E-Commerce – Mrs. Seema Prabhu S., Mrs. Reshmi B.R.
Unit 1: Introduction to E-Commerce:
Introduction to E-Commerce – Definition, History of E-commerce, Functions and Scope, Difference between E-Commerce & E-Business, Comparison of Traditional Commerce and E-Commerce and Advantages & Disadvantages of E-Commerce.
Unit 2: E-Commerce business models:
E-Commerce Models: Business to Business (B2B) Model, Business to Customer (B2C) Model, Consumer-to Consumer
(C2C) Model, Consumer-to-Business (C2B) Model, Peer to Peer, (P2P) Model – Emerging trends.
Unit 3: E-Commerce and ITES Tools:
Web Server – Internet – World Wide Web, Web hosting choices, Concept and scope of BPO, KPO, LPO, ERP and Utility Blogging (Theory only).
Unit 4: E-Commerce Techniques:
Hosting a product – Direct or Online Platform, Stages in Buying a product on the internet, Web Auctions, Virtual Communities, Portals, E-business revenue models.