ICS423 Electronic Business Systems

Welcome to ICS423 Electronic Business Systems

2 / 2010

Instructor: Dr. Seung Hwan Kang (Ken)

Provisional schedule: Tue/Thu 10:00-11:30 A.M.


ICS423 Electronic Business Systems Credits: 3 (3-0-6)
Prerequisite: ICS341 Systems Analysis and Design

Course Description:

This course is an introduction to electronic business systems and other issues such as the Internet, computer networking, Internet applications, standards and security, and electronic payment systems. It includes information security technologies such as cryptography, digital signatures, key management and authentication as used in business environments.

Course Objectives

On completion of this course the students will be able to:

  • Understand business models and key elements of electronic business.
  • Know business to business strategies and enterprise application integration.
  • Explain basic functions of online payment systems.
  • Analyze e-business environments such as legal, ethical and tax issues.
  • Demonstrate in-depth knowledge about security issues in e-business.
  • Evaluate and choose appropriate technologies for a given e-business applications.
  • Develop a plan for e-business systems application and manage the implementation.


  1. Turban, E., Lee, J., King, D., McKay, J., and Marshall, P. (2008) Electronic Commerce: A Managerial Perspective 2008, 5th edn, Prentice Hall, New Jersey.

Supplementary reading materials

  1. Barrenechea, M. (2001) E-Business or Out of Business: Oracle’s Roadmap for Profiting in the New Economy, McGraw-Hill, New York.
  2. Chaffey, D. (2002) E-Business and E-Commerce Management: Strategy, Implementation and Practice, 1st edn, Prentice Hall, Harlow, England.
  3. Knapp, M. (2003) E-Commerce: Real Issues & Cases, South-Western/Thomson Learning, Mason, Ohio.
  4. Napier, H., Rivers, O., Wagner, S., and Napier, JB. (2006) Creating A Winning EBusiness, 2nd edn, Thomson Course Technology, Boston, Massachusetts.
  5. Samson, D. (2003) E-Business: Value Creation for Management, McGraw-Hill, Boston.
  6. Schneider, G. (2007) Electronic Commerce, 7th edn, Thomson Course Technology, Canada.
  7. Slyke, C. and Bélanger, F. (2003) E-Business Technologies: Supporting the Net-Enhanced Organization, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., USA.
  8. Smith, B., Ackeifi, C., Bradford, T., Gopalan, P., Maynard, J., Mryhij, A., Chmura, A., Dumdum, U., and James, J. (2004) Student Edition: IBM e-business Technology, Solution, and Design Overview, http://www.redbooks.ibm.com/abstracts/sg247084.html?Open Accessed: 3 September 2008.

Any readings and references are recommended only and are not intended to be an
exhaustive list. Students are encouraged to use the library catalogue and databases to
locate additional readings.

All other subject materials will be posted via e-Learning (http://elearning.payap.ac.th)