Diploma Business in the ASEAN Countries

EENI- School of International Business

E-Learning Course (Diploma) “Doing Business in Southeast Asia (ASEAN)” (30 ECTS, English)

Eight subjects compose the Diploma “Doing Business in Southeast Asia (ASEAN)”:

Doing Business in the ASEAN Markets

  1. The Economic Area of the Buddhist Civilisation
  2. The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)
  3. ASEAN's Free Trade Agreements (FTA)
  4. Doing Business in the ASEAN Markets: Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam
  5.  Businesspeople in the ASEAN Region
  6. Free Trade Agreements and Economic Institutions related to the ASEAN Countries
  7. Other Economic Institutions related to the ASEAN Countries
  8. Business Plan for the ASEAN Markets

The main objective of the “Postgraduate Diploma in International Trade and Business in Southeast Asia” (30 ECTS, e-learning) is to provide an overview of the Southeast Asian economy and business opportunities in order:

  1. To understand the importance of the ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations)
  2. To learn to do business in the ASEAN Countries (Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam)
  3. To identify business opportunities in the ASEAN Markets
  4. To know the Free Trade Agreements (FTA) in the ASEAN Region
  5. To analyse foreign trade and foreign direct investment flows
  6. To develop a business plan for the ASEAN Markets

Course learning materials in English (or Spanish Sudeste Asiático French ASEAN Portuguese ASEAN). The student has free access to the materials in these languages.

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Diploma intended for all those wanting to specialise in the Southeast Asian Markets.

Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)

Subjects of the Postgraduate Diploma in Business in Southeast Asia (ASEAN)

1- The Economic Area of the Buddhist Civilisation (2 ECTS)

  1. Introduction to the ASEAN religions: Buddhism, Islam, Christianity, and Hinduism
  2. The ASEAN Buddhists Countries (Vietnam, Singapore, Burma, Cambodia, Laos, and Thailand)
  3. Aung San Suu Kyi
    1. Download the module syllabus - Economic Area of the Buddhist Civilisation
  4. The ASEAN Muslim Countries (Indonesia, Malaysia, and Brunei) and the Malay Economic Area of the Islamic Civilisation

2- The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) (3 ECTS)

  1. The ASEAN Economic Community
  2. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the ASEAN Countries
  3. The ASEAN Free-Trade Area (AFTA)
  4. Mekong River Commission

The ASEAN Intra-regional Agreements.

  1. Indonesia-Malaysia-Thailand Growth Triangle (IMT-GT)
  2. Mekong Economic Cooperation Strategy (ACMECS)
  3. East ASEAN Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA)

3- ASEAN's Free Trade Agreements (FTA)

  1. China
  2. Canada
  3. Australia-New Zealand
  4. India
  5. The European Union
  6. Japan
  7. Korea
  8. Russia
  9. The United States
  10. Pakistan

3- Doing Business in the ASEAN Markets

  1. Doing Business in Brunei Darussalam (1 ECTS)
  2. Doing Business in Cambodia (1 ECTS)
  3. Doing Business in Indonesia (3 ECTS)
  4. Doing Business in Laos (1 ECTS)
  5. Doing Business in Malaysia (2 ECTS)
  6. Doing Business in Myanmar (1 ECTS)
  7. Doing Business in the Philippines (2 ECTS)
  8. Doing Business in Singapore (3 ECTS)
  9. Doing Business in Thailand (2 ECTS)
  10. Doing Business in Vietnam (2 ECTS)

4- Businesspeople and Companies in the ASEAN Region (0.1 ECTS).

  1. Kith Meng
  2. Sandiaga Salahuddin Uno
  3. Thaksin Shinawatra
  4. Tan Sri Mokhtar

6- Free Trade Agreements (FTA) and Economic Institutions related to the countries analysed in the Postgraduate Diploma in Business in Southeast Asia (ASEAN):

  1. Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) (2 ECTS)
  2. Trans-Pacific Strategic Economic Partnership Agreement (TPP)
  3. Asia-Pacific Trade Agreement (APTA)
  4. Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) (0.5 ECTS)
  5. Indian-Ocean Rim Association (IORA) (0.5 ECTS)
  6. Bay of Bengal Initiative (BIMSTEC) (0.1 ECTS)
  7. Asian Clearing Union (ACU) (0.1 ECTS)
  8. Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) (2 ECTS)
    1. Trade Preferential System of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation
  9. The European Union
    1. EU-ASEAN (Association Agreement)
    2. EU- Partnership and Cooperation Agreements with Singapore, Vietnam and Thailand (not ratified)
    3. Generalised System of Preferences (GSP)
  10. EFTA's Free Trade Agreements with Singapore and the Philippines
  11. New Zealand-Thailand Closer Economic Partnership
  12. India-Indonesia Economic Cooperation Agreement
  13. Thailand has Free Trade Agreements with India, the Gulf Cooperation Council, China, and New Zealand
  14. Singapore has in force several Free Trade Agreements with Australia, China, Jordan, India, Japan, Korea, New Zealand, Panama, Peru, the European Free Trade Association, and the United States
  15. Vietnam has a Customs Union with Russia

7- Other Economic Institutions related to the ASEAN Countries (Summary).

  1. The Pacific Economic Cooperation Council (PEEC)
  2. Islamic Development Bank
  3. Boao Forum for Asia
  4. Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD)
  5. Asia-Europe Economic Meeting
  6. Forum for East Asia-Latin America Cooperation (FEALAC)
  7. Asian Development Bank
  8. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP)
  9. Colombo Plan

8- Business Plan for the ASEAN Markets.

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  1. Credits of the Postgraduate Diploma “Doing Business in the ASEAN Markets”: 30 ECTS Credits
  2. Total Tuition Fees: 1.179 Euros
  3. Consult scholarships for the ASEAN students
  4. Duration: 6 months

The Diploma “Business in the ASEAN Markets” is studied...

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

Students who have taken this Postgraduate Diploma (Doing Business in the ASEAN Markets) can validate and register for this Master or Doctorate at EENI.

Master and Doctorate adapted to the ASEAN students: Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.

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

Methodology: e-learning/Distance Learning.

Area of Knowledge: Asia - Doing Business

The course includes the Market Access tool

ASEAN Market

And sub-subjects related to ASEAN Languages: Indonesian (Bahasa), Thai, Tagalog, Vietnamese.

Samples of the Diploma in Business in Southeast Asia

Association of Southeast Asian Nations ASEAN

Sandiaga Salahuddin Uno Indonesian Businessman

Religions ASEAN

Indonesia-Malaysia-Thailand Growth Triangle (IMT-GT)

Tan Sri Mokhtar Malaysian Businessman

Four Noble Truths (Buddhism)

Mekong Economic Cooperation Strategy (ACMECS)

Kith Meng Cambodian Businessman

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