INTERNATIONAL BURCH UNIVERSITY
Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
Department of Information Technologies
2014-2015

SYLLABUS
Code Name Level Year Semester
CEN 353 Introduction to E-Bus./E-Commerce Undergraduate 3 Spring
Status Number of ECTS Credits Class Hours Per Week Total Hours Per Semester Language
5 125 English

Instructor Assistant Coordinator
Samed Jukić, Senior Teaching Assistant Zerina Mašetić Meliha HANDZIC, Prof. Dr.
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Electronic processing and transmission of data including text, sound and video for e-business. Electronic trading of goods and services, on-line delivery of digital contents, electronic fund transfer, electronic bill of lading, direct consumer marketing and after-sales services. E-business security, shopping carts, methods of electronic payments and XML related technologies.

COURSE OBJECTIVE
The objective of this course is to provide an understanding of basic principles of electronic business (e-business) in commercial and non-commercial environments. It examines different models and technologies for e-business that can improve an organization’s effectiveness and competitiveness. It also covers important management issues which surround the application and use of these technologies.

COURSE CONTENT
Week
Topic
  1. Course overview
  2. Ch1: Introduction to e-business
  3. Ch3: Business to customer models (B2C)
  4. Ch4: Business to customer models (continued)
  5. Ch5: Business to business models (B2B)
  6. Ch6: Other e-business models
  7. Ch2: Underlying e-business technology
  8. Ch8 & 9: E-business hardware and software
  9. Ch12: Strategy: E-business planning
  10. Ch10: Security, privacy issues
  11. Ch11: Payment systems
  12. Ch7: Legal, ethical, tax issues
  13. Project presentations
  14. Course revision and close

LABORATORY/PRACTICE PLAN
Week
Topic

    TEACHING/ASSESSMENT
    Description
    • Lectures
    • Presentation
    • Project
    • Assignments
    • Case Studies
    Description (%)
    Method Quantity Percentage (%)
    Homework115
    Project125
    Midterm Exam(s)120
    Final Exam130
    +Active Participation110
    Total: 100
    Learning outcomes
    • Demonstrate an understanding of basic e-business concepts and principles
    • Define the concept of professionalism in the context of computing;
    • Evaluate basic theories, processes and outcomes of computing;
    • Apply theory, techniques and relevant tools to the specification, analysis, design, implementation and testing of a simple computing product
    • Actively participate in, reflect on, and begin to take responsibility for, personal learning and development;
    TEXTBOOK(S)
    • G. Schneider (2010), Electronic Commerce, Thomson

    ECTS (Allocated based on student) WORKLOAD
    Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load
    Lecture (14 weeks x Lecture hours per week)14228
    Laboratory / Practice (14 weeks x Laboratory/Practice hours per week)14228
    Midterm Examination (1 week)122
    Final Examination(1 week)122
    Preparation for Midterm Examination11515
    Preparation for Final Examination12525
    Assignment / Homework/ Project11515
    Seminar / Presentation11010
    Total Workload: 125
    ECTS Credit (Total workload/25): 5