The Internet has opened doors to a new type of project, the "e-business". These projects are unlike any other; they have faster developmental cycles and fuzzier requirements, constantly changing technological platforms and increasingly complex security issues. This program is designed for managers that need to know how to make effective decisions and implement them in this new commercial environment. The program also considers the particulars of E-commerce and the process of selling products, goods, and services over the internet.
We also offer this program as a bachelor's or Ph.D.
E-Business & E-Commerce Online via distance learning
This module is applicable to Specialist, Expert, Bachelor's, Master's & Ph.D. (Doctor) Degree Programs. This academic program is designed at the postgraduate level (Master’s or Doctoral). This module may also be adapted to complete the course requirements of Specialist, Expert Diploma, or Bachelor’s Degree. A further option is an enrollment into each of the courses listed within this specialization module. This module may be combined or completed with other modules from this faculty. For example Cryptocurrency - Influencer Marketing - Internet Studies - Online Marketing - Persuasive Technology - Social Community Management - Social Media Management.
Method of instruction: Distance Learning Higher Education
This distance learning education program is completed by a traditional correspondence instruction method. Once you sign up for the course, Bircham International University will send you (to your mailing address) the suggested textbooks. After reading the book, you will be asked to write a 20 to 35 pages report that reflects your understanding of the book. This report is equivalent to the exam and can be submitted by email or mail. Bircham International University will evaluate your written work. If passed, BIU will issue the corresponding diploma. For more instructions about BIU pedagogy, tutoring, and evaluation, please read our distance learning education study guide.
Students enrolling in this distance education program should be aware that:
Location: Bircham International University needs a functional geographical location to ship the book and materials for successful completion of this program of study.
Communication: Email, courier, phone are key communication instruments with Bircham University that play an important role in the progress and support of this program of study.
Capacity: Any impediment, physical or psychological, to read a book and write a report must be communicated to Bircham International University prior to enrollment into this distance learning program.
Technology: No specific technology is required to complete this distance education program.
Language: Book reading and report writing in another language other than English must be requested (and approved by BIU) prior to enrollment in any distance learning program.
Discrimination: There is no discrimination with respect to race, color, gender, beliefs, or religion.
Age: Check the admission requirements for each distance education degree program.
Duration - E-Business & E-Commerce Online via distance learning
For a program of 21 credits, the estimated time for completion is 21 weeks. For 45 credits, the estimated time for completion will be 45 weeks, and so on. Calculations are approximate. The length of each distance learning degree program is calculated based on an average of 15 hours of learning per week. It also depends on the number of validated credits from previous knowledge and the level of commitment to the studies.
Master's Degree - E-Business & E-Commerce Online
Tuition Fee: Min. 4.680 Euros (6.120 US$) | Max. 7.020 Euros (9.180 US$).
Master's Degree Online: 36 - 54 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: E-Business & E-Commerce via distance learning = 45 Academic credits + Additional courses may be selected from other modules in the Faculty of Computer Science from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board. For example International Trade. + 13 Academic credits (Research methodology and final project or thesis).
Courses list (each subject accounts for 3 academic credits):
1 BIU Earned Credit = 1 USA Semester Credit (15 hours of learning) = 2 ECTS Credits (30 hours of study).
You may study any subject as an independent online continuing education course.
This course provides a study of the architecture, utilities, services, and protocols of the Internet and the World Wide Web. Topics cover markup languages (e.g. HTML), data location resources (e.g. search engines and agents), web page management, scripting languages, TCP/IP, IP routing and servers, reliability, security, electronic commerce, and virtual worlds.
Academic Supervisor: Javier Fernandez SalgadoWeb Administration & Security
This course shows how to administer a network, set up a server for a network and an Internet environment, design and implement cabling for a network, solve troubleshoot network security problems related to e-commerce. Also, it demonstrates how to use networking protocols, TCP/IP architecture, and security essentials to include authentication, encryption, and firewalls.
Academic Supervisor: Javier Fernandez SalgadoWeb Design & Programming
This course evaluates web design tools, discusses technology standards and programming, and explores incompatibility issues surrounding current browsers, design software, and programming. It teaches the competencies necessary for designing, developing, publishing, and hosting multimedia websites. It includes various tools for web design, e-commerce site development, shopping carts, and payment methods.
Academic Supervisor: Ricardo Miralles DammWeb & Database Integration
This course allows students to develop expertise in database programming and the connection of interactive websites to relational databases. It defines the different types of databases and database management systems, describes the differences between a relational database and a non-relational database, and differentiates between Open Database Connectivity (ODBC) and Java Database Connectivity (JDBC).
Academic Supervisor: Thiyagu NagarajInternet Ethics & Legal Issues
This course defines cyberculture and the policies currently discussed to ensure proper web conduct. It provides readings and web references on various ethical and legal issues that are shaping the future of our cybersociety. It also provides an enhanced appreciation of the legal issues affecting the development of E-commerce.
Academic Supervisor: Ricardo Miralles DammInternational Trade
This course surveys different trade policies used by both developed and developing countries. It examines issues important to trade policy such as tariffs and non-tariff barriers, safeguards, voluntary restraints, dumping, and subsidies. It also covers trade strategies, agricultural trade, developing country rules, and regionalism.
Academic Supervisor: Thiyagu NagarajInternational Business Law
This course describes the practical application of international business law. It compares legal aspects of business, trade, financing, and contracts under different legal systems. It explains the international means of enforcement, adjudication, and arbitration. Multinational and multicultural in perspective, it examines international organizations and treaties that have an impact on international business.
Academic Supervisor: Anna Sofie Helen BolinSearch Engine Marketing
This course of search engine marketing (SEM) explores internet marketing tools for the promotion of websites by increasing their visibility in search engine results pages. It considers paid advertising options such as pay per click (PPC), search engine optimization (SEO), which adjusts or rewrites website content and site architecture to achieve a higher ranking in search engine results pages, and other options to promote web content on the internet search engines.
Academic Supervisor: Ricardo Miralles DammElectronic Payments Systems
This course covers the principles of various methods of online payment transfer and compares their functionality. Topics include electronic money, electronic contracts, micro-payments, authenticity, integrity, and reliability of transactions, the encryption and digital signature techniques needed to support electronic cash, and the technologies available to support secure transactions on the Internet.
Academic Supervisor: Humayun Bakht Dr.E-Commerce Solutions
This course reviews the online business and economy environment and strategies. It provides solutions for the online purchasing and selling of different products and services. It explains how to do business electronically and considers the electronic commerce hardware and software requirements as well as the legal issues regarding Internet usage.
Academic Supervisor: Thiyagu NagarajOnline Marketing
This course deals with the theory and practice of marketing on the Internet and focuses on the role of Internet in the marketing strategy. It helps to identify the web marketing goals; to understand website promotion, referral programs, and search engine placement; analyze e-commerce, online sales, and customer service methods; plan a web store, and think about future trends in e-commerce.
Academic Supervisor: Thiyagu NagarajInternational Finance & Taxation
This course examines the international financial environment with particular emphasis on the foreign exchange markets and their interrelationships with international financial management and taxation. It also focuses on the principles involved in the taxation of inbound and outbound international transactions; jurisdictional issues; double taxation; taxation of income from inbound and outbound investment; international tax treaties; and fiscal incentives for investment.
Academic Supervisor: George IatridisSales & Product Management
This course analyzes sales and commercial strategies. It focuses on the key issues involved in a successful sales strategy and methods to build customer loyalty. It updates on the latest negotiation skills for sales managers. It also deals with all aspects influencing the sale of products and services including their price, design, manufacture, distribution, and final sale.
Academic Supervisor: Fernando Fernández SánchezGrowth Hacking
This course of growth hacking takes every aspect of the sales funnels to find the best strategies to grow. It looks for (or creates) new ways to acquire new customers and retain them at low-cost expenses. While finding ways to reach new audiences sounds like marketing, growth hackers take the extra steps to exceed expectations.
Academic Supervisor: Thiyagu NagarajE-Commerce
This course examines web commercial services. E-commerce is the name given to the business process of selling products, goods, and services over a Web browser. In its simplest form, it allows a company's product catalog to be hosted on a Web server that can be accessed by clients and potential customers to see what's been offered and make orders. Each E-commerce site is different and requires specific considerations.
Academic Supervisor: Thiyagu Nagaraj
Admission requirements - E-Business & E-Commerce
For official admission status at Bircham distance education university; you need to send in a filled out, dated, and signed official Application for Admission. You may download this application form from the website or request it by email or mail. Please send this application and enclosed documents to our address. You may also submit this application and attached documents by email in a PDF Format.
Bircham International University issues an admission certificate after receiving your complete application for admission. This document will show the number of credits transferred and validated from previous education and experience, and the number of credits required to complete the distance learning degree program's major. Bircham University can not perform this evaluation without the complete application for admission.