Module Title:   Network Business

Module Credit:   10

Module Code:   CM-0219M

Academic Year:   2015/6

Teaching Period:   Semester 1

Module Occurrence:   A

Module Level:   FHEQ Level 5

Module Type:   Standard module

Provider:   Computer Science

Related Department/Subject Area:   SCIM (Dept of Computer Science)

Principal Co-ordinator:   Dr A J Cullen

Additional Tutor(s):   -

Prerequisite(s):   CM-0211M

Corequisite(s):   None

To provide basic principles, methods and techniques for designing and developing electronic business applications over Information Networks.

Learning Teaching & Assessment Strategy:
The contact time consists of lectures and laboratory study. The remainder is given over to private study comprising directed reading, unsupervised laboratory exercises and coursework assignments. Assessment includes the design and development of a web-based system and a report. Supplementary assessment is to repair deficiency in original submission.

Lectures:   12.00          Directed Study:   76.00           
Seminars/Tutorials:   0.00          Other:   0.00           
Laboratory/Practical:   12.00          Formal Exams:   0.00          Total:   100.00

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

to analyse the commercial and industrial applications of electronic systems.

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

analyse, design, implement and manage e-commerce systems.

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

demonstrate management skills in the area of computing for business processes, analysis and transactions.
Design and develop an e-commerce website.

  Coursework   100%
  One assessed laboratory exercise and a report equivalent to 2000 words.

Outline Syllabus:
Internet business strategy and electronic business models. Functional architecture and implementation strategies. Creating and managing content for business systems. Payment and transaction systems. Network security. Technological building blocks of Internet business systems. Business systems design. Internet applications to support electronic commerce, mobile commerce and information processing. Law and ethics.

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