E-Commerce

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Course No: INFO.2500-045; SIS Class Nbr: 1310; SIS Term: 2840
Course Status: Registration Closed

Course Description

Today, e-commerce has become the platform for media and new, unique services and capabilities driven by Internet technology, including developments in security and payment systems, marketing strategies and advertising, financial applications, media distribution, business-to-business trade, and retail e-commerce. This course provides an in-depth overview of the challenges and realities behind the planning, creation and maintenance of online businesses. While this curriculum doesn't include creating an online business directly, each student will learn what options are available to entrepreneurs looking to start a business online and what challenges and pitfalls may await. Students will learn about the mobile digital platform, the emergence of cloud computing, new open source software tools.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

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  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Ahmed Banafa
  • UMass Lowell Bookstore

When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Summer 2019: May 20 to Jul 01
  • Chat Hours: Tue 10-11pm*
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1140
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester registration fee for credit courses.

*Chat Hours provide an opportunity for the instructor and students to communicate in "real time". It is an informative and interactive session where course related questions, answers, and discussions take place. While student attendance during chat hours is not required, it is highly recommended. Weekly chat sessions are archived for students who are not able to participate in the live chat sessions at the scheduled times.

Related Programs: B.S. in Information Technology, A.S. in Information Technology, B.S. in Information Technology: Business Minor Option, Certificate in Contemporary Communications, Certificate in Contemporary Communications, B.S. in Information Technology - Second Degree, Certificate in Multimedia Applications, Certificate in Website Design & Development, Certificate in Website Design & Development

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