E-Commerce & E-Business

The American Business School Paris

Course Description

  • Course Name

    E-Commerce & E-Business

  • Host University

    The American Business School Paris

  • Location

    Paris, France

  • Area of Study

    Computer Science, Marketing, Peace and Conflict Studies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    MKTG 210 or its equivalent

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • US Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Students may be curious about the terminologies E-Marketing, E-commerce and E-Business. These terms are usually used interchangeably, and students have to understand that, in order for all e-commerce activities to be successful for any give business, it has to be backed by digital technologies. Meaning, without a proper e-business infrastructure, e-commerce will fail.
    E-commerce encompasses the whole value chain activities of a business and organization. If done right, it will help in speed up processes, reduce costs of business expenses, and also generate an increase in ROI. Embracing digital technologies has become the norm for many organizations (big or small) and has given rise to platforms such as E-bay (auctioning sites), Facebook (social networks), and cloud networks.
    E-Marketing is the marketing strategies used with digital technologies mixed with traditional and new philosophies of marketing to build profitable customer relationships (preferable using online digital technologies)
    The course will use the book Emarketing Excellence as well as other resources to guide students as to how to develop an e-commerce strategy and finally build and market their own website as a final project. Through this course, students will develop a capacity to understand the potential of Ecommerce and its key drivers. They would be made aware of strategic questions raised to business managers so as to have personal perspective on these issues.
    • To understand and learn key concepts and definitions pertaining to E-Marketing and E-Commerce
    • To be able to understand project implementation, online consumer behavior, and the changing nature of digital technologies
    • To be aware of the important challenges facing business managers regarding change management in E-Business and E-commerce.
    Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:
    • To be clearly define E-Marketing in its proper context with regards to long term online customer relationship building and profit making
    • To be able to assess the online supply chain management of any given business infrastructure
    • To be able to analyze the online consumer behavior and trends
    • To be able to build a website and construct a business proposal complete with a feasibility study, projection of expected sales and profits, and web site structure and design

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.


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