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BUSA 3455 - Introduction to E-commerce

Business Administration Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

Designed to provide an overview of all aspects of commerce and opportunity on the Internet. Topics include marketing products on the Internet, systems integration, virtual organizations, electronic payment systems, privacy and security concerns, intellectual property, customs and excise issues, emerging issues in telecommunications, and Internet issues where government regulation has been contemplated.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$485.06 - $494.09 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2019

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2019 term.

CRN 32307

Tue Sep 03 - Sat Nov 23 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 03 - Nov 23 Online

Instructor

John Foster

Course Outline

Cost

$485.06

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Students must submit e-mail address when registering. To be successful in our online courses, plan to spend 7-10 hours per course each week on your studies, starting Week 1. Our courses are paced and highly interactive with participation requirements weekly. This online course is NOT self-paced. You must have an e-mail address and access to a computer capable of downloading basic documents. You are not required to be online at a specific time of the day; however you are required to submit all assignments on their due dates.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

Winter 2020

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2020 term.

CRN 44290

Tue Jan 07 - Sat Mar 28 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Mar 28 Online

Instructor

John Foster

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$494.09

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Students must submit email address when registering. To be successful in our online courses, plan to spend 7-10 hours per course each week on your studies, starting Week 1. Our courses are paced and highly interactive with participation requirements weekly. Frequent contributions to asynchronous (not real time) online discussions is required to achieve a passing final grade. Is online learning for you? Please take a look at our FAQ pages www.bcit.ca/distance/faq.shtml and www.bcit.ca/distance/foryou.shtml
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering is full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Full

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Explain eBusiness and eCommerce concepts and technologies.
  • Describe eCommerce business models and the mechanics of emarketplaces.
  • Describe and discuss eBusiness technologies, strategies and management issues.
  • Discuss the impact of the Internet and eBusiness on business and society.
  • Describe and discuss concepts and issues of e-tailing of goods and services.
  • Cite intellectual property issues related to eCommerce, eBusiness and the Internet.

Effective as of Fall 2003

Programs and courses are subject to change without notice.

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