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Doctorate in International Business (DIB) specialization in Asian Business.

The objectives of the Professional Doctorate in International Business (DIB) specialization in Asian Business (3 years, 180 ECTS, e-learning) taught by EENI Global Business School are to train the doctoral student to be able to research on topics related to business in Asia.

Professional Doctorate in International Business (DIB). Online Education

Doctorate in Asian Business (Online)

Thus, a Doctoral Student can apply creative solutions and take the appropriated business decisions related to the Asian Countries.

  1. Intra-Asian Trade;
  2. Asian Economy;
  3. Integration processes in Asia;
  4. Asian religions and its influence on business;
  5. Asian Economic Areas (Central Eurasia, Malay, Buddhist, Hindu, Sinic);
  6. Asian Economic Organizations and trade agreements;
  7. Doing business in the Asian Markets.

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Asia Online Masters, Doctorate (Global Business, Foreign Trade)

  1. Tuition Fees: EUR 3,000
    1. Financing.
  2. Duration: maximum of
    three calendar years Maximum of three calendar years since the formalization of the Enrollment up to the thesis deposit. If, after the three calendar years period the Doctoral Student has not deposited thesis, the Doctorate Programme Direction may authorise an extension of up to two years.
  3. Credits: 180 ECTS;
  4. Open Online Enrollment;
  5. Download the Admission Form;
  6. Download the syllabus of the Doctorate (PDF).

Intended for graduates and professionals who wish to continue their professional career in the field of international business with an emphasis in Asia.

The Doctorate is part of the category of the Doctorate in International Business, which has the dual aim of contributing to the knowledge and practice.

A Doctorate in Asian Business region that fits your schedule and helps you to get a better job.

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Language: Courses, Masters, Doctorate in International Business and Foreign Trade in English

  1. All the subjects offered are available in English;
  2. Approximately 35% of the subjects are also available in Spanish, French, and Portuguese;
  3. Thus, the Doctoral student can perform this doctorate entirely in English (or French, Spanish or Portuguese);
  4. The student should have a sufficient level to study the subjects in these languages.

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Structure - Online Doctorate in Business

Structure of the Doctorate.

  1. Coursework. Study of the Subjects (minimum 20 ECTS, maximum 60 ECTS)
    1. Candidates who have completed the Master in Business in Asia  taught by EENI will be exempt from completing this training complement, validating all the doctorate subjects already studied in the Master, going directly to the research phase of the doctorate. In this case (Master 120 ECTS), the total amount of the doctorate will be € 2,000.
  2. Research Work and Thesis Plan of the Doctorate (40 ECTS);
  3. Thesis and Thesis Defense (120 ECTS).

Related Subjects to Asia offered by EENI.

EENI provides a range of Related Subjects to Asia. The Doctoral Student can select the most suitable subjects depending on the thesis. The Doctoral Student selects the subjects once formalized the enrollment.

The Doctoral Students can choose the subjects from those offered by EENI with a minimum of 20 ECTS and a maximum of 60 ECTS.

To facilitate the subject selection, these are organized into several blocks:

  1. Asian Economy. Economic Organizations (PDF) (structure);
  2. Asian Economic Integration;
  3. International Relations of Asia;
  4. Asian Economic Areas;
  5. Business in India (PDF) (structure);
  6. Indian Religions (structure) (PDF);
  7. Business in China (PDF) (structure);
  8. Taoism and Confucianism (structure, structure) (PDF);
  9. Business in Southeast Asia - ASEAN (PDF) (structure);
  10. Buddhism (PDF) (structure);
  11. Islam (PDF) (structure);
  12. Business in Central Eurasia (PDF) (structure);
  13. Business in the Middle East (PDF) (structure);
  14. Business in other Asian Countries;
  15. Business in Oceania (PDF) (structure);
  16. No to Corruption in Asia (PDF) (structure).

Please, see below for more information

Research Areas of the Doctorate

  1. The Doctoral Student should select the most appropriate subjects for his thesis;
  2. The Doctoral Student can use any possible subject combination;
  3. Minimum ECTS to be selected is 20, maximum is 60.

Online Education (Courses, Masters, Doctorate): Asian Economic Institutions

Module - Economy, Institutions, Integration, and international relations of Asia.

  1. Asian Economy;
  2. Economic Integration in Asia-Pacific.

Asian Economic Organizations:

  1. ESCAP;
  2. Asian Development Bank (ADB);
  3. Colombo Plan;
  4. Boao Forum for Asia;
  5. Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD);
  6. Islamic Development Bank (IsDB).

International Economic Relations, Organizations and inter-continental agreements related to Asia.

  1. APEC;
  2. IORA;
  3. OIC
    1. Standing Committee for Economic and Commercial Cooperation;
    2. Trade Preferential System (TPS-OIC);
    3. Islamic Centre for Development of Trade;
    4. Islamic Chamber of Commerce and Industry;
    5. Statistical, Economic and Social Research Centre for Islamic Countries.
  4. Africa-Asia Strategic Partnership;
  5. Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM);
  6. FEALAC;
  7. Dialogue Asia-Middle East (AMED);
  8. Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP);
  9. Africa-BRICS Cooperation;
  10. Pacific Economic Cooperation Council (PEEC);
  11. Generalized System of Preferences (EU);
  12. OSCE.

Download the syllabus of the module: “Asian Institutions” (PDF).

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Module - Asian Economic Areas:

  1. Hindu Economic Area (PDF);
  2. Sinic Economic Area (PDF);
  3. Buddhist Economic Area (PDF);
  4. Asian-Islamic economic areas.
    1. Arab Economic Area (PDF);
    2. Central Eurasian Economic Area (PDF);
    3. Malay Economic Area;
    4. Economic Integration of the Islamic Civilization;
    5. Interactions of the Islamic Civilization with the other civilizations.
  5. Economic Area of Oceania (PDF);
  6. Agreements between the Asian economic areas:
    1. Asian Clearing Union (ACU);
    2. SAARC;
    3. BIMSTEC;
    4. SCO;
    5. SASEC;
    6. APTA;
    7. Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Programme.

Bay of Bengal Initiative (BIMSTEC): Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Bhutan, and Nepal

Trade Agreements related to the Asian Markets.

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Online Education (Courses, Masters, Doctorate): Trade and Business in India

Module - Doing Business in India (26 ECTS)

  1. Introduction to India;
  2. States of India;
  3. Economy of India;
  4. FDI in India;
  5. Indian Businesspeople and companies: Hinduja, Birla, Infosys, Relliance, BIOCON, PhD Cyrus S. Poonawalla, Wadia, Godrej, TATA, Sahu Jain, Gautam Adani, Bhavarlal Hiralal Jain, Ajit Gulabchand, Wipro Azim Premji, and Yusuf Hamied;
  6. New Delhi;
  7. Andhra Pradesh;
  8. Bangalore Karnataka;
  9. Haryana;
  10. Maharashtra;
  11. Gujarat;
  12. Tamil Nadu;
  13. Kerala;
  14. Indian Trade Agreements;
  15. Forum India-Africa;
  16. Asia-Africa Corridor.

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Download the syllabus of the module “India” (PDF).

Hindu Economic Area.

  1. The Indian religions and the Hindu Economic Area;
  2. India as the Central State of the Hindu Civilization;
  3. Countries in the area of influence of the Hindu Civilization:
    1. Mauritius: the Indian gateway to Africa;
    2. Nepal: strong economic relations with India;
    3. Bhutan.
  4. Economic Integration of the Hindu Civilization;
  5. Economic relations of the Hindu Civilization with the other civilizations;
  6. The Diaspora of the Hindu Civilization.

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Module - Indian religions and their influence on business in the Hindu Economic Area (4 ECTS).


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Download the syllabus of the module: “Indian Religions” (PDF).

Online Education (Courses, Masters, Doctorate): Trade and Business in China

Module - Doing Business in China (22 ECTS)

  1. Introduction to China;
  2. Chinese economy;
  3. Negotiation in China;
  4. Chinese companies: Zhang Ruimin, Haier, Ali Baba, Huawei, and Galanz;
  5. China Customs;
  6. Chinese Trade Agreements;
  7. FDI in China;
  8. Marine transport and ports;
  9. Shanghai;
  10. Guangzhou;
  11. Beijing;
  12. Greater Pearl River Delta;
  13. Hong Kong;
  14. China's International Economic Relations;
  15. Africa-China Cooperation.

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Download the syllabus of the module “Doing Business in China” (PDF).

Economic Area of the Sinic Civilization.

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Module - Doing Business in Southeast Asia (ASEAN) (30 ECTS).

  1. ASEAN
    1. ASEAN Economic Community;
    2. FDI in the ASEAN Countries;
    3. ASEAN Free-Trade Area;
    4. Indonesia-Malaysia-Thailand Growth Triangle;
    5. ACMECS;
    6. East ASEAN Growth Area;
    7. ASEAN Trade Agreements;
    8. Mekong River Commission (MRC);
    9. Greater Mekong Subregion;
    10. Regional Comprehensive Economic Association.
  2. Brunei;
  3. Cambodia;
  4. Indonesia;
  5. Laos;
  6. Malaysia;
  7. Myanmar;
  8. Philippines;
  9. Singapore;
  10. Thailand;
  11. Vietnam;
  12. ASEAN Businesspeople: Kith Meng, Sandiaga Salahuddin Uno, Tan Sri Mokhtar, and Thaksin Shinawatra.

Download the syllabus of the module: “ASEAN Markets” (PDF).

Mekong Economic Cooperation Strategy (ACMECS): Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam

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Module - Buddhism and Business (3 ECTS).

  1. Download the syllabus of the module: “Buddhism” (PDF).

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Buddhist Economic Area

  1. Influence of Buddhism on the Buddhist Economic Area;
  2. Economic Profile of the countries with Buddhist majorities;
  3. Buddhist Businesspeople;
  4. Economic Integration of the Buddhist Civilization;
  5. The Buddhist Civilization and the ASEAN;
  6. Interactions of the Buddhist Civilization with the other civilizations.

Buddhism: Ethics and Business

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Module - Islam and Business (5 ECTS).

  1. Introduction to Islam: Pillars, Sunnites, Shiites, Human Rights, Sharia, Fiqh;
  2. Ummah (Muslim Community);
  3. Islam and business: Banking and Islamic Finance, Muslim Businesspeople, Islamic economic areas.

Download the syllabus of the module: “Islam” (PDF).

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Module - Doing Business in Central Eurasia (22 ECTS).

  1. Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS);
  2. Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO);
  3. Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU);
  4. Cooperation Council of Turkic Speaking States;
  5. Relations with the EU: Black Sea Synergy, European Neighborhood Policy, GSP;
  6. Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation;
  7. Regional Organization for Democracy and Economic Development (GUAM);
  8. UNECE;
  9. Armenia;
  10. Azerbaijan;
  11. Georgia;
  12. Iran;
  13. Kazakhstan;
  14. Kyrgyz Republic;
  15. Pakistan;
  16. Tajikistan;
  17. Turkmenistan;
  18. Turkey
    1. Customs Union with the EU;
    2. Africa-Turkey Partnership.
  19. Uzbekistan.

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Download the syllabus “Doing Business in Central Eurasia” (PDF).

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Module - Doing Business in the Middle East (24 ECTS).

  1. Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (GCC)
    1. Saudi Arabia;
    2. Bahrain;
    3. Kuwait;
    4. Oman;
    5. Qatar;
    6. The United Arab Emirates.
  2. Arab Countries not members of the CCG
    1. Jordan;
    2. Lebanon;
    3. Syria;
    4. Yemen.
  3. Arab Businessman;
  4. Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia;
  5. Arab League;
  6. Afro-Arab Cooperation;
  7. Eastern Catholic Churches (Maronites, Chaldeans);
  8. Download the syllabus: “The Middle East” (PDF).

Arab Economic Area

Arab Development Funds (1 ECTS).

  1. Download the syllabus “Arab Development Funds” (PDF).

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Module - Other Asian Countries:

  1. Bangladesh;
  2. Japan
    1. Tokyo International Conference on African Development.
  3. Maldives;
  4. Mongolia;
  5. North Korea;
  6. South Korea
    1. Africa-Korea Partnership.
  7. Sri Lanka;
  8. Taiwan;
  9. Businessmen: Muhammad Yunus, Muhammad Abdul Mannan, Salman F Rahman, Lee Kun-hee, Kazuo Inamori, Chang Yung-fa.

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Download the syllabus of the module: “Other Asian Countries” (PDF).

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To be admitted to the Doctorate in Asian Business, the students must have earned a Master's Degree.

  1. If you do not have a Master's Degree you can Enroll in the Master in Business in Asia. You will be exempt from the final Master's Thesis and you will be able to access the doctorate by going directly to the doctoral thesis preparation (you should not take the complement teachings of the doctorate);
  2. The graduate students in the Master in Business in Asia taught by EENI can Enroll directly in the Professional Doctorate in International Business specialization in Asian Business validating all the subjects already studied on the master.

You must send by mail (not valid by email) a certified photocopy of your diploma of master. This is necessary for the issuance of your diploma and not to enroll.

African Students (Doctorate Business)

Students who pass the assessments and thesis will receive the “Diploma of Professional Doctorate in International Business (DIB) specialization in Asian Business” issued by EENI Global Business School.

The Diploma of Professional Doctorate is awarded after assessing:

  1. Level of participation of the Doctoral Student in the Doctoral Subjects;
  2. Research Work;
  3. Thesis Defense.

Once defended and overcame the thesis, the Doctoral Student will receive its diploma.

Samples of the Doctorate.

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