|#||Course Name||Credit Hrs||Prerequisite|
|MIS 626||Electronic Business||3||None|
The course is designed to teach students how to create and operate business in new and more efficient ways, using the Internet as a delivery tool. It focuses on the management issues, incorporating topics such as: technology, marketing, security, data privacy and logistics. The rationale for introducing this course is the changing nature of the relationship between traditional business enterprises and e-business. The case for learning e-commerce is quite compelling since ecommerce has the potential of transforming economies all over the globe. Hence, this course will provide a rigorous introduction to all topics associated with the field of electronic commerce.
The focus of the lectures will be on developing an understanding of the concepts of E-Commerce and E-Business technology, evaluating its benefits; and analysing the forces driving its use as well as the dangers and threats of the Cyber-World
After completing this course, the student will be able to:
- Knowledge: Relate contemporary issues in ecommerce to relevant theories.
- Comprehension: Identify the various e-commerce activities, strengths/ weaknesses, and their strategic uses
- Application: Demonstrate ability to apply knowledge specific to e-commerce derived from real-world practices
- Analysis: Analyse contemporary cases in ecommerce
- Synthesis: Devise and propose solutions to ecommerce projects
- Evaluation: Critically evaluate, synthesize and develop strategies pertaining to ecommerce issues.
- Infrastructure of the Internet
- E-Commerce Security
- E-Commerce Revenues
- Legal, Ethical & Tax Issues
- Marketing on the Web
- Web Server Hardware & Software
- Payments in E-Commerce
- Business Strategies in E-Commerce
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