Electronic Commerce Systems

SemesterWiSe 2017/18

Dienstag, 14:00-18:00, Einzel: 09.01.2018
Raum: MZG/Blauer - 6.117
Donnerstag, 14:00-18:00, Einzel: 11.01.2018
Raum: MZG/Blauer - 6.117
Freitag, 14:00-18:00, Einzel: 12.01.2018
Raum: MZG/Blauer - 6.117
Mittwoch, 14:00-18:00, Einzel: 10.01.2018
Raum: MZG/Blauer - 6.117
Montag, 14:00-18:00, Einzel: 08.01.2018
Raum: ZHG - ZHG102
Montag, 14:00-18:00, Einzel: 15.01.2018
Raum: MZG/Blauer - 6.117

Dienstag, 16:00-18:00, Klausur: 16.01.2018
Raum: ZHG - ZHG006

Nickerson, Robert C., Prof.
Weinrich, Timo, M.Sc.

Learning outcome / core skills:

Upon completing this course, the student will be able to:

  • Explain the characteristics and functions of electronic commerce including mobile commerce.
  • Describe and apply the process of developing electronic commerce sites and mobile commerce applications.
  • Implement an electronic commerce site using open source software.
  • Explain fundamental characteristics of electronic markets.
  • Describe common business models used in B2C and B2B electronic commerce.
  • Describe security and payment in electronic commerce including mobile commerce.
  • Describe the technology used in mobile commerce.
  • List and evaluate common applications in mobile commerce.
  • Speculate on the future of electronic commerce.



Electronic Commerce Systems


This course examines the concepts, technology, and applications of electronic commerce, or e-commerce. Students are to work in teams to plan an e-commerce site for a real or hypothetical business and implement the site using PrestaShop. Students are to present their plan and implementation in a written report and in an oral presentation using PowerPoint.


Examination: Written examination (60 minutes)


Examination prerequisites: Regular and active course attendance and participation; Practical examination and presentation (approx. 45 minutes)


Examination requirements: To pass the course, students have to demonstrate that they are able to systematically apply their knowledge of the conceptual and technological foundations of electronic commerce.