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INFO6040 - E-Business Development

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Title:E-Business Development
Long Title:E-Business Development
Module Code:INFO6040
 
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:Fundamental
Field of Study: Information Systems
Valid From: Semester 1 - 2018/19 ( September 2018 )
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Module Coordinator: CATHERINE MURPHY
Module Author: HOLGER HUBER
Module Description: This module constitutes a first introduction to E-Business, lending particular attention to E-Business platforms, their integration, data transmission and object-oriented data organisation.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Define the predominant Business Models in E-Business/E-Commerce.
LO2 Describe the main characteristics of E-Business platforms.
LO3 Describe and use standards and protocols relevant to E-Business.
LO4 Integrate Applications with selected E-Business Systems.
LO5 Organise data for processing using object-oriented principles.
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
E-Business Models
Key Elements: Value Proposition, Audience, Revenue Models, Environment Organisational Structure, Management etc; Types of Business Models: E-Shop, E-Procurement, E-Malls, Collaboration Platforms Information Brokerage etc.
E-Business Platforms
Purpose, characteristics and features; Role of APIs; E-Commerce Integration Issues: Entitlements, Hosting of Data Files;
Standards and Protocols for Data Transmission
Selected Standards for Data Exchange, Security and Transmission.
Application Programming Interfaces
Integration with selected Accounting , Financial and E-Commerce Systems.
Data Organisation
Data Structures and Object-Oriented Concepts.
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work100.00%
Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Short Answer Questions Short questions on Business Models for E-Business, E-Commerce Platforms and Data Transmission Standards. 1,2,3 30.0 Week 12
Practical/Skills Evaluation Practical lab-based assessment. 3,5 40.0 Week 8
Project Application integration project. Specification given in Week 7 3,4,5 30.0 Week 13
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 Formal Lecture 1.0 Every Week 1.00
Lab Practical Exercises and Projects. 3.0 Every Week 3.00
Independent & Directed Learning (Non-contact) Study 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 Formal Lecture 1.0 Every Week 1.00
Lab Application 3.0 Every Week 3.00
Independent & Directed Learning (Non-contact) Study 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
  • Gary Schneider 2017, Electronic Commerce, 12th Ed., CENGAGE Learning [ISBN: 1305867815]
  • Jack Purdum 2013, Beginning Object-Oriented Programming with C#, 1st Ed., Wrox [ISBN: 9781118336922]
Supplementary Book Resources
  • Dave Chaffey 2014, Digital Business and E-Commerce Management, 6th Ed., Pearson [ISBN: 0273786547]
  • M Connolly & H Huber, Lab Manual, available on CIT E-Learning System
  • Karen Fredricks 2011, Sage ACT! 2012 Cookbook, Packt Publishing [ISBN: 9781849682503]
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 3 Mandatory

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