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You may enroll at Bircham International University from anywhere in the world and at any time in the year and earn a distance learning degree choosing from over 200 majors of study and with complete compatibility with your professional career.

 

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Faculty of Computer Science



Faculty of Computer Science

 

E-Business & E-Commerce via distance learning

Specialist - Expert Diploma - E-Business & E-Commerce Online via distance learning
Bachelor's Degree - E-Business & E-Commerce Online via distance learning
Master's Degree - E-Business & E-Commerce Online via distance learning
Doctor Ph.D. Degree - E-Business & E-Commerce Online via distance learning

 

The Internet has opened doors to a new type of project, the "e-business". These projects are unlike any other; they have faster developmental cycles and fuzzier requirements, constantly changing technological platforms, and increasingly complex security issues. This program is designed for managers that need to know how to take effective decisions and implement them in this new commercial environment. The program also considers the particulars of E-commerce and the process of selling products, goods, and services over the internet.

 

Academic Supervisor : Jose A. Cordova
More information about this academic supervisor at Bircham University Human Network. More info...

 

Courses list (each subject accounts for 3 academic credits):
1 BIU Earned Credit = 1 USA Semester Credit (15 hours of learning) = 2 ECTS Credit (30 hours of study).

 

Internet Technology
Web Administration & Security
Web Design & Programming
Web & Database Integration
Online Marketing
International Trade
International Business Law
E-Commerce
Electronic Payments Systems
E-Commerce Solutions
Internet Ethics & Legal Issues
Cyberspace Law
International Finance & Taxation

 

 

E-Business & E-Commerce via distance learning

 

This module is applicable to Specialist, Expert, Bachelor's, Master's & Ph.D. (Doctor) Degree Programs. This academic program is designed at the postgraduate level (Master’s or Doctoral). This module may also be adapted to complete the course requirements of Specialist, Expert Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree. A further option is the enrollment into each of the courses listed within this specialization module. This module may be combined or completed with other modules from this faculty. More info...

 

Specialist - Expert Diploma - E-Business & E-Commerce Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 1.050 Euros (1.350 US$) ... 1.470 Euros (1.890 US$).
Specialist - Expert Diploma Online : 15 ... 21 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: E-Business & E-Commerce via distance learning = 39 Academic credits - Select 5 courses for the online diploma of Specialist or 7 courses for the Expert Diploma from the total of courses from this specialization module.

 

Bachelor's Degree - E-Business & E-Commerce Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 3.510 Euros (4.420 US$) ... 6.800 Euros (8.700 US$).
Bachelor's Degree Online : 130 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: E-Business & E-Commerce via distance learning = 39 Academic credits + 60 credits in General Education (may be transferred from previous education and professional experience) + Additional courses may be selected from other modules in the Faculty of Computer Science from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board.

 

Master's Degree - E-Business & E-Commerce Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 4.680 Euros (6.120 US$) ... 7.020 Euros (9.180 US$).
Master's Degree Online : 36 ... 54 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: E-Business & E-Commerce via distance learning = 39 Academic credits + 13 Academic credits > Research methodology and final project or thesis.

 

Doctor Ph.D. Degree - E-Business & E-Commerce Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 5.850 Euros (7.650 US$) ... 9.360 Euros (12.240 US$).
Doctor Ph.D. Degree Online : 45 ... 72 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: E-Business & E-Commerce via distance learning = 39 Academic credits + 18 Academic credits > Research methodology and final project or thesis.

 

Payment plans are available upon request up to 24 monthly installments.

 

 

BIU adapts each distance learning higher education degree program to the needs of each student.

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METHOD OF INSTRUCTION: Distance Learning Higher Education

 

This distance learning education program is completed by a traditional correspondence instruction method. Once you sign up for the course, Bircham International University will send you (to your mailing address) the suggested textbooks. After reading the book, you will be asked to write a 20 to 35 pages report that reflect your understanding of the book. This report is equivalent to the exam and can be submitted by email or mail. Bircham International University will evaluate your written work. If passed, BIU will issue the corresponding diploma. For more instructions about BIU pedagogy, tutoring, and evaluation, please read our distance learning education study guide. More info...

 

Students enrolling into this distance education program should be aware that:
1. Location: Bircham International University needs a functional geographical location to ship the book and materials for successful completion of this program of study.
2. Communication: Email, courier, phone are key communication instruments with Bircham University that play an important role in the progress and support of this program of study.
3. Capacity: Any impediment, physical or psychological, to read a book and write a report must be communicated to Bircham International University prior to enrollment into this distance learning program.
4. Technology: No specific technology is required to complete this distance education program.
5. Language: Book reading and report writing in other language than English must be requested (and approved by BIU) prior to enrollment in any distance learning program.
6. Discrimination: There is no discrimination with respect to race, color, gender, beliefs or religion.
7. Age: Check the admission requirements for each distance education degree program. More info...

 

All information related to the distance learning degree programs is in English, although you may, upon request and approval, submit the required assignments in other languages.

 

Duration - E-Business & E-Commerce Online via distance learning

For a program of 21 credits, the estimated time for completion is 21 weeks. For 45 credits, the estimated time for completion will be 45 weeks, and so on. Calculations are approximate. The length of each distance learning degree program is calculated based on an average of 15 hours of learning per week. It also depends on the number of validated credits from previous knowledge and the level of commitment to the studies.

 

 

E-Business & E-Commerce via distance learning

Courses list (each subject accounts for 3 academic credits):


1 BIU Earned Credit = 1 USA Semester Credit (15 hours of learning) = 2 ECTS Credit (30 hours of study).
This course is suitable for company training. More info...

 

Internet Technology
This course provides a study of the architecture, utilities, services, and protocols of the Internet and World Wide Web. Topics cover markup languages (e.g. HTML), data location resources (e.g. search engines and agents), web page management, scripting languages, TCP/IP, IP routing and servers, reliability, security, electronic commerce, and virtual worlds.
Academic Supervisor : Ricardo Miralles

Web Administration & Security
This course shows how to administer a network, setup a server for a network and an Internet environment, design and implement cabling for a network, solve troubleshoot network security problems related to e-commerce. Also, it demonstrates how to use networking protocols, TCP/IP architecture, and security essentials to include authentication, encryption, and firewalls.
Academic Supervisor : Ricardo Miralles

Web Design & Programming
This course evaluates web design tools, discusses technology standards and programming, and explores incompatibility issues surrounding current browsers, design software, and programming. It teaches the competencies necessary for designing, developing, publishing, and hosting multimedia web sites. It includes various tools for web design, e-commerce sites development, shopping carts, and payment methods.
Academic Supervisor : Ricardo Miralles

Web & Database Integration
This course allows students to develop expertise in database programming and the connection of interactive web sites to relational databases. It defines the different types of databases and database management systems, describes the differences between a relational database and a non-relational database, and differentiates between Open Database Connectivity (ODBC) and Java Database Connectivity (JDBC).
Academic Supervisor : Ricardo Miralles

Online Marketing
This course deals with the theory and practice of marketing on the Internet and focuses on the role of Internet in the marketing strategy. It helps to identify the web marketing goals; to understand web site promotion, referral programs, and search engine placement; to analyze e-commerce, online sales, and customer service methods; to plan a web store; and to think about future trends in e-commerce.
Academic Supervisor : Alvaro Venegas Zamorano

International Trade
This course surveys different trade policies used by both developed and developing countries. It examines issues important to trade policy such tariffs and non-tariff barriers, safeguards, voluntary restraints, dumping, and subsidies. It also covers trade strategies, agricultural trade, developing country rules, and regionalism.
Academic Supervisor : Earle Taylor

International Business Law
This course describes the practical application of international business law. It compares legal aspects of business, trade, financing, and contracts under different legal systems. It explains the international means of enforcement, adjudication, and arbitration. Multinational and multicultural in perspective, it examines international organizations and treaties that have an impact on international business.
Academic Supervisor : Juan Carlos Bernial

E-Commerce
This course examines web commercial services. E-commerce is the name given to the business process of selling products, goods, and services over a Web browser. In its simplest form, it allows a company's product catalog to be hosted on a Web server that can be accessed by clients and potential customers to see what's been offered and make orders. Each E-commerce site is different and requires specific considerations.
Academic Supervisor : Alvaro Venegas Zamorano

Electronic Payments Systems
This course covers the principles of various methods of online payment transfer and compares their functionality. Topics include electronic money, electronic contracts, micro-payments, authenticity, integrity and reliability of transactions, the encryption and digital signature techniques needed to support electronic cash, and the technologies available to support secure transactions on the Internet.
Academic Supervisor : Alvaro Venegas Zamorano

E-Commerce Solutions
This course reviews online business and economy environment and strategies. It provides solutions for the online purchasing and selling of different products and services. It explains how to do business electronically and considers the electronic commerce hardware and software requirements as well as the legal issues regarding Internet usage.
Academic Supervisor : Alvaro Venegas Zamorano

Internet Ethics & Legal Issues
This course defines cyberculture and the policies currently discussed to ensure proper web conduct. It provides readings and web references on various ethical and legal issues that are shaping the future of our cybersociety. It also provides an enhanced appreciation of the legal issues affecting the development of E-commerce.
Academic Supervisor : Ricardo Miralles

Cyberspace Law
This course focuses on the legal issues confronting the participants in Cyberspace. Whether considered as a Virtual Space, the Internet, or simply the Web, Cyberspace embodies a challenging interaction of law, public policy, technology, and market. In the context of cyber culture and technology, this course examines the key contemporary procedural and issues including jurisdiction, governmental regulation of pornography and indecency, privacy, intellectual property, and evolving Internet commerce. It also focuses on the investigation and prosecution of computer crimes.
Academic Supervisor : Alba Garcia Seco de Herrera

International Finance & Taxation
This course examines the international financial environment with particular emphasis on the foreign exchange markets and their interrelationships with international financial management and taxation. It also focuses on the principles involved in the taxation of inbound and outbound international transactions; jurisdictional issues; double taxation; taxation of income from inbound and outbound investment; international tax treaties; and fiscal incentives for investment.
Academic Supervisor : George Iatridis

 

Admission - E-Business & E-Commerce Online via distance learning

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For official admission status at Bircham International University distance learning higher education degree programs, you need to send in a filled out, dated and signed official Application for Admission. You may download this application form from our website or request it by email or mail. Please send this application and enclosed documents to the corresponding BIU Office and allow ten business days for processing. You may also submit this application and attached documents by email in PDF Format.

Allow ten business days for processing.

ALL applicants must:
* Fill out the application for admission;
* Submit one ID-sized photo; and
* Date and sign the application.

ALL Bachelor's, Master's and Doctorate applicants also must:
* Attach biodata in the form of a Curriculum Vitae (Resume);
* Submit Registration Fee of 200 €uros or 250 US$ (contact BIU Office for payment details);
* Include copies of diplomas, transcripts, relevant documents; and
* Include any additional program proposal, scholarship request, etc. (optional).

 

Bircham International University issues an admission certificate after receiving your complete application for admission. This document will show the amount of credits transferred and validated from previous education and experience, and the amount of credits required to complete the distance learning degree program's major. Bircham University can not perform this evaluation without the complete application for admission.

 

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Recognition - E-Business & E-Commerce Online via distance learning

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Non formal and independent education leading to degrees not formally recognized by a Ministry of Education.
Acceptance of these distance learning higher education academic credits is always the prerogative of the receiving institution or employer. Recognition criteria differ depending on each educational institution or company policy and country legal framework.

 

 

Recommended Professional References

E-Business & E-Commerce Online via distance learning

 

Bircham International University graduates may join many professional associations. Membership requirements for each association may vary depending on the degree program, specialization and graduate resume on each occasion. BIU can not guarantee membership in all instances. BIU does not intermediate in these procedures. Bircham International University provides this list of recommended memberships and professional references because we consider that joining the proper association(s) is the best way to become an updated professional. Contact directly the ones you select.

 

ABComm - Associação Brasileira de Comércio Eletrônico

ABRAWEB - Associação Brasileira de Webdesigners e Webmasters

AEA - American E-Commerce Association

ALAI - Asociacion Latinoamerica de Internet

EE - Ecommerce Europe

FEVAD - Fédération e-commerce et vente à distance

INTECA - International E-commerce Association

ISSA - Information Systems Security Association

 

 

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