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Spring 2019
Dec 17, 2018
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MSFS 725 - Pvt Capital Flows into African
 "Investing on the Frontier: Module on Private Capital Flows into African Markets"

A graduate level practitioner-led module on capital flows into African markets and investing in opportunities on the continent. Africa business expertAubrey Hruby will teach the course integrating guest practitioners and working with advisor Jake Bright.



The module will cover: 1) the of core principles on African business, economic, financial, and technology developments of the last 5-10 years, with a special focus on the 5 largest markets; 2) FDI; 3) Public and private equity; 4) Venture capital; and 5) Local resource mobilization. 



Requirements: a basic understanding of political and economic history of pre and post-independence Africa and focus on modern African markets. 

1.500 Credit hours
1.500 Lecture hours

Levels: MN or MC Graduate
Schedule Types: Seminar

MS in Foreign Service Department

Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Majors:     
      Arab Studies
      Asian Studies
      Eurasian, Russian, E Euro Stud
      German and European Studies
      Global Human Development
      Latin American Studies
      Law/Arab Studies
      Law/Foreign Service
      Law/Security Studies
      Security Studies

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