Course Business in Central Africa

EENI- School of International Business

Specialisation course “Doing Business in Central Africa and Sahel (Angola, Cameroon, Congo)” (e-learning):

Course Central Africa

Programme structure “Business in Central Africa.”

  1. The Central African Economic Area of the African Civilisation
  2. Integration in Central Africa
  3. Doing Business in the Central African Countries (Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, the Central African Republic, Chad, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, and Sao Tome)
  4. Central African business person
  5. Logistics in Central Africa
    - Trans-African Highways
    - Largest Central African ports
  6. Other regional institutions and agreements in Central Africa
  7. Introduction to French, Spanish, Swahili, and Portuguese
  8. Business Plan for the Central African markets

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Course learning materials in En or Fr Afrique Centrale Pt Africa Central Es Africa Central. The student has free access to the materials in these languages.

  1. Credits of the course “Doing Business in Central Africa”: 26 ECTS/13 AC Credits
  2. Total Tuition Fees: 1,014 Euros.
  3. 20% discount for African students and 10% for students from the African Diaspora.
  4. Duration: 5 months
  5. Download the syllabus of the course: “Doing Business in Central Africa” (PDF)

The course “Business in Central Africa” is studied...

  1. Masters (e-learning): Africa, Frontier Markets
  2. Professional Doctorate in Business in Africa
  3. Doctorate Islamic Countries (countries included: the Central African Republic and Chad)

Students who have taken this course (Doing Business in Central Africa) can validate and register for this Master/Doctorate at EENI.

The course “International Trade and Business in Central Africa” contains exercises (Business Plan) that are evaluated, which the student must work out and pass to obtain their respective “Diploma Doing Business in Central Africa” issued by EENI (School of International Business).

Intended to:

Course intended for all those wanting to specialise in the Central African and Sahelian markets.

Methodology: e-learning/Distance Learning.

Area of Knowledge: Africa - Courses: Doing Business

We Trust in Africa

The main objective of the course “International Trade and Business in Central Africa and Sahel” is to provide an overview of the Central Africa economy and business opportunities in order:

  1. To learn to do business in Central Africa (Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, the Central African Republic, Chad, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, and Sao Tome)
  2. To know the business opportunities in the Central African markets
  3. To analyse international trade and foreign direct investment flows
  4. To understand the importance of the CEMAC (Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa), the ECCAS (Economic Community of Central African States), and the CEN-SAD (Community of Sahel-Saharan States).
  5. To know the Free Trade Agreements (FTA) in Central Africa.
  6. To know the main Central African businessperson
  7. To know the largest ports and Trans-African Corridors in the Central African markets
  8. To develop a business plan for the Central African markets

Sample of the course - Business in Central Africa:
CEMAC Central Africa

Course “International Trade and Business in Central Africa” - Syllabus:

1- Regional Integration in Central Africa.

The Central African Economic Area of the African Civilisation (1 ECTS).

Central Africa Integration

In Central Africa there are two main processes of regional integration:

  1. The Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa (CEMAC) (0.5 ECTS)
  2. The Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) (0.5 ECTS)

Furthermore, the countries of Central Africa belongs to other economic communities and regional institutions:

  1. Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) (2 ECTS)
  2. Southern African Development Community (SADC) (1.1 ECTS)
  3. East African Community (EAC) (0.5 ECTS)
  4. Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD) (0.1 ECTS)
  5. Niger Basin Authority (NBI) (0.1 ECTS)
  6. COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Free Trade Agreement (FTA) (0.1 ECTS)
  7. Economic Community of the Great Lakes Region (CEPGL)
  8. International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (0.1 ECTS)
  9. Organisation for the Harmonisation of Business Law in Africa (OHADA) (1 ECTS)
  10. Nile Basin Initiative
  11. Maritime Organisation for West and Central Africa (MOWCA)
  12. Bank of Central African States

2- Doing Business in the Central African Countries.

The Central Africa region consists of eleven countries: Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, the Central African Republic, Chad, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, and Sao Tome.

  1. Doing Business in Angola (3 ECTS)
  2. Doing Business in Burundi (1 ECTS)
  3. Doing Business in Cameroon (2 ECTS)
  4. Doing Business in the Central African Republic (1 ECTS)
  5. Doing Business in Chad (1 ECTS)
  6. Doing Business in Equatorial Guinea (1 ECTS)
  7. Doing Business in Gabon (1 ECTS)
  8. Doing Business in the Republic of the Congo (1 ECTS)
    1. Théophile Obenga
  9. Doing Business in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (3 ECTS)
    1. Elikia M'Bokolo
  10. Doing Business in Rwanda (1 ECTS)
  11. Doing Business in Sao Tome and Principe (0.5 ECTS)

3- Central African Businesswoman.

  1. Isabel dos Santos (Angola)
  2. Amini Kajunju (the Democratic Republic of the Congo)

4- Logistics in Central Africa (2 ECTS).

Trans-African Highways:

  1. Northern Corridor
  2. N’Djamena-Djibouti Corridor
  3. Trans-Sahelian Highway
  4. Lagos-Mombasa Corridor
  5. Tripoli-Central Africa-Windhoek Corridor
  6. Lobito Corridor
  7. Beira-Lobito Corridor
  8. Central Corridor
  9. North-South Corridor

Central African Ports:

  1. Port of Lobito
  2. Port of Luanda (Angola)
  3. Port of Douala (Cameroon)
  4. Port of Pointe Noire (Congo)
  5. Ports of Equatorial Guinea
  6. Ports of Gabon

5-Summary of other regional institutions and agreements in the Central African region.

  1. Generalised System of Preferences (GSP)
  2. Cotonou Agreement
  3. AGOA - African Growth and Opportunity Act (the United States-Africa)
  4. Forum Africa-China
  5. Forum Africa-India
  6. New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD)
  7. African Development Bank
  8. Economic Commission for Africa (ECA)
  9. African Union (AU)
  10. Islamic Development Bank
  11. Organisation of Islamic Cooperation

6- Introduction to French, Spanish, Swahili, and Portuguese

7- Business Plan for the Central African markets.

The course “Business in Central Africa” includes the Market Access Tool:
Central Africa Market

Samples of the Course Business in Central Africa

Isabel dos Santos (Angola)

Cameroon Business

Port of Lobito

Business DR Congo

Economic Community Central African

Burundi Business

Bank Central African States

Rwanda Business

Gabon Business

Port of Douala

Trade DR Congo

N’Djamena-Djibouti Trans-African Highway

Cameroon International Trade

Business Chad

Port of Luanda

Ports of Equatorial Guinea

The largest religions of Central Africa are Christianity and Islam.

African Students
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