Foundations of E-Business Anal & Design (ELEC5743)

UNIT OF STUDY

This unit examines the essential pre-production stages of designing successful internet websites and services. It focuses on the aspects of analysis, project specification, design, and prototype that lead up to the actual build of a website or application. Topics include, B2C, B2B and B2E systems, business models, methodologies, modeling with use cases / UML and WebML, the Project Proposal and Project Specification Document, Information Architecture and User-Centred Design, legal issues, and standards-based web development. Students build a simple use-case based e-business website prototype with web standards. A final presentation of the analysis, design and prototype are presented in a role play environment where students try to win funding from a venture capitalist. An understanding of these pre-production fundamentals is critical for future IT and Software Engineering Consultants, Project Managers, Analysts and CTOs.

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Classes

2 hours project work in class and 1 hour tutorial per week.

Assessment

Through semester assessment (40%), Final Exam(30%).

Faculty/department permission required?

No

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Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

INFO2120 or equivalent

Prohibitions

EBUS3003, ELEC3610, EBUS3001

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