Professional Master's Program in Business in Asia (e-learning)
The Professional Master's Program in Business in Asia (English, distance learning) is designed to offer a global and practical vision on Asian markets (China, India, Singapore, Japan, Indonesia, Iran, Pakistan, Thailand, the Philippines, Vietnam): how to do business in the Asian countries, flows of foreign direct investment (FDI), exports and imports, Free Trade Agreements (ASEAN, Bay of Bengal Initiative, South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation, South Asian Free Trade Area) as well as the Asian economy, the process of economic integration in Asia
and its major organisations.
Furthermore, on the Professional Master in Business in Asia are analysed the Asian major 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.
Language of the Professional Master's Program business in Asia: .
Also, available in (or Master Asia
Master Asia). Some subjects are available in Chinese. All languages are accessible to all
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brochure of the Professional Master in Business in Asia (PDF).
Modules of the Professional Master's Program in Business in Asia.
The Professional Master in Business in Asia consists of twelve modules:
- Asian economy, economic integration and organisations (11 ECTS, 5,5 AC)
- Asian economic areas (8 ECTS / 4 AC)
- Business in the countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN): Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam... (23 ECTS
/ 12 AC)
- Buddhism and business (1 ECTS)
- Business in China and Hong Kong (13 ECTS)
- Taoism and Confucianism (3 ECTS)
- Business in India and countries of influence of Hindu civilisation (19 ECTS)
- Religions of India: Hinduism, Jainism, Sikhism (4 ECTS)
- Business in Central Eurasian countries: Armenia, Uzbekistan, Iran, Pakistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan... (13 ECTS)
- Islam and business in Asia (5 ECTS / 2,5 AC)
- Business in other Asian countries: Taiwan, Korea, Japan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh... (12 ECTS)
- 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 student’s dedication (hours of study, exercises, information research, teamwork...)
Intended to: Professional Master intended for all those wanting to specialise in international business with the Asian Countries.
Paths of the Professional Master 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.
EENI Scholarships for African and Asian Student:
discount up to 40% (EENI Ahimsa Vision “Education for All”).
- Consult conditions and requirements to get an EENI
- Consult scholarships for other regions (Latin America, Europe, the Middle East)
Markets analysed on the Professional Master in Business in Asia:
Note: in the PDF of each module, you can consult the specific objectives of each subject of each module.
Modules and subjects of the Professional Master in Business in Asia (e-learning)
NOTE: Brackets show ECTS / AC credits
Module- Asian economy, economic integration and organisations (11 ECTS)
Download the module syllabus: “Asian Institutions” (PDF).
1- Main Asian Economic Institutions.
- Introduction to the Asian economy 
- Economic Integration in Asia-Pacific 
- Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) 
- Asian Development Bank 
- Colombo Plan [0.1]
- Boao Forum for Asia [0.1]
- Asia Cooperation Dialogue
2- Asian International Economic Relations
- Forum for East Asia-Latin America Cooperation (FEALAC) [0.1]
- Asia-Europe Economic Meeting (ASEM) [0.1]
- Asia-Middle East Dialogue (AMED) [0.1]
- Africa-Asia Strategic Partnership [0.2]
- Pacific Economic Cooperation Council (PEEC)
- Generalised System of Preferences
3- Integration agreements in Asia-Pacific (1.3 ECTS).
- Asia's Free Trade Agreements (FTA)
- Asia-Pacific Trade Agreement (APTA)
- Asia's economic integration agreements
- Asian economic spaces
- The main Asian civilisations and their relationship to the processes of economic integration: Sinic-Buddhist, Islamic, Hindu
4- Economic organisations related to integration in Asia-Pacific
- Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) 
- Indian-Ocean Rim Association (IORA) [0.5]
- Asian Clearing Union (ACU) [0.1]
- South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation [0.1]
- South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation (SASEC) [0.1]
- Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) 
- Trade Preferential System (TPS-OIC)
Module- Asian economic areas (8 ECTS / 4 AC)
- Economic Area of the Buddhist Civilisation 
- India as the Central State of the Hindu Civilisation  (Hindu Economic Area) (PDF)
- Economic Area of the Sinic Civilisation 
- Central Eurasian Economic Area  of the Islamic Civilisation
Doing Business in Southeast Asia - ASEAN (23 ECTS)
Download the module syllabus: “Business in the ASEAN countries” (PDF).
Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) .
- The ASEAN Economic Community
- The ASEAN Free Trade Area (AFTA)
- Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the ASEAN countries
- Mekong River Commission
- Indonesia-Malaysia-Thailand Growth Triangle (IMT-GT)
- Mekong Economic Cooperation Strategy (ACMECS)
- East ASEAN Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA)
- The ASEAN's Free Trade Agreements (FTA)
- Trans-Pacific Strategic Economic Partnership Agreement (TPP)
- Southeast Asian Businessmen [0.1]
- Bay of Bengal Initiative (BIMSTEC) [0.1]
- Introduction to Thai, Tagalog, Indonesian, and Vietnamese
- Business Plan for ASEAN markets
Doing Business in Southeast Asian countries:
- Brunei Darussalam 
- Cambodia 
- Indonesia 
- Laos 
- Malaysia 
- Myanmar 
- Philippines 
- Singapore 
- Thailand 
- Vietnam 
Doing Business in Southeast Asia
Module- Buddhism and
business (1 ECTS)
Download the module syllabus: “Buddhism” (PDF)
Module- Doing Business in China
and Hong Kong (13 ECTS)
Download the module syllabus “Business in China” (PDF).
- Economic Profile of the Chinese provinces [0.5]
- Chinese economy 
- Chinese customs [0.5]
- China ports [0.5]
- Invest (FDI) in China [0.5]
- Chinese enterprises [0.5]
- How to negotiate in China [0.5]
- Doing Business in:
- Beijing 
- Guangzhou - Shenzhen 
- Shanghai 
- Hong Kong 
- Greater Pearl River Delta 
- Greater Mekong Subregion [0.5]
- China's Free Trade Agreements (FTA)
- China's international relations
- Access to the Chinese market.
- Business Plan for China.
Doing Business in China
Module- Taoism and Confucianism
in China (3 ECTS)
Download the module syllabus: “Taoism and Confucianism” (PDF)
Module- Doing Business in India
and countries of influence of the Hindu Civilisation (19 ECTS)
Download the module syllabus “Business in India” (PDF).
- Introduction to the Republic of India [0.5]
- Economic Profile of the States of India [0.5]
- Indian companies and entrepreneurs
- Indian economy and foreign trade 
- Investing in India (FDI) 
- Doing Business in...
- New Delhi 
- Andhra Pradesh 
- Bangalore Karnataka 
- Haryana 
- Mumbai 
- Kerala 
- Gujarat 
- Tamil Nadu 
- India's Free Trade Agreements (FTA).
- Access to the Indian market
- Business Plan for India
Business in countries of influence of the Hindu Civilisation:
- Nepal (strong economic relations with India) 
- Bhutan 
- Mauritius 
Module- Religions and business in India (4 ECTS / 2 ECTS)
- Islam in India
Download the module syllabus: “Religions of India” (PDF)
Doing Business in Central Asia:
Armenia, Uzbekistan, Iran, Pakistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan... (13 ECTS)
Download the module syllabus “Central Asia” (PDF)
Economic Agreements in Central Asia:
- Entrepreneurs and companies in Central Eurasia
- Doing Business in...
- Armenia 
- Iran 
- Kazakhstan 
- Kyrgyz Republic 
- Mongolia 
- Pakistan 
- Tajikistan 
- Turkmenistan 
- Uzbekistan 
- Business Plan for Central Eurasian markets
- Economic Cooperation Organisation (ECO) [0.1]
- Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) [0.4]
- Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) [0.1]
- Eurasian Economic Community (EurAsEC) [0.5]
- Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) (EEU) [0.2]
- Cooperation Council of Turkic Speaking States [0.1]
- Central Eurasia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC)
Module: Islam and business in Asia (5 ECTS / 2,5 AC).
- Introduction to Islam
- Five pillars of Islam
- The Ummah (Muslim Community) in Asia
- Islamic Banking and Finance
- Sharia and business
- Asian Muslim Businesspeople
Download the module syllabus: “Islam” (PDF)
Module- Business in other Asian countries:
Taiwan, Korea, Japan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh... (12 ECTS)
The main objective of the module “Doing Business in East and South Asia” is to provide an overview of the region's economy and business opportunities.
- To learn to do business in East and South Asia (Bangladesh, North
Korea, South Korea, Japan, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Mongolia, the Maldives...)
- To know the business opportunities in the region
- To know the Free Trade Agreements in East and South Asia
- To analyse foreign trade and foreign direct investment flows
Download the module syllabus: “Doing Business in other Asian countries” (PDF).
Doing Business in...
- Bangladesh 
- Japan 
- Maldives [0.5]
- North Korea [0.5]
- South Korea 
- Sri Lanka 
- Taiwan 
Thesis of the Professional Master in Business in Asia.
For the successful completion of the Professional Master in Business in Asia, students 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:
- International Marketing plan (of a particular company) for Central
Eurasia, ASEAN, SAARC
- Investment project in India and/or China
- SWOT analysis of business in the Southeast Asian Markets
- Creating international distribution networks in Central Asian markets
- International Promotion strategies for South Asia
- Opening a branch in... (Shanghai, Delhi, Jakarta, Tokyo...)
Languages of Asia. The Master in Business in Asia includes a series of courses on introduction to the main Asian languages: English, Hindi, Indonesian, Korean, Thai, Tagalog, Vietnamese...
And the Market Access Tool: