The course takes place in period

1 (2021-08-01 to 2021-10-24)

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 of the course is to introduce the student
to digital business
and e-commerce. Different concepts, strategies,
and skills are
presented to help the student be able to handle
the speed of change
businesses face in today's digital world.
Students work in
teams and implement a webshop in a cloud
environment.

Learning outcomes

  • The student has a good command of the
    principles for order handling, shipping and
    payments in a webshop
  • The student is able to work in teams and
    implement a webshop
  • 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 e-
    commerce within different lines of business
  • The student get insight into different business
    processes in a webshop from both a consumer and a
    retailer
    perspective
  • The student know how to sell online
    internationally

Course contents

  • Foundations of digital commerce
  • Opportunities, problems and risks with digital
    commerce
  • Business Models
  • Online sales, order handling, payments and
    shipping
  • Platforms for digital commerce
  • Webshop implementation

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Introduction to Marketing

Recommended or required reading

Digital Business and E-Commerce Management,
Chaffet et. al. 2019

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

Participation in tuition

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 webshop in a cloud
environment

Examination 3 : Present the business idea and the
webshop
in a final seminar

Teacher

Forsström Mikael

Examiner

Forsström Mikael

Group size

No limit (48 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Course enrolment period

2021-08-09 to 2021-08-26

Assessment methods

  • Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions
Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2021-09-02 12:15 - 16:15 D4106 Digital Commerce Forsström Mikael
2021-09-09 12:15 - 16:15 E385 Digital Commerce Forsström Mikael
2021-09-14 10:00 - 11:30 Digital Commerce Guest lecture Forsström Mikael
2021-09-16 12:15 - 16:15 E385 Digital Commerce Forsström Mikael
2021-09-21 10:00 - 11:00 Digital Commerce Guest lecture Forsström Mikael
2021-09-23 12:15 - 14:30 E385 Digital Commerce Forsström Mikael
2021-09-23 14:30 - 16:00 E385 Digital Commerce Forsström Mikael
2021-09-30 12:15 - 16:15 E383 Digital Commerce Forsström Mikael
2021-10-07 13:00 - 16:15 E385 Digital Commerce Forsström Mikael
2021-10-14 12:15 - 16:15 E385 Digital Commerce Forsström Mikael
2021-10-19 12:15 - 16:15 Digital Commerce Forsström Mikael

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