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MIS712 - eBusiness Strategies

Unit details

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Year2014 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Previously coded as:


Unit chair:

B Fraunholz

Incompatible with: Nil
Contact hours:

1 x 3 hour seminar


You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.


This unit examines the important themes and contemporary issues in eBusiness strategies. It aims to help students develop practical skills in formulating, implementing and evaluating eBusiness strategies, as well as conducting critical analysis of eBusiness models. The unit places special emphasis on understanding how organisations generate, derive and share business value from eBusiness in a real life business context. In examining contemporary issues in eBusiness, the unit explores how modern organisations are leveraging social networking, blogs, virtual worlds, mobile computing and various Web 2.0 applications for next generation eBusiness.


Assignment (Contribution to Online Discussion/Seminar Activities) 10%, Written Assignment 3500-4000 words 40%, Examination 2 hours 50%, Hurdle requirement: achieve at least 50% of the marks available on the examination.

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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