Master in Business in Asia

EENI- School of International Business

Professional Master's Program in Business in Asia (e-learning, English, 60 / 120 ECTS)

The Professional Master's Program in Business in Asia (English, distance learning) is designed to offer a global and practical vision on:

  1. The economic profile and how to do business in the Asian markets: China, India, Singapore, Japan, Indonesia, Iran, Pakistan, Thailand, the Philippines, Vietnam
  2. The flows of foreign direct investment (FDI) and intra-Asian Foreign Trade
  3. The Trade Agreements related to Asia: ASEAN, Bay of Bengal Initiative, South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation, South Asian Free-Trade Area)
  4. The Asian economy
  5. The process of the Asian Economic Integration
  6. The largest Asian Economic Organisations
  7. The Asian Economic Areas: Buddhist, Eurasian, Malay, Islamic, Hindu

Furthermore, on the Professional Master in Business in Asia are analysed the major Asian religions (Hinduism, Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism) and its influence on business and the Asian economic areas.

A Master's Program in Business in Asia that fits your schedule and helps you to get a better employment.

The language of the Professional Master's Program business in Asia: English. Also, available in Spanish Master Asia French Master Asie Portuguese Master Asia. Some subjects are available in Chinese. All languages are accessible to all the students.

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Modules of the Professional Master's Program in Business in Asia.

Master in Business in Asia

The Professional Master in Business in Asia consists of twelve modules:

  1. The Asian Economy, Economic Integration and Organisations (11 ECTS)
  2. The Asian Economic Areas (8 ECTS)
  3. Doing Business in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Countries: Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam... (23 ECTS)
  4. Buddhism and Business (1 ECTS)
  5. Doing Business in China and Hong Kong (13 ECTS)
  6. Taoism and Confucianism (3 ECTS)
  7. Doing Business in India and the countries of the influence of the Hindu Civilisation (19 ECTS)
  8. Religions of India: Hinduism, Jainism, Sikhism (4 ECTS)
  9. Doing Business in the Central Eurasian Countries: Armenia, Uzbekistan, Iran, Pakistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan... (13 ECTS)
  10. Islam and Business in Asia (5 ECTS)
  11. Doing Business in other Asian Countries: Taiwan, Korea, Japan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh... (12 ECTS)
  12. Thesis of the Professional Master in Business in Asia (9 - 19 ECTS)

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System). 1 ECTS credit= 25 hours of the dedication of the student (hours of study, exercises, information research, teamwork...)

Professional Master intended for all those wanting to specialise in international business with the Asian Countries.

Markets analysed on the Professional Master in Business in Asia:

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Note: Consult the specific objectives of each subject of each module in the PDF.

Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)

Modules and subjects of the Professional Master in Business in Asia (e-learning)

NOTE: the brackets show ECTS credits

Module- The Asian economy (11 ECTS)

The Asian economy, economic integration and organisations

Asia Organisations

1- Main Asian Economic Institutions.

  1. Introduction to the Asian Economy [1]
  2. Economic Integration in Asia-Pacific [1]
  3. The Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) [1]
  4. The Asian Development Bank [1]
  5. The Colombo Plan [0.1]
  6. The Boao Forum for Asia [0.1]
  7. The Asia Cooperation Dialogue

2- Asian International Economic Relations

  1. The Forum for East Asia-Latin America Cooperation (FEALAC) [0.1]
  2. The Asia-Europe Economic Meeting (ASEM) [0.1]
  3. The Asia-Middle East Dialogue (AMED) [0.1]
  4. The Africa-Asia Strategic Partnership [0.2]
  5. The Pacific Economic Cooperation Council (PEEC)
  6. The Generalised System of Preferences

3- Integration agreements in Asia-Pacific (1.3 ECTS).

  1. Asia's Free Trade Agreements (FTA)
  2. The Asia-Pacific Trade Agreement (APTA)
  3. The Asian economic integration agreements
  4. The Asian economic areas
  5. The main Asian civilisations and their relationship to the processes of economic integration: Sinic-Buddhist, Islamic, Hindu

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

Asia Trade Agreements

4- Economic Organisations related to integration in the Asia-Pacific region

  1. The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) [2]
  2. The Indian-Ocean Rim Association (IORA) [0.5]
  3. The Asian Clearing Union (ACU) [0.1]
  4. The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation [0.1]
  5. The South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation (SASEC) [0.1]
  6. The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) [2]
    1. The Trade Preferential System (TPS-OIC)

Asia Free Trade Agreements

Module- Asian economic areas (8 ECTS)

  1. Economic Area of the Buddhist Civilisation [2] (PDF)
  2. India as the Central State of the Hindu Civilisation [2] (Hindu Economic Area) (PDF)
  3. Economic Area of the Sinic Civilisation [2]
  4. The Central Eurasian Economic Area [2] (PDF) of the Islamic Civilisation

Module- Southeast Asia - ASEAN (23 ECTS)

Doing Business in Southeast Asia - ASEAN

Doing Business in the ASEAN Markets

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) [3]

  1. The ASEAN Economic Community
  2. The ASEAN Free-Trade Area (AFTA)
  3. The Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the ASEAN Countries
  4. The Mekong River Commission
  5. The Indonesia-Malaysia-Thailand Growth Triangle (IMT-GT)
  6. The Mekong Economic Cooperation Strategy (ACMECS)
  7. The East ASEAN Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA)
  8. The ASEAN's Free Trade Agreements (FTA)
  9. The Trans-Pacific Strategic Economic Partnership Agreement (TPP)
  10. Southeast Asian Businessmen [0.1]
  11. The Bay of Bengal Initiative (BIMSTEC) [0.1]
  12. Introduction to Thai, Tagalog, Indonesian, and Vietnamese
  13. Business Plan for the ASEAN Markets

Doing Business in the Southeast Asian Countries:

  1. Brunei Darussalam [1]
  2. Cambodia [1]
  3. Indonesia [3]
  4. Laos [1]
  5. Malaysia [2]
  6. Myanmar [1]
  7. The Philippines [2]
  8. Singapore [3]
  9. Thailand [2]
  10. Vietnam [2]

Download the syllabus of the module: “Business in the ASEAN Countries” (PDF).

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Module- Buddhism (1 ECTS)

Buddhism and Business

Buddhism Ethics and Business

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

Module- China (13 ECTS)

Doing Business in China and Hong Kong

Doing Business in China

  1. The Economic Profile of the Chinese provinces [0.5]
  2. The Chinese economy [1]
  3. The Chinese customs [0.5]
  4. The Ports of China [0.5]
  5. Invest (FDI) in China [0.5]
  6. Chinese Enterprises [0.5]
  7. How to negotiate in China [0.5]
  8. Doing Business in:
    1. Beijing [1]
    2. Guangzhou - Shenzhen [1]
    3. Shanghai [2]
    4. Hong Kong [3]
  9. The Greater Pearl River Delta [1]
  10. The Greater Mekong Subregion [0.5]
  11. China's Free Trade Agreements (FTA)
  12. China's international relations
  13. Access to the Chinese market
  14. Business Plan for China

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

Video Doing Business China Video Doing Business in China

Module- Taoism and Confucianism (3 ECTS)

Taoism and Confucianism in China

Taoism Ethics and Business Confucianism Ethics and Business

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

Module- India (19 ECTS)

Doing Business in India and the countries of the influence of the Hindu Civilisation

Doing Business in India

  1. Introduction to the Republic of India [0.5]
  2. Economic Profile of the States of India [0.5]
  3. The Indian companies and entrepreneurs
  4. The Indian economy and foreign trade [1]
  5. Investing in India (FDI) [1]
  6. Doing Business in...
    1. New Delhi [1]
    2. Andhra Pradesh [1]
    3. Bangalore Karnataka [2]
    4. Haryana [1]
    5. Mumbai [1]
    6. Kerala [1]
    7. Gujarat [2]
    8. Tamil Nadu [1]
  7. India's Free Trade Agreements (FTA)
  8. Access to the Indian market
  9. Business Plan for India

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

Doing Business in countries of the influence of the Hindu Civilisation:

  1. Nepal (strong economic relations with India) [1]
  2. Bhutan [1]
  3. Mauritius [2]

Module- Religions and business in India (4 ECTS)

  1. Hinduism
  2. Sikhism
  3. Zoroastrian
  4. Jainism
  5. Islam in India

Hinduism Ethics and Business Sikhism Business

Zoroastrianism Business Jainism Business

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

Module- Central Asia (13 ECTS)

Doing Business in Central Asia: Armenia, Uzbekistan, Iran, Pakistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan...

Doing Business in Eurasia

  1. Doing Business in...
    1. Armenia [1]
    2. Iran [2]
    3. Kazakhstan [1]
    4. Kyrgyz Republic [1]
    5. Mongolia [1]
    6. Pakistan [2]
    7. Tajikistan [1]
    8. Turkmenistan [1]
    9. Uzbekistan [1]
  2. Entrepreneurs and Companies in Central Eurasia
  3. Business Plan for the Central Eurasian markets

Economic Agreements in Central Asia:

  1. The Economic Cooperation Organisation (ECO) [0.1]
  2. The Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) [0.4]
  3. The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) [0.1]
  4. The Eurasian Economic Community (EurAsEC) [0.5]
  5. The Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) [0.2]
  6. The Cooperation Council of Turkic Speaking States [0.1]
  7. The Central Eurasia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC)

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

Module: Islam in Asia (5 ECTS).

Islam and Business in Asia

Islam

  1. Introduction to Islam
  2. The Five pillars of Islam
  3. The Ummah (Muslim Community) in Asia
  4. The Islamic Banking and Finance
  5. Sharia and business
  6. The Asian Muslim Business People

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

Module- Business in other Asian Countries: Taiwan, Korea, Japan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh... (12 ECTS)

Business South Asia

The main objective of the module “Doing Business in East and South Asia” is to provide an overview of the economy of the region and the business opportunities.

  1. To learn to do business in East and South Asia (Bangladesh, North Korea, South Korea, Japan, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Mongolia, the Maldives...)
  2. To know the business opportunities in the region
  3. To explore the Free Trade Agreements in East and South Asia
  4. To analyse the foreign trade and foreign direct investment flows

Doing Business in...

  1. Bangladesh [2]
  2. Japan [2]
  3. The Maldives [0.5]
  4. North Korea [0.5]
  5. South Korea [2]
  6. Sri Lanka [2]
  7. Taiwan [2]

Download the syllabus of the module: “Doing Business in other Asian Countries” (PDF).

Thesis of the Professional Master in Business in Asia.

For the successful completion of the Professional Master in Business in Asia, the student must submit a Thesis. The topic must be related to Asia.

For students who are working in an exporting company; we recommend writing the dissertation on the elaboration of an International Marketing Plan for one Asian market.

Examples of the thesis may be:

  1. International Marketing Plan (of a particular company) for Central Eurasia, the ASEAN, the SAARC
  2. Investment project in India and/or China
  3. SWOT analysis of business in the Southeast Asian Markets
  4. Creating international distribution networks in the Central Asian markets
  5. International Promotion strategies for the South Asian markets
  6. Opening a branch in... (Shanghai, Delhi, Jakarta, Tokyo...)

Paths of the Professional Master in Business in Asia.

The Master allows the student to select three paths of different content, duration, tuition fees, and diploma issued, in order to fit the Professional Master to the needs and schedule of each student.

Customised Master

EENI Scholarships for the African and Asian Student: discount up to 40% (EENI Ahimsa Vision “Education for All”).

Education for all

  1. Consult conditions and requirements to get an EENI Scholarship
  2. Consult the scholarships for other regions (Latin America, Europe, the Middle East)

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  1. Average working: 12 hours/week
  2. Methodology: e-learning/Distance Learning
  3. Case method

The graduate students in this Master in Business in Asia of EENI can enrol directly on the Doctorate in International Business Specialisation in Asia. Moreover, they need to complete only the module of the research methodology, Thesis, and others modules not studied in this Master.

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