Course: Business in the Andean Markets

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E-Learning Course “Doing Business in the Andean Countries” (20 ECTS, Higher Education in English)

Eight subjects compose the Course “Doing Business in the Andean Markets” taught by EENI (Business School) and the Hispano-African University of International Business:

Doing Business in the Andean Countries

  1. The Latin American Economic Area and the Andean Countries. Influence of Christianity on Business.
  2. The Andean Community
  3. Doing Business in Bolivia
  4. Doing Business in Colombia
  5. Doing Business in Ecuador
  6. Doing Business in Peru
  7. Doing Business in Venezuela
  8. Free Trade Agreements (FTA) related to the Andean Markets

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  1. Credits of the course “Doing Business in the Andean Community”: 20 ECTS Credits
  2. Total Tuition Fees: EUR 480 (Pricing Policy)
  3. Organisation: EENI (Business School) and the Hispano-African University
  4. Duration: 5 months

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Objectives of the Course “Doing Business in the Andean Countries”

The main objective of the course “International Trade and Business in the countries of the Andean Community” (20 ECTS, e-learning) is to provide an overview of the economy of the Andean region and the business opportunities in order:

  1. To learn to do business in Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela
  2. To know the business opportunities in the Andean Countries
  3. To understand how to negotiate in the Andean Markets
  4. To analyse the foreign trade and foreign direct investment flows in the region
  5. To understand the importance of the Andean Community
  6. To know the Free Trade Agreements (FTA) related to the Andean Region
  7. To examine the profile of the Andean business people and companies
  8. To develop a business plan for the Andean Markets

Course learning materials in Higher Education in English (or Tertiary Education in Spanish Países Andinos Study in Portuguese Comunidade Andina Post-secondary Education in French Pays andins). The student has free access to the materials in these languages.

Download the syllabus of the course: “Doing Business in the Andean Community” (PDF)

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

Sample of the course - Doing Business in the Andean Countries
La Paz Business

Subjects of the Course doing business in the Andean Community countries

1- The Andean Region and the Latin American Economic Area (4 ECTS) of the Western Christian Civilisation (PDF).

  1. Introduction to Spanish
  2. Introduction to the main religions in the Andean Countries: Christianity (Catholicism and Protestantism)
  3. Influence of Christianity on Business.

2- The Andean Community (3 ECTS)

3- Doing Business in Bolivia (1 ECTS)

4- Doing Business in Colombia (2 ECTS)

  1. Luis Carlos Sarmiento Angulo (the richest men in Colombia)

5- Doing Business in Ecuador (1 ECTS)

6- Doing Business in Peru (3 ECTS)

7- Doing Business in Venezuela (1 ECTS)

8- Free Trade Agreements (FTA) related to the Andean Markets.

  1. The Andean Community has Trade Agreements with the MERCOSUR, Chile, Mexico, Panama, and the European Union
  2. International relations of the Andean Community: India, China, and Russia
  3. Colombia Free Trade Agreements (FTA): the United States, Mexico, Chile, Canada, the European Free Trade Association (EFTA), the CARICOM, and the Northern Triangle
  4. Ecuador Free Trade Agreements (FTA): Chile and Mexico
  5. Peru Free Trade Agreements (FTA): the MERCOSUR, China, Singapore, the United States, Chile, Canada, South Korea, and the EFTA
    1. Peru is a member of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) (2 ECTS) and the Trans-Pacific Strategic Economic Partnership Agreement (TPP)
  6. Bolivia Free Trade Agreements (FTA)
  7. Venezuela Free Trade Agreements (In 2006, Venezuela retired from the Andean Community)
  8. Pacific Alliance (0.1 ECTS)
  9. Latin American Integration Association (ALADI) (1 ECTS)
  10. Association of Caribbean States (ACS) (1 ECTS)
  11. Bolivarian Alternative for the Americas (ALBA) (0.3 ECTS)
  12. Latin American and Caribbean Economic System (SELA) (0.3 ECTS)
  13. Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) (0.5 ECTS)

9- Other Economic Organisations related to the Andean Region (Summary).

  1. MERCOSUR
  2. Forum for East Asia-Latin America Cooperation (FEALAC)
  3. Summit Latin America-Arab Countries (ASPA)
  4. Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC)
  5. Africa-South America Summit (ASA)
  6. Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
  7. Economic Commission for Latin America (ECLAC)
  8. Organisation of American States (OAS)

10- Business Plan for the Andean Markets.

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

The course “Doing Business in the Andean Community” 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): International Business, America, Emerging Markets, Pacific
  2. Doctorate in Business in America

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

The course “International Trade and Business in the Andean Community” 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 the Andean Community” issued by EENI (Business School).

Methodology: e-learning/Distance Learning.

Area of Knowledge: America - Doing Business

The course “Doing Business in the Andean Markets” includes the Market Access Tool
Andean Markets

Samples of the Course: Business in the Andean Markets

Luis Sarmiento Colombian Businessman

Bolivian economy

Peruvian Economy and Foreign Trade

Andean Community

Doing Business in Lima - Peru

Colombia, Peru-European Union Free Trade Agreement (FTA)

Hubs in Latin America

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EENI (Business School) and Hispano-African University American Students



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