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E-Commerce: Syllabus
E-Commerce: Syllabus

Course Outline for Electronic Commerce:

Electronic Commerce provides an overview of the fundamental concepts of online marketing, creating a web site, gaining customers online. Ms. Myriam LeConte is the instructor for this course. AIU’s Mission and Vision are founded upon the Declaration of Human Rights which specifies Education as a human right. AIU is doing its part by making learning materials, college courses, and academic research Publicly Accessible. This online distance learning Electronic Commerce course is open to the public as part of Atlantic International Univerity's Open Access Initiative (AIU Open Access). In order to gain college credit and/or receive the completion certificate for Electronic Commerce, participants must be registered as students with AIU.

  1. Lesson1:Defining E-commerce
  2. Lesson2:The Development of E-commerce
  3. Lesson3:E-commerce Marketing
  4. Lesson4:E-commerce Security Issues
  5. Lesson5:E-commerce Security Requirements 
  6. Lesson6:E-commerce Legal Considerations
  7. Lesson7:International Legal Considerations in E-commerce
  8. Lesson8:E-commerce Implementation Costs
  9. Lesson9:Online Auctions Including E-Bay
  10. Lesson10:Customer Service Expectations of the E-commerce Experience
  11. Final Exams

Objectives for Electronic Commerce
At the end of the course Students will be able to:

• Create a portfolio of the steps required to start-up an on-line business e.g. Consultant fees, hardware and software fees, license fees, etc. 
• Research a paper on the benefits or disadvantages of setting up an on-line business versus a store-front business. Which one would you select? Support your response.
• Explain the steps required to set-up your E-commerce website for advertising purposes. You can create a sample website to market your own products or services offered.
• Find at least 2 cases which provide examples of E-commerce violation of laws (such as Federal Trade Commission, Truth-in-lending practice) and explain the significance of those cases, along with the outcome.