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E-Learning Course “Doing Business in Southern Africa (South Africa, Botswana, Zambia)” (14 ECTS, e-learning, Master in International Business in English)

Six subjects compose the Course “Doing Business in East Africa” taught by EENI Business School & HA Independent University:

Course: Doing Business in Southern Africa

  1. Economic Integration in Southern Africa
  2. Doing Business in the Southern African Countries (South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Namibia, and Swaziland)
  3. Southern African Business People
  4. Logistics in Southern Africa
    1. Trans-African Roads
    2. The largest Southern African Ports
  5. Other regional economic institutions and trade agreements in Southern Africa
  6. Business Plan for the Southern African Markets

Students, Online Master in International Business

  1. Credits of the course “Doing Business in Southern Africa”: 14 ECTS Credits
  2. Total Tuition Fees: EUR 336 (Pricing Policy)
  3. Organisation: EENI Business School & HA University
  4. Duration: three months
  5. Download the syllabus of the course: “Doing Business in Southern Africa” (PDF)

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Learning materials Master in International Business in English or Study, Master in International Business in French Afrique Australe Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese Africa Austral Study Master Doctorate Business in Spanish África Austral. The student has free access to the materials in these languages.

The Course “Doing Business in Southern Africa” contains exercises that are evaluated, which the student must work out and pass to obtain the respective Diploma inDoing Business in Southern Africa” issued by EENI Business School & HA Independent University.

The Online Course “Doing Business in Southern Africa” is part of the following Online Higher Education Programs taught by EENI Business School & HA University:

  1. Masters: Africa, Frontier Markets, BRICS Countries
  2. Doctorates: Business in Africa, Foreign Trade
  3. Bachelor of Science in Inter-African Business

The students who have taken this course (Doing Business in Southern Africa) can validate and register for a Bachelor of Science, Master or Doctorate at EENI Business School & HA University.

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Objectives of the Course “Doing Business in Southern Africa” (eLearning)

The main objective of the online course “International Trade and Business in Southern Africa” is to provide an overview of economy of the Southern African region and business opportunities in order:

  1. To learn to do business in Southern Africa (South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Namibia, and Swaziland)
  2. To know business opportunities in the Southern African region
  3. To analyse international trade and foreign direct investment (FDI) flows
  4. To understand the importance of the SADC (Southern African Development Community), SACU (Southern African Customs Union) and the Tripartite COMESA-EAC-SADC
  5. To know Free Trade Agreements (FTA) related to the Southern African markets
  6. To know the Trans-African corridors and the largest ports in the Southern African region
  7. To know the main Southern African Business Person
  8. To design a business plan for Southern Africa

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

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Course “Doing Business in Southern Africa” - Syllabus:

1- Regional Economic Integration in Southern Africa.

The Southern African Economic Area (PDF) of the African Civilisation (1 ECTS).

Southern Africa Integration (Master, Doctorate)

There are two main economic communities in Southern Africa:

  1. Southern African Development Community (SADC) (1.1 ECTS)
  2. Southern African Customs Union (SACU) (0.6 ECTS)

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

  1. Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) (2 ECTS)
  2. COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Free Trade Agreement (FTA) (0.1 ECTS)

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

Trade Agreements related to the Southern African markets

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

2- Doing Business in the Southern African Countries.

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

  1. Doing Business in Botswana (1 ECTS)
  2. Doing Business in Lesotho (0.5 ECTS)
  3. Doing Business in Namibia (1 ECTS)
  4. Doing Business in South Africa (3 ECTS)
    1. H.E. PhD Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma
    2. Desmond Tutu
  5. Doing Business in Swaziland (0.5 ECTS)
  6. Doing Business in Zambia (1 ECTS)
  7. Doing Business in Zimbabwe (1 ECTS)

3- Southern African Business People (0.5 ECTS).

  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 (0.7 ECTS).

4.1 Trans-African corridors:

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

4.2 Largest ports in Southern Africa

  1. Port of Durban
  2. Port of Walvis Bay

5- Other regional economic institutions and trade agreements in Southern Africa (Summary).

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

6- Business Plan for the Southern African Markets.

The Online Course “Doing Business in Southern Africa” includes the Market Access Tool:
Southern African Market

Pedro Nonell, African Students

Methodology: e-learning (Online) / Distance Learning.

EENI Business School & HA University African Students:
Online African Students (Master, Doctorate)

Africa: Foreign Trade and Business (Master)
African Portal - EENI Business School & HA University

Area of Knowledge: Africa - Courses: Doing Business

The main religion in Southern Africa is Christianity.

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

Samples - Course Business in Southern Africa

Logistics Corridors in Namibia

Southern African Customs Union (SACU, Master)

Patrice Motsepe South African Businessman (Course)

SADC Common Market (Southern African Development Community)

Port of Durban, South Africa (Course)

Course: Doing Business in Lesotho

Tibiyo Taka Ngwane Swaziland

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