Module Title:   Electronic Business

Module Credit:   20

Module Code:   CM-0223L

Academic Year:   2015/6

Teaching Period:   Semester 1

Module Occurrence:   A

Module Level:   FHEQ Level 5

Module Type:   Linked 10+10

Provider:   Computer Science

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

Principal Co-ordinator:   Dr A J Cullen

Additional Tutor(s):   Mr M J Ridley

Prerequisite(s):   None

Corequisite(s):   None

To provide basic principles, methods and techniques for designing and developing business applications over electronic and 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 laboratory based exercises, design and development of a web-based system, and individual reports to assess the technical and non-technical content of the module. Supplementary assessment requires the repair of deficiencies in the original submission.

Lectures:   24.00          Directed Study:   152.00           
Seminars/Tutorials:   0.00          Other:   0.00           
Laboratory/Practical:   24.00          Formal Exams:   0.00          Total:   200.00

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

Analyse the commercial and industrial applications of electronic business systems. Analyse opportunities for e-business development.

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

Analyse, design, implement and manage e-business information systems.
Design and develop an e-business website. Develop an e-strategy for business development.

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

Demonstrate management skills in the area of systems for business processes, analysis and transactions. Developed research skills. Present information in a coherent and logical manner.

  Coursework   30%
  A report of 2000 words to present a preliminary business idea.
  Coursework   30%
  A technical report of 2000 words.
  Coursework   40%
  An e-business web based application.

Outline Syllabus:
Electronic business strategy and business models. Creating and managing content to offer cyber services. Payment and transaction systems. Network security and cryptography. Electronic business relationships and marketing. The technologies used to design, implement, test, develop and then manage electronic business systems. Aligning the information strategy to the business. Business needs and information system trends. Static (stored) and dynamic (live) information, multiservice and multimedia. Case studies illustrating the issues in different styles of organisation.

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