Course: Business in North America

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E-Learning Course “Doing Business in North America (the United States, Canada, and Mexico)” (30 ECTS, Higher Education in English)

Six subjects compose the Course “Doing Business in North America” taught by EENI (Business School) and the Hispano-African University of International Business:

Business North America

  1. North American Economic Area
  2. North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
  3. Doing Business in the United States
  4. Doing Business in Canada
  5. Doing Business in Mexico
  6. Free Trade Agreements related to the North American Markets

Student (Hispano-African University)

  1. Credits of the course “Doing Business in North America”: 30 ECTS Credits
  2. Total Tuition Fees: EUR 720 (Pricing Policy, Financing)
  3. Organisation: the Hispano-African University of International Business and EENI (Business School)
  4. Duration: 6 months

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Objectives of the Course “Doing Business in North America”

The main objective of the course “International Trade and Business in North America” taught by EENI (Business School) and the Hispano-African University of International Business is to provide an overview of the economy of North America and business opportunities in order:

  1. To learn to do business in the United States, Canada, and Mexico
  2. To know the business opportunities in the North American Markets
  3. To understand how to negotiate in these countries
  4. To analyse the foreign trade and foreign direct investment flows in North America
  5. To understand the importance of the NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement) and others trade agreements related to North America
  6. To know prominent North American businessmen and companies
  7. To develop a business plan for the North American Markets

Course learning materials in Higher Education in English (or  Tertiary Education in Spanish America del Norte Study in Portuguese Post-secondary Education in French Amérique du Nord). The student has free access to the materials in these languages.

Download the syllabus of the course (PDF)

  1. Business in North America
  2. Business in the United States
  3. Business in Mexico
  4. Business in Canada

Subjects of the Course: Doing Business in North America

1- The North American Economic Area (1 ECTS) of the Western Christian Civilisation (PDF)

  1. Introduction to the main religions in North America: Christianity (Catholicism and Protestantism)
  2. Introduction to Spanish

2- North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) (0.7 ECTS)

3- Doing Business in the United States (15 ECTS)

Doing Business in the United States

  1. United States Economy (2 ECTS)
  2. US Businessman (0.5 ECTS): Warren Buffett, Philip Anschutz, Howard Ahmanson, S. Truett Cathy, Thomas Monaghan, Steve Strang, Bill Gates, and Ray L. Hunt. Giving Pledge
  3. Doing Business in California (2 ECTS)
  4. Doing Business in Florida (2 ECTS)
  5. Doing Business in New York (2 ECTS)
  6. US Free Trade Agreements (2 ECTS)

4- Doing Business in Canada (2 ECTS)

Doing Business in Canada

5- Doing Business in Mexico

Doing Business in Mexico

  1. Key sectors of the Mexican Economy (0.8 ECTS)
  2. Carlos Slim
  3. Competitive Advantage of Mexico (0.1 ECTS)
  4. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Mexico (0.5 ECTS)
  5. Doing Business in Jalisco (1 ECTS)
  6. Doing Business in Nuevo Leon (1 ECTS)
  7. Doing Business in Chihuahua (1 ECTS)
  8. Introduction to Spanish

6- Free Trade Agreements related to the North American Markets

  1. Trans-Pacific Agreement (TPP)
  2. Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) (2 ECTS)

6.1- The United States' Free Trade Agreements (FTA).

  1. Africa: African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) (1 ECTS), agreements with COMESA, East African Community (EAC), and the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU)
  2. Asia: Australia, Singapore, ASEAN, and South Korea
  3. Europe: European Union (Future Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership)
  4. America: Central America-Dominican Republic (CAFTA-DR), Chile, Colombia, Peru, Panama, and the Caribbean Basin Initiative (CBI)
  5. Arab Countries: Morocco, Bahrain, Jordan, and Oman

6.2- Canada Free Trade Agreements (FTA):

  1. America: Panama, Chile, Honduras, Costa Rica, Colombia, Peru, and the Caribbean (CARIBCAN)
  2. Arab Countries: Jordan
  3. Asia: Agreements with India and Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)
  4. Europe: FTA with the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) and CETA Trade Agreement with the European Union

6.3- Mexico Free Trade Agreements (FTA).

  1. America: Northern Triangle (El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras), Pacific Alliance (0.1 ECTS), Latin American Integration Association (ALADI) (1 ECTS), Association of Caribbean States (ACS) (1 ECTS), Mesoamerica Project (0.1 ECTS), Nicaragua, Colombia, Uruguay, Chile, MERCOSUR, Andean Community, Costa Rica, Bolivia, and Peru
  2. Asia: agreement with Japan
  3. Europe: agreements with the European Union and the European Free Trade Association (EFTA)

6- Other regional economic institutions (Summary)

  1. Economic Commission for Latin America (ECLA)
  2. Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
  3. Organisation of American States (OAS)
  4. Pacific Economic Cooperation Council (PEEC)

7- Business Plan for North America (export, import, implementation)

The course “Doing Business in North America” is part of the following Higher Education Programs (Degrees, Masters, Doctorates) taught by EENI (Business School) and the Hispano-African University of International Business:

  1. Doctorate in Business in America
  2. Masters (e-learning): International Business, Foreign Trade, America, Pacific

The students who have taken this course (Doing Business in North America) can validate and register for a Bachelor's Degree, Master or Doctorate at EENI (Business School) or HA University.

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

Methodology: e-learning/Distance Learning.

Course intended for all those wanting to specialise in the North American Markets.

Area of Knowledge: America - Doing Business

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The course includes the Market Access Tool
North America Market

Samples - Course Business in North America

Carlos Slim Mexican Businessman

North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)

Philip Anschutz Presbyterian Businessman

Business in California

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EENI (Business School) and Hispano-African University American Students



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