The course introduces basic concepts and principles of e-business. Students will be able to understand and explain different e-business technologies, principles and solutions and to apply that knowledge in real-world e-business applications development.
- describe basic concepts and principles of e-business
- explain principles of e-business
- develop aplications and solutions for the needs of e-business
- create business related documents (XML).
- apply open technologies in e-business
- use tools for business intelligence.
Forms of Teaching
Lectures provide the following: a) theoretical fundamentals of e-business paradigms, b) introduction to particular state-of-the-art e-business technologies c) simple case study applications with detailed explanations of the program source codeExams
1st mid-term exam and final exam are written exams testing the knowledge of basic concepts and theory. Certain portion of the exams also deals with some of the e-business technologies. Homeworks provide a feedback of the student's ability in applying particular e-business technologies. The final oral exam provides the insight of whether a particular student has succeeded in integrating the taught concepts into a clear and coherent view of this area of engineering.Consultations
Students who want to ask additional questions about the concepts explained in the lectures are free to arrange an additional appointment with a lecturer or an assistant.Other Forms of Group and Self Study
|Type||Threshold||Percent of Grade||Threshold||Percent of Grade|
|Homeworks||0 %||15 %||0 %||15 %|
|Class participation||0 %||5 %||0 %||5 %|
|Mid Term Exam: Written||0 %||30 %||0 %|
|Final Exam: Written||0 %||30 %|
|Final Exam: Oral||20 %|
|Exam: Written||0 %||50 %|
|Exam: Oral||30 %|
Week by Week Schedule
- E-business introduction. Definition and basic concepts. B2B (Business-to-Business) and B2C (Business-to-Customer) concepts of e-business.
- XML, XML Schema, XML Namespaces, XSLT.
- Application of open source Java software for XML, XML Schema and XSLT.
- Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA).
- Web services. Technical implementation of Web services. Practical examples.
- Translation of everyday business components in e-business domain: Enterprise Resource Planning systems. Origins of e-business. EDI standard. ebXML Standard.
- SOA Governance. Standardized business registries.
- 1st mid-term exam.
- 1st mid-term exam.
- Supply chain: business processes.
- Supply chain: electronic documents and infrastructure. Standards and their interoperability.
- Data encription and digital signature. Public key infrastructure. Security in e-business.
- Card payment in e-commerce.
- Application of data mining in e-business.
- Strategies for creating global e-business scheme. Orientation towards small and medium-size enterprises. Implementation of e-business concepts – real world case study.