Weekly classes are scheduled on Monday 6pm to 9pm. Venue: E3B 218.
Required and Recommended Texts and/or Materials
There is no prescribed textbook for this course.
Reading material and the latest articles has been developed for this unit and are set up as
Hyperlinks within iLearn.
Students are strongly encouraged to read widely in the E-Commerce area and to particularly use
the World-Wide Web as a powerful source for research in this subject. Students should be aware
that apart from the conventional business, IT and marketing journals, there are many online
journals and websites covering the latest developments in electronic marketing and electronic
A list of e-commerce industry news websites and resources can be found on iLearn.
Technology Used and Required
• Uses iLearn
• Uses ‘normal’ software that is on your laptop or tablet (or is downloadable for free from the Web)
• Uses the normal web applications, standard programs and videos.
If you are having any issues, please contact the Lecturer.
Unit Web Page
The web page for BUS800 can be found at:
The course material is available on the BUS800 iLearn platform.
Macquarie University Timetable
The web page for the timetable can be found at: http://students.mq.edu.au/student_admin/timetables
Teaching and Learning Activities
iLearn is the key e-learning platform for communication to students undertaking the BUS800 E-Commerce Strategy unit.
You access iLearn via the Macquarie University website and log in using your student ID and
The learning & teaching activities include:
• Read and view the weekly learning materials (lecture material, videos, readings, links to articles).
• Participate in the weekly class discussions.
• Research materials for the case study report and project.
• Studying for the final exam
Learning & Teaching Activities Learning Outcomes
Read and view the weekly learning materials 1,2,3,4,5
Participate in the weekly class discussions 1,2,5
Research materials for the report and project 1,2,3,4,5
Studying for the final exam 1,2,3,4,5
1. Seminar Topic: Presentation and Report
2. Assignment. Developing an E-Commerce Plan
3. Final Exam
Note: To successfully complete this unit, students must:
- Achieve a minimum of 50 marks.
- Complete all assessment items (including making a satisfactory contribution to group work).