Master in Business in the Emerging and Frontier Markets

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Professional Master's Program in Business in the Emerging and Frontier Markets (e-learning, English, 60 / 120 ECTS)

The Professional Master's Program in Business in the Emerging and Frontier Markets (English, e-learning) is designed to offer a global and practical vision of the main emerging and frontier markets (FM) in the world.

The Master analyses thirty-two emerging and frontier (pre-emergent) markets from:

  1. Africa (11 countries): Ivory Coast, Ghana, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Angola, Zambia, Morocco, and Algeria. All of them considered as frontier markets. Nigeria is the first world's frontier market (42 ECTS Credits)
  2. The Middle East (2 countries). Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates (FM) (7 ECTS)
  3. America (5 countries). Argentina (FM), Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru (23 ECTS)
  4. Asia (12 countries). Iran, Kazakhstan (FM), Pakistan (FM), the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam (FM), Bangladesh, South Korea, and Taiwan (33 ECTS)
  5. Europe (2 countries). Serbia and Turkey (5 ECTS)

Master Emerging Markets

To finalise the Master, the student must write a thesis (10 ECTS) related to the emerging or frontier markets.

Distribution of the Master by semesters and subjects:

M1 (1st semester) ECTS
1. The African Frontier and Emerging Markets 1 10
2. The African Frontier and Emerging Markets 2 10
3. The African Frontier and Emerging Markets 3 10
M1 (2nd semester)  
4. The African Frontier and Emerging Markets 4 12
5. The Emerging and Frontiers Markets of the Middle East 7
6. The Latin American Emerging and Frontier Markets 1 11
M2 (1st semester)  
7. The Latin American Emerging and Frontier Markets 2 12
8. The Asian Emerging and Frontiers Markets 1 10
9. The Asian Emerging and Frontiers Markets 2 8
M2 (2nd semester)  
10. The Asian Emerging and Frontiers Markets 3 15
11. The European Emerging Markets 5
Thesis of the master 10

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Modules and subjects of the Master in Business in the Emerging and Frontier Markets:

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Module 1- Introduction to the Frontier Markets and Emerging Countries

  1. Introduction to the Emerging and Frontier Markets

Module 2 - The African Frontier and Emerging Markets

  1. The African Frontier Markets
  2. Africa: The Next Emerging Continent
  3. The Africa-BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) Cooperation

The main objective of the module ”The Emerging Markets of Africa” of the master is to provide an overview of the key emerging countries of Africa and business opportunities in these markets.

  1. To learn to do business in the emerging markets of Africa (Ivory Coast, Ghana, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Angola, Zambia, Morocco, and Algeria)
  2. To analyse the business opportunities
  3. To analyse the foreign direct investment flows and international trade
  4. To know the Free Trade Agreements related to these countries

West Africa

  1. The West African Economic Area (PDF)
  2. Ivory Coast
  3. Ghana
  4. Nigeria
  5. The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)
  6. The West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU)
  7. The West African Monetary Zone (WAMZ)
  8. The Niger Basin Authority
  9. Logistics in West Africa

Download the syllabus of the module: “West Africa”(PDF)

East Africa

  1. The East African Economic Area (PDF)
  2. Ethiopia
  3. Kenya
  4. Tanzania
  5. Uganda
  6. The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA)
  7. The East African Community (EAC)
  8. The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD)
  9. The COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Agreement
  10. The Nile Basin Initiative
  11. The Indian-Ocean Rim Association (IORA)
  12. Logistics in East Africa

Download the syllabus of the module “East Africa” (PDF)

Central Africa

  1. The Central African Economic Area (PDF)
  2. Angola
  3. Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS)
  4. Logistics in Central Africa

Download the syllabus “Central Africa” (PDF)

Southern Africa

  1. The Southern African Economic Area (PDF)
  2. Zambia
  3. The Southern African Development Community (SADC)
  4. Logistics in Southern Africa

Download the syllabus “Southern Africa” (PDF)

The Maghreb

  1. The Maghrebian Economic Area (PDF)
  2. Morocco
  3. Algeria
  4. The Arab Maghreb Union (AMU)
  5. Logistics in the Maghreb

Download the syllabus “The Maghreb” (PDF)

Module 3- The Emerging and Frontiers Markets of the Middle East

  1. The Arab Economic Area (PDF)
  2. Kuwait
  3. The United Arab Emirates
  4. The Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (GCC)
  5. The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)
    1. The Trade Preferential System (TPS-OIC)

Download the syllabus “The Middle East” (PDF)

Module 4- The Latin American Emerging and Frontier Markets

The main objective of the module “The Latin American Emerging Markets” of the Master is to provide an overview of the key emerging countries of Latin America and business opportunities in these markets.

  1. To learn to do business in the Emerging markets of Latin America (Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru)
  2. To analyse the business opportunities
  3. To analyse the foreign trade and FDI flows
  4. To know the Free Trade Agreements (FTA) related to these countries

Subjects:

Latin America emerging markets

  1. The Latin American Economic Area
  2. Argentina
  3. Chile
  4. Colombia
  5. Ecuador
  6. Peru
  7. The MERCOSUR
  8. The Andean Community
  9. The Pacific Alliance
  10. The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)
  11. The Latin American Integration Association (ALADI)
  12. The Latin American and the Caribbean Economic System (SELA)
  13. The Union of the South American Nations (UNASUR)
  14. The Bolivarian Alternative for the Americas (ALBA)
  15. The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP)

Download the syllabus in PDF: South America, Andean Markets.

Module 5- The Asian Emerging and Frontiers Markets

The main objective of the module Asian emerging markets of the Master is to provide an overview of the key Asian Emerging Countries (Iran, Kazakhstan, Pakistan, the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam), Bangladesh, South Korea, and Taiwan) and the business opportunities in these markets.

Asian emerging markets

Central Eurasia

  1. The Central Eurasian Economic Area (PDF)
  2. Iran
  3. Kazakhstan
  4. Pakistan
  5. The Economic Cooperation Organisation (ECO)
  6. The Asian Clearing Union (ACU)
  7. The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO)
  8. The Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)
  9. The Eurasian Economic Community (EurAsEC)
  10. The Eurasian Economic Union (EEU)
  11. The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC)
  12. The Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Programme

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

Southeast Asia

  1. The Philippines
  2. Indonesia
  3. Malaysia
  4. Singapore
  5. Thailand
  6. Vietnam
  7. The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)
  8. The Buddhist and Malay economic areas

Download the syllabus of the module: “ASEAN Markets” - Buddhist Economic Area” (PDF)

Other Asian emerging countries

  1. Bangladesh
  2. South Korea
    1. The Africa-Korea Partnership
  3. Taiwan
  4. The Bay of Bengal Initiative (BIMSTEC)
  5. The Asia-Pacific Trade Agreement (APTA)
  6. The South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation (SASEC)

Download the syllabus of the module: “Other Asian Countries.

Module 6- The European Emerging Markets

The main objective of the module “The European Emerging Markets” of the Master is to provide an overview of two key emerging European Countries (Serbia and Turkey) and the business opportunities in these markets.

  1. Serbia
  2. Turkey
  3. The Turkic Council
  4. The Africa-Turkey Cooperation
  5. The Regional Organisation for Democracy and Economic Development (GUAM)
  6. The Central European Free Trade Agreement (CEFTA)
  7. The Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC)

Thesis of the Master in Business in the Emerging and Frontier Markets

For the successful completion of the Professional Master in Business in the Emerging and Frontier Markets, the student must submit a Thesis.

The dissertation (thesis) is conceived as an exam that tests the ability of synthesis of the student to develop a particular subject (between 30 to 50 pages) related to the Emerging and/or Frontier Markets.

The Dissertation (thesis) aims the student to demonstrate their theoretical and practical knowledge about Business in the Emerging and/or Frontier Markets and/or their economic areas. The topic is chosen by the student with the support of his professor and must be related to the contents of the Master.

For students who are working in an exporting company; we recommend writing the dissertation on the elaboration of an International Marketing Plan for one Emerging and/or Frontier Markets.

Some examples of theses of the Master:

  1. International Marketing Plan for the Asian Emerging Markets
  2. International Marketing Plan for the African Frontier Markets
  3. Investment project in Nigeria (Thailand, Algeria, Indonesia)
  4. SWOT analysis of the company X in the American emerging markets
  5. Trade Relations between the emerging markets
  6. Relations between the emerging countries and the BRICS
  7. Nigeria and the BRICS Countries
  8. International Promotion strategies for Thailand (Colombia, Ivory Coast, Serbia, Turkey)
  9. Opening a branch in... (Abidjan, Jakarta, Luanda, Buenos Aires)

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Paths and Tuition Fees of the Professional Master's Program in Business in Emerging and Frontier Markets.

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

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The language of the Professional Master in Business in the Emerging and Frontier Markets: English. Also, available in French Master Emergents Portuguese Master Emergentes Spanish Master Emergentes.

The subjects are available in four languages: English, Spanish, French or Portuguese and are accessible to all the students wishing to review them in whatever language and use one of the three languages as a vehicular language of the campus and to complete the exercises.

EENI Scholarships for Asian and African Student: discount up to 40%. Consult the scholarships for other regions (Latin America, Europe, the Middle East).

Download the syllabus of the Professional Master in Business in the Emerging and Frontier Markets (PDF)

Master intended for all those wanting to specialise in international business with the Emerging and Frontier Markets. The Master is recommended for people with experience in international trade and marketing.

The graduate students in this Master can enrol directly on the:

  1. Doctorate in International Business specialisation in Africa
  2. Doctorate in International Business specialisation in America
  3. 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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