Course: Business in Central Eurasia

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Course “Doing Business in Central Eurasia: Iran, Pakistan” (e-learning, 22 ECTS, English)

Six subjects compose the Course “Doing Business in Central Eurasia”:

Course Central Eurasia

  1. The Central Eurasian Economic Area
  2. Doing Business in the Central Eurasian Markets (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Pakistan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, and Turkey)
  3. Regional Economic Institutions and Agreements Related to Central Eurasian Markets
  4. The European Union Relations with the Central Eurasian Markets
  5. Other Economic Organisations related to the Central Eurasian Region
  6. Business Plan for the Central Eurasian Markets

The main objective of the course “International Trade and Business in Central Eurasia” (22 ECTS, Online) are to offer a global vision of the Central Eurasian region and the business opportunities in the Central Eurasian Markets in order:

  1. To understand the importance of the main economic integration agreements in the region of Central Asia: The Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), the Economic Cooperation Organisation (ECO), the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU), and the Eurasian Economic Community (EurAsEC) in the Central Eurasian region
  2. To learn to do business in the Central Eurasian countries (Iran, Pakistan, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkey, Georgia, Armenia, and Mongolia)
  3. To know the business opportunities in the Central Eurasian countries
  4. To explore the Free Trade Agreements (FTA) and Regional Economic Institutions in Central Eurasia
  5. To analyse foreign trade and foreign direct investment flows
  6. To develop a business plan for the Central Eurasian Markets

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Learning materials: English (or Spanish Eurasia Central Portuguese French Asie Centrale). The student has free access to the materials in these languages.

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

Course intended for all those wanting to specialise in the Central Eurasian Markets.

Bonyads (Iranian charitable organisations)

Subjects of the Course “Doing Business in Central Eurasia”

  1. Introduction to the Central Eurasian region
    1. The main religion of Central Eurasia: Islam
    2. Other religions: Buddhism and Orthodoxy
    3. Deep influence of the Iranian and Turkic culture and languages
    4. The Central Eurasian Countries:
      1. Europe: Turkey, Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Armenia
      2. Central Asia: Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, and Kirghizstan
      3. Other Asian countries: Iran, Pakistan, and Mongolia
    5. The Central Eurasian Economic Area (2 ECTS) of the Islamic Civilisation
  2. Doing Business in Armenia (1 ECTS)
  3. Doing Business in Azerbaijan (1 ECTS)
  4. Doing Business in Georgia (1 ECTS)
  5. Doing Business in Iran (2 ECTS)
    1. Islamic Revolutionary Guard
    2. Bonyads
  6. Doing Business in Kazakhstan (1 ECTS)
  7. Doing Business in the Kyrgyz Republic (Kyrgyzstan) (1 ECTS)
  8. Doing Business in Mongolia (1 ECTS)
  9. Doing Business in Pakistan (2 ECTS)
    1. Pakistan's Free Trade Agreements: China and the ASEAN
    2. Mian Muhammad Mansha
    3. Dewan Farooqui
  10. Doing Business in Tajikistan (1 ECTS)
  11. Doing Business in Turkey (3 ECTS)
    1. Turkey's Free Trade Agreements (FTA) with Chile, Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia
    2. European Union-Turkey Customs Union
    3. Africa-Turkey Partnership (0.1 ECTS)
  12. Doing Business in Turkmenistan (1 ECTS)
  13. Doing Business in Uzbekistan (1 ECTS)
  14. Regional Economic Institutions and Agreements Related to Central Eurasian Markets
    1. Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) (0.4 ECTS)
    2. Economic Cooperation Organisation (ECO) (0.1 ECTS)
    3. Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) (0.2 ECTS)
    4. Eurasian Economic Community (EurAsEC) (0.5 ECTS)
    5. Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) (0.1 ECTS)
    6. Cooperation Council of Turkic Speaking States (Turkic Council) (0.1 ECTS)
    7. Central Eurasia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Programme
    8. Regional Organisation for Democracy and Economic Development (GUAM)
    9. Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC)
    10. Asian Clearing Union (ACU)
    11. Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) (2 ECTS)
      1. Trade Preferential System among the Member States of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (TPS-OIC)
  15. The European Union Trade Relations with the Central Eurasian Markets
    1. Association Agreement with Georgia
    2. The Customs Union with Turkey
    3. Generalised System of Preferences
    4. EU Enlargement
    5. EU Eastern Partnership
    6. European Union-South Caucasus
    7. European Neighbourhood Policy
    8. EFTA's Free Trade Agreements (FTA) with Georgia and Turkey
  16. Other Economic Organisations related to the Central Eurasian Region (Summary):
    1. Islamic Development Bank
    2. Arab League
    3. Economic Social Commission Asia-Pacific (ESCAP)
    4. Asian Development Bank (ADB)
    5. Asian Clearing Union (ACU)
    6. Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD)
    7. European Investment Bank
    8. Economic Commission Europe (UNECE)
  17. Business Plan for the Central Eurasian Markets (export, import, implementation)
  1. Credits of the course “Doing Business in Central Eurasia”: 22 ECTS Credits
  2. Total Tuition Fees: 685 Euros
  3. Duration: 4 months

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The course “Doing Business in Central Eurasia” is studied...

  1. Doctorates: Islamic Countries, Asia
  2. Masters (e-learning): International Business, Asia, Muslims Countries

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

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

Methodology: e-learning/Distance Learning.

Area of Knowledge: Asia - Doing Business

Market Access Tool
Central Eurasian Market Access

Samples - Diploma in Business in Central Eurasia

Doing Business in Tajikistan

EFTA-Georgia Free Trade Agreement

Kazakhstan Business

Community of Independent States CIS

Mian Muhammad Mansha Pakistani Businessman

Turkmenistan Gap Pazarlama

Doing Business in Kyrgyzstan

Doing Business in Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan Corridors

Eurasian Economic Community (EurAsEC)

Economic Cooperation Organisation ECO

Master in International Business for Asian Students
EENI Asian Students

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