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E-Commerce Course Syllabus

Course syllabus

Course Code: CR115

Course Title: Discrete Mathematics

Course Description:

This Course aims to introduce students to some basic mathematical concepts, such as sets and functions. The course also presents the idea of an algorithm a description of how to perform certain calculations. The course covers those topics: truth tables, sets and functions, algorithms, relations, graph theory, trees, network models, and optimization.

Course Objectives:

  • This course provides foundation materials and builds basic mathematical skills for several courses in the areas of programming, intelligent computing, data communications and networking.


Course Code:CR226

Course Title: Introduction to E-Business

Course Description:


This subject provides a detailed overview of the concepts and processes used in doing business electronically. This will include information exchange processes (EDI) and inter- and intra-organizational communications electronic exchange and business including EFT, smart cards and electronic money security issues and networks internets, intranets and extranets business models and e-commerce the internet customer and marketing economics and e-commerce taxation, business and exchange issues in e-commerce legal and ethical issues in e-commerce.

Course Objectives:

  • This course teaches students the very basic concepts of E-commerce and E-Business. It represents a pre-requisite for understanding the materials in most of the advanced courses. Moreover, this course ties the different courses by presenting the business processes and infrastructure that connect them.


Course Code:CR315

Course Title: E-Business Strategies & Application

Course Description:


This course aims at providing students with concepts related to the impact of E-commerce on strategic planning and implementation in business organization. Students learn how to use E-commerce as a competitive tools and how to reflect strategic objectives in the design and implementation of the organization''s web site.

Course Objectives:

  • This course provides an important link between E-commerce development process and organizational strategy. The course builds on student''s understanding of the strategic planning. The course emphasizes the impact of E-commerce on strategic planning and on using the skills learned in technical courses to support a good strategy development and implementation.


Course Code:CR316

Course Title: Internet Finance

Course Description:


Every business day, banks, brokerage houses, and other institutions transfer millions of dollars around the globe at the speed of light. Yet the financial services industry has just begun to harness the power of the worldwide network known as the Internet. Banking and Finance on the Internet offers bankers, mutual fund managers, and other financial services decision-makers insight on crafting effective online commerce strategies of their own. With topics by authorities from the worlds of electronic commerce and academia, Banking and Finance on the Internet addresses the most pressing online financial services topics

Course Objectives:

  • This course teaches students how financial processes are conducted using computer networks. The course builds on basic concepts of finance and E-business to provide and integrated view of electronic financial services.


Course Code:CR317

Course Title: Information Retrieval and Search Engines

Course Description:


This course is focused on the way information is stored, retrieved, and displayed. Simple bibliographic databases are giving way to unregulated and unorganized multimedia data repositories, which can give the user great difficulty when searching for information. This course shows how to handle full-text, graphics, video and audio, and how to distribute these massive databases over networks. The course will focus on theoretical development of information retrieval system for multimedia contents as well as practical design and implementation issues associated with Internet search engines. Topics include probabilistic retrieval, relevance feedback, indexing of multimedia data, and applications in e-commerce.

Course Objectives:

  • This course plays an important role on improving student understanding of technical concepts on the inner work of search engines and Web servers. The students should be able to benefit from these concepts in designing optimized web sites. It also help student understand how to achieve goals such as improving the ranking of the organization in the search results which is important for achieving the marketing goals of the organization.


Course Code:CR325

Course Title: Internet Programming

Course Description:


Learn the essentials of working with the most important web technologies. Concentrating on immediately useful code rather than theory. The course presents JavaScript and Web Site design as well as the latest developments in scripting languages. The student learns through practical and hands-on practice.

Course Objectives:

  • This course provides students with the essential skills of building Web sites. This course serves as foundation for several multi-disciplinary courses that utilize Web Site technologies in achieving managerial goals. It also helps students in accomplishing their graduation projects.


Course Code:CR326

Course Title: Internet Marketing

Course Description:


This course discusses the basic fundamentals of Internet marketing, the impact of Web design, and strategies and tactics to use when doing business through the Internet. It also explains the unique capabilities of electronic networking. It explores key marketing concepts in the context of today''s digital/Internet environment.

Course Objectives:

  • This course fills the gap between Marking as managerial practice and the Internet tools that can improve that practice. The course relies on student understanding of marketing fundamentals and Internet technologies. The course provides a good connection between E-commerce technology, E-commerce strategy, and marketing.


Course Code:CR327

Course Title: Project Management

Course Description:


This course aims at introducing the knowledge and skills required for managing a project. Each phase is learned through a series of exercises, and practiced using a descriptive technique. Topics will include enterprise organizational solution discovery, project leadership, team formation, and motivational approaches.

Course Objectives:

  • Project management is a practice that requires integration of a great deal of resources. This course provides models and ways to understand current and new project management in order to be able to take appropriate decisions. The course provides insight into what is important for project managers, and provides a way to achieve mastery of the activities that can lead to the success of a project. These skills are necessary for E-commerce students as they work on different types of projects including web site development.


Course Code:CR413

Course Title: M-Commerce

Course Description:


This course focuses on the impact of mobility on E-commerce. First, it introduces m-commerce as an extension to E-commerce based on the use of mobile devices and related technologies. An investigation in m-commerce business models, value chain, and business applications are then presented. And finally, a discussion of the technical and social aspects of m-commerce such as Mobile Security, Mobile Payments, and Mobile Privacy are presented. Since location is natural dimension of mobility, the course discusses technologies related to location such as spatial databases and location-based services.

Course Objectives:

  • This course integrates ideas from several courses including computer networks, advanced databases, information security, E-finance to present one of the most promising areas in E-Commerce Mobile Commerce


Course Code:CR418

Course Title: E-Logistics

Course Description:


Strategic supply chain management is a key competitive necessity in today''s business arena. This course explains what corporate decision-makers need to know to create value and competitive advantage from their supply chains. In this course students study the components of the entire supply chain. Emphasis on collaboration and planning related to major functional areas required to organize the flow of products from inception through delivery to satisfy final customer needs.

Course Objectives:

  • This course provides students with concepts that connect their understanding of E-commerce strategy, E-commerce tools, and the supply chain as one of the major areas that has been developing in E-business.


Course Code:CR416

Course Title: Web Site Development

Course Description:


This course covers everything from basic html tagging, JavaScript, and XHTML, to banner ads and interactive e-commerce sites. The course covers basic web site design, navigation, and construction. This course covers those topics: HTML, JavaScript, page layout, site navigation, cascading style sheets, server-side includes, designing search engines, and site testing.

Course Objectives:

  • This course prepares students with necessary skills for building web sites. These skills help students apply business objectives to the different components of a business Web site. The course builds on skills and concepts from other courses on programming, E-business, Databases, Systems and analysis and design, etc.

 

     


Course Code:CR414

Course Title: E-government

Course Description:


This course handles the E-government details from a practical point of view. The course is focused on real implementation from within the Middle East, especially in Egypt, and in the rest of the world. Cases from different countries considered to be pioneers in developing innovative e-governance applications are analyzed.

Course Objectives:

  • Using a multidisciplinary approach, the course provides key insights and practical guidelines on: ways to successfully implement e-government projects ing application areas, project designs, strategies and their implementation benefits and impact of e-governance on public sector reform, poverty reduction and empowerment methodology for evaluating e-government projects and overall strategy formulation.

 

     


Course Code:CR415

Course Title: Information Security

Course Description:


In today''s open societies people share and transfer information 24*7 while doing do one of the very important factors to consider is information security. This course covers the following topics: computer security data integrity and privacy operational security organizational aspects and economics physical security identification and authentication electronic and electromagnetic tampering hardware security memory protection hardware realization of software functions encryption cryptography transformation systems operating system security database security network security. One of the very hot topics in security is the critical information infrastructure protection (CIIP) plans. The course focuses on CIIP plans and their implementation in various countries around the world.

Course Objectives:

  • Information Security is a crucial component of every E-commerce enterprise. This course provides students with the necessary knowledge and skills to accomplish the task of securing the stored on a web site or while it are transmitted. The course plays an important role in showing students how security, privacy, and trust concerns raised in the other courses can be handled. And hence adds an important block to their knowledge about E-commerce.

 

 


Course Code:CR411

Course Title: Multimedia Technologies

Course Description:


This course takes advantage of the latest Web, hardware, and software technologies, and produce powerful multimedia. It is a kind of a comprehensive, step-by-step guide to creating effective multimedia. It explains all about the components and processes then helps you complete projects from simple boardroom presentations to dynamic corporate CD-ROMs to Web sites that come alive.

Course Objectives:

  • Project management is a practice that requires integration of a great deal of resources. This course provides models and ways to understand current and new project management in order to be able to take appropriate decisions. The course provides insight into what is important for project managers, and provides a way to achieve mastery of the activities that can lead to the success of a project. These skills are necessary for E-commerce students as they work on different types of projects including web site development.


Course Code:CR412

Course Title: Human Computer Interaction

Course Description:


This course aims at providing student with knowledge on Color Theory and Modeling for Computer Graphics, Visualization, and Multimedia Applications deals with color vision and visual computing. This course provides an overview of the human visual system with an emphasis on color vision and perception. The course then goes on to discuss how human color vision and perception are applied in several applications using computer-generated displays, such as computer graphics and information and data visualization.

Course Objectives:

  • Web site usability is a crucial factor for the success of the organization strategy. This course provides students with the necessary skills for developing a friendly user interface that help achieving customer satisfaction on the organization''s web site.


Course Code:CR425

Course Title: New Trends in E-Business Applications

Course Description:


This course is a real-world guide to the essential principles of knowledge management. It shows how KM and CRM technologies work, and how they impact the IT infrastructure. Also shows how to use team-building and goal-setting exercises to create excellent KM/CRM projects, and how to align e-business strategy and technology choices.

Course Objectives:

  • The course focuses on new applications in E-business. It integrates with knowledge from other courses such as E-Business, Intelligent business computing, E-Logistics, and E-business strategy.