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INFO7002 - E-Business Management

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Title:E-Business Management
Long Title:E-Business Management
Module Code:INFO7002
 
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:Intermediate
Field of Study: Information Systems
Valid From: Semester 1 - 2017/18 ( September 2017 )
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Module Coordinator: CATHERINE MURPHY
Module Author: MARTIN CONNOLLY
Module Description: This module combines theoretical principles underpinning electronic business with a working knowledge of the technologies involved in the development of a Web-based information system.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Evaluate different approaches to formulating E-Business strategy.
LO2 Describe and critically evaluate Supply Chain Management approaches in E-Business.
LO3 Describe and critically evaluate trust in E-Business.
LO4 Develop a web application for a selected business scenario.
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).
11534 MGMT6054 Management Foundations
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
E-Business Characteristics
Introduction to E-Business and E-Commerce such as defining E-Business and E-Commerce, E-Business opportunities, Business adoption of of digital technologies for E-Commerce and E-Business; E-Business risks and barriers to business adoption and management responses to E-Commerce and E-Business.
E-Business Strategy
What is E-business strategy? E-Business strategy and other organizational strategies; strategic positioning; levels of E-Business strategies; business and technology drivers; the strategic planning process; alignment of strategic and business goals; competitive strategy theories (Porter); resource-based view and transaction-cost economics; success factors and E-Business strategy; role of change management in strategy decisions and implementation e.g. mergers and acquisitions.
E-Procurement
Supply Chain Management, enabling technologies. E-Procurement. E-Marketplaces. Protocols and Standards.
Trust in E-Business
Trust in E-Business. Understanding the scope of E-Commerce crime and security problems. The key dimensions of E-Commerce security. E-payment systems and Electronic currency. BlockChain Technology. Payment protocols: 3D Secure.
Server-side Web Technologies
Open source server-side scripting; setting up a 3-tier environment – application server, database server, client browser; review of network protocol HTTP; connecting to and querying remote database servers using server-side scripting; creating dynamic Web content; cookies and session control; authentication/login processes; file management in system development; implementing system use cases; testing. WebApp Development.
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work100.00%
Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Presentation Group Presentation - students will be asked to present on a company examining it's E-Business sector, e.g. Amazon and their E-Business growth. 1,2,3 50.0 Week 9
Project This is a cross-modular project with Enterprise Architecture and IS Project Management. 1,4 50.0 Week 12
No End of Module Formal Examination
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 A series of seminars using real world cases. 2.0 Every Week 2.00
Lab Lab sessions on developing an E-Commerce Web application. 2.0 Every Week 2.00
Independent & Directed Learning (Non-contact) Revision of theoretical and practical material. 3.0 Every Week 3.00
Total Hours 7.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture A series of seminars using real world cases. 2.0 Every Week 2.00
Lab Lab sessions on developing an E-Commerce Web application. 2.0 Every Week 2.00
Independent & Directed Learning (Non-contact) Revision of theoretical and practical material. 3.0 Every Week 3.00
Total Hours 7.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.00
 

Module Resources

Recommended Book Resources
  • Laudon, Kenneth, Traver, Carol Guercio 2016, E-Commerce 2016 business. technology. society, 12th Ed., Pearson Essex, England [ISBN: 9781292109961]
  • Andrea Tarr 2012, PHP and MySQL 24-Hour Trainer, Wrox [ISBN: 9781118066881]
Supplementary Book Resources
  • Dave Chaffey 2011, E-Business and E-Commerce Management, Fifth Ed., Ft Prenticehall [ISBN: 9780273752011]
  • Steve Suehring and Janet Valade 2013, PHP, MySQL, JavaScript & HTML5 all-in-one for dummies, New York; Wiley [ISBN: 9781118213704]
  • Larry Ullman. 2013, Effortless e-commerce with PHP and MySQL, Indianapolis, Ind; New Riders [ISBN: 9780321949363]
  • Adam Freeman 2016, Pro ASP.NET Core MVC, 6th Ed., Apress [ISBN: 9781484203989]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CR_BBISY_8 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Information Systems 5 Mandatory

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