Electronic Commerce

Dublin City University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Electronic Commerce

  • Host University

    Dublin City University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Business, Management of Technology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

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

    To study in detail the theoretical structure of the electronic marketplace and the underlying technological implications.To examine business strategies associated with Electronic Commerce and to address the management issues surrounding technology-supported strategic action.

    Learning Outcomes
    1. Discuss the key concepts and theories pertaining to the evolution of eCommerce.
    2. Describe the key issues that should be considered in developing an eBusiness design.
    3. Explain the key issues that web vendors must consider in relation to online consumer behaviour.
    4. Identify some models that can be used to assist in developing consumer satisfaction with websites.
    5. Describe some of the network security and risk management challenges facing the e-commerce organization.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

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.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

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.