Business in Zimbabwe (Course, Master)

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Syllabus of the Online Professional Course (Subject): Foreign Trade and Business in Zimbabwe. Harare.

  1. Introduction to the Republic of Zimbabwe (Southern Africa)
  2. Doing Business in Harare and Bulawayo
  3. Zimbabwean Economy
  4. Foreign Trade of Zimbabwe
    1. Customs: Zimbabwe Revenue Authority
  5. Transport and Logistics in Zimbabwe
  6. Business and Investment Opportunities in Zimbabwe
    1. Agriculture
    2. Manufacturing
    3. Mining
    4. Tourism
    5. Energy
    6. Water and Sanitation
    7. Information and Communication Technology
    8. Finance and insurance
    9. Services
  7. Case Study: Zimbabwean business people
    1. Divine Ndhlukula
    2. Sifiso Dabengwa
    3. Strive Masiyiwa
    4. Makomo Resources
  8. Access to the Zimbabwean Market
  9. Business Plan for Zimbabwe
  10. History of Zimbabwe

The objectives of the Online Professional Course / Subject “Foreign Trade and Business in the Republic of Zimbabwe” are the following:

  1. To analyse the Zimbabwean economy and foreign trade
  2. To know the business opportunities in the Republic of Zimbabwe
  3. To explore Zimbabwean trade relations with the student's country
  4. To know Zimbabwean Free Trade Agreements
  5. To examine the profile of Zimbabwean Business People
  6. To develop a business plan for the Zimbabwean Market

The eLearning Course (Subject) “Doing Business in Zimbabwe” is part of the following Online Higher Education Programs taught by EENI Business School & HA University:
  1. Doctorates: Business in Africa, Global Trade
  2. Course: Business in Southern Africa
  3. Masters: Business in Africa, International Business, Foreign Trade

Online African Students (Masters, Doctorates)

The course materials are available in Master in International Business in English or Study, Master in International Business in French Zimbabwe Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese Zimbabue Study Master Doctorate Business in Spanish Zimbabue.

  1. Credits of the Online Professional Course / Subject “Foreign Trade and Business in Zimbabwe”: 1 ECTS Credits
  2. Duration: one week

Higher Education programs adapted to Zimbabwean students

Example of the Online Professional Course - Doing Business in Zimbabwe:
Strive Masiyiwa (Zimbabwean Businessman)

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Description of the Professional Course / Subject (Doing Business in Zimbabwe).

The Republic of Zimbabwe: a landlocked country with huge mineral resources (copper, nickel, gold)

  1. Borders of Zimbabwe: Zambia, Mozambique, South Africa, and Botswana
  2. Zimbabwean Population: 16.1 million people
  3. Zimbabwean Area: 390,580 square kilometres
  4. Official language of Zimbabwe: English
  5. Local Languages: Shona and Ndebele
  6. Capital of Zimbabwe: Harare
  7. Main cities: Bulawayo, Mutare-Masvingo, and Gweru
  8. Independence from the United Kingdom: 1965

More information about Zimbabwe (African Portal - EENI Business School & HA University).

Africa: Foreign Trade and Business (Master)

Religions in Zimbabwe:

  1. African Traditional Religions
  2. Christianity (75% of Zimbabweans)

Zimbabwe belongs to Southern African Economic Area (African Civilisation).

Economic Profile of Zimbabwe:

  1. Zimbabwean GDP growth: 5.6%
  2. Inflation: 3.9%
  3. Zimbabwean Currency: Dollar and ZAR (Rand)
  4. Top Zimbabwean export products: platinum, cotton, tobacco, gold, ferroalloys, and clothing
  5. Top Zimbabwean imports products: machinery, transport equipment, manufactured goods, chemicals, fuels, and food products
  6. Largest Export Markets: The Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Africa, Botswana, and China
  7. Main import countries: South Africa and China
  8. Zimbabwean Natural resources: Coal, chromium, asbestos, gold, nickel, platinum, and diamonds
  9. Main Zimbabwean economic sector: mining industry (copper, nickel, gold)

Customs Clearance Procedures in Zimbabwe

Nearest Ports:

  1. Port of Durban (South Africa). Distance Port of Durban-Harare: 1.674 kilometres
  2. Port of Maputo (Mozambique)
  3. Access to the Port of Lobito (Angola)
  4. Port of Walvis Bay (Namibia). Via Trans-Caprivi Corridor Livingstone

Master Course: Business in Zimbabwe

Trans-African corridors:

  1. Cairo-Gaborone Corridor
  2. Beira-Lobito Corridor
  3. North-South Corridor

Free Trade Agreements (FTA) and Preferential Access of Zimbabwe.

  1. Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA)
  2. Southern African Development Community (SADC)
  3. COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite
  4. COMESA-U.S. Trade Agreement
  5. Zimbabwe is not eligible for AGOA
  6. Africa-European Union Strategic Partnership (Cotonou)
  7. Bilateral Trade Agreements with China, India, Canada, Malawi, and Japan

Sifiso Dabengwa Zimbabwean Businessman (Course Master)

Zimbabwe is a member of:

  1. Economic Commission for Africa (ECA)
  2. African Union (AU)
  3. New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD)
  4. Convention relating to Temporary Admission
  5. African Development Bank
  6. Africa-South America Summit (ASA)
  7. Forum India-Africa-Zimbabwe
  8. Forum China-Africa-Zimbabwe
  9. World Trade Organisation
  10. International Monetary Fund (IMF)
  11. World Custom Organisation
  12. World Bank (WB),

Samples - Business in Zimbabwe

Divine Ndhlukula (Zimbabwean Businesswoman)

Southern African Customs Union (SACU, Master)

Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA)

Custom Union of the Southern African Development Community

COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Agreement (Master Africa)

Lobito-Beira Corridor (Trans-African Highway 9)

North-South Corridor (Master Africa, Course)

Cairo-Gaborone Corridor (Trans-African Highway)

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