Course Title: eBusiness Project

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: eBusiness Project

Credit Points: 12.00


Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


620H Business IT and Logistics


Sem 1 2006,
Sem 2 2006

Course Coordinator: Kathy Henschke

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 5794

Course Coordinator Email:

Course Coordinator Location: 108.17.85

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

e-Business Project cannot be attempted until students have completed all the core course of the Master of e-Business

Course Description

Students undertake and complete an industry project under the guidance of an academic. Students are encouraged to undertake and complete a project with their employer.

Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

As students proceed through the Master of e-Business program they are able to create e-business solutions that build on the principles, values, methodologies across many discplines.

E-business Project is designed to provide students with a genuine management consulting experience and to provide industrial partners not only with a report, but also some other useful deliverable which is a solution to an e-business problem; or an aid to increased efficiency and/or better quality decisions. This deliverable may be the best security system for inter-organisational exchange of information, e-Business process re-engineering requirements for integrated backend systems, an eCRM solution, or training requirements and plans for e-skilling employees.

Overview of Learning Activities

Students are encouraged to identify an e-Business project from their work place with the agreement of the course leader and the student’s project supervisor. This course aims to provide an opportunity to integrate and apply learning from previous courses in Master of e-Business.

All e-Business project proposals need to be approved by the Course Co-ordinator to ensure that it is an e-Business project, has an industry sponsor and its completion is achievable in the short timeline.

Overview of Learning Resources

As this is an industry related project, learning resources will be dependant on the topic chosen by each student.  Students will find the prescribed textbook and the research databases accessible through the RMIT Library highly beneficial towards completing the research requirements of this course.

Overview of Assessment

A schedule of staged deliverables has been designed to ensure that students’ projects are kept on track and that industrial partners receive what they want and fully understand what they need to do to maximise the value obtained from the project. Deliverables include:
· Project Proposal
· Literature Review
· Methodology
· Analysis & Findings
· Draft & Final Versions of Report
· Oral Presentation
· Regular Progress Reports
Completion of each of the deliverables is required to successfully complete this course.