Courses Catalogue

E-commerce

COURSE CODE: ITE 1202
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Business Computer Science
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Economics and Management
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description

PURPOSE OF THE COURSE

The course looks at use of Internet and computer networks technology to aid in buying and selling of goods and services online.  To help students appreciate positioning of day to day commercial activities online.  The course looks at interrelation of society, technology and business and its impact on modern businesses.

EXPECTED LEARNING OUT COMES

By the end of the course unit, student should be able to;

§  Appreciate Internet as an appropriate technology to do business

§  Appreciate e-commerce infrastructure

§  Explain the different business models of e commerce

  • Appreciate different security methods used to safe guard online transactions.