This course introduces students to the theory and practice of conducting supply chain functions over the Internet. It addresses various business strategies for buying, selling, or exchanging products, services, and information via computer networks. Legal and ethical requirements for handling supply chain business over the Internet are addressed.
This undergradate course is 5 weeks.
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- Explain the evolution of e-business.
- Analyze e-business websites as they relate to supply chain management.
- Compare and contrast e-business and e-commerce as they relate to supply chain management.
- Explain legal, ethical, and regulatory issues of e-business.
- Assess the effect of e-business SCM initiatives on an organization.
- Compare and contrast the demands and expectations of different types of customers.
- Compare and contrast traditional and e-business procurement processes.
- Differentiate between the customer and the supplier.
- Analyze the effects of customer demands on suppliers.
- Compare and contrast business-to-business (B2B) and business-to-consumer (B2C) electronic commerce.
- Formulate security measures for protection of the intellectual property protection aspect of e-business.
- Explain aspects of e-business risk management.
- Compare and contrast e-business related supply chain performance monitoring tools.
- Evaluate the impact of emerging technologies and trends on e-business and SCM.
- Describe business opportunities based upon e-business and SCM principles.
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