British Columbia Institute of


BUSA 3465 - E-commerce Systems

Business Administration Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

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.


BUSA 3455





Winter 2019

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

CRN 80837

Tue Jan 08 - Sat Feb 16 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - Feb 16 Online



Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim




  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 and

Online registration for this course offering is not available. However, you can still register via phone, mail or in person.

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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

Related Programs

BUSA 3465 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business

  1. E-commerce
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Associate Certificate

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Winter 2019

Books for Winter 2019 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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