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Trading systems and electronic commerce (6 points)


Leader: I Gondal

Gippsland First semester 2003 (OCL)
Hong Kong First semester 2003 (OCL)
Singapore First semester 2003 (OCL)
Thailand First semester 2003 (OCL)
Gippsland Second semester 2004 (OCL)
Hong Kong Second semester 2004 (OCL)
Singapore Second semester 2004 (OCL)
Gippsland Summer 2004 (OCL)
Hong Kong Summer 2004 (OCL)
Singapore Summer 2004 (OCL)
Thailand Summer 2004 (OCL)

Synopsis: This unit looks at how computer systems and technologies can be used to automate and control the process of trading. Topics include: Applications of information systems to trading of goods and services. Computerisation of operational systems: purchasing, sales, dispatching, receiving, accounts payable, accounts receivable and inventory control. Automation of the exchange of business data. EC technologies including bar coding, electronic data interchange (EDI), point of sale systems (POS), electronic funds transfer (EFT), data encryption and role of standards in data management practice. EC and Just-in-Time, vendor managed inventory and other supply chain reforms.

Assessment: Assignment: 30% + Examination (2 hours): 70%

Contact Hours: First and Summer semester

Prohibitions: BUS4020

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