Course: Doing business in West Africa
EENI - Business School.
Specialization course "Business in West Africa (Nigeria, Senegal...)" (e-learning)
Program structure "Doing Business in West Africa"
- West African Economic Area of the African Civilization
- Integration in West Africa
- Doing business in West African countries (Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape
Verde, the Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea
Bissau, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo)
- Nigerian businessman and businesswoman
- Logistics in West Africa
4.1 Trans African Highways
4.2 Largest West African ports
- Other regional institutions and agreements in West Africa
- Introduction to French and Portuguese
- Religious diversity in the region
- Business plan for West African markets
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The main objective of the course "International trade and business in
West Africa" is to provide an overview of the region's economy and business
opportunities in order...
- To learn to do business in West Africa (Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape
Verde, the Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali,
Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo).
- To know business opportunities in West Africa.
- To analyze foreign trade and foreign direct investment (FDI) in the region
- To understand the importance of the ECOWAS (Economic Community of West
African States), the WAEMU (West African Economic and Monetary Union) and the
WAMZ (West African Monetary Zone)
- To know the free trade agreements (FTA) in West Africa.
- To know the main ports and the Trans African corridors in the region.
- To know the main West African businesswoman and businessman
- To develop a business plan for the West African region.
Master in International Business University Ouaga II (Burkina
Faso) and EENI
Mamadou Camara (Fr)
representative of EENI for Senegal, Mali and Guinea.
Course "Doing business in West Africa" - Syllabus:
1- Integration in West Africa.
West African Economic Area
of the African Civilization (2
- West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU / UEMOA) (2 ECTS)
- West African Monetary Zone (WAMZ)
- Mano River Union (MRU)
- Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) (2 ECTS)
- Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD) (0.1 ECTS)
- Niger Basin Authority (NBA) (0.1 ECTS)
- Organization for the Harmonization of Business Law in Africa (OHADA) (1 ECTS)
- Organization for the Development of the Senegal River (0.2 ECTS)
Religious diversity in West Africa
2- Doing business in West African countries.
- Doing Business in Benin (2 ECTS)
- Doing Business in Burkina Faso (1 ECTS)
- Doing Business in Cape Verde (0.5 ECTS)
- Doing Business in the Gambia (1 ECTS)
- Doing Business in Ghana (2 ECTS)
- Doing Business in Guinea (1 ECTS)
- Doing Business in Guinea-Bissau (0.5 ECTS)
- Doing Business in Ivory Coast (2 ECTS)
- Doing Business in Liberia (1
- Doing Business in Mali (1
- Doing Business in Niger (1
- Doing Business in Nigeria (3 ECTS)
- Doing Business in Senegal (2 ECTS)
- Doing business in Sierra Leone (1 ECTS)
- Doing Business in Togo (1
3- Nigerian businessman and businesswoman (0.6 ECTS).
- Alhaji Aliko Dangote: the richest man of Africa. Businessman and philanthropist. Founder of the Dangote Group.
- Hajia Bola Shagaya: Nigerian
Businesswoman, one of the richest women of Africa.
- Folorunsho Alakija: Nigerian richest women.
- Theophilus Yakubu Danjuma:
Businessman, ex-politics and Philanthropist.
- Dr. Mike Adenuga: second richest in Nigeria, founder of Globacom.
- Jim Ovia: Banker, third richest Nigerian.
- Dr Alhaji Muhammadu Indimi:
Founder of Oriental Energy Resources.
- Olufemi Otedola: founder of Forte Oil.
- Abdulsamad Rabiu: Nigerian Banker.
- Tara Fela-Durotoye: Businesswoman.
- Tunde Folawiyo: Businessman and Philanthropist.
- Folake Folarin-Coker: Nigerian
- Orji Uzor Kalu: CEO of SLOK
- Tony Elumelu: Director of the United Bank
for Africa, Afro-capitalism.
- Adewale Tinubu: Founder of Oando Energy
- Adenike Ogunlesi: Businesswoman.
- Dr. Amina Odidi: Scientific and businesswoman
4- Logistics in West Africa (1.5 ECTS).
Trans African Highways.
- Dakar - Lagos Corridor
- Cairo - Dakar Corridor
- Algiers - Lagos Corridor
- Trans-Sahelian Highway
- N’djamena - Djibouti Corridor
- Lagos - Mombasa Corridor
Largest West African ports:
- Port of Dakar
- Port of Abidjan
- Port of Lagos
- Port of Lomé
- Port of Cotonou
- Port of Tema
5- Summary of West African historians and personalities.
- Ahmadou Hampaté Bá
- Cheikh Anta Diop
- Joseph Ki-Zerbo
- Pathé Diagne
- Boubou Hama
- Akin Mabogunje
- J. F. Ade Ajayi
- Wole Soyinka
- Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
- Christophe Wondji
- Djibril Tamsir Niane
- Albert Adu Boahen
- Léopold Sédar Senghor
6- Summary of other regional institutions and agreements in West Africa.
- Generalized System of Preferences (GSP)
- Cotonou Agreement
- African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA)
- Forum Africa China
- Forum Africa India
- New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD)
- African Development Bank
- Economic Commission for Africa (ECA)
- African Union (AU)
- Islamic Development Bank
- Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)
7- Introduction to French and Portuguese.
8- Business plan for the West African markets (export, import, implementation...)
The course "Business in West Africa" includes the Market Access Tool:
Ouandaogo Abdoul Karim (Student of the Master University of Ouagadougou & EENI) winner of one WAEMU regional award.
African Students (EENI):
Samples of the course "Business in West Africa"