e-Business

Professors Dimitrios Tsoromokos
Course category OPT/SDS
Course ID DS-514
Credits 5
Lecture hours 3 hours
Lab hours 2 hours
Digital resources View on Evdoxos (Open e-Class)

Learning Outcomes

This course presents baselines on digital economy. With the completion of the course, the student will be in position:

  • to understand and become familiar with the key concepts and principles of applications of e-business.
  • to know the main characteristics of the e-business applications both in terms of development and in terms of provisioning of such applications.
  • to be able to implement e-business applications, by applying the knowledge obtained from laboratory exercises in different application contexts / domains.

Course Contents

  • e-Business introduction.
  • e-Commerce presentation.
  • Baselines on e-business micro-economy theory.
  • Business requirements analysis for the design of e-commerce.
  • Methodology for the design of successful web pages. Blogs.
  • e-Stores, methodology for the design of e-stores.
  • Design evaluation and faults detection through the use of web statistics applications.
  • eGovernment, ebanking; ehealth; business-to-business applications.

Moreover, the EVDOXOS system is utilized to provide additional useful information to the students as well as exercises that respond to the corresponding thematic topics / sessions covered by the course.

Recommended Readings

  • McGarvey R. & Campanelli M. (2005): Start Your own E-Business, Entrepreneur Press.
  • Chaffey D. (2008): E-Business and E-Commerce Management, 3rd Edition, Prentice Hall.