Doctorate in Business in Africa

Escuela Española de Negocios Internacionales

Program Description

Doctorate in Business in Africa

Escuela Española de Negocios Internacionales

The objectives of the Professional Doctorate in International Business (DIB) specialisation in Africa (3 years, 180 ECTS, distance learning) are to train the Doctoral Students to be able to research on topics related to business in Africa:

  1. Intra-African Trade
  2. African Economy
  3. African Socio-economic Transformation
  4. Doing business in the African Markets
  5. African regional integration
  6. African Civilisation
  7. African Economic Areas
  8. Logistics in Africa
  9. African International Relations
  10. African Traditional Religions, Islam and Christianity in Africa

Thus, a Doctoral Student can apply creative solutions and take appropriated business decisions related to the African Markets.

The Professional Doctorate in Business in Africa is part of the category of the Professional Doctorates in International Business (DIB), which has the dual aim of contributing to the knowledge and practice.

A Professional Doctorate in Business in Africa that fits your schedule and helps you to get a better job.

The languages of the Professional Doctorate in Business in Africa. All the subjects offered are available in English and French. Approximately 40% of the subjects are also available in Spanish and Portuguese. Thus, the Doctoral Student can perform this doctorate entirely in English (or French, Spanish or Portuguese); the student should have a sufficient level to study the subjects in these languages.

Intended for graduates and professionals who wish to continue their professional career in the field of international business with an emphasis on Africa.

Structure of the Professional Doctorate in International Business specialisation in Africa

The Professional Doctorate programme in International Business Specialisation in Africa has three parts:

  1. Coursework. Study of the Subjects of the Professional Doctorate
  2. Research Work and Thesis Plan of the Professional Doctorate in Business in Africa
  3. Thesis and Thesis Defence

Coursework. Study of the Subjects (Training activity): minimum 20 ECTS, maximum 60 ECTS

  1. The Doctoral Students receive training in relevant research methods and their subject areas core topics.
  2. Students are required to take a range of courses.

The Doctoral Student must perform a training activity (training complement) consisting of some subject defined according to their previous studies and the selected research area.

  1. The Supervisor of the Doctorate determines the complementary training according to the field of investigation
  2. The Doctoral Students can choose the subjects from those offered by EENI with a minimum of 20 ECTS and a maximum of 60 ECTS.

The applicants who have completed the Master in Business in Sub-Saharan Africa of EENI shall be exempt from any complement training, beginning the research phase directly.

Subjects offered by EENI

  1. EENI provides a range of Related Subjects to Africa (more than 150 ECTS credits/75 AC).
  2. The Doctoral Student can select the most suitable subjects depending on the thesis.
  3. The minimum ECTS to be selected is 20, and the maximum is 60.
  4. The Doctoral Student selects the subjects once formalised the enrolment

To facilitate the selection of the subjects, these are organised into several blocks:

Students work within one of the following subject areas

  1. African Civilisation
  2. Economic Areas of the African Civilisation
  3. African Institutions are Leading the African Transformation (5 ECTS)
  4. African Economy (5 ECTS)
  5. Doing Business in Africa
  6. Southern Africa (10 ECTS)
  7. East Africa (34 ECTS)
  8. Central Africa (18 ECTS)
  9. Western Africa (29 ECTS)
  10. The Maghreb (9 ECTS)
  11. Transport and Logistics in Africa (10 ECTS)
  12. Regional Integration in Africa (8 ECTS)
  13. International Relations of Africa (10 ECTS)

Research Areas of the Professional Doctorate in International Business (DIB) specialisation in Africa

  1. The Doctoral Student should select the most appropriate subjects for his thesis
  2. The Doctoral Student can use any possible combination of the subjects
  3. Minimum ECTS to be selected is 20, and the maximum is 60.
  4. NOTE: the brackets show ECTS credits

Duration of the training period: maximum of three calendar years since the formalisation of enrolment up to the deposit of the thesis. If, after the period of three calendar years the Doctoral Student has not deposited the thesis, the Direction of the doctorate programme may authorise an extension of up to two years.

  1. Scholarships. A 40% reduction for the African Students (and the African Diaspora). Fees for the African Students: 3,132 Euros
  2. Please request for scholarships for other regions (Europe, the Middle East, Latin America...)

Admission Criteria

To be admitted to the Professional Doctorate in International Business Specialisation in Africa, the students must have earned a master's degree or have a minimum of three years of work experience in relevant positions in the field of international business.

The graduate students in the Professional Master in Business in Sub-Saharan Africa of EENI can enrol directly on the Doctorate in International Business Specialisation in Africa validating all the subjects already studied on the master.

Diploma

The students who pass the assessments and thesis will receive the Diploma of Professional Doctorate in International Business (DIB) specialisation in Africa issued by EENI (School of International Business).

The Diploma of Professional Doctorate is awarded after assessing:

  1. The level of participation of the Doctoral Student in the subjects of the Doctoral programme
  2. The research work
  3. The Thesis Defence

Once defended and overcame the thesis, the Doctoral Students will receive the diploma.

Our continuous enrolment system allows students enrol at any time and study from anywhere in the world without any displacement.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated April 20, 2018
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This course is Online
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Sept. 2018
Duration
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3 - 5 years
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5,220 EUR
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Spain - Tarragona
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