Doing Business in Denmark

EENI Business School & HA University


Syllabus of the Subject - Doing Business in Denmark. Copenhagen.

  1. Introduction to the Kingdom of Denmark (European Union)
  2. Danish Economy: one of the least corrupt countries in the world
  3. Doing Business in Copenhagen
  4. Danish Foreign Trade
  5. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Denmark
  6. Main Danish Companies
  7. Access to the Danish Market
  8. Business Plan for Denmark

The objectives of the subject “Doing Business in Denmark” are the following:

  1. To analyse the Danish Economy and Foreign Trade
  2. To evaluate the business opportunities in the Danish Market
  3. To analyse Danish trade relations with the country of the student
  4. To know Danish free trade agreements as a member of the European Union (EU)
  5. To develop a business plan for the Danish Market
The Subject (e-learning) “Foreign Trade and Business in Denmark” is part of the following Higher Education Programs (Bachelors, Masters, Doctorates) taught by EENI Business School & HA University:
  1. Doctorate: Europe
  2. Bachelor's Degree in International Trade (e-learning)
  3. Professional Master's Degrees (e-learning): Europe, International Business, Foreign Trade

Tertiary Education programs adapted for Danish Students

Course learning materials in Higher Education in English + Higher Education in Spanish Dinamarca Post-secondary Education in French Danemark Tertiary Education in Portuguese Dinamarca.

  1. Credits of the subject “Doing Business in Denmark”: 1 ECTS
  2. Duration: one week

Description of the Subject (Online Learning): Doing Business in Denmark

The Kingdom of Denmark (Europe)

  1. Capital: Copenhagen
  2. Official Language: Danish
  3. Area: 43,094 square kilometres
  4. Danish Population: 5.6 million people
  5. Type of Government: Unitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy (Queen Margaret)
  6. Border of Denmark: Germany. A road joins Sweden and Denmark
  7. Denmark has two overseas territories: Greenland and the Faroe Islands
  8. Religion in Denmark: Lutheran Protestantism (Christianity)
  9. Denmark belongs to the Western Christian Civilisation (European Economic Area)
  10. Abolition of Slavery in Denmark: 1803

Economy of Denmark.

  1. Denmark is one of the least corrupt countries in the world
  2. The Kingdom of Denmark is one of the richest countries in the world
  3. Danish GDP (nominal): 313,637 million dollars
    1. Agriculture: 1%
    2. Industry: 25%
    3. Services: 74%
  4. GDP per capita: 37,657 dollars
  5. Currency: Danish krone
  6. Denmark is self-sufficient in energy
  7. Top Danish Industries are food products, machinery, furniture, clothes, chemical products, electronics products, construction products, wind turbines
  8. Top Danish Companies are A.P. Møller-Mærsk (international transport and energy), Lego, ISS, Vestas, Carlsberg
  9. Denmark joined the European Union in 1973

Danish Foreign Trade.

  1. Main Danish Exports are machinery, foods and instruments
  2. Top Danish Export Markets are Germany (17%), Sweden, the United Kingdom, Norway
  3. Top suppliers: Germany (21%), Sweden, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, China, Norway
  4. As a member of the European Union, Denmark is the beneficiary of the EU Free trade agreements: Canada, Mexico...

International Economic Relations of Denmark

  1. Council of the Baltic Sea States
  2. Regional Cooperation Council
  3. Inter-American Development Bank
  4. Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)
  5. World Bank
  6. European Union
  7. International Chamber of Commerce
  8. Asia-Europe Economic Meeting (ASEM)
  9. European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
  10. Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)
  11. United Nations
  12. European Investment Bank (EIB)
  13. International Monetary Fund (IMF)
  14. Group of States of the Council of Europe Convention against the corruption (GRECO)
  15. World Trade Organisation
  16. Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE)

Examples of the subject - Foreign Trade and Business in Denmark:
Council Baltic Sea States

European Union-Mexico Free Trade Agreement (Course)

Regional Cooperation Council

European Union-Canada Economic Agreement

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