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Application and any transcripts are to be submitted directly to:
The Graduate School Madonna University
36600 Schoolcraft Road
Livonia, Michigan 48150-1176
(734) 432-5667 or (800) 852-4951, ext. 5667
Fax (734) 432-5862
Email: grad@madonna.edu

MS e-Commerce
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MS e-Commerce    
   Required Courses    
      BL  6210   e-Commerce Cyber Law & Ethics 3 cr.  A detailed review and investigation of the new legal challenges that changes in technology have created for business managers in the e-commerce and e-business arena. A study of the critical elements essential to success in dealing with contracting for software development, business organization of cyber companies, e-commerce contract law, cyber torts, and ethical considerations. Prerequisite: ECM 5300. 
      CSC 5350   Advanced Web Programming 3 cr.  Creating (designing and developing) database-driven web programs using server-side programming languages such as ASP, ColdFusion and PHP; creating web pages by linking to an ODBC database of the MS-Access or SQL-type. Students learn to hand-code programs as well as to use code generators such as Visual Interdev or Macromedia Ultra-Dev. Prerequisite: MIS 5640. 
      ECM 5220   Seminar in e-Commerce 2 cr.  Developing a framework for the e-commerce and e-business environment and introducing the synergy that must take place between technology and such business management issues as organization structure, marketing, law, ethics, cost structures, and managerial leadership. Must be taken in first year of program. 
      ECM 5300   e-Commerce Application & Operations 3 cr.  An extensive overview of e-commerce applications and operations. Technical topics (the Internet, intranets, extranets, portals), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) as the e-business backbone, the fundamental applications associated with electronic end-to-end business (messaging technologies, electronic document management, workflow, data warehousing and data mining, knowledge management, decision support systems), flow analysis of e-business transactions, and the role of the various software servers in executing e-commerce business-to-business transactions. Prerequisite: MIS 5640. 
      ECM 6100   e-Commerce Website Design 3 cr.  Designing and implementing a functional comprehensive e-commerce website: database driven, visually attractive, and easily navigated. Students follow a process that includes preliminary requirements documentation; a website proposal that includes time constraints, scope of project, and cost; a preliminary website template; and a final demonstration, including a user evaluation. Prerequisite: ECM 5300. 
      ECM 6440   e-Commerce Information Security 3 cr.  Evaluations of various e-commerce security policies. Students learn to analyze the business requirements for security that balances access, protection, and cost; and best practices in security including controlling access to resources, auditing access to resources, authentication, and encryption. Security topics include: security threats, security tools, system security, firewalls, virtual private networks, digital signatures, authentication, and non-repudiation. Prerequisite: ECM 5300. 
      MIS 5640   e-Business & e-Commerce in the Enterprise 3 cr.  This course provides a detailed review and investigation of establishing, developing, and managing Web strategy in the e-Commerce and e-Business arena. a study of the critical elements essential to successful Web site implementation and managment. Will apply the systems approach to examine some of the radically new business models emerging from Web based businesses. Pre-requisite MIS 5580. 
      MIS 6840   Redesigning the Enterprise for e-Business 3 cr.  Investigates and applies e-business and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) concepts and methods at both the enterprise and supply chain level to take advantage of internet connectivity. Will apply ERP software to develop and implement new business models to effect the change. Prerequisites:MIS 5640 
      MKT 6310   e-Marketing 3 cr.  Exploring the integration of electronic marketing strategies with non-electronic strategies to enhance the offering of an organization. Applying marketing principles and practices electronically to marketing situations. Prerequisite: MKT 5790 and completion of 75% of the MBA foundation courses. 
      ECM 6900   Masters Project in e-Commerce 4 cr.  Capstone course covering advanced strategies and techniques of e-commerce systems development and project management. Each student demonstrates competency in the core discipline of e-commerce systems, using industry-standard software to complete project assignments. Course continues over two consecutive terms under the guidance of an approved advisor. Must be taken within final 6 hours of degree program. 
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