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Course details

Designed to provide a management overview of E-commerce Systems and technologies including back end applications, middleware and other systems which managers will encounter while doing business on the Internet. Combines a series of lectures, individual, and team-based research projects and provides you with the skills necessary to function in an E-commerce environment.




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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe the major systems that enable eCommerce.
  • Discuss the importance of standards in eCommerce.
  • Describe the technologies in eCommerce.
  • Discuss management issues related to Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) and XML.
  • Describe major classes of eCommerce tools and their impact on the organization.
  • Describe the security issues with implementing an eCommerce system.
  • Describe and write a business solution outlining the major steps in implementing and managing an eCommerce System.

Effective as of Fall 2003


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