Course Business in the Maghreb

EENI- School of International Business

E-Learning Course “Doing Business in the Maghreb (Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, and Mauritania)”

Course structure “Business in the Maghreb.”

Maghreb Course

  1. Maghrebian Economic Area as part of the Islamic Civilisation and the African Civilisation
  2. Integration in the Maghreb. Arab Maghreb Union (AMU)
  3. Doing Business in the Maghrebian countries (Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, and Mauritania)
  4. The Maghrebian Businesspeople
  5. Logistics in the Maghreb
    - Trans-African Highways
    - The largest Maghrebian Ports
  6. Other regional institutions and agreements in the Maghreb
  7. Introduction to French and Arabic
  8. Islam in the Maghreb
  9. Business Plan for the Maghrebian markets

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The main objective of the course “International Trade and Business in the Maghreb” are to provide an overview of the Maghrebian economy and business opportunities to:

  1. Learn to do business in the Maghreb (Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, and Mauritania)
  2. Know the business opportunities in the Maghreb
  3. Understand how to negotiate in these countries.
  4. Analyse international trade and foreign direct investment flows
  5. Understand the importance of AMU (Arab Maghreb Union) and the Agadir Agreement.
  6. Explore the Free Trade Agreements (FTA) in the Maghreb.
  7. Know the largest ports and the Trans-African corridors in the Maghreb.
  8. Know the main Maghrebian Businesspeople
  9. Develop a business plan for the Maghreb

Course learning materials in En (or Fr Maghreb Pt Magrebe Es Magreb). The student has free access to the materials in these languages.

  1. Credits of the course “Doing Business in the Maghreb”: 9 ECTS/4.5 AC Credits
  2. Total Tuition Fees: 351 Euros.
  3. 20% discount for African students and 10% for students from the African Diaspora.
  4. Duration: 2 months
  5. Download the syllabus of the course: “Doing Business in the Maghreb” (PDF)

The course “Business in the Maghreb” is studied…

  1. Professional Doctorate in Business in Africa
  2. Professional Doctorate in Business in the Islamic Countries
  3. Masters (e-learning): International Business, Muslims Countries, and Frontier Markets

Students who have taken this course (Doing Business in the Maghreb) can validate and register for this Master/Doctorate at EENI.

The course “International Trade and Business in the Maghreb” contains exercises (Business Plan) that are evaluated, which the student must work out and pass to obtain their respective “Diploma - Doing Business in the Maghreb” issued by EENI (School of International Business).

Course intended for all those wanting to specialise in the Maghrebian markets.

Methodology: e-learning/Distance Learning.

Area of Knowledge: Africa - Courses: Doing Business

Sample of the course - Business in the Maghreb
Arab Maghreb Union

Course “Trade and business in the Maghreb” - Syllabus:

1- Integration in the Maghreb.

  1. The Maghrebian Economic Area (1 ECTS) as part of the Islamic Civilisation and the African Civilisation
  2. Arab Maghreb Union (AMU) (0.7 ECTS)
  3. Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD) (0.1 ECTS)
  4. Arab Mediterranean Free Trade Agreement - Agadir Agreement

2- Doing Business in the Maghrebian countries.

  1. Doing Business in Algeria (1 ECTS)
  2. Doing Business in Libya (0.5 ECTS)
  3. Doing Business in Mauritania (0.5 ECTS)
  4. Doing Business in Morocco (2 ECTS)
  5. Doing Business in Tunisia (2 ECTS) - Hichem Djaït

3- Maghrebian Businesspeople (0.1 ECTS).

  1. Othman Benjelloun
  2. Anas Sefrioui
  3. Aziz Akhannouch
  4. Miloud Chaabi
  5. Mohamed Hassan Bensalah
  6. Issad Rebrab
  7. Ali Haddad
  8. Mohamed Ali Harrath

4- Logistics in the Maghreb (1.1 ECTS).

4.1 African Highways Networks:

  1. Cairo-Dakar Corridor
  2. Algiers-Lagos (Trans-Saharan)
  3. Tripoli-Windhoek
  4. Dakar-Lagos

4.2 Largest Maghrebian Ports:

  1. Port of Casablanca (Morocco)
  2. Tunisian Ports
  3. Port of Algiers

5- Summary of other regional institutions and agreements in the Maghreb.

  1. Morocco-United States Free Trade Agreement
  2. European Union (EU)-Algeria Association Agreement
  3. Arab League
  4. Euro-Mediterranean Partnership (EUROMED)
  5. Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)
  6. European Neighbourhood Policy
  7. Islamic Development Bank
  8. African Development Bank
  9. Summit of South American-Arab Countries (ASPA)
  10. Asia-Middle East Dialogue (AMED)
  11. Organisation for the Development of the Senegal River
  12. Economic Commission for Africa (ECA)
  13. African Union (AU)
  14. New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD)
  15. Afro-Arab cooperation
  16. Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA)

6- Introduction to French and Arabic.

7- Islam in the Maghreb.

8- Business Plan for the Maghrebian markets.

The course “Business in the Maghreb” includes the Market Access Tool:
African Market

EENI - Middle East and Maghrebian Students:
EENI Middle East Students

Samples of the Course “Business in the Maghreb”

Morocco Business

Othman Benjelloun

Mauritania Business

Ali Haddad Algeria

Business in Algeria

Tangier Free Zone

Port of Casablanca (Morocco)

Libya Business

Cairo-Dakar Corridor

Casablanca Business

Arab Maghreb (Arabic)

Mauritania Mining Sector

Port of Tunisia


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