Level/category

Professional studies

Teaching language

English

Type of course

Compulsory

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

2

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim with the course is to introduce the
student to the field
of
distribution channels. Concepts, the influence
of e-business and
different techniques are also presented.
Students are able to
work in
teams and implement a webshop in the cloud.

Learning outcomes

  • The student has a good command of the
    principles
    for order handling, distribution and payments
    in a online retail
    store
  • The student is able to work in teams and
    implement a webshop
    in
    a clould environment
  • The student can identify business critical
    processes
  • The student can define opportunities,
    problems
    and risks with e-business
  • The student can compare different business
    models for
    eCommerce within different lines of business
  • The student get insight into different
    business processes in a
    web‐shop from both a consumer and a retailer
    perspective and
    knowledge regarding issues in international
    trade.

Course contents

  • Foundations of e-business
  • Opportunities, problems and risks
  • Business Models
  • Online sales, order handling, payments and
    distribution
  • Platforms for e-business
  • Webshop implementation in Arcada e-Business
    Lab

Recommended or required reading

Laudon & Traver. 2012. E-commerce. Business.
Technology.
Society. Pearson.

Material available in itslearning, Arcada e-
learning environment

Study activities

  • Lectures - 40 hours
  • Excursions and demonstrations - 5 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 13 hours
  • Small-group work - 20 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 40 hours
  • Internet-based studies - 15 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 133 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Multiform education

Assessment methods

  • Demonstrations and proficiency exams
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

To pass the course the student should pass the
following
examinations:
Examination 1 : Report on the process of
implementing a
webshop
for a company
Examination 2 : Implement a functional webshop
i Arcadas e-
business lab
Examination 3 : Present the business idea and
implemented
webshop in a final seminar

Teacher

Forsström Mikael

Examiner

Forsström Mikael

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Assessment methods

  • Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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