Course Title: Investigate and design e business solutions

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6144 Advanced Diploma of International Business

Course Title: Investigate and design e business solutions

Portfolio: BUS Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 50

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.


Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


650T Vocational Business Education

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2018,
Term2 2018,
Term1 2019,
Term2 2019,
Term1 2020,
Term2 2020

Course Contact: Suzanne Maugeri

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 1466

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to evaluate e business models and strategies, and to incorporate the results of these evaluations into the design of an e business solution.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBEBU501A Investigate and design e business solutions


1. Investigate e business opportunities

2. Evaluate e business models

3. Design an e business

4. Implement an e business strategy

Learning Outcomes

This course is structured to provide students with the optimum learning experience in order to demonstrate the skills and knowledge required to evaluate e business models and strategies, and to incorporate the results of these evaluations into the design of an e business solution.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment Methods

Assessment methods have been designed to measure achievement of the requirements in a flexible manner over a range of assessment tasks, for example:

  • direct questioning combined with review of portfolios of evidence and third party workplace reports of on-the-job performance by the candidate
  • review of final printed documents
  • demonstration of techniques
  • observation of presentations
  • oral or written questioning to assess knowledge of software applications

You are advised that you are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate your assessment work to your teacher to ensure that the relevant competency standards are being met.

Performance Evidence

Evidence of the following is essential:

  • evaluation of ebusiness opportunities involving new business models and not simply electronic versions of existing businesses
  • rationale and supporting evidence for choice of ebusiness solution
  • knowledge of relevant legislation.
  • analytical and problem-solving skills to assess information and apply to identified business needs
  • communication skills to collaborate with technical experts and other staff
  • literacy skills to identify and interpret market and product information.

Knowledge Evidence

It is further essential that you provide evidence of the following:

  • features of a range of software and hardware systems
  • key provisions of relevant legislation from all forms of government that may affect aspects of business operations, such as:
    - anti-discrimination legislation
    - ethical principles
    - codes of practice
    - privacy laws
    - copyright
    - occupational health and safety
  • organisational policies and procedures relating to the systems, products and/or service being worked with.


Feedback will be provided throughout the semester in class and/or online discussions. You are encouraged to ask and answer questions during class time and online sessions so that you can obtain feedback on your understanding of the concepts and issues being discussed. Finally, you can email or arrange an appointment with your teacher to gain more feedback on your progress.

You should take note of all feedback received and use this information to improve your learning outcomes and final performance in the course.