INFO253-22S1 (C) Semester One 2022

Internet Business and Technology

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 21 February 2022
End Date: Sunday, 26 June 2022
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 6 March 2022
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 15 May 2022

Description

An introduction to Electronic Commerce (e-Commerce) principles and practices based on the relationship between business development and strategy, internet technology and the social and legal environment. The course examines a range of internet technologies including social media and mobile technologies focusing on how organisations can use these to improve their performance and relationships with customers and suppliers. Concepts are applied to real life case scenarios. Students develop practical skills by designing a prototype B2C application and applying user experience design principles.

INFO253 introduces the student to Electronic Commerce (e-Commerce) principles and practices covering Business-to-Consumer and Business-to-Business systems as well as the technological infrastructure necessary to support these systems.  Practical application of concepts will be carried out in tutorials based on real life vcase studies. Students develop practical skills by designing a prototype B2C application and applying user experience design principles. Included in the course will be discussion of legal and societal issues related to this important development in the field of Information Systems.

Learning Outcomes

  • On completion, the students will be able to:
  • Identify and describe unique features of internet technology and their business significance.
  • Apply e-commerce business models to various settings and make recommendations to achieve strategic business purposes.
  • Explain and apply key usability principles to design web pages.
  • Identify key security threats in e-commerce environments.
  • Identify the tools to establish secure internet communication channels.
  • Discuss the ethical, social and political issues raised by e-commerce.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the role of internet technology in the supply chain and procurement process.
  • Design a prototype B2C application.
    • University Graduate Attributes

      This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:

      Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award

      Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.

      Employable, innovative and enterprising

      Students will develop key skills and attributes sought by employers that can be used in a range of applications.

      Engaged with the community

      Students will have observed and understood a culture within a community by reflecting on their own performance and experiences within that community.

Prerequisites

(1) INFO123 or INFO125 or COSC121 or COSC131 or COSC122; and (2) An additional 15 points

Restrictions

INFO233

Timetable 2022

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 13:00 - 15:00 E5 Lecture Theatre
21 Feb - 10 Apr
2 May - 5 Jun
Computer Lab A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 11:00 - 12:00 Meremere 110 Computer Lab
2 May - 5 Jun
02 Wednesday 12:00 - 13:00 Meremere 110 Computer Lab
2 May - 5 Jun
03 Thursday 09:00 - 10:00 Meremere 110 Computer Lab
2 May - 5 Jun
04 Thursday 11:00 - 12:00 Meremere 110 Computer Lab
2 May - 5 Jun
05 Friday 13:00 - 14:00 Meremere 110 Computer Lab
2 May - 5 Jun
06 Friday 14:00 - 15:00 Meremere 110 Computer Lab
2 May - 5 Jun
Tutorial A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 11:00 - 12:00 Online Delivery [013] 28 Feb - 10 Apr
2 May - 5 Jun
02 Wednesday 12:00 - 13:00 Online Delivery
28 Feb - 10 Apr
2 May - 5 Jun
03 Friday 09:00 - 10:00 Karl Popper 413
28 Feb - 10 Apr
2 May - 5 Jun
04 Friday 10:00 - 11:00 Psychology - Sociology 251
28 Feb - 10 Apr
2 May - 5 Jun
05 Friday 13:00 - 14:00 Psychology - Sociology 251
28 Feb - 10 Apr
2 May - 5 Jun
06 Friday 14:00 - 15:00 Online Delivery
28 Feb - 10 Apr
2 May - 5 Jun

Course Coordinator

Anushia Inthiran

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Term Test 35%
Group Assignment 25%
Final Exam 40%

Textbooks / Resources

Required Texts

Laudon, Kenneth C. , Traver, Carol Guercio; E-commerce : business, technology, society ; Global edition, fifteenth edition; Pearson Education, 2020.

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $892.00

International fee $4,563.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see Department of Accounting and Information Systems on the departments and faculties page .

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