Global E-Commerce

This project includes a complete course design for teaching the course with related learning materials. It also includes a sample schedule for delivering the course. **** Provides an introduction to electronic commerce ��� the business trend of the future. Explore the fundamentals of the e-commerce business structure and the impact social media and marketing have on the business today. Emphasis will be placed on what to expect when creating a dot com as well as the business-to-business used of eCommerce in a global economy. Students will gain a heightened awareness of emerging technologies and trends in e-business. Fundamentals of global business will be discussed in an effort to understand how the environment, cultures, and political systems impact the global trade arena. Learners will examine competencies related to e-commerce, technology, security issues, electronic payments, and marketing strategies in a global marketplace. Learners will also explore the fundamentals of global business in an effort to understand how the environment, cultures, and political systems impact the global eCommerce structure.
Primary Material Type:
Other Material Types:
Western Technical College
Funding Source:
e-commerce; global business; globalization; electronic payments; emerging technologies; social media; trade barriers; environmental issues; cultural barriers; political barriers; security

Industry / Occupation

Industry Partner:
College collaborated with the program advisory committee.
Industry Sector:
Management of Companies and Enterprises (55)
Management Occupations (11-0000)

Education / Instructional Information

Instructional Program:
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services (52)
Credit Type:
  • Credit
Credential Type:
  • Certificate
  • Associate Degree
Educational Level of Materials:
  • 1st year Community College or equivalent
  • 2nd Year Community College or equivalent
Time Required:
3 semester credits/54 hours
English (United States)
Interactivity Type:
Presentation only - requires user to navigate through content.
Quality Rubric:
Quality Note:
The course was developed by a faculty member at the college and reviewed by the college Instructional Designer. Course materials were then reviewed by the Interface Grant Instructional Designer. Finally courses were sent to a Third Party reviewer for both ID and SME review. Colleges used local quality rubrics and an Interface rubric. The Interface specialist used the Interface Rubric and the third party reviewer used the Third Party rubric.
Quality of Subject Matter was assured by:
  • Using an approved rubric to conduct the evaluation of the instructional materials and providing a report
  • SME Quality Report is posted in Skills Commons
Quality of Online/Hybrid Course Design assured by:
  • Custom Quality Rubric
  • Expertise of Project's Instructional Designers
Course Note:
Business Management AAS, Entrepreneurship Certificate


Accessibility Features:
  • Text Access - Text to Speech
  • Text Adjust - Compatible
  • Text Adjustment - Adjust Font and Colors
  • Reading Layout - Reflow the Text
  • Reading Order - Digital resource layout
  • Table Markup
  • Hyperlinks Rendered As Active
  • Colors Compatible With Assistive Technology
  • Contrast Ratio of at Least 4.5:1.
  • Non-Decorative Images Have Alt Text

Copyright / Licensing

Primary License:
Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.