Master in Business in Asia

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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 emplyment.

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

Master Business Asia

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

  1. Asian economy, economic integration and organisations (11 ECTS, 5,5 AC)
  2. Asian economic areas (8 ECTS / 4 AC)
  3. Business in the countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN): Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam… (23 ECTS / 12 AC)
  4. Buddhism and business (1 ECTS)
  5. Business in China and Hong Kong (13 ECTS)
  6. Taoism and Confucianism (3 ECTS)
  7. Business in India and countries of influence of Hindu civilisation (19 ECTS)
  8. Religions of India: Hinduism, Jainism, Sikhism (4 ECTS)
  9. Business in Central Eurasian countries: Armenia, Uzbekistan, Iran, Pakistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan… (13 ECTS)
  10. Islam and business in Asia (5 ECTS / 2,5 AC)
  11. 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 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.

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Paths of the Master Professional Business in Asia.

The Master in Business in Asia allows the student to choice three paths of different duration, content, tuition fees, and diploma issued, in order to fit the Master to the needs and schedule of each student. Thus, the student can easily validate his diploma according to the legislation in force in his country (For example, there are countries where the law requires two years for a master, while in others is one year).

Path-1. Master 1. The student selects the modules (*) that best suits his professional needs:

  1. 60 ECTS credits / 30 AC Credits (1 year duration).
  2. Tuition fees: 2,358 Euros.
  3. Thesis of the Master: 9 ECTS
  4. Diploma: “Professional Master's Program in Business in Asia” issued by EENI (School of International Business)
  5. Students who wish to continue with the Master 2 will validate the subjects approved in the Master 1

Path-2. Master 2. The student selects all the modules and subjects (*)

  1. 120 ECTS / 60 AC Credits (2 years). It is possible to reduce the length of the Master in Business in Asia studying more hours per week.
  2. Tuition fees: 3,547 Euros.
  3. Thesis of the Master : 19 ECTS
  4. Diploma: “Professional Executive Master's Program in Economy, Business, and Integration in Asia” issued by EENI (School of International Business)

Path-3. Customisable Professional Master. The student set-up (*) his own master (contents and duration)

  1. Minimum: 60 ECTS, Maximum: 120 ECTS.
  2. Necessary supervision and approval of the content by EENI
  3. Tuition fees and diploma: depending on the selected credits (subjects and modules).

(*) The selection of the modules is done once the enrolment has been formalised.

Recommended modules for students from:

  1. All Asian students. Modules 1 (Asian economy and integration) and 2 (Asian economic areas)
  2. Southeast Asian students (Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam). Module: Business in the countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)
  3. Chinese students. Module: Business in China
  4. Indian students. Module: Business in India
  5. Central Eurasian students (Armenia, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Mongolia, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan). Module: Business in Central Eurasian countries
  6. Other Asian nations (Bangladesh, Japan, Maldives, North Korea, South Korea, Sri Lanka, and Taiwan). Module: Business in other Asian countries

EENI Scholarships for 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 scholarships for other regions (Latin America, Europe, the Middle East)

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Markets analysed on the Professional Master in Business in Asia:

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The language of the Professional Master's Program business in Asia: En. Also, available in (or Es Master Asia Fr Master Asie Pt Asia). Some subjects are available in Chinese. All languages are accessible to all students.

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

Diploma: students with a bachelor's degree or proven experience in international business will obtain the “Diploma of Professional Master's Program in Business in Asia” issued by EENI (School of International Business).

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

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Note: in the PDF of each module, you can consult the specific objectives of each subject of each module.

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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)

Asia Organisations

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

1- Main Asian Economic Institutions.

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

2- Asian International Economic Relations

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

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

  1. Asia's economic integration agreements
  2. Asian economic spaces
  3. The main Asian civilisations and their relationship to the processes of economic integration: Sinic-Buddhist, Islamic, Hindu

Asia Free Trade Agreements

4- Economic organisations related to integration in Asia-Pacific

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

Module- Asian economic areas (8 ECTS / 4 AC)

  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. Central Eurasian Economic Area [2] of the Islamic Civilisation

Module- Doing Business in Southeast Asia - ASEAN (23 ECTS)

Business ASEAN

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

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

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

Doing Business in Southeast Asian countries:

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

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Module- Buddhism and business (1 ECTS)

Buddhism Ethics Business

Download the module syllabus: “Buddhism” (PDF)

Module- Doing Business in China and Hong Kong (13 ECTS)

Business in China

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

  1. Economic Profile of the Chinese provinces [0.5]
  2. Chinese economy [1]
  3. Chinese customs [0.5]
  4. China ports [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. Greater Pearl River Delta [1]
  10. 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.

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Module- Taoism and Confucianism in China (3 ECTS)

Taoism Ethics Business Confucianism Ethics Business

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

Module- Doing Business in India and countries of influence of the Hindu Civilisation (19 ECTS)

India Business

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

  1. Introduction to the Republic of India [0.5]
  2. Economic Profile of the States of India [0.5]
  3. Indian companies and entrepreneurs
  4. 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

Business in countries of 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 / 2 ECTS)

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

Hinduism Ethics Business Sikhism Business

Zoroastrianism Business Jainism Business

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

Module- Doing Business in Central Asia: Armenia, Uzbekistan, Iran, Pakistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan… (13 ECTS)

Business Eurasia

Download the module syllabus “Central Asia” (PDF)

  1. Entrepreneurs and companies in Central Eurasia
  2. 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]
  3. Business Plan for Central Eurasian markets
Economic Agreements in Central Asia:
  1. Economic Cooperation Organisation (ECO) [0.1]
  2. Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) [0.4]
  3. Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) [0.1]
  4. Eurasian Economic Community (EurAsEC) [0.5]
  5. Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) (EEU) [0.2]
  6. Cooperation Council of Turkic Speaking States [0.1]
  7. Central Eurasia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC)

Module: Islam and business in Asia (5 ECTS / 2,5 AC).

Islam

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

Download the module syllabus: “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 region's economy and 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 know the Free Trade Agreements in East and South Asia
  4. To analyse foreign trade and foreign direct investment flows

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

Doing Business in…

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

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:

  1. International Marketing plan (of a particular company) for Central Eurasia, ASEAN, 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 Central Asian markets
  5. International Promotion strategies for South Asia
  6. Opening a branch in… (Shanghai, Delhi, Jakarta, Tokyo…)

Complementary subjects and utilities included on the Professional Master in Business in Asia:

Asia's Free Trade Agreements (FTA)

Asia Trade Agreements

Languages of Asia. Includes a series of courses on Introduction to the main Asian languages: English, Hindi, Indonesian, Korean, Thai, Tagalog, Vietnamese…

Market Access Tool:
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Adaptation of the contents of the Master.
Contents of the Professional Master in Business in Asia are adapted to several countries and regions (Europe, Africa, America, and the Middle East). Adaptation to each country/region is based on the inclusion on the master of the Free Trade Agreements that these countries/ regions have with the Asian Countries or regions.

For example…
- The United States students will have the following agreements: US-Australia, US-Korea, US-Singapore, ASEAN-United States, the APEC, Trans-Pacific Strategic Economic Partnership Agreement…
- Canadian students will have the following FTA: APEC, ASEAN-Canada Economic Cooperation Agreement, India-Canada)…
- Students from the European Union will have the following agreements: South Korea, India, China, the ASEAN.
- Students from the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) states will have the following agreements: Singapore, India…

Students who belongs to any country analysed on the module
If the country of the student is included in one subject or module, the student will find useful information related to international trade of his country: economic organisations to which his country belongs, Free Trade Agreements (FTA) in force, Major trade partners, case study of export companies…

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ESCAP Trade Agreements

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TATA India

BFA Boao Forum for Asia

Kith Meng Cambodia

Sandiaga Salahuddin Uno

Four Noble Truths

Eurasian Economic Union

SASEC South Asia


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