christelle Yameogo EENI

This course “Transport and Logistics in Africabelongs to the following Online Higher Education Programs taught by EENI Global Business School:
  1. Doctorates: International Transport and Logistics, African Business, World Trade
  2. Masters: Business in Africa, Transport in Africa, International Transport

Students who have taken this Professional Course (Transport and Logistics in Africa) can validate and register for a Master or Doctorate at EENI.

Training program recommended for the students from Botswana, Burundi, Cameroon, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mauritius, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, South Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

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Subjects (learning units) of the Professional Course - Transport and Logistics in Africa:

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

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. Urbanisation 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

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 Organisation 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 the 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

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 Growth 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. Harmonising 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

Subject 9- African Road Safety Action Plan 2011-2020. Syllabus:

  1. Introduction to the African Road Safety Action Plan 2011-2020
  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)

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Methodology: e-learning (Online) / Distance Learning.

Area of Knowledge: Africa

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Economic Area of the African Civilisation.

Samples of the Course - Transport in Africa

Master Course: African Transport Corridors

Maritime Transport in Africa (Course Master)

Master, Course: Ports of Egypt

Master Course: African Value Chains

Logistics Course: Port of Lagos Nigeria

Dakar-Lagos Trans-African Corridor (Course)

Case Study: Bollore Logistics

Rail Transport in Africa (Course, Master)

African Northern Corridor (Course Master)

Port of Mombasa (Kenya, Course)

Trans-Sahelian Highway, Dakar-N’Djamena Corridor

Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA) Master

Master, Course: Ports of Egypt

Cairo-Dakar Corridor (Trans-African Highway)

Case Study: Ethiopian Airlines

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