Course code EBUS2010Units 10Level 2000Faculty of Science and Information TechnologySchool of Design, Communication and IT

Examines key trends and developments emerging in the rapidly expanding field of information technology, and the opportunities these trends offer to enhance and develop inter-business interactions, as well as government, not-for-profit and community organisations. Focuses on the identification and analysis of information technology trends, developments, opportunities, and appropriate strategies for implementation.

Not to count for credit with INFO2060

Not available in 2015

Objectives1.To critically examine conceptual definitions of eCommerce.
2.To consider relationships between eCommerce and "traditional" business and commerce.
ContentThe course is presented as a series of closely integrated and inter-related topic areas. Covering the history and technical underpinnings of eCommerce and through current strategic and operational issues facing managers and the longer term strategic implications of eBusiness.
These topics are
*What is eCommerce?
*Technical infrastructure
*eBusiness tools
*eBusiness applications
*eBusiness business models
*eBusiness security and privacy
*eBusiness issues
Replacing Course(s)INFO2060
TransitionNot to count for credit with INFO2060
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeEBUS1010 or INFO1010 or EBUS2000.
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Assessment Items
Essays / Written Assignments
Examination: FormalFinal Examination.
Group/tutorial participation and contribution
Contact HoursLecture: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Tutorial: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term