DMI707 Electronic Commerce in Logistics

Code DMI707
Name Electronic Commerce in Logistics
Status Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice
Level and type Post-graduate Studies, Academic
Field of study Computer Science
Faculty Department of Modelling and Simulation
Academic staff Arnis Lektauers
Credit points 3.0 (4.5 ECTS)
Parts 1
Annotation This study course covers the key concepts of electronic commerce and its application in logistics area that includes the organization of commercial activities and logistics systems management in the Internet using the modern Web 2.0 and 3.0 technologies, the accent devoting to the B2B, B2C, C2C, C2B and C2G models of the electronic commerce. By characterizing the electronic commerce concepts, the management problems of electronic business, as well as of material, information and financial flows are there examined. In this course, a special attention is paid to the development and implementation technologies, as well as to application and integration principles of electronic commerce systems in logistics and supply chain management by taking into account the activities of Internet service providers, electronic payment methods and e-commerce security problems. During practical lessons, an opportunity to obtain practical skills in the development of e-commerce systems based on an example of B2B Internet shop is there supported..
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
To provide knowledge about e-commerce technologies and systems, as well as to acquire practical skills in the development of e-commerce solutions. To form students’ abilities and competences in the design, development, testing and maintenance of e-commerce systems.
Learning outcomes
and assessment
Are able to define, interpret and use professional terminology in the area of electronic commerce. - Successfully passed test.
Are able to develop a project of e-commerce solution. - While doing laboratory works, the ability to perform assigned tasks based on the laboratory work guide is demonstrated.
Are able to evaluate designing and implementation techniques of the proposed e-commerce solution. - While doing laboratory works, the ability to identify the possible solution paths, constraints of the give task, as well the ability to provide alternative solution variants is demonstrated.
Are able to explain the essence of application, possibilities and importance of information technologies in different areas of e commerce. - When passing the examination, the ability to understand the essence of the thematic task, as well as the ability to provide a laconic and well-reasoned clarification of assigned themes is shown.
Course prerequisites Basic knowledge in Economics and Information technology

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