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INFO7010 - Electronic Commerce

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Title:Electronic Commerce
Long Title:Electronic Commerce Management
Module Code:INFO7010
 
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:Intermediate
Field of Study: Information Systems
Valid From: Semester 1 - 2016/17 ( September 2016 )
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Module Coordinator: Claire OSullivan Rochford
Module Author: KIERAN O REILLY
Module Description: Key issues (infrastructure, environment, process, management) in ECommerce development and management.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Describe and assess the application of the key technologies underpinning electronic commerce
LO2 Analyse key management issues in managing technology and change
LO3 Describe the application of networks and databases in electronic commerce
LO4 Apply electronic commerce business development models e.g. lean canvas to a business/product development project.
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations
This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is strongly recommended before enrolment in this module. You may enrol in this module if you have not acquired the recommended learning but you will have considerable difficulty in passing (i.e. achieving the learning outcomes of) the module. While the prior learning is expressed as named CIT module(s) it also allows for learning (in another module or modules) which is equivalent to the learning specified in the named module(s).
No recommendations listed
Incompatible Modules
These are modules which have learning outcomes that are too similar to the learning outcomes of this module. You may not earn additional credit for the same learning and therefore you may not enrol in this module if you have successfully completed any modules in the incompatible list.
No incompatible modules listed
Co-requisite Modules
No Co-requisite modules listed
Requirements

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is mandatory before enrolment in this module is allowed. You may not enrol on this module if you have not acquired the learning specified in this section.

No requirements listed
Co-requisites
No Co Requisites listed
 

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Introduction
Business environment, markets, internet and networks
Infrastructure
Understanding networks (components, protocols), databases, database standards and management issues
Technology change and management
Innovation and adoption of technology, investment/risk, application development
E-Commerce Strategy
Models for analysing environment and capability
Change management and BPR
Business process re-engineering, change management
Topics in E-Commerce Management
CRM, Supply Chain Management, Analytics
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work30.00%
End of Module Formal Examination70.00%
Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Project First draft presentation of ECommerce startup/product development/website project 1,3,4 10.0 Week 8
Project E-commerce business startup analysis project / or prototype website development. This will run for the whole semester with final delivery in week 12. 1,3,4 20.0 Week 12
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam Final Exam 1,2,3,4 70.0 End-of-Semester
Reassessment Requirement
Repeat examination
Reassessment of this module will consist of a repeat examination. It is possible that there will also be a requirement to be reassessed in a coursework element.

The institute reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Lecture 2.0 Every Week 2.00
Lab Development Project 1.0 Every Week 1.00
Independent & Directed Learning (Non-contact) Study and discussion 4.0 Every Week 4.00
Total Hours 7.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Lecture 2.0 Every Week 2.00
Lab PC Lab 1.0 Every Week 1.00
Independent & Directed Learning (Non-contact) study and discussion 4.0 Every Week 4.00
Total Hours 7.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
 

Module Resources

Recommended Book Resources
  • Dave Chaffey 2015, Digital Business and ECommerce Management, 6th Ed., FT Prentice Hall [ISBN: 9780273786542]
Supplementary Book Resources
  • K Laudon, J Laudon 2013, MIS - Managing the Digital Firm, 12th Ed., Pearson [ISBN: 9780273754534]
  • A Dillon 2015, Step by Step Databases, 3rd Ed., Gill Macmillan [ISBN: 9780717147472]
  • Eric Ries 2011, The Lean Startup, 1 Ed., Penguin UK [ISBN: 9780670921607]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CR_BBUSS_7 Bachelor of Business 5 Elective

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