Globalisation (Bachelor's Degree in Inter-African Business)

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Globalisation and International Organisations (Bachelor's Degree in Inter-African Business, e-learning, first semester)


Bachelor's Degree in Inter-African Business


Bachelor's Degree in International Trade

Subject - “Globalisation and International Organisations” (6 ECTS) - Bachelor's Degree in Inter-African Business (first semester)

The objectives of the subject “Globalisation and International Organisations”:

  1. To understand the concept of globalisation and its repercussion on International Business
  2. To understand the International Trade Liberalisation and the role of the World Trade Organisation (WTO)
  3. To determine the positive and negative effects of globalisation
  4. To know the trends towards regionalism
  5. To understand the different regional trade agreements and its implications for global and regional trade
  6. To analyse the historical development of the world trade in the last decades
  7. To know the role of the international economic institutions (WTO, IMF, WB...) in the process of globalisation
  8. To know the state of the World

Syllabus of the Program: Globalisation

  1. Globalisation and International Business
  2. Economic areas of the globalisation
  3. Global Economy
  4. Foreign Direct Investment
  5. Delocalisation and Globalisation
  6. International Trade in merchandises and services
  7. Emerging and Frontier Markets
  8. BRICS Countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa)
  9. The “Chinese Syndrome”
  10. Globalisation and Regionalism
  11. Regional and Bilateral Free Trade Agreements
  12. European Union and globalisation
  13. Financial, cultural and political aspects of the globalisation
  14. Human development and globalisation
  15. Global economic crisis
  16. State of the World. Regional Analysis:
    1. Africa: the next emerging continent
    2. Asia
    3. Europe
    4. America
    5. Arab Countries
  17. Anti-globalisation

Objectives of the Program “Globalisation”:

  1. To understand the concept of globalisation and their implications for International Business
  2. To understand the International Trade Liberalisation in services and merchandises
  3. To determine the positive and negative effects of globalisation
  4. To know the trends towards regionalism
  5. To analyse the historical development of the world trade in the last decades
  6. To know the role of the international economic institutions in the process of globalisation
  7. To know the state of the World

Syllabus of the Program: The United Nations

  1. Introduction to the Organisation of the United Nations (UN)
  2. Structure and organisation of the United Nations
  3. Main agencies of the UN
  4. Specialised institutions, programs and agencies of the United Nations
  5. Secretary of the United Nations
  6. Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)
  7. United Nations System
  8. Human development and the UN
  9. Millennium Development Goals
  10. Global Compact of the UN
  11. UN Convention Against Corruption
  12. Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Persons and the Exploitation of the Prostitution
  13. Supplementary Convention on the Abolition of Slavery

Objectives of the Program “United Nations”:

  1. To understand the objectives and structure of the United Nations
  2. To know the function of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)
  3. To analyse the United Nations System
  4. To understand the role of the United Nations in relation to the human development in the World
  5. To know the specialised institutions, programs, conventions and agencies of the UN
  6. To know how to analyse the socio-economic information offered by the different portals of the United Nations
  7. To analyse the role of the International Trade Centre (INTRACEN) of the UN

International Trade Centre (INTRACEN) of the United Nations.

  1. Introduction to the International Trade Centre (ICC INTRACEN)
  2. Export promotion of SME from development countries
  3. Trade information
  4. Market Analysis and Development

Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)

  1. Conference on Trade and Development of the United Nations (UNCTAD) and FDI
  2. Inward and Outward Index
  3. Foreign Direct Investment Methodology
  4. World Investment Report

Syllabus of the Program: World Trade Organisation

  1. Introduction to the World Trade Organisation (WTO)
  2. From the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) to the World Trade Organisation (WTO)
  3. General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS)
  4. Agreement on International Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS)
  5. Principles of the international trade system
  6. WTO's agreements
    1. Tariffs
    2. Services
    3. Standards and Safety
    4. Textiles
    5. Agriculture
    6. Subsidies
    7. Anti-dumping
    8. Non-tariff Barriers
    9. Intellectual Property
  7. Regional Trade Agreements
  8. Environment and the WTO
  9. Investments and the WTO
  10. E-commerce
  11. Regionalism and the WTO
  12. Doha Agenda
  13. World International Trade Report

Objectives of the Program “World Trade Organisation”:

  1. To understand the objectives of the World Trade Organisation
  2. To understand the principles of the international trade system
  3. To analyse the agreements of the World Trade Organisation (customs duties, agriculture, services, import licence procedures...) and their implications for the Foreign Trade
  4. To explore the rules on customs valuation
  5. To understand the General Agreement on Trade in Services
  6. To know how to interpret the World Trade Report of the WTO

Syllabus of the Program: World Bank (WB).

  1. Introduction to the World Bank
  2. Organisation and objectives of the WB
  3. Role and mission of the World Bank
  4. World Bank and the Millennium Development Goals
  5. World Bank operations:
    1. Fund generation
    2. Loans
    3. Trust funds
    4. Grants
  6. Doing Business with the World Bank
  7. International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
  8. International Development Association
  9. World Development Indicators

Objectives of the Program “World Bank (WB)”:

  1. To understand the objectives, structure and functions of the World Bank
  2. To explore the areas of cooperation of the World Bank
  3. To analyse the loans granted by the World Bank
  4. To know the World Bank related institutions: the International Development Association, the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development...
  5. To understand the World Bank projects

Syllabus of the Program: International Monetary Fund (IMF)

  1. Introduction to International Monetary Fund (IMF)
  2. Objectives and activities of the International Monetary Fund
  3. Activities of the International Monetary Fund:
    1. Supervision
    2. Technical assistance
    3. Financial assistance
  4. International Monetary Fund and the global economic stability
  5. Vulnerability indicators
  6. Global economic crisis
  7. International Monetary Fund and the World Bank (WB)
  8. International Monetary Fund and the World Trade Organisation
  9. Special Drawing Rights (SDR)

Objectives of the Program “International Monetary Fund (IMF)”:

  1. To understand the objectives and organisation of the International Monetary Fund
  2. To analyse the main activities of the IMF (supervision, technical and financial assistance)
  3. To understand the concept of “Special Drawing Rights (SDR)”
  4. To know the role of the IMF in the global economic crisis and financial stability
  5. To analyse the role of the International Monetary Fund in the world trade

Syllabus of the Program: Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

  1. Introduction to the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).
    1. History of the OECD
  2. Structure of the OECD
  3. Analysis and studies of the OECD
  4. Economic prospects of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development

Objectives of the Program “Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)”:

  1. To understand the objectives of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development
  2. To know how to analyse the Economic Reports of the OECD
  3. To know the Anti-corruption Measures of the OECD

Syllabus of the Program: Organisation International of the Francophonie (OIF).

  1. Introduction to the Organisation International of the Francophonie (OIF)
  2. Summit of the Francophonie
  3. Member countries of the Organisation International of the Francophonie
  4. Francophonie: economy and globalisation

Syllabus of the Program- Community of Portuguese-speaking Countries (CPLP)

  1. Introduction to the Community of Portuguese-speaking Countries CPLP
  2. Portuguese in the World
  3. Institute Camões

ECTS = European Transfer and Accumulation System

Samples: Globalisation and International Organisations (Bachelor's Degree in Inter-African Business, e-learning, first semester)

Trading System WTO

Most-Favoured-Nation Treatment

Trade in Services

World Customs Organisation

We Trust in Africa

Language of the subject “Globalisation and International Organisations” of the Bachelor's Degree (first semester): English or Spanish Licenciatura África French Licence Afrique Portuguese Bachelor's Degree Africa



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