Walsh School of Foreign Service

INAF 715- Private Capital Flows into African Markets

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 expert Aubrey 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.