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Applied e-business - B2B ( 6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL)


Leader: Md. Mahbubur Rahim

Clayton Second semester 2006 (Day)
South Africa Second semester 2006 (Day)

Synopsis: This unit deals with the B2B quadrant of the e-Commerce matrix. All key aspects of the B2B landscape will be examined through the lens of specific implementations to ensure the acquisition of a practical and marketable skill set. Following a discussion of e-Procurement the complex but potentially immensely rewarding world of Collaborative Commerce via B2B Exchanges (Marketplaces and eHubs) is examined. Enabling technologies, such as XML, and specific market leading ERP and B2B technologies are described and assessed. Finally some B2B architectures are considered.

Assessment: Assignment: 15% + Advanced assignment: 25% + Examination (2 hours): 60% + Students must pass the examination in order to pass the unit.

Contact Hours: One x 2hour lecture/week, one x 1hour laboratory/week

Prerequisites: BUS9520 or equivalent

Prohibitions: BUS2710, BUS4710