Risk Management for Market Entry in Africa
Nowadays, enterprises and economic undertakings face many risks in their global operations such as country risk, financial, credit, economic, and political risk. An understanding of risk management enables a manager or executive to turn a seeming entry barrier into a strategic advantage over competitors.
This course explores how politics and society affect the ability of an investor to lose money or fail to capture expected returns within Africa. Participants will develop creativity, critical thinking, problem-solving, research, and negotiation skills that are necessary for outstanding business success in Africa.
What You Will Learn
- Understand the three phases of risk management that influence the ability to successfully establish an organization in Africa.
- Learn about the four stages of the political risk framework.
- Develop an understanding of the methods for assessing/calculating political risk.
- Recognize how to mitigate and manage political risk to enable expected business returns within Africa.
Soft Skills Acquisition
Critical Thinking, Complex Problem-Solving, Negotiation, and Resilience