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Answers to academic and practical questions about E-business
Introduction to E-Business and Online Commerce
Key E-business practices, developments, and challenges are discussed and explained. Topics to be covered include mobile commerce, e-government, online business models, business-to-business E-business, online retailing, online consumer behavior, online privacy/security, E-business startups, website optimization, social networks and e-logistics.
Consumer Science for Online Commerce
You are inspired and challenged to discover the possibilities and consumer response to digital developments. Typically, topics may evolve around issues such as (online) customer journeys, different phases and touch points in the journey, contextual influences (assortments, web design, product presentation), social interactions (social media, online reviews) and mobile commerce.
Information Systems in E-Business and Online Commerce
Organizational ICT systems are changing the business landscape by moving from a product to a data driven organising logic. In this course, we focus on these technologies and how they affect organizations’ E-business and online commerce activities. We focus on the demands this puts on the Information Systems (IS) used in the organization.
E-Commerce Supply Chain Management
We address key themes in managing the supply chain of online transactions, starting with the consumer, discussing consumer preferences related to logistics options in the ecommerce supply chain. We then review facility location and design literature and consecutively discuss inventory management and inventory pooling. We pay attention to sustainability in managing supply chains.
Emerging Technologies for E-business and Online Commerce
Based on the knowledge gained in the first four courses of this minor, you will conduct a feasibility study concerning a recently emerged technology. This technology will be selected by the course coordinators, and will be a technology that newly entered the market.
Internship Minor E-business and Online Commerce
Instead of the courses Emerging Technologies for E-Business and Online Commerce and Information Systems in E-Business and Online Commerce you may choose to do an internship. Note that the internship has to be approved by the minor coordinator in advance.