SCU OnlineStudy Period 1,4Study Period 1,4

Unit description

Focuses on managerial issues related to digital enterprises: benefits and opportunities as supported and enabled by internet technologies and modern information technology applications; security, legal and ethical issues; and the role of government. The unit uses a text but also relies heavily on web-based materials.

Unit content

  • Digital enterprise basics and technology foundations for digital enterprise
  • Business to consumer (B2C) (E-tailing and Internet marketing) and business to business (B2B) digital business
  • Mobile enterprise, Social networks and Other types of digital enterprise
  • Electronic payment systems
  • Planning and launching e-initiatives
  • Success factors, challenges/critical issues, and future directions.

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Prescribed texts

Study Period 1

  • Textbook: Turban, E, Outland, J, King, D, Lee, JK, Liang, TP & Turban, DC, 2018, Electronic Commerce 2018: A Managerial and Social Networks Perspective, 9th edn, Springer , Germany. ISBN: ISBN: 978-3-319-58714-1 (Hard Copy)/ 978-3-319-58715-8 (E-Copy).

Study Period 4

  • Prescribed text information is not currently available.
Prescribed texts may change in future study periods.

Teaching and assessment

SCU Online (intensive)

Teaching method
Structured online learning
Case study20%

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every session. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

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Fee information


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Commencing 2020 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 3

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