Bachelor's Degree in International Trade

EENI- School of International Business

Bachelor's Degree in International Trade (e-learning, 180 ECTS, three years, English)

Introduction to the Bachelor's Degree in International Trade

The global environment is evolving very rapidly; we must always be attentive and adapt to change. The global market is a reality that affects all companies and sectors. In recent years, the world economy has undergone considerable changes. These changes have transformed a local trade into global trade; companies can be present anywhere in the world. All this requires a comprehensive training program that provides the student with all the necessary knowledge related to global business, foreign trade and international marketing.

The Bachelor's Degree in International Business (e-learning) is adapted to the needs of students from more than 180 countries.

It is necessary that companies and organisations have experts in the international business capable of doing business around the world.

Language of the Bachelor's Degree in International Trade

The Bachelor's Degree in International Trade is in English (also available in Spanish Licenciatura Comercio, French Licence commerce, Portuguese Bachelor's Degree). The student can study the Bachelor's Degree in any of these languages.

Beginning of the Bachelor's Degree: 2018 (Opening of the U-EENI University in Africa).

Download the Introduction Brochure of the Bachelor's Degree (PDF).

Objectives of the Bachelor's Degree in International Trade

General Objective

The Bachelor's Degree in International Trade is designed to provide the student with a global and practical vision of all topics related to international business: foreign trade, global marketing, internationalisation of companies and languages for business.

Specific Objectives

  1. To understand the principles and techniques of foreign trade and international marketing
  2. To know how to collect and interpret information that allows the student to make decisions in the world of international business
  3. To know how to use quantitative methods applied to international business
  4. To develop a sufficient communication capacity to transmit information, ideas and solutions related to business
  5. To develop capabilities in all operations related to foreign trade and international marketing
  6. To know how to incorporate intercultural negotiation strategies in international relations, to create and implement an internationalisation strategy, as well as to know the basic concepts of foreign direct investment (FDI)
  7. To be able to apply the professional knowledge learned in student’s future jobs
  8. To master languages for business

Take advantage of the job opportunities offered by the world of international business!

Job Opportunities Related to the Bachelor's Degree

With a Bachelor's Degree in International Trade, the future graduates will be able to efficiently develop their responsibilities in exporting and importing companies, organisations related to international trade, private and public institutions related to internationalisation, and even in personal companies.

  1. Executive positions: Export Director, International Department Manager, International Projects Director, Executive Director of Sales and Development, Manager of Import and Export Sales, etc.
  2. Intermediate positions: Export Manager, International Investment Coordinator, International Bank Departments, Foreign Trade Consultant, Foreign Client Manager, Export Assistant, etc. and many other works

Structure of the Bachelor's Degree in International Trade

Subjects of the Bachelor's Degree in International Trade ECTS
First Year (60 ECTS)  
   First Semester  
Global Economy (Bachelor's Degree in Trade, 1-1)
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1. History of the World Economy. Geography of the World

Evolution of the Economy of the World, Economic Policy...
7
2. Globalisation and International Organisations

World Trade Organisation (WTO), World Bank, International Monetary Fund (IMF), United Nations...
6
3. Key Concepts of International Trade 3
4. Language I for Business (level I) 6
5. Introduction to Accounting

How to interpret balance sheets and income statements, structure of accounts, patrimonial elements
4
6. Incoterms. Import/Export Documents

Introduction to the Incoterms 2000, news Incoterms, how to fill the import/export documents
4
  Second Semester  
Economic Institutions (Bachelor's Degree in Trade, 1-1)
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7. Economic Organisations related to the region of the student. The student must select only the organisations of his region. Students from:
  1. Africa: African Economic Organisations (structure)  (PDF)
  2. Asia: Asian Economic Organisations (structure) (PDF)
  3. Arabic Countries: Arab Economic Organisations (PDF)
  4. Latin America and the Caribbean: Latin American Economic Organisations (PDF)
  5. North America (Canada and the US): North American Economic Organisations (PDF)
  6. Europe: European Economic Organisations. Introduction to the European Union (PDF) (structure). European Single Market (structure)

Notes:

  1. Turkish students should select the European and the Arab Economic Organisations
  2. Asian Muslim Students should select the Asian and the Arab Economic Organisations
  3. African Muslim Students should select the African and the Arab Economic Organisations
7
8. Fundamentals of International Economics

Supply and Demand, Market Equilibrium, Macroeconomics and Microeconomics
6
9. Quantitative Methods applied to International Business

Two-dimensional Descriptive Analysis, Application of Statistics to Foreign Trade
6
10. Customs. International Contracts

Customs and Import/Export Procedures, Customs Clearance, International Contracts, Risks of International Trade, United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (CNUDCI)...
6
11. International Transport and Logistics (structure)

International Transport Chain, maritime transport, air, highway, railway, Multimodal Transport, documents, costs and insurance of international transport, export packaging...
5
Second Year (60 ECTS)
  Third Semester  
Foreign Trade (Bachelor's Degree in Trade, 2-3)
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12. Economic Areas. The student must select only the economic areas of his region. Students from:
  1. Africa: African Economic Areas (PDF)
  2. Islamic Countries: Islamic Economic Areas (PDF)
  3. Asia-Pacific: Asian Economic Areas (PDF)
  4. America: American Economic Areas (PDF)
  5. Europe: European Economic Areas (PDF)
5
13. Techniques of Foreign Trade

Documentary credit, Methods of Payment, International Finance, finance credits, FOREX, International Trade in services, General Agreement on Trade in Services (AGCS), Doha Development Round...
10
14. Language I for Business (level II) 6
15. No to corruption in International Trade (structure)

Global Compact of the United Nations (UN), Transparency International, Anti-corruption clause of the ICC...
4
16. International Marketing I

Introduction to International Marketing, International Market Research, Export Department...
5
Fourth Semester
International Marketing (Degree in Trade, 2-4)  
17. Adaptation of the Bachelor's Degree to the country of the student
Study of the main economic organisations as well as the Free Trade Agreements of the country of the student:
  1. Africa
    1. West Africa (PDF)
    2. East Africa (PDF)
    3. Southern Africa (PDF)
    4. Central Africa (PDF)
    5. Maghreb (PDF)
  2. America
    1. Common Subjects for all the Latin American Students (PDF)
      1. MERCOSUR (PDF)
      2. Chile (PDF)
      3. Andean Community (PDF) (Peru, Colombia)
      4. Central America (PDF)
      5. Mexico (PDF)
    2. Caribbean (PDF)
    3. United States (PDF)
    4. Canada (PDF)
  3. Europe:
    1.  European Union (PDF)
    2.  CEFTA Countries (PDF)
    3.  EFTA Countries (PDF)
    4. Russia (PDF)
    5. Turkey (PDF)
    6. Other European Countries (PDF): Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, and Ukraine
  4. Middle East (PDF)
  5. Asia:
    1. Central Asia (PDF)
    2. ASEAN (PDF)
    3. India (PDF)
    4. China and Hong Kong (PDF)
    5. Japan, South Korea and Taiwan (PDF)
    6. Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Bhutan and Mongolia (PDF)
    7. Oceania (PDF)
5
18. International Marketing II (PDF - Marketing II and III)

Product policy, export prices, prices and Incoterms, international distribution, direct exports, Sales Network Management, Importers and Distributors...
8
19. International Marketing III

Local, regional and global promotion strategies, international trade shows, Country Brand, criteria of International market segmentation, International Brand Strategy, international positioning strategies...
9
Optional Subjects I * 8
Third Year (60 ECTS)
Fifth Semester  
Investments FDI (Degree in Trade, 2-4)
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20. Internationalisation Strategies and FDI

Value chain, Internationalisation Strategies, foreign direct investment (FDI), sales delegations, joint ventures...
6
21. International Marketing IV

E-business and International Trade, new digital economy, E-business models, Intercultural Management, high and low context cultures...
6
22. Language I for Business (level III) 6
Optional Subjects II * 12
  Sixth semester  
Final Work of the Bachelor's Degree in Trade
 
23. Language II for Business (level I) 6
Optional Subjects III * 5
Final Work of the Bachelor's Degree 12

(*) Optional Subjects: to choose from the following list of subjects

  1. Economic Area of the Western Civilisation [8]
  2. Economic Area of the Islamic Civilisation [8]
  3. Economic Area of the Hindu Civilisation [3]
  4. Economic Area of the Buddhist Civilisation [3]
  5. Economic Area of the Orthodox Civilisation [3]
  6. Economic Area of the African Civilisation [7]
  7. Introduction to Christianity [4]
  8. Introduction to Islam [4]
  9. African Civilisation [4]
  10. Indian Religions [4]
  11. Religions of China [3]
  12. European Union [3]
  13. European Single Market [4]
  14. International EU Relations [8]
  15. Business in Russia 1 [4]
  16. Business in Russia 2 [4]
  17. Business in China 1 [6]
  18. Business in China 2 [6]
  19. Business in China 3 [6]
  20. Business in China 4 [6]
  21. Business in India 1 [6]
  22. Business in India 2 [6]
  23. Business in India 3 [6]
  24. Business in India 4 [6]
  25. African Economic Transformation [5]
  26. African Business and Economy [5]
  27. Transport corridors and African ports [10]
  28. International Relations of Africa [10]
  29. Economic African integration [8]
  30. Language II for Business (level II) [6]
  31. Language III for Business (level I) [6]
  32. Language III for Business (level II) [6]
  33. Sports, cultural, cooperative or representative activities of students [4]
  34. Students Mentor [4]
  35. The student can select many more optional subjects from those shown on this list.

Notes:

  1. PDF: Download the syllabus and objectives of the module
  2. between []: ECTS = European Transfer and Accumulation System

Students Clément Lonfo and Christelle Yameogo (Burkina Faso)
Clément Lonfo and Christelle Yameogo EENI



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