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Online Course: Business in Southern Africa

Course: Foreign Trade and Business in Southern Africa, 14 ECTS, E-learning, Courses, Masters, Doctorates in International Business in English

Six subjects compose the Professional Course “Foreign Trade and Business in Southern Africa” (South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Namibia, and Eswatini) taught by EENI Global Business School:

International Trade and Business in Southern Africa (South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Namibia, and Eswatini (Swaziland))

  1. Southern Africa Economic Integration
  2. Doing Business in the Southern African Countries
  3. Southern African Businessman
  4. Logistics in Southern Africa
    1. Trans-African Roads
    2. Largest Southern African Ports
  5. Other regional economic institutions and trade agreements related to Southern Africa
  6. Business Plan for the Southern African Markets

Students, Online Master in International Business

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  1. Credits: 14 ECTS Credits
  2. Tuition Fees: EUR 336
  3. Open Online Enrolment
  4. Duration: three
    months It is recommended to dedicate about twelve hours of study per week following a flexible schedule. It is possible to reduce the duration dedicating more hours a week
  5. Download the syllabus of the Course (PDF)

The main objective of the course is to provide an overview of the economy of the Southern African region and the business opportunities in order to:

  1. Learn to do business in Southern Africa (South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Namibia, and Eswatini (Swaziland))
  2. Know the business opportunities in the Southern African region
  3. Analyse the international trade (Import, Export) and foreign direct investment (FDI) flows
  4. Understand the importance of the SADC (Southern African Development Community), SACU (Southern African Customs Union) and COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Agreement
  5. Know the Free Trade Agreements (FTA) related to the Southern African markets
  6. Know the Trans-African corridors and the largest ports in the Southern African region
  7. Know the main Southern African Businesspeople
  8. Design a business plan for the Southern African markets

Course intended for all those wanting to specialise in the Southern African Markets.

Learning materials in Courses, Masters, Doctorates in International Business in English

  1. Also
    available in For improving the international communication skills, the student has free access to the learning materials in these languages (free multilingual training).
    Study, Master in International Business in French Afrique Australe Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese Africa Austral Study Master Doctorate Business in Spanish África Austral

This course contains exercises that are evaluated, which the student must work out and pass to obtain the “Professional Diploma in Foreign Trade and Business in Southern Africa” issued by EENI Global Business School.

Students - Master in International Business

Students who have taken this Professional Course (Doing Business in Southern Africa) can validate and register for a Master or Doctorate at EENI.

This course is part of the following Higher Education Programs taught by EENI:

  1. Masters: Business in Africa, International Business
  2. Doctorates: African Business, World Trade

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1- Regional Economic Integration in Southern Africa.

The Southern African Economic Area (PDF) of the African Civilisation.

There are two main economic communities in Southern Africa:

  1. Southern African Development Community (SADC)
  2. Southern African Customs Union (SACU)

Southern Africa Integration (Master, Doctorate)

We must also consider COMESA (Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa) and COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Free Trade Agreement (FTA).

  1. Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA)
  2. COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Free Trade Agreement (FTA)

All the Southern African Countries belong both to the SADC and the tripartite agreement.

Trade Agreements related to the Southern African markets

  1. African Continental Free-Trade Area (AfCFTA)
  2. India-Southern Africa Customs Union (SACU) Agreement
  3. United States-Africa (AGOA)
  4. Indian-Ocean Rim Association (IORA)
  5. Africa-European Union Strategic Partnership
  6. Generalised System of Preferences (EU-GSP)
  7. EU-South Africa Trade, Development and Cooperation Agreement
  8. Southern African Customs Union (SACU)-European Free Trade Association (EFTA) Free Trade Agreement (FTA)

2- Doing Business in the Southern African Countries

The Southern African region consists of seven countries: Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, Eswatini (Swaziland), Zambia, and Zimbabwe. The economic engine in the region is South Africa (the second-largest African economy).

  1. Doing Business in Botswana
  2. Doing Business in Eswatini (Swaziland)
  3. Doing Business in Lesotho
  4. Doing Business in Namibia
  5. Doing Business in South Africa
    1. H.E. PhD Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma
    2. Desmond Tutu
  6. Doing Business in Zambia
  7. Doing Business in Zimbabwe

3- Southern African Businessman

  1. Cheryl Carolus
  2. Rapelang Rabana
  3. Cyril Ramaphosa
  4. Wendy Appelbaum
  5. Bridgette Radebe
  6. Irene Charnley
  7. Patrice Motsepe
  8. Divine Ndhlukula
  9. Strive Masiyiwa
  10. Sifiso Dabengwa
  11. Monica Katebe Musonda

4- Logistics in Southern Africa

4.1 Trans-African corridors:

  1. Tripoli-Windhoek Corridor
  2. Cairo-Gaborone Corridor
  3. Beira-Lobito Corridor
  4. North-South Corridor
  5. Lobito Corridor
  6. Asia-Africa Growth Corridor

4.2 Largest ports in Southern Africa

  1. Port of Durban
  2. Port of Walvis Bay

5- Business Plan for the Southern African Markets.

The Course includes the Market Access Tool:
Southern African Market Access

Other regional economic institutions and trade agreements in Southern Africa

  1. African Development Bank (AfDB)
  2. Economic Commission for Africa (ECA)
  3. African Union (AU)
  4. African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD)
  5. Africa-South America Summit (ASA)
  6. India-Africa Forum
  7. China-Africa Forum

Tibiyo Taka Ngwane Eswatini (Swaziland)

Masters and Doctorates in Global Business adapted to the Southern African Students: Botswana, Master, International Business, Foreign Trade Botswana, Lesotho, Master, International Business, Foreign Trade Lesotho, Namibia, Master, International Business, Foreign Trade Namibia, South Africa, Master, International Business, Foreign Trade South Africa, Eswatini (Swaziland), Master, International Business, Foreign Trade Eswatini (Swaziland), Zambia (Study Master Doctorate Business) Zambia, and Zimbabwe, Master, International Business, Foreign Trade Zimbabwe.

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  1. Area of Knowledge: Africa - Courses: Doing Business
  2. The main religion in Southern Africa is Christianity.
  3. The main business language is English.
Country
Botswana
Lesotho
Namibia
South Africa
Swaziland
Zambia
Zimbabwe
Population (million people)
2
2.1
2.1
52.9
1.1
11.8
11.4
Area (square kilometres)
600,370
30,355
825,418
1,219,912
17,363
752,614
390,580

SADC and COMESA countries analysed in...

  1. Central Africa: Angola, Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Rwanda
  2. East Africa: The Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, the Seychelles, Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda

Logistics Corridors in Namibia, Course Master

Southern African Customs Union (SACU): Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, and Eswatini (Swaziland)

Patrice Motsepe. South African Businessman. Richest men in South Africa. Mining

SADC Common Market (Southern African Development Community)

Port of Durban (South Africa). Gateway to Lesotho, Eswatini (Swaziland), Botswana, Zambia, and Zimbabwe (Maritime Transport Course)

Foreign Trade and Business in Lesotho

EENI African Students:
Online African Students (Master, Doctorate, International Business)

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