Doctorate in Business in Asia-Pacific

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Professional Doctorate in International Business (DIB) specialisation in Asia-Pacific (distance learning, 180 ECTS, English)

The objectives of the Professional Doctorate in International Business (DIB) specialisation in Asia-Pacific (3 years, 180 ECTS Credits, e-learning) are to train the Doctoral students to be able to research on topics related to business in Asia:

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

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

Doctorate Business in Asia

A Professional Doctorate in Business in the Asia-Pacific region that fits your schedule and helps you to get a better job.

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

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

Spanish Doctorado Asia English Doctorat Asie

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

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Structure of the Professional Doctorate in International Business specialisation in Asia-Pacific

The Doctorate programme in International Business specialisation in Asia-Pacific has three parts:

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  1. Coursework. Study of the Subjects of the Doctorate
  2. Research Work and Thesis Plan of the Doctorate in Business in Asia
  3. Thesis and Thesis Defense of the Doctorate

Coursework. Study of the Subjects (Training activity): minimum 20 ECTS, maximum 60 ECTS

  1. Doctoral students receive training in relevant research methods and their subject areas core topics.
  2. Students are required to take a range of courses.

The Doctoral student must perform a training activity (training complement) consisting of some subjects defined according to their previous studies and the selected research area (related to the Asian economic area).

  1. The Supervisor of the Doctorate determines the complementary training according to the field of investigation
  2. The Doctoral students can choose the subjects from those offered by EENI with a minimum of 20 ECTS and a maximum of 60 ECTS.

The applicants who have completed the Master in Business in Asia of EENI shall be exempt from any complement training, beginning the research phase directly.

Subjects related to Asia offered by EENI.

EENI provides a range of subjects related to Asia. The Doctoral student can select the most suitable subjects depending on the thesis. The Doctoral student selects the subjects once formalised the enrolment.

To facilitate the selection of the subjects, these are organised into several blocks:

Doctorate Business in Asia

  1. The Asian Economy. Economic Organisations
  2. The Asian Economic Integration
  3. International Relations of Asia
  4. The Asian Economic Areas
  5. India
  6. Religions of India
  7. China
  8. Taoism and Confucianism
  9. Southeast Asia - ASEAN
  10. Buddhism
  11. Islam
  12. Central Eurasia
  13. The Middle East
  14. Other Asian Countries
  15. Oceania
  16. No to corruption in Asia

Please, see below for more information that is detailed about the available subjects.

Markets analysed in the Professional Doctorate in International Business specialisation in Asia-Pacific:
Doctorate Asian Markets

EENI Asian Students
Students Asiáticos

Research areas of the Professional Doctorate in International Business (DIB) specialisation in Asia-Pacific:

  1. The Doctoral student should select the most appropriate subjects for his thesis
  2. The Doctoral student can use any possible combination of the subjects
  3. Minimum ECTS to be selected is 20, and the maximum is 60.
  4. NOTE: the brackets show ECTS Credits credits

Mekong Economic Cooperation Strategy (ACMECS)

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

Asia Organisations

  1. The Asian Economy [1]
  2. Economic Integration in Asia-Pacific [1]

The Asian Economic Organisations

  1. The Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) [1]
  2. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) [1]
  3. The Colombo Plan [0.1]
  4. The Boao Forum for Asia [0.1]
  5. The Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD)
  6. The Islamic Development Bank [1]

International economic relations, organisations and inter-continental agreements related to Asia.

  1. The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) [2]
  2. The Indian-Ocean Rim Association (IORA) [0.5]
  3. The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) [2]
    1. The Standing Committee for Economic and Commercial Cooperation
    2. The Trade Preferential System (TPS-OIC)
    3. The Statistical, economic, and social research
    4. The Islamic Centre for the Development of Trade (ICDT)
    5. The Islamic Chamber of Commerce and Industry
    6. The Statistical, Economic and Social Research Centre for Islamic Countries
  4. The Africa-Asia Strategic Partnership [0.2]
  5. The Asia-Europe Economic Meeting (ASEM) [0.1]
  6. The Forum for East Asia-Latin America Cooperation (FEALAC) [0.1]
  7. The Dialogue Asia-Middle East (AMED) [0.1]
  8. The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP)
  9. The Africa-BRICS Cooperation [0.3]
  10. The Pacific Economic Cooperation Council (PEEC)
  11. The Generalised System of Preferences (EU)
  12. The European Investment Bank
  13. The Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE)

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

Module - Asian Economic Areas

  1. The Hindu Economic Area [2] (PDF)
  2. The Sinic economic area [2] (PDF)
  3. The Buddhist Economic Area [2] (PDF)
  4. The Asian-Islamic economic areas.
    1. The Arab Economic Area [1] (PDF)
    2. The Central Eurasian Economic Area [2] (PDF)
    3. The Malay Economic Area
    4. Economic Integration of the Islamic Civilisation
    5. Interactions of the Islamic Civilisation with the other civilisations
  5. The Economic Area of Oceania [1] (PDF)
  6. Agreements between the Asian economic areas:
    1. The Asian Clearing Union (ACU) [0.1]
    2. The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) [0.1]
    3. The Bay of Bengal Initiative (BIMSTEC) [0.1]
    4. The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) [0.1]
    5. The South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation (SASEC) [0.1]
    6. The Asia-Pacific Trade Agreement (APTA)
    7. The Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Programme

Free Trade Agreements (FTA) related to the Asian Markets

Asia Free Trade Agreements

Module - India (26 ECTS)

Doing Business in India

Doing Business in India

  1. Introduction to India [0.5]
  2. The States of India [0.5]
  3. Economy of India [1]
  4. FDI in India [1]
  5. The Indian Business People and companies: Hinduja, Birla, Infosys, Relliance, BIOCON, Dr Cyrus S. Poonawalla, Wadia, Godrej, TATA, Sahu Jain, Gautam Adani, Bhavarlal Hiralal Jain, Ajit Gulabchand, Wipro Azim Premji, and Yusuf Hamied
  6. New Delhi [1]
  7. Andhra Pradesh [1]
  8. Bangalore Karnataka [2]
  9. Haryana [1]
  10. Maharashtra [1]
  11. Gujarat [2]
  12. Tamil Nadu [1]
  13. Kerala [1]
  14. India's Free Trade Agreements (FTA)
  15. Forum India-Africa [0.5]

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

Economic Area of the Hindu Civilisation [2].

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

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

Hinduism

Hinduism Ethics and Business

Jainism

Jainism Business

Zoroastrianism

Zoroastrianism Business

Sikhism

Sikhism Business

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

Module - China (22 ECTS)

Doing Business in China

Doing Business in China

Video Doing Business in China Video: Business in China

  1. Introduction to China [0.5]
  2. The Chinese economy [1]
  3. Negotiation in China [0.5]
  4. The Chinese companies [0.5]: Zhang Ruimin, Haier, Ali Baba, Huawei, and Galanz
  5. The Customs of China [0.5]
  6. China's Free Trade Agreements (FTA)
  7. FDI in China [0.5]
  8. Marine transport and ports [0.5]
  9. Shanghai [2]
  10. Guangzhou [1]
  11. Beijing [1]
  12. The Greater Pearl River Delta [1]
  13. Hong Kong [3]
  14. China's International Economic Relations
  15. Africa-China Cooperation [0.5]

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

Economic Area of the Sinic Civilisation (2 ECTS)

Module - Taoism and Confucianism (3 ECTS).

Confucianism
Confucianism Ethics and Business

Taoism
Taoism Ethics and Business

Download the syllabus of the module “Taoism and Confucianism” (PDF)

Module - Southeast Asia (30 ECTS).

Doing Business in Southeast Asia (ASEAN)

Doing Business in the ASEAN Markets

  1. The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) [3]
    1. The ASEAN Economic Community
    2. FDI in the ASEAN Countries
    3. The ASEAN Free-Trade Area
    4. The Indonesia-Malaysia-Thailand Growth Triangle (IMT-GT)
    5. The Mekong Economic Cooperation Strategy (ACMECS)
    6. The East ASEAN Growth Area
    7. The ASEAN's Free Trade Agreements (FTA)
    8. The Mekong River Commission
    9. The Greater Mekong Subregion [0.5]
  2. Brunei Darussalam [1]
  3. Cambodia [1]
  4. Indonesia [3]
  5. Laos [1]
  6. Malaysia [2]
  7. Myanmar [1]
  8. Philippines [2]
  9. Singapore [3]
  10. Thailand [2]
  11. Vietnam [2]
  12. ASEAN Business People: Kith Meng, Sandiaga Salahuddin Uno, Tan Sri Mokhtar, and Thaksin Shinawatra

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

Video Doing Business in the ASEAN Markets Video: Business in Southeast Asia

Module - Buddhism (3 ECTS).

Buddhism and Business

Buddhism Ethics and Business

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

The Buddhist Economic Area

  1. Influence of Buddhism on the Economic Area of the Buddhist Civilisation
  2. The Economic Profile of the countries with Buddhist majorities
  3. The Buddhist Business People
  4. Economic Integration of the Buddhist Civilisation
  5. The Buddhist Civilisation and the ASEAN
  6. Interactions of the Buddhist Civilisation with the other civilisations

Module - Islam (5 ECTS).

Islam and Business

Islam

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

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

Module - Central Eurasia (22 ECTS).

Doing Business in Central Eurasia

Course Central Eurasia

  1. The Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) [0.4]
  2. The Economic Cooperation Organisation (ECO) [0.1]
  3. The Eurasian Economic Community (EurAsEC) [0.5]
  4. The Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) [0.2]
  5. The Cooperation Council of Turkic Speaking States [0.1]
  6. Relations with the EU: Black Sea Synergy, European Neighbourhood Policy, GSP
  7. The Organisation of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation [0.2]
  8. The Regional Organisation for Democracy and Economic Development (GUAM) [0.2]
  9. The Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) [0.2]
  10. Armenia [1]
  11. Azerbaijan [1]
  12. Georgia [1]
  13. Iran [2]
  14. Kazakhstan [1]
  15. Kyrgyz Republic [1]
  16. Pakistan [2]
  17. Tajikistan [1]
  18. Turkmenistan [1]
  19. Turkey [3]
    1. The Customs Union with the European Union
    2. Africa-Turkey Partnership [0.1]
  20. Uzbekistan [1]

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

The Islamic economic area of Central Eurasia (2 ECTS)

Module - The Middle East (24 ECTS).

Doing Business in the Middle East

Doing Business in the Middle East

  1. The Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (GCC) [1.2]
    1. Saudi Arabia [3]
    2. Bahrain [2]
    3. Kuwait [1]
    4. Oman [1]
    5. Qatar [1]
    6. The United Arab Emirates [2]
  2. The Arab Countries not members of the CCG
    1. Jordan [1]
    2. Lebanon [2]
    3. Syria [0.5]
    4. Yemen [1]
  3. The Arab Businessman [1]
  4. The Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA [1]
  5. The Arab League [1]
  6. The Afro-Arab Cooperation [0.5]
  7. The Eastern Catholic Churches (Maronites, Chaldeans)
  8. Download the syllabus: “The Middle East” (PDF)

The Arab Economic Area (1 ECTS)

The Arab Development Funds (1 ECTS).

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

Module - Other Asian Countries

Business South Asia

  1. Bangladesh [2]
  2. Japan [2]
    1. The Tokyo International Conference on the African Development [0.2]
  3. The Maldives [0.5]
  4. Mongolia [1]
  5. North Korea [0.5]
  6. South Korea [2]
    1. The Africa-Korea Partnership [0.1]
  7. Sri Lanka [2]
  8. Taiwan [2]
  9. Businessmen: Muhammad Yunus, Muhammad Abdul Mannan, Salman F Rahman, Lee Kun-hee, Kazuo Inamori, Chang Yung-fa

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

Module - Oceania (11 ECTS)

Doing Business in Oceania

Doing Business in Oceania

  1. The Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) [0.1]
  2. The Oceania Customs Organisation (OCO) [0.1]
  3. Australia [3]
  4. New Zealand [2]
  5. Papua New Guinea [1]
  6. The Pacific island countries [1]
  7. Download the syllabus “Oceania” (PDF)

The Economic Area of Oceania [1]

Module - Business without corruption (4 ECTS)

Asian business without corruption

No to Corruption in Business

  1. Download the syllabus of the module “No to Corruption” (PDF)

Business without Corruption

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Duration of the training period: maximum of three calendar years since the formalisation of enrolment up to the deposit of the thesis. If, after the period of three calendar years the Doctoral student has not deposited the thesis, the Direction of the doctorate programme may authorise an extension of up to two years.

Tuition fees (Professional Doctorate in Business in Asia-Pacific): 5,220 Euros (all included)

  1. Scholarships. A 40% reduction for the students from Africa, the African Diaspora, and Asia. Fees for these students: 3,132 Euros
  2. Please request for scholarships for other regions (Europe, the Middle East, Latin America)

Education for all

Admission Criteria. To be admitted to the Professional Doctorate in International Business specialisation in Asia-Pacific, the students must have earned a master's degree or have a minimum of three years of work experience in relevant positions in the field of international business.

The graduate students in the Professional Master in Business in Asia of EENI can enrol directly on the Professional Doctorate in International Business specialisation in Asia-Pacific validating all the subjects already studied on the master.

Doctoral Diploma.

Students who pass the assessments and thesis will receive the “Diploma of Professional Doctorate in International Business (DIB) specialisation in Asia-Pacific” issued by EENI (School of International Business).

The Diploma of Professional Doctorate is awarded after assessing:

  1. The level of participation of the Doctoral student in the subjects of the Doctoral programme
  2. The research work
  3. The Thesis Defense

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

Our continuous enrollment system allows students enrol at any time and study from anywhere in the world without any displacement.

Methodology: e-learning/Distance Learning.

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Knowledge area: Asia.

The Doctorate in International Business specialisation in Asia includes courses of introduction to the major Asian languages: English, Hindi, Indonesian, Korean, Thai, Tagalog, and Vietnamese.



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