The course is included in these curricula and study modules

  • Information technology (fe 2002 - 2004) - Marketing (alternative studies)
  • International business logistics (fe 2002 - 2004) - Marketing (alternative studies)
  • Marketing and communication (fe 2002 - 2004) - Marketing (alternative studies)
  • Accounting and cost analysis (fe 2002 - 2004) - Marketing (alternative studies)


Professional studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

3 cr

Competency aims

The course objective is to introduce e-commerce from a Business perspective rather than from a technological perspective. Concepts, the influence of e-commerce and different techniques are also presented.

Learning outcomes

- The student can identify business critical processes
- The student can define opportunities, problems and risks with e-commerce
- The student can compare different business models for e-commerce within different lines of business
- The student can analyze and reflect over different electronic marketplaces and their funcionality
- The student has a good command of the principles of advertising, order handling and payments on the Internet

Course contents

- Foundations of Electronic Commerce
- Opportunities, problems and risks
- Business Models
- Internet sales; advertising, order handling, payments

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Introduction to Marketing

Recommended or required reading

P. Fredholm, Elektroniska Affärer, Femte upplagan, 2002 ISBN 91-44-02480-0
Upplaga 4 från år 2000 kan även användas
Material som delas ut under föreläsningar

Study activities

  • Lectures
  • Group work
  • Counselling
  • Assignments
  • Presentations
  • Case studies
  • Individual work


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

Mode of Delivery

Multiform education

Assessment methods

Written tests


Forsström Mikael

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No limit

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