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E-Learning Diploma: Business in East Africa

Diploma “Foreign Trade and Business in East Africa” (Online, 41 ECTS, Courses, Masters, Doctorates in International Business in English)

Seven subjects compose the Professional Diploma “Foreign Trade and Business in East Africa” (Sudan, Kenya, Ethiopia, Tanzania...) taught by EENI Global Business School:

Course Master: Business in East Africa (Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Rwanda...)

  1. The East African Economic Area of the African Civilisation
  2. Economic Integration in East Africa
  3. Doing Business in the 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 businesspeople
  5. Logistics in East Africa
    1. Trans-African Roads related to East Africa
    2. Largest East African Ports
  6. Other regional economic institutions and trade agreements in East Africa
  7. Business Plan for the East African Markets

Student, Online Doctorate in International Business

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  1. Credits: 41 ECTS Credits
  2. Duration: 8
    months It is recommended to dedicate about twelve hours of study per week following a flexible schedule. It is possible to reduce the duration dedicating more hours a week
  3. Tuition Fees: EUR 984 (Financing Options)
  4. Open Online Enrolment
  5. Download the Admission Form
  6. Download the syllabus of the Diploma (PDF)

The main objective of the Diploma is to provide an overview of the economy and the 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 the business opportunities in the East African Markets
  3. To analyse foreign trade (Import, Export) 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 the Free Trade Agreements (FTA) related to East Africa
  6. To know the largest ports and Trans-African corridors in the 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 the East African Markets.

Learning materials in Courses, Masters, Doctorates in International Business in English

  1. Also
    available in For improving the international communication skills, the student has free access to the learning materials in these languages (free multilingual training).
    Study, Master in International Business in French Afrique Est Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese África Leste Study Master Doctorate Business in Spanish África Oriental

This Diploma contains exercises that are evaluated, which the student must work out and pass to obtain the Professional DiplomaForeign Trade and Business in East Africa” issued by EENI Global Business School.

Pedro Nonell, African Students, Master Doctorate, International Business

Students who have taken this Diploma can validate and register for a Master or Doctorate at EENI.

This Diploma belongs to the following Online Higher Educational Programs taught by EENI:

  1. Doctorates: African Business, World Trade
  2. Doctorate in Business in the Islamic Countries (countries included Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan, and Tanzania)
  3. Masters: Business in Africa, International Business, Foreign Trade, Muslim Countries

Sample - Doing Business in East Africa
Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) Rwanda, the Seychelles, Sudan, Eswatini (Swaziland), Uganda, Zambia...

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Diploma “Foreign Trade and Business in East Africa” - Syllabus:

1- Economic Integration in East Africa:

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

  1. Religions in East Africa:
    1. Islam
    2. Christianity
    3. African Traditional Religions

There are three main economic communities in East Africa:

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

East African Economic Integration (Master, Course)

Several East African Countries also belong to:

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

Furthermore, there are the following regional economic organisations:

  1. International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR)
  2. Indian-Ocean Rim Association (IORA)
  3. Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD)
  4. Nile Basin Initiative (NBI)
  5. Indian Ocean Commission (IOC)
  6. Economic Community of the Great Lakes Region (CEPGL)
  7. Organisation for the Harmonisation of Business Law in Africa (OHADA)
  8. African Continental Free-Trade Area (AfCFTA)

Free Trade Agreements (FTA) related to East Africa:

  1. MERCOSUR-Egypt
  2. Agadir Agreement
  3. India-Mauritius FTA
  4. East African Community-U.S. Trade Agreement
  5. COMESA-U.S. Trade Agreement
  6. Africa-European Union Strategic Partnership
  7. United States-Africa (AGOA)
  8. Islamic Trade Preferential System (TPS-OIC)

2- Doing Business in the East African Countries:

The East African region consists of eighteen countries:

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

3- East African Businessman


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


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


  1. Naushad N. Merali
  2. Bhimji Depar Shah


  1. Iman


  1. Mohamed Ibrahim
  2. Osama Abdul Latif


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

4- Logistics in East Africa.

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
  8. Asia-Africa Growth Corridor

5- Business Plan for East Africa

The Diploma includes the Market Access Tool:
East African Market Access

Mohamed Ibrahim Sudanese Businessman (Course Master)

Intergovernmental Authority on Development IGAD (Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, and Uganda)

East African Community (EAC), Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, South Sudan, and Burundi

Tanzanian Economy (Master, Course)

COMESA Custom Union

Djibouti-N’Djamena Corridor: Sudan, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Djibouti, and Chad (Road Transport Course)

Port of Mombasa, Kenya. Gateway to Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Sudan, South Sudan, Somalia, and Tanzania (Maritime Transport Course)

Foreign Trade and Business in Malawi

Osama Abdul Latif. Sudanese Muslim Businessman (Master, Sudan)

African Northern Corridor (Burundi, Rwanda, Kenya, and Uganda) Road Transport Course Master

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