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Electronic commerce ( 6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL)


Leader: A Prananto

Caulfield Second semester 2005 (Evening)

Synopsis: The unit provides a study of the theory and nature of electronic commerce, and in particular Internet commerce. Topics include: electronic commerce definitions and taxonomies; key business issues (such as disintermediation, the marketspace, security, and mass customisation); new organizational forms; electronic commerce and supply chain management; key technologies and applications; product numbering/bar-coding; Electronic Data Interchange; Internet EDI; electronic payment systems. electronic commerce in action: banking, retailing, manufacturing, online publishing.

Assessment: Examination: 50% + Assignment: 30% + Syndicate work: 20%

Contact Hours: 3 hours per week

Prerequisites: CSE1205, IMS1002, SYS2001, SYS2168, SYS3002, IMS2805 or equivalent

Prohibitions: SYS4280, IMS5007, SYS3280