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





Fall 2018

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

CRN 32308

Tue Sep 04 - Sat Oct 06 5 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 04 - Oct 06 Online


John Foster

Course Outline




  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.

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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