units

MKW1601

Faculty of Business and Economics

Undergraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
Organisational UnitDepartment of Marketing
OfferedMalaysia First semester 2014 (Day)
Malaysia Second semester 2014 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Tan Choon Ling

Synopsis

Introduction to e-business and its enabling technologies including email, EDI, EFT, bar-coding, electronic catalogues, smart cards and CALS. Associated electronic processes and systems including on-line business, the Internet and World Wide Web (WWW). Other issues include international standards, ethics, privacy, accounting, legal and security issues; the impact on the workplace; corporate, national and global information infrastructures; aligning information technology to business strategy; electronic marketing worldwide; internationalisation, government policies, strategies and leadership.

Outcomes

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. define the purpose and scope of e-business
  2. identify the technology that underpins e-business environment
  3. examine the impact of marketing and strategy development in this environment
  4. examine the impact of policy and the future of e-business.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 50%
Examination: 50%

Chief examiner(s)

Workload requirements

3 hours per week

Prohibitions

BEW1601