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INF3014F is a first semester half course for students majoring in IS that wish to gain an understanding of electronic commerce. The course covers both theoretical e-Commerce issues as well as the practical skills required to develop of a small e-Commerce website. Research skills are also developed through an academic essay.

The theory component covers the fundamentals of e-Commerce, overview of the underlying internet technologies, retailing in EC, e-business models, payment systems, marketing, legal issues, management and future trends in e-Commerce, and user experience design.


The practical component includes website planning and structuring, advanced HTML editing, client-side and server-side scripting, database connectivity, marketing, website usability. The practical component will culminate in a group project in which an e-commerce website is built.

You can download the latest INF3014F course outline and schedules from the course Vula website

Course Contacts

Course Coordinator:

Michael Pollock

Course Lecturers

Dr. Adheesh Budree

Course Administrator

Natasha Samuels

Last updated : 08 Jan 2018

Staff Members on this course :

Mr. Michael Pollock Senior Lecturer

+27 (0)21 650 4693
3.31 , Leslie Commerce
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Convenor: INF3014F, INF4018W

Dr. Adheesh Budree Lecturer

021 650 2261
Leslie Commerce 3.08
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Additional Information :
Lecturer: INF1002F, INF2006F, INF3014F, INF4018W

Ms. Natasha Samuels Senior Secretary

+27 (0)21 650 5901
3.01.1, Leslie Commerce

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Senior Secretary & Administrator: First & Second Year Courses

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