Business_Skills_for_e-commerce

Check the uploaded files and read the assignment scenario.Module: Unit 1 ? Business Skills for e-CommerceCONTENTS1. INTRODUCTION, AIMS AND OBJECTIVES2. MODULE OUTLINE AND TEACHING METHODS3. READING AND COURSE PREPARATION4. LECTURE WITH DETAILED COURSE PROGRAMME AND OBJECTIVES5. ASSESSMENT DETAILSLEARNING OUTCOMES AND ASSESSMENT CRITERIA:On successful completion of this unit a learner will:LO1 Understand the structure and aims of business organisationsP1.1 assess an organisation?s core business functionsP1.2 -evaluate an organisation?s business aims and show how they relate to stakeholdersLO2 Understand the impact of e- CommerceP2.1 analyse the impact, including the risks, of introducing an e-Commerce system to an organisationP2.2 Discuss (check midcourse.net for the help you need) the global impact of e-Commerce on societyLO3 Be able to design e-Commerce solutionsP3.1 investigate market potential for an e-Commerce opportunityP3.2 evaluate current e-Commerce systems in use by organisationsP3.3 Discuss (check midcourse.net for the help you need) the financial implications of an e-Commerce solutionP3.4 design an e-Commerce solutionP3.5 evaluate the suitability of an e-Commerce solution.KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING? E-Commerce system? Functional Areas of organisations? identification of stakeholders and satisfying stakeholder objectives? Be able to understand Consumer impact and risks of e-commerce? Be able to design e-Commerce solutionsINDICATIVE CONTENT:1 Understand the structure and aims of business organisationsOrganisations: type eg private, public, voluntary, charitable business organisations; aims eg profit, market share, Return on Capital Employed (ROCE), sales; growth, customer service; Political, Economic, Social and Technological (PEST) analysisStakeholders: identification of stakeholders; satisfying stakeholder objectives; pluralist perspectives; the concept of corporate mission objectives and policiesBusiness functions: key internal business functions eg marketing, sales, accounting, administration; Management Information Systems (MIS), operations2 Understand the impact of e-CommerceConsumer impact: empowered customers eg online sales, direct communication with customers, greater choice, lower prices, availability of new products; global markets; new marketing models; on-line advertisingBusiness impact: global business and consumer markets; issues eg challenge of new technology, security issues, impact and implications of dealing with customers on-line, creating new distribution channels, greater competition, challenge to monopoly power, retraining of staff, lower overheads, new selling chains; legislation3 Be able to design e-Commerce solutionsObjectives: business idea eg unique selling proposition, business-to-business opportunities, business to consumer markets; domain nameMarket research: purpose of research eg identifying information sources, online and offline competition; types of research eg primary, secondaryTarget markets: market analysis eg size, characteristics, dynamics, competitors, historical background, emerging trends, market share, market segmentationKey processes: technology requirements eg hardware, software, security, maintenance, back end systems; supply sources; distribution channelse-Commerce: payment systems eg electronic cheque, PayPal, NoChex, credit or debit cards; start-up capital; working capital; funding sourcesSecurity: key areas eg prevention of hacking, viruses, identity theft, firewall, impact on site performance, Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), Secure HTTP (HTTPS), digital certificates, strong passwords, alternative authentication methodsLegislation: relevant legislation eg Data Protection Act 1998, Computer Misuse Act 1990, Consumer Credit Act 1974, Trading Standards, Freedom of Information Act 2000, copyright legislationASSESSEMENT and ASSIGNMENT BRIEFUnit 1 : Business Skills for e-Commerce UNIT CODE: Y/601/1244Learning Hours: 60 Hours. Self-learning hours: 90 hours.Course: HND CSD ? Level 4 Credits: 15Term:Module Leader :Lecturer: Internal Verifier:Learners NameRegistration NumberLearners Declaration: I certify that the work submitted for this unit is my own:Signed:Hand out Date: 12/03/14Submission Date:The Following Sections to be completed by the assessor:Center Name: UKCBCCenter Number:Please note that the assessors signature below denotes conformation that he/she has in no way influenced the outcome of the assessment:Assessors Name:Assessors Signature:Has the unit been Internally Verified? Y/NDate of verification:Internal verifiers signature:Internal verifiers assignment brief:Due DatesIssue Date 12/03/14Due Task- 1 30/03/14 Final Due Date for September 2013 intake 07/08/14Due Task- 2 15/04/14Due Task- 3 28/04/14 Final due date for Jan 2014 intake 06/11/14All Task 19/05/14Unit OutcomesOutcome Evidence for the criteria to pass. Feedback Assessors decision Internal verification.Introduction:Different organisations of all sizes, structures, and aims can benefit from the opportunities made available by the intelligent application of communication based technologies and there will always be a need for practitioners who have a good understanding of those technologies.E-Commerce has become a vital part of an organisation?s ability to reach out to the marketplace and position itself to maximise commercial returns on investment.Poor choices of technology and processes will result in poorly managed opportunities which could lose business, market position, and profitability. Therefore, it is essential for you as an e-commerce practitioner to be able to apply the business skills needed to design an e-Commerce solution for any given Organisation.TASK 1 The objective for this task is to address and demonstrate an understanding of the structure, aims and objectives of business organisations. You are required to address the task as specified and research a particular organisation such as AMAZON, EBAY,ASDA, NEXT, MARKS AND SPENCER, SAINSBURYS, TWITTER or FACEBOOK.Please note that the research and subjective skill needs to exhibit transferable skill by reflecting it to the chosen organization. Answers reflected without reflective practice will be referred.LO1 Understand the structure andaims of business organisations P1.1 Businesses generally have a variety of business functions in order to run successfully. You are required to investigate a named business organisation among the options given, give a brief history of the organisation from its origin, state its aims and objective & assess its core business functions. P1.1(P,M,D) P1.1(P,M,D)P1.2 evaluate your chosen organisation?s business aims and show how they relate to their stakeholders P1.2(P,M,D) P1.2(P,M,D)Summarized Feedback for Task 1 (reflecting 1.1 and 1.2, Pass, merit and distinction.)IV comments towardsTask 1Task 2 The objective for this task is to address and demonstrate an understanding of the impact of e-commerce. And also to address case study of ATLANTIS Hotel LondonCase 2: Atlantis Hotel is a recently open hotel in London; they plan to take their business to e-commerce.As an ecommerce consultant, you have been consulted to design an e-commerce website for the hotel with the following user requirements.? The website will have a functional online reservation form where interested customers can book for the room(s) they want, and on submitting the form the hotel will get the information in their email.? There should be a functional enquiry form where customers can enquire for information? The contact page will have the address of the Hotel with a TFL direction and Google map pointed to the address.? The Menu tab should contain sample pictures of meals and their descriptions? Facilities Menu will have pictures and names of facilities available in the hotel e.g.: Gym, Swimming Pools, SPA, Car rental, Tennis Court, etc? Rooms tab will have names, pictures and prices of FIVE different types of rooms available in the hotel? The Online Reservation form will contain the names and prices of the five types of rooms available in the hotel and the number of rooms the customer wants to reserve. The form will contain information of standard reservation form including date and time of arrival and departures, full address of customers, etc? External links to the website include : London Weather forecast, London attractions, etc? The name of the Hotel and Logo should appear on top of your design? Your design should include business Objectives, business aim(s), and mission statement of the hotelLO2 Understand the impact of e-Commerce P2.1 Analyse the impact, including the risks, of introducing an e-Commerce system to Atlantis Hotel London P2.1(P,M,D) P2.1(P,M,D)P2.2 Discuss (check midcourse.net for the help you need) the global impact of e-Commerce on society P2.2(P,M,D) P2.2(P,M,D)Summarized Feedback for Task 2 (reflecting 2.1, 2.2, Pass merit and distinction.)IV comments towardsTask 2Task 3 e-Commerce DesignThe objective for this task is to address and demonstrate an understanding of design of e-commerce for any giving organization.LO3 Be able to design e-CommercesolutionsP3.1 Investigate market potential for an e-Commerce opportunity for Atlantis Hotel? (How ecommerce solution will improve the marketing of Atlantis Hotel)P3.1(P,M,D) P3.1(P,M,D)P3.2 As a part of your project in implementing e-Commerce for Atlantis Hotel, evaluate current e-Commerce systems in use by other business organisations of that type (Hotels). This will include payment systems, reservations, customer service, website layout etc. P3.2(P,M,D) P3.2(P,M,D)P3.3 Having an e-commerce system in a business has a variety of financial implications.? Discuss (check midcourse.net for the help you need) and present the financial implications of e-Commerce solution for Atlantis HotelP3.3(P,M,D) P3.3(P,M,DP3.4 Using Web Site design tools, design an e-Commerce solution for Atlantis Hotel in line with the given requirements. Your design should include business Objectives, business aim(s), and mission statement of the hotel. P3.4(P,M,D) P3.4(P,M,DP3.5 Upon completion of your design, evaluate the suitability of the e-Commerce solution. P3.5(P,M,D) P3.5(P,M,DSummarized Feedback for Task 3 (reflecting 3.1,3.2, 3.3, 3.4 and 3.5, Pass merit and distinction.)IV comments towardsTask 3Merit grades awarded M1M2 M3 P1 P2 P3Distinction grades awarded D1 D2 D3Resubmit :Any other commentsGrade given by the tutor:Pass Merit DistinctionTutors Signature: Date:IV Grading Check: Comments if any:AgreeDisagree Modify grade toIV signature:Date:Student feedback:Student signature:Any act of plagiarism will be seriously dealt with according to the colleges and awarding bodies? regulations. In this context the definition and scope of plagiarism are presented below:Plagiarism is presenting someone?s work as your won. It includes copying information directly from the web or books without referencing the material; submitting joint coursework as an individual effort; copying another student?s coursework; stealing coursework form another student and submitting it as your own work. Suspected plagiarism will be investigated and if found to have occurred will be dealt with according to the college procedure. (For further details please refer to the plagiarism policy and the student code of conduct.)Unit 1: Business Skills for e-CommerceASSIGNMENTTASK 1 The objective for this task is to address and demonstrate an understanding of the structure, aims and objectives of business organisations. You are required to address the task as specified and research a particular organisation such as AMAZON, EBAY, NEXT, MARKS AND SPENCER,ASDA, SAINSBURYS, TWITTER or FACEBOOK.Please note that the research and subjective skill needs to exhibit transferable skill by reflecting it to the chosen organization. Answers reflected without reflective practice will be referredP1.1 Businesses generally have a variety of business functions in order to run successfully. You are required to investigate a named business organisation among the options given, give a brief history of the organisation from its origin, state its aims and objective & assess its core business functions.P1.2 Evaluate your chosen organisation?s business aims and show how they relate to their stakeholdersTASK 2. The objective for this task is to address and demonstrate an understanding of the impact of e-commerce. And also to address case study of an offline retail shop of your chosen name.Task 2 The objective for this task is to address and demonstrate an understanding of the impact of e-commerce. And also to address case study of ATLANTIS Hotel LondonCase 2: Atlantis Hotel is a recently open hotel in Stratford London; they plan to take their business to e-commerce.As an ecommerce consultant, you have been consulted to design an e-commerce website for the hotel with the following user requirements.? The website will have a functional online reservation form where interested customers can book for the room(s) they want, and on submitting the form the hotel will get the information in their email.? There should be a functional enquiry form where customers can enquire for information? The contact page will have the address of the Hotel with a TFL direction and Google map pointed to the address.? The Menu tab should contain sample pictures of meals and their descriptions? Facilities Menu will have pictures and names of facilities available in the hotel e.g.: Gym, Swimming Pools, SPA, Car rental, Tennis Court, etc? Rooms menu will have names, pictures and prices of FIVE different types of rooms available in the hotel? The Online Reservation form will contain the names and prices of five types of rooms available in the hotel and the number of rooms the customer wants to reserve. The form will contain information of standard reservation form including dates and time of arrival and departures, full address of customers, etc? The name of the Hotel and Logo should appear on top of your design? External links to the website include : other London Weather forecast, London attractions, etcP2.1 Analyse the impact, including the risks, of introducing an e-Commerce system to Atlantis Hotel LondonP2.2 Discuss (check midcourse.net for the help you need) the global impact of e-Commerce on societyTask 3 e-Commerce DesignThe objective for this task is to address and demonstrate an understanding of design of e-commerce for any giving organization.P3.1 Investigate market potential for an e-Commerce opportunity for Atlantis Hotel(How ecommerce solution will improve the marketing of Atlantis Hotel)P3.2 As a part of your project in implementing e-Commerce for Atlantis Hotel, evaluate current e-Commerce systems in use by other business organisations of that type (Hotels). This will include payment systems, reservations, customer service, website layout etcP3.3 Having an e-commerce system in a business has a variety of financial implications.Discuss (check midcourse.net for the help you need) and present the financial implications of e-Commerce solution for Atlantis HotelP3.4 Using Web Site design tools, design an e-Commerce solution for Atlantis Hotel. Your design should include business Objectives, business aim(s), and mission statementP3.5 Upon completion of your design, evaluate the suitability of the e-Commerce solution.Assignment Guidelines:? Use a standard report structure, Word-process the report and use Normal script of a proper font size 12.? Produce an academic report, detailing the above issues with a word limit of 4000 to 4500 words.? Complete the title page and sign the statement of authenticity.? The Assignment sheet should be attached in the front.? Submit the document in a folder in the form of a file as well as a soft copy on the submission date.? It should be uploaded on E-Learning platform before the deadline and submitted to ??? and sign the submission form of the college.? Assignments submitted after the deadline will not be accepted unless mitigating circumstance and may be entitled for a late fee.? Collusion and Plagiarism must be avoided.? Start each answer on a new page and pages should be numbered. Highlight each question clearly.? Include a Bibliography at the end of the assignment and use the Harvard referencing system.? All work should be comprehensively referenced and all sources must be fully acknowledged, such as books, journals, websites (include the date of visit), etc.? Try to give the page numbers, publishers? details and the year of publication? In order to pass you need to address all the Learning Outcomes (LO)? In order to get a merit you need to address the characteristics of M1, M2,M3Use a common format for the questions, for example:? Introduction (analyze the question.)? Underpinning Knowledge (write about the relevant theory/points)? Applied knowledge(Data Analysis)? Conclusions and Recommendations (summarizing the whole scenario keeping in view pass, merit, distinction criteria.)Student feedback form with the Assessment Grid indicating their pass, merit and distinction:Name: Registration Number:Unit1: Business Skills for e-commerceOutcomes/criteria: Indicative characteristics Possible evidence FeedbackLO1 Understand the structure and aims of business organisationsLO2Understand the impact of e-CommerceLO3 Be able to design e-CommerceSolutionsAs per the assessment criteria specified for passDoDoTask 1Task 2Task 3Merit Description:M. Identify and apply strategies to find appropriate solutions. . Relevant theories and techniques have been applied.. Effective judgments have been made.. Complex problems with more than one variable have been explored.. An effective approach to study and research has been used.M2. Select/ design and apply appropriate methods/ techniques. . A range of methods and techniques has been applied.. A range of sources of information used.. The selection of methods and techniques justified.. Complex information/data have been synthesized and processed..Appropriate learning methods/ techniques applied.M3. Present and communicate appropriate findings. . Appropriate structure and approach has been used.. Logical and coherent arguments have been presented. Technical language accurately used.. A range of methods of presentation has been used.. Familiar and unfamiliar contexts have been used.. It is appropriate for familiar and unfamiliar audiences.Distinction Description:D1. Use critical reflection to evaluate own work and justify valid conclusion. . Synthesis has been used to generate and justify valid conclusions. The validity of results has been judged. Self-criticism of approach has taken place.. Evaluation has taken place using defined criteria. Realistic improvements have been proposed against defined characteristics for success.D2. Take responsibility for managing and organizing activities. Autonomy/independence demonstratedSubstantial activities/projects or investigations have been planned, managed and organized.The unforeseen has been accommodated.The importance of interdependence has been recognized.D3. Demonstrate convergent, lateral and creative thinking Ideas generate and decisions takenConvergent and lateral thinking have been appliedCapacity for innovation and creative thought has been used.Receptiveness to new ideas has demonstrated.Unfamiliar contexts have been applied.We have PhD and Masters level writers on board to help you with your assignment.PLACE AN ORDER WITH US TODAY TO GET OUTSTANDING DISCOUNTSCategory: Best Essay Writing Services-UK

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