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Introduction to E-Commerce


Introduction to E-Commerce
Introduction to E-Commerce

Learn more about the basics of e-commerce.


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Course Description

Major advances in technology have seen e-commerce becoming extremely viable for business and also very convenient for consumers. Various topologies and security plans allow producers and consumers to sell and purchase with ease. This free online course introduces the learner to various topologies used within e-commerce, the infrastructure required and security needed to make e-commerce possible. This free online course will be of great interest to business professionals, as well as any learner wanting to expand their knowledge and understanding of e-commerce.

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Learning Outcomes

Having completed this course the student will be able to: - Describe the term 'e-commerce'. - Describe TCP/IP. - Describe the infrastructure that e-commerce is built on. - Explain the functions of “cookies” in e-commerce.


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Module Title
Module 1: E-Commerce - An Introduction
Module 2: E-Commerce Technology
Module 3: E-Commerce Topologies and Security
Module 4: Introduction to E-Commerce Assessment

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Course Rating (By Learners): 3 stars based on 33 reviews
Course Title: Introduction to E-Commerce
Course #: 629
Course Publisher: Global Text Project
Course Category: 9
Content Origin:
Course Description: Major advances in technology have seen e-commerce becoming extremely viable for business and also very convenient for consumers. Various topologies and security plans allow producers and consumers to sell and purchase with ease. This free online course introduces the learner to various topologies used within e-commerce, the infrastructure required and security needed to make e-commerce possible. This free online course will be of great interest to business professionals, as well as any learner wanting to expand their knowledge and understanding of e-commerce.
License: This course is available from Global Text Project OpenCourseWare through the following Creative Commons licence:
Creative Commons License
Release Date: 27 August 2013
Content  
Course Duration (Avg Learner): 2-3 Hours
Video/Audio: None
Audio Only: None
Animation: None
Assessments: Yes
Education Level
Age appropriateness: 18+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level:
Validation: Level 5
ALISON Testing: Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download: Yes
Parchment: Yes
Framed Certification: Yes

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  • Khanza Syahira D.
    Khanza Syahira D. Indonesia I've learned a lot about E-commerce. Thank You! 2015-05-11 12:05:04
  • Joseph douglas
    Joseph douglas Mexico I found this course very informative and detailed. I was surprised by how ample each lesson was. I will definitely educate myself more with Alison. 2015-03-19 01:03:26
  • Andrew Hinds
    Andrew Hinds United Kingdom great course brilliant easy to understand. very straight forward and a quick course to progress at your own pace. very easy to understand. 2015-03-08 14:03:15
  • Rhonda Sangamat
    Rhonda Sangamat Papua New Guinea Introduction to E-commerce is very clear and understandable. 2015-02-26 00:02:58
  • Muhammad Mehtab
    Muhammad Mehtab Ireland It was a good course and i learned a lot from it. 2015-02-20 02:02:46
  • Tanylse Damasio de Oliveira
    Tanylse Damasio de Oliveira Brazil Nice, explaining in a simple language! 2015-02-07 15:02:16
  • Rashid Abdul
    Rashid Abdul Ghana the course is simple and i enjoyed it... 2015-01-07 17:01:56
  • Jfm Ok
    Jfm Ok United States of America Lots of good info, but perhaps needs updating. Needs more graphics, maybe animation, to explain key concepts. Break down complex procedures, explain in layman's terms, and provide simple yet realistic examples. 2015-01-04 22:01:59
  • Bomba HB
    Bomba HB Netherlands Really outdated course. This course was written 15 to 20 years ago. Ony some basic information remains the same. 2015-01-01 19:01:36
  • Lynette Williams
    Lynette Williams New Zealand It was well written, therefore easy to follow and understand. Enjoyed it. 2014-11-25 11:11:07
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