Skip to main content
About HEC About HEC Faculty & Research Faculty & Research Master’s programs Master’s programs MBA Programs MBA Programs PhD Program PhD Program Executive Education Executive Education Summer School Summer School HEC Online HEC Online About HEC Overview Overview Who We Are Who We Are Egalité des chances Egalité des chances Career Center Career Center International International Campus Life Campus Life Stories Stories The HEC Foundation The HEC Foundation Faculty & Research Overview Overview Faculty Directory Faculty Directory Departments Departments Centers Centers Chairs Chairs Knowledge Knowledge Master’s programs Master in
Management Master in
Management
MSc International
Finance MSc International
Finance
Specialized
Masters Specialized
Masters
X-HEC
programs X-HEC
programs
Dual-Degree
programs Dual-Degree
programs
Visiting students Visiting students Certificates Certificates Student Life Student Life
MBA Programs MBA MBA EMBA EMBA TRIUM EMBA TRIUM EMBA PhD Program Overview Overview HEC Difference HEC Difference Program details Program details Research areas Research areas HEC Community HEC Community Placement Placement Job Market Job Market Admissions Admissions Financing Financing Executive Education Executive Masters Executive Masters Executive Certificates Executive Certificates Executive short programs Executive short programs Online Online Executive MBA Executive MBA Train your teams Train your teams Summer School Youth Leadership Initiative Youth Leadership Initiative Summer programs Summer programs Admissions Admissions FAQ FAQ HEC Online Overview Overview Degree Program Degree Program Executive certificates Executive certificates MOOCs MOOCs

Executive Education

MSC IN GEOPOLITICS AND GEO-ECONOMICS OF EMERGING AFRICA

MSC IN GEOPOLITICS AND GEO-ECONOMICS OF EMERGING AFRICA

Executive Master

Language : French

Download the brochure

Shape international business development and invest in Africa

From a global perspective, the African continent represents a particularly rich and vibrant source of potential growth. However, companies’ international business development initiatives must be weighed, measured, and anticipated in light of the current geopolitical climate and must incorporate a strong ability to anticipate international risks and manage them effectively.  

This program, dedicated to the geopolitics and the geo-economics of the African continent, will allow managers, leaders and company directors to shape their international business development based on an understanding of this fundamental strategic information.  

In partnership with UMVIP 

 

UMVIP

Objectives

The aim of the program is to enable you to:

Understand the major geopolitical and geo-economical trends and challenges within the African continent

Acquire a forward-looking perspective of the continent, its interrelationships with the world and its development 

Thoroughly understand and anticipate “real risks” in conflict zones 

Make sound decisions before expanding into new regions and form lasting “political and economic” partnerships on the continent

Academic Director(s)

Pascal Chaigneau
PASCAL CHAIGNEAU
Adjunct professor, HEC Paris

Program content

Composed of two Executive Certificates, each of which includes 2 modules

Module 1 & 2 : Geopolitics and understanding the African and international context

- Geopolitics and international risks - Geopolitical relations between the Maghreb and Africa - Seminar on “The changing geopolitical climate in Africa”

Module 3 & 4 : Assessing and managing risk in Africa

- Risk analysis and forecasting - Corporate risk management and strategy - Country risk analysis and approach to risk management in Africa - Understanding the “African risk”

Module 5 & 6 : Economic policy and development in Africa

-Globalization and the South: new South-South cooperation strategies - International economic and social dynamics - What are the development strategies for Africa?

Module 7 & 8 : Emerging strategies for Africa

- Funding innovations in Africa - Regional integration and development - Seminar on “Development in Africa” - Seminar on “The emerging economy in Africa”

Module 9 : Thesis defense

Image pleine largeur

FIND OUT MORE FROM THE BROCHURE

The program is aimed at :
International Directors,
Business Development Directors and Strategy Directors,
Heads of start-ups or business units,
Members of executive committees, board members and high-ranking officials in public organizations. 

Executive MSc in Geopolitics and Geo-economics of Emerging Africa

Format: 5 days in 8 modules
Duration: 13 to 16 months
Language: French
Place: Maroc

Download the brochure in English


 

 

 

Fields preceded by an * are mandatory. Failure to fill out the correct fields will delay your brochure request. By completing this form, you are giving consent to HEC Paris to collect your data in order to process your request for documentation, offer you its training programs and ensure their follow-up. You have a right to access, modify, oppose, delete, limit, transfer, and to inform us how you wish your personal data to be processed, in the event of your death, by contacting exed@hec.fr. Find out more about the management of your personal data and your rights


Contact

Odile Caballero
ODILE CABALLERO
Strategic Project Director

ARE YOU INTERESTED?

Tell us a little more about yourself

Do you feel that this program could be made for you? In order to get feedback from our admissions teams regarding your suitability for the program, please do not hesitate to fill in our short online form below. 

DO I HAVE THE RIGHT PROFILE ?

HEC Paris Executive Education News

Viibe co-founders
ViiBE , the Web technology of remote assistance designed for contact centers has successfully completed a €1.2M Seed round.
Luca Parmitano - European Space Talks - Oct. 8, 2019
This fall, HEC Paris hosted one of its most memorable events in years by welcoming three European Space Agency (ESA) astronauts - one of them live from space! - and thousands of students, entrepreneurs...
HEC Paris - New Professors
The October 3 Faculty Day featured welcome speeches for a dozen academic figures who join the ranks of HEC research professors, now numbering a total of 120. Faculty & Research Dean Jacques Olivier and...
Cuvée Privée Co-founders
One year after its launch, the French startup Cuvée Privée , founded by 3 young alumnae entrepreneurs, Aurélie Berthon, Morgane Suquet and Marie Forget, graduates of HEC Paris and passionate about wine,...
Layla - food
Layla Al-Dorani has firsthand experience of what it means to put your whole life into the success of your business. As founder and CEO of Raw Middle East, a healthy-living startup in Qatar, she applied...
© Ciprian Olteanu - Thomas Pesquet - European Space Talks - HEC Paris - Oct. 8, 2019
Despite his schedule as an astronaut for the European Space Agency (ESA), Thomas Pesquet spent five hours at the October 8 European Space Talks event, co-organized by HEC, ESA and ESTACA, to share his...
Franck Ceddaha, directeur académique du Certificat Finance d’HEC Paris à Abidjan
With the launch of the HEC Paris Executive Certificate of Finance in Abidjan, Professor Franck Ceddaha responded to our questions about this program.
Diversitalks - Sept. 18, 2019 - Matteo Winkler
Hosts Allen & Overy and HEC Paris co-organized a high-profile debate labeled ‘Being Yourself at Work’ on September 18. This eighth DiversiTALKS event featured top executives from the business and legal...
Accelerateur Ile-de-France, laureats de la promotion 2
HEC Paris, together with the Ile de France region, supports the leaders of the up and coming companies in inclusive social entrepreneurship by offering them the benefit of a tailor-made programme to...