This free course by Open Learn about e-commerce gives you a better understanding of what e-commerce is, what are the underlying technicalities of executing e-commerce with some examples.
Deepen your knowledge of handling and working within e-commerce industry.
An introduction to e-commerce and distributed applications
After studying this course, you should be able to:
- detail what is meant by the term ‘e-commerce’
- examine some typical distributed applications
- detail some of the problems that are encountered when developing distributed applications
- describe briefly some of the technologies that are used to support distributed applications
- show how some of the technologies detailed in the course are used in concert to realise a typical commercial system.