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Trading systems and electronic commerce ( 6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL)


Leader: I Gondal

Gippsland SA-02 2005 (OCL)
Hong Kong SA-02 2005 (OCL)
Thailand SA-02 2005 (OCL)
Gippsland Summer 2005 (OCL)
Hong Kong Summer 2005 (OCL)
Thailand Summer 2005 (OCL)

Synopsis: This unit looks at how computer systems and technologies can be used to automate and control the process of trading. Topics include: Applications of information systems to trading of goods and services. Computerisation of operational systems: purchasing, sales, dispatching, receiving, accounts payable, accounts receivable and inventory control. Automation of the exchange of business data. EC technologies including bar coding, electronic data interchange (EDI), point of sale systems (POS), electronic funds transfer (EFT), data encryption and role of standards in data management practice. EC and Just-in-Time, vendor managed inventory and other supply chain reforms.

Assessment: Assignment: 30% + Examination (2 hours): 70%

Contact Hours: First and Summer semester

Prohibitions: BUS4020