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Course “Doing Business in East Africa” (Sudan, Kenya, Ethiopia, Tanzania) (e-learning, 41 ECTS, Master in International Business in English)

Eight subjects compose the Course “Doing Business in East Africa” taught by EENI Business School & HA Independent University:

Course Business in East Africa

  1. The East African Economic Area of the African Civilisation
  2. Economic Integration in East Africa
  3. Doing Business in East African Countries (Burundi, the Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Rwanda, the Seychelles, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda)
  4. East African business people
  5. Logistics in East Africa
    1. Trans-African Roads related to East Africa
    2. The largest East African Ports
  6. Other regional economic institutions and trade agreements in East Africa
  7. Introduction to East African Languages
  8. Business Plan for East African Markets

Student, Online Doctorate in International Business

  1. Credits of the course “Doing Business in East Africa”: 41 ECTS Credits
  2. Total Tuition Fees: EUR 984 (Pricing Policy, Financing)
  3. Organisation: EENI Business School & HA University
  4. Duration: 8 months
  5. Download the syllabus of the course: “Doing Business in East Africa” (PDF)

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Learning materials in Master in International Business in English or Study, Master in International Business in French Afrique Est Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese África Leste Study Master Doctorate Business in Spanish África Oriental. The student has free access to the materials in these languages.

The Course “Business in East Africa” contains exercises that are evaluated, which the student must work out and pass to obtain the diploma inDoing Business in East Africa” issued by EENI Business School & HA Independent University.

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The Online Course “Doing Business in East Africa” is part of the following Online Higher Education Programs taught by EENI Business School & HA University:

  1. Doctorates: Business in Africa, Foreign Trade
  2. Doctorate in Business in Islamic Countries (countries included Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan, and Tanzania)
  3. Masters: Africa, Frontier Markets, International Business, Foreign Trade, Muslim Countries
  4. Bachelor of Science in Inter-African Business

The students who have taken this course (Doing Business in East Africa) can validate and register for a Bachelor of Science, Master or Doctorate at EENI Business School & HA University.

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Objectives of the Course “Doing Business in East Africa” (eLearning)

The main objective of the online course “International Trade and Business in East Africa” is to provide an overview of economy and business opportunities in East Africa in order:

  1. To learn to do business in East Africa (Burundi, the Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Rwanda, the Seychelles, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda)
  2. To know business opportunities in East African Markets
  3. To analyse foreign trade and foreign direct investment flows in East Africa
  4. To understand the importance of the EAC (East African Community), IGAD (Intergovernmental Authority on Development), COMESA (Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa) and COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Agreement
  5. To know Free Trade Agreements (FTA) related to East Africa
  6. To know the largest ports and the Trans-African corridors in East African region
  7. To know the main East African business person
  8. To develop a business plan for East Africa

Course intended for all those wanting to specialise in East African Markets.

Example of the Online Course - Doing Business in East Africa
Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA)





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Course “Doing Business in East Africa” - Syllabus:

1- Economic Integration in East Africa:

The East African Economic Area (PDF) of the African Civilisation (2 ECTS).

  1. Introduction to Swahili, Arabic, French, and Portuguese.
  2. Religions in East Africa:
    1. African Traditional Religions
    2. Islam
    3. Christianity

East African Economic Integration (Online Course)

There are three main economic communities in East Africa:

  1. Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) (2 ECTS)
  2. East African Community (EAC) (0.5 ECTS)
  3. Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) (0.1 ECTS)

Several East African Countries also belong to the:

  1. Southern African Development Community (SADC) (1.1 ECTS)
  2. COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Free Trade Agreement (FTA) (0.1 ECTS)

Furthermore, there are the following regional economic organisations:

  1. International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) (0.1 ECTS)
  2. Indian-Ocean Rim Association (IORA) (0.5 ECTS)
  3. Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD) (0.1 ECTS)
  4. Nile Basin Initiative (NBI)
  5. Indian Ocean Commission (IOC)
  6. Economic Community of the Great Lakes Region (CEPGL)

Free Trade Agreements (FTA) and Economic Organisations related to East Africa:

  1. MERCOSUR-Egypt
  2. Agadir Agreement
  3. India-Mauritius FTA
  4. East African Community-US Trade Agreement
  5. COMESA-US Trade Agreement
  6. Organisation for the Harmonisation of Business Law in Africa (OHADA)
  7. Africa-European Union Strategic Partnership
  8. United States-Africa (AGOA)
  9. Trade Preferential System among the Member States of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (TPS-OIC)

2- Doing Business in East African Countries:

The East African region consists of eighteen countries:

  1. Doing Business in Burundi (1 ECTS)
  2. Doing Business in the Comoros (0.5 ECTS)
  3. Doing Business in Djibouti (2 ECTS)
  4. Doing Business in Egypt (3 ECTS)
  5. Doing Business in Eritrea (0.5 ECTS)
  6. Doing Business in Ethiopia (3 ECTS)
  7. Doing Business in Kenya (3 ECTS)
    1. Bethwell Ogot
    2. Ali Al'amin Mazrui
  8. Doing Business in Madagascar (1 ECTS)
  9. Doing Business in Malawi (1 ECTS)
  10. Doing Business in Mauritius (2 ECTS)
  11. Doing Business in Mozambique (2 ECTS)
  12. Doing Business in Rwanda (1 ECTS)
  13. Doing Business in the Seychelles (2 ECTS)
  14. Doing Business in Somalia (0.5 ECTS)
  15. Doing Business in Sudan (3 ECTS)
  16. Doing Business in South Sudan (0.5 ECTS)
  17. Doing Business in Tanzania (2 ECTS)
  18. Doing Business in Uganda (2 ECTS)

3- East African Business People (0.5 ECTS):

Egypt:

  1. Tarek Talaat Moustafa
  2. Hassan Abdalla
  3. Mohamed Mansour
  4. Onsi Sawiris
  5. Ahmed Mekky
  6. Minoush Abdel-Meguid

Ethiopia:

  1. Sheikh Mohammed Hussein Ali Al-Amoudi
  2. Mimi Alemayehou

Kenya:

  1. Naushad N. Merali
  2. Bhimji Depar Shah

Somalia:

  1. Iman

Sudan:

  1. Mohamed Ibrahim
  2. Osama Abdul Latif

Tanzania:

  1. Mohammed Dewji
  2. Said Salim Bakhresa
  3. PhD Reginald Mengi

4- Logistics in East Africa (2 ECTS).

1- East African Ports

  1. Kenya: Port of Mombasa (the largest port in East Africa)
  2. Tanzania: Port of Dar Es Salaam
  3. Mozambique: Port of Maputo
  4. Djibouti: Port of Djibouti
  5. Sudan: Port Sudan
  6. Madagascar: Ports of Madagascar
  7. Egyptian ports. Suez Canal

2- African Highways Networks.

  1. Northern Corridor
  2. N’Djamena-Djibouti Corridor
  3. Cairo-Gaborone Corridor
  4. Beira-Lobito Corridor
  5. Lagos-Mombasa Corridor
  6. North-South Corridor
  7. Central Corridor

5- Summary of other regional economic institutions and trade agreements in East Africa.

  1. Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS)
  2. Africa-China Forum
  3. Africa-India Forum
  4. African Development Bank
  5. Economic Commission for Africa (ECA)
  6. New Partnership for Africa (NEPAD)
  7. African Union (AU)
  8. Africa-South America Summit
  9. Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)
  10. Islamic Development Bank
  11. Arab League
  12. Asia-Middle East Dialogue (AMED)

6- Business Plan for East Africa

The Online Course “Doing Business in East Africa” includes the Market Access Tool:
East African Market

African Students (EENI Business School & HA University):
Online African Students (Master, Doctorate)

Africa: Foreign Trade and Business (Master)
African Portal - EENI Business School & HA University

Methodology: e-learning (Online) / Distance Learning.

Area of Knowledge: Africa - Courses: Doing Business

The COMESA and SADC countries analysed in:

  1. Central Africa: the Democratic Republic of the Congo
  2. Southern Africa: South Africa Swaziland, Zambia, and Zimbabwe
  3. Libya is analysed in the Maghreb.

Samples - East Africa

Mohamed Ibrahim Sudanese Businessman (Course)

Intergovernmental Authority on Development IGAD (Course)

East African Community (EAC), Master

Tanzanian Economy (Online Course)

COMESA Custom Union

N’Djamena-Djibouti Trans-African Highway

Port of Mombasa (Kenya, Course)

Course: Doing Business in Malawi

Osama Abdul Latif Sudanese Businessman (Course)

African Northern Corridor (Course)

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