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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

$475.55 - $484.40 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2018 term.

CRN 32307

Tue Sep 04 - Sat Nov 24 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 04 - Nov 24 Online

Instructor

John Foster

Course Outline

Cost

$475.55

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 this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

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Winter 2019

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

CRN 44290

Tue Jan 08 - Sat Mar 30 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
      Online

Instructor

John Foster

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$484.40

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

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Oct 24 at 9:00 am (PDT)

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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

Related Programs

BUSA 3455 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business

  1. Advanced Business Management
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Certificate
  2. Business Administration (Management Option)
    Part-time   Diploma
  3. Business Management
    Part-time   Certificate
  4. E-commerce
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Associate Certificate
  5. Marketing Management - Retail Marketing Management
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Associate Certificate

Books & Supplies

The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit bcit.ca/bookstore for more information.

Fall 2018

Books for Fall 2018 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore

If you are taking this course through either Distance Education or Online Learning, please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore.

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Cei Digital: E-Commerce 2018, 14Th Ed (180 Days)
Author Laudon
Publisher Ph
Copyright 1919
Binding Digital Version
ISBN 978-0-13486-806-6
Price $102.95
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E-Commerce 2018, 14Th Ed
Author Laudon
Publisher Ph
Copyright 1919
Binding Hardback
ISBN 978-0-13483-951-6
Price $218.95
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Winter 2019

No information on books is currently available for Winter 2019 offerings of this course.

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