e-Course: African Businesswoman

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Syllabus of the Online Course (Subject) - African Women: The fundamental pillar of the African Economy.

The course (subject) “African Businesswoman” consists of four themes:

1- African Centre for Gender.

  1. Introduction to the African Centre for Gender (ACG) of the Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA)
  2. African Women's Rights Observatory
  3. African Women's Report
  4. African Gender and Development Index (AGDI)
  5. Case Study: H.E. PhD Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma - former Chairperson of the African Union Commission

2- Women's rights in Africa.

  1. Introduction to the Women's rights in Africa
  2. Protocol to the African Charter on Human and People's Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa
  3. Southern African Development Community on Gender and Development
  4. New Partnership for Africa's Development
  5. Solemn Declaration of the African Heads of States on Gender Equality

3- Top African Businesswoman.

  1. Isabel dos Santos (Angola): richest African woman
  2. Folorunsho Alakija (Nigeria)
  3. Cheryl Carolus (South Africa)
  4. Hajia Bola Shagaya (Nigeria)
  5. Divine Ndhlukula (Zimbabwe)
  6. Mimi Alemayehou (Ethiopia/US)
  7. Tara Fela-Durotoye (Nigeria)
  8. Minoush Abdel-Meguid (Egypt)
  9. Adenike Ogunlesi (Nigeria)
  10. Bridgette Radebe (South Africa)
  11. Sibongile Sambo (South Africa)
  12. Wendy Appelbaum (South Africa)
  13. Iman (Somalia)
  14. PhD Amina Odidi (Nigeria - Canada)
  15. Rapelang Rabana (South Africa)
  16. Monica Katebe Musonda (Zambia)
  17. Amini Kajunju (the Democratic Republic of the Congo)
  18. Folake Folarin-Coker (Nigeria)
  19. Irene Charnley (South Africa)
  20. Another influential businesswoman

4- African Women awarded the Nobel Prize, Head of State or Presidents.

  1. Wangari Maathai (Kenya)
  2. Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf (Former President of Liberia, Nobel Peace Prize)
  3. Leymah Gbowee (Liberia)
  4. Her Excellency, PhD Joyce Banda (Former President of Malawi)
  5. Catherine Samba-Panza (Interim President of the Central African Republic)
The eLearning Course (Subject) “African Businesswoman” 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: International Business, Foreign Trade, Africa
  3. Course: African Economy
  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 Afrique Femmes Affaires Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese África Empresarias Study Master Doctorate Business in Spanish África Empresarias

Credits of the Course “African Businesswoman”: 0.4 ECTS Credits

Example of the Online Course - African Businesswoman (economic area of the African Civilisation):
H.E. PhD Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma (South Africa)

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Africa: Foreign Trade and Business (Master)

Description of the Online Course: African Businesswoman.

The African Women's (519 million) are the fundamental pillar of the economic development of Africa. According to the OECD, the African Women represent 70% of agriculture labour in Africa and generate 90% of African food.

The main objective of the ACG (the African centre for Gender) - Economic Commission for Africa - is to boost the empowerment of the African Women and to reduce gender inequality.

The African Gender and Development Index elaborated by the Economic Commission for Africa consists of:

  1. Gender Status Index (quantitative)
  2. AWPS - African Women's Progress Scoreboard (qualitative)

The countries analysed in the African Gender and Development Index are Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Madagascar, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Tunisia, and Uganda.

Samples - African Women

Online Course: African Gender Development Index

Isabel dos Santos (Richest African Woman)

Folorunsho Alakija Nigerian Businesswoman (Course)

Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf Liberia (course)

Divine Ndhlukula (Zimbabwean Businesswoman)

Mimi Alemayehou Ethiopian Businesswoman (Course)

Cheryl Carolus (South African Businesswoman)

Hajia Bola Shagaya Nigerian Businesswoman (Course)

Tara Fela-Durotoye Nigerian Businesswoman (Course)

Minoush Abdel-Meguid Egyptyan Businesswoman (Course)

Folake Folarin-Coker Nigerian Businesswoman (Course)

Related information:

  1. African Business People
  2. African population

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