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Course “Doing Business in Central Africa (Angola, Cameroon, Congo)” (e-learning, 26 ECTS, Higher Education in English)

The main topics analysed on the course “Doing Business in Central Africa” taught by EENI (Business School) and the Hispano-African University of International Business are:

Course Business in Central Africa

  1. Central African Economic Area of the African Civilisation
  2. Economic Integration in the Central African region
  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 São Tomé)
  4. Central African business person
  5. Logistics in Central Africa
    1. Trans-African Roads
    2. Main Central African Ports
  6. Other regional economic institutions and trade agreements in Central Africa
  7. Introduction to French, Spanish, Swahili, and Portuguese
  8. Business Plan for the Central African Markets

Continuing education, EENI (Business School) and HA University 

  1. Credits of the course “Doing Business in Central Africa”: 26 ECTS Credits
  2. Total Tuition Fees: EUR 624 (Pricing Policy)
  3. Organisation: EENI (Business School) and the Hispano-African University
  4. Duration: 5 months

Enrolment Procedure (continuous):

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Course learning materials in Higher Education in English or Post-secondary Education in French Afrique Centrale Study in Portuguese Africa Central Tertiary Education in Spanish Africa Central. The student has free access to the materials in these languages.

Download the syllabus of the course: “Doing Business in Central Africa” (PDF)

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

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The main objective of the course “International Trade and Business in Central Africa” is to provide an overview of the Central African Economy and the 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 São Tomé)
  2. To know the business opportunities in the Central African Markets
  3. To analyse the international trade and foreign direct investment flows in the countries of Central Africa
  4. To understand the importance of the CEMAC (Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa), ECCAS (Economic Community of Central African States), and  CEN-SAD (Community of Sahel-Saharan States)
  5. To know the Free Trade Agreements (FTA) related to the Central African countries
  6. To know the main Central African business person
  7. To know the largest ports and Trans-African Corridors in the Central African Markets
  8. To design a business plan for the Central African Markets

Sample of the course - Business in Central Africa:
Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa (CEMAC)

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

1- Regional Economic Integration in Central Africa.

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

  1. Introduction to French, Spanish, Swahili, and Portuguese

Central African Economic Integration

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

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

Furthermore, the Central African Countries 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
  13. G5-Sahel

Trade Agreements with other civilisations:

  1. Generalised System of Preferences (GSP)
  2. Africa-European Union Strategic Partnership
  3. African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA: the United States-Africa)
  4. Trade Preferential System among the Member States of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (TPS-OIC)
  5. COMESA-United States Trade and Investment Framework Agreement
  6. East African Community-US Trade and Investment Partnership Agreement

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 São Tomé.

  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 São Tomé and Príncipe (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 Roads

  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 economic institutions and trade agreements in the Central African region.

  1. Africa-China Forum
  2. Africa-India Forum
  3. New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD)
  4. African Development Bank
  5. Economic Commission for Africa (ECA)
  6. African Union (AU)
  7. Islamic Development Bank
  8. Organisation of Islamic Cooperation

6- Business Plan for the Central African Markets.

Hispano-African University of International Business
Hispano-African University of International Business in Africa

The course “Doing Business in Central Africa” is part of the following Higher Education Programs taught by EENI (Business School) and the Hispano-African University of International Business:

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

The students who have taken this course (Doing Business in Central Africa) can validate and register for a Bachelor's Degree, Master or Doctorate at EENI (Business School) and HA University.

Susana Fernández with African Students

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 the Diploma of the course “Doing Business in Central Africa” issued by EENI (Business School).

Methodology: e-learning/Distance Learning.

Area of Knowledge: Africa - Courses: Doing Business

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

Samples of the Course Business in Central Africa

Isabel dos Santos (Richest African Woman)

Doing Business in Cameroon

Port of Lobito (Angola)

Doing Business in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS)

Doing Business in Burundi

Doing Business in Gabon

Port of Douala (Cameroon)

Foreign Trade of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

N’Djamena-Djibouti Trans-African Highway

Cameroon International Trade

Doing Business in Chad

Port of Luanda (Angola)

The largest religions of Central Africa are Christianity and Islam.

EENI (Business School) and the Hispano-African University of International Business African Students:
EENI (Business School) and Hispano-African University African Students

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