6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL
Undergraduate - Unit
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
- First semester 2017 (Day)
- Second semester 2017 (Day)
Introduction to e-business and its enabling technologies including email, EDI, EFT, bar-coding, electronic catalogues, smart cards and CALS. Associated electronic processes and systems including on-line business, the Internet and World Wide Web (WWW). Other issues include international standards, ethics, privacy, accounting, legal and security issues; the impact on the workplace; corporate, national and global information infrastructures; aligning information technology to business strategy; electronic marketing worldwide; internationalisation, government policies, strategies and leadership.
The learning goals associated with this unit are to:
- define the purpose and scope of e-business
- identify the technology that underpins e-business environment
- examine the impact of marketing and strategy development in this environment
- examine the impact of policy and the future of e-business.
Within semester assessment: 50% + Examination: 50%
Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. Independent study may include associated readings, assessment and preparation for scheduled activities. The unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.
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