Subject Descriptions - Subject Information


Calendar: 2017 Postgraduate
Faculty: Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences
Department: School of Computing and Information Technology


Subject Information
Subject Code ISIT938
Subject Name eBusiness Technologies
Credit Points 6
Pre-Requisites None.
Co-Requisites None.
Restrictions None.
Equivalence ITCS938
Assessment Group Presentation 10% Individual Written report 10% Individual Informal Seminar 10% Group Assignment 20% Final Exam 50%
General Subject No.
EFTSL (Non Weighted) 0.125
Non Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
Pre-1997 Pre-2005 Post-2005 Post-2008 Post-2009 Post-2010
$ 1131  $ 1131  $ 1131  $ 1131  $ 1131  $ 1131 
Weighted Student Contribution Amounts  
Work Experience No
Tutorial Enrolment Information Students should use the SMP OnLine Tutorial System (via SOLS) to enrol in tutorial/laboratory groups for this subject. Once enrolments are open a link to the subject will appear in Tutorial Enrolments in SOLS.

Subject Availability
Session Autumn  (27-02-2017 to 22-06-2017)
Campus Wollongong
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours 1 hr lect, 2 hr tutorial
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Jun Shen
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Jun Shen
Instance Comment  
Census Date 31-03-2017

Subject Description
The subject explores the technology being adopted by organisations and the various means of maximising business potential using Internet technology, including eBusiness (B2B, B2C, B2G etc.). The focus of the course is from the IT professional perspective, giving the student a feel for what is required in a commercial business environment. The technology aspects will cover both developing in house software, as well as selecting 'best practice' outsourced options. Comparisons are drawn between the two adoption methods, and the student is engaged by scenario role playing as part of the group assignments.


Subject Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this subject, students will be able to:
1. Explain the technical aspects and constraints of implementing online sites.
2. Analyse specific eBusiness adoption models and advise on their technical requirements for implementation.
3. Identify and demonstrate the most appropriate technology to deploy for specific eBusiness requirements.
4. Explore and review the methodologies for developing specifications/requirements for the implementation of online sites.(plus shared learning outcomes with iact304).
5. Describe at an overview level the pattern-oriented approach to specifying and analysing eBusiness problems.
6. Describe at an overview level how to drill down through a pattern-oriented description of an eBusiness solution in order to specify and describe what is involved in designing and implementing eBusiness processes.


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