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BUS5710 - Applied e-business - B2B

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Information Technology


Clayton First semester 2007 (Day)


This unit deals with the B2B quadrant of the e-Commerce matrix. All key aspects of the B2B landscape will be examined through the lens of specific implementations to ensure the acquisition of a practical and marketable skill set. Following a discussion of e-Procurement the complex but potentially immensely rewarding world of Collaborative Commerce via B2B Exchanges (Marketplaces and eHubs) is examined. Enabling technologies, such as XML, and specific market leading ERP and B2B technologies are described and assessed. Finally some B2B architectures are considered.


Assignment: 15%
Advanced assignment: 25%
Examination (2 hours): 60%
Students must pass the examination in order to pass the unit.

Contact hours

One x 2hour lecture/week, one x 1hour laboratory/week


FIT9004 or BUS9520


BUS2710, BUS4710