Course: Business in the Andean Markets

EENI- School of International Business

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

Doing Business in the Andean Countries

Eight subjects compose the Course “Doing Business in the Andean Markets”:

  1. The Latin American Economic Area and the Andean Countries. The 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

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

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Course learning materials in English (or Spanish Países Andinos Portuguese CAN French Communaute Andine). 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. The 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. The International Relations of the Andean Community: India, China, and Russia
  3. Colombia's Free Trade Agreements (FTA): the United States, Mexico, Chile, Canada, the European Free Trade Association (EFTA), the CARICOM, and the Northern Triangle
  4. Ecuador's Free Trade Agreements (FTA): Chile and Mexico
  5. Peru's 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's Free Trade Agreements (FTA)
  7. Venezuela's Free Trade Agreements (In 2006, Venezuela retired from the Andean Community)
  8. The Pacific Alliance (0.1 ECTS)
  9. The Latin American Integration Association (ALADI) (1 ECTS)
  10. The Association of the Caribbean States (ACS) (1 ECTS)
  11. The Bolivarian Alternative for the Americas (ALBA) (0.3 ECTS)
  12. The Latin American and the Caribbean Economic System (SELA) (0.3 ECTS)
  13. The Union of the South American Nations (UNASUR) (0.5 ECTS)

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

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

10- Business Plan for 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: 780 Euros
  3. Consult the scholarships for the Andean Community Students
  4. Duration: 5 months

The course “Doing Business in the Andean Community” is studied...

  1. Masters (e-learning): International Business, America, Emerging Markets, and 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 Master or Doctorate at EENI.

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 (School of International Business).

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

Hubs in Latin America

EENI - Students in America:
EENI American Students



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