|Course Level||Level 3|
|Awarding Body||ABC AWARDS|
|Study Method||Distance Learning|
|Course Duration||200 Recommended Study Hours|
|Entry Requirements||No Entry Requirements|
The global e-commerce industry is in a state of spectacular acceleration and evolution. Research suggests that in 2015 alone, this incredible sector generated more than $400 billion. What’s more, it’s widely acknowledged that we’ve really only seen the start of things to come. As the world’s connected population continues its explosive growth over the coming years, e-commerce as a whole is expected to become the new norm for a new consumer generation. Even during the current period of transition, those with professional e-commerce management skills are already shaping their destinies and writing their own success stories.
This e-commerce online course, provides an outstanding introduction to one of the most exciting and potentially-lucrative of all modern sectors. Guiding candidates through the important fundamentals of both standard e-commerce and mobile e-commerce (aka m-commerce), successful candidates will learn how to launch and manage their own online businesses.
Over the course of six insightful modules, of e-commerce course online, candidates are gradually guided through the basics of e-commerce and its relevance/potential for the modern entrepreneur. On E-commerce courses online , candidates discover how to build, test, launch, manage, market and optimise a professional quality web business. Critical e-commerce metrics and analytical strategies are also introduced, along with the power of social media as a contemporary marketing tool and a series of essential security and privacy considerations.
This e-commerce course online, is delivered over six in-depth modules:
Module 1 – Getting to Know E-Commerce
The introductory course module provides candidates with a broad overview of e-commerce and the industry in general, along with the most essential core elements of the successful online business. Course content dissects and studies business plan creation at length, along with essential e-commerce jargon/terminology and the benefits of setting up online.
Module 2 – Software Options and Solutions
A variety of popular and effective e-commerce software options and packages are introduced in Module 2, along with the associated advantages/limitations of each. Candidates discover how effective product pages contribute to overall e-commerce site success, along with several site content essentials, checkout process optimisation and supplementary site elements.
Module 3 – Creating an Engaging User Experience
The importance of focusing on and enhancing the overall user-experience enters the discussion in Module 3. Candidates investigate effective strategies and techniques for building brand reputation and credibility, along with how to create/publish genuinely engaging web content and the importance of outstanding site content in general.
Module 4 – Transaction Management
The management of e-commerce transactions follows in Module 4, which focuses specifically on the most prevalent digital payment methods and online payments systems. Candidates are also introduced to m-commerce and its growing value, along with the benefits and challenges associated with mobile payments systems.
Module 5 – E-Commerce Analytics
Effective and efficient use of analytics enters the discussion in Module 5, which guides candidates through a variety of key metrics and their value in e-commerce management. A variety of data-tracking tools and strategies are introduced, along with how to effectively use sales metrics and general site metrics in enhancing and developing an online business.
Module 6 – Marketing Your E-Commerce Business
In the final course module, candidates explore e-commerce marketing and a series of effective promotional strategies/opportunities. Several critical subtopics are introduced, including the creation of professional marketing plans, how to tap into the enormous power of social media, addressing privacy/security challenges, intellectual property regulations and more.
At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievementby ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details of all the units you have completed as part of your course).
The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme. This means that OHSC has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet certain quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. The unit summary can be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of difficulty involved in successful completion by the learner.
The course itself has been designed by OHSC to meet specific learners’ or employers’ requirements. ABC Awards’ endorsement involves a robust and rigorous quality audit by external inspectors to ensure quality is consistently met. A regular review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.
ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government. They have a comprehensive portfolio of over 650 Ofqual regulated qualifications on the national Qualifications and Credit framework (QCF). It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. As a registered charity, ABC Awards combines 180 years of examination and assessment expertise but also implements a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.
Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards also offers over 600 Ofqual regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.
Q. How does Distance / Online Learning work?
All our courses offer the flexibility of learning. These are divided into units. After each course unit the student is required to complete and submit an assignment. Students work through each unit at your own pace. There are no deadlines for completing and submitting the assignments. Tutor marks the assignment and uploads the result on the portal. The student then moves on to the next unit and this way completes the course. All the submitted work is assessed by the awarding body at the moderation stage. Recognised Certificate is issued by the awarding body.
Q. When can I start the course?
You can start the course anytime. The enrolments are continued throughout the year.
Q. What is the enrolment process?
Enrolment process is very simple. After you have chosen the course you wish to take you can just fill in an online form and we will send you invoice for the course fee. On receipt of payment we will give you course access and your course tutor will contact you as well. You can even start right now by paying the course fee online.
Q. Can I take up the course if I am not in the UK?
Yes, you can. All our courses can be taken up and completed from anywhere around the world. If you are an international student you will enjoy the same support as any other student within the UK does.
Q. How long does it take to complete the course?
This entirely depends on you that how much time you dedicate to your studies and how fast you intend to complete the course. We have provided estimated study hours for each course on the course page. You can plan your study according to your own schedule.
Q. Will I get tutor support?
Yes. all our courses come will one to one tutor support. This support is available for duration of the course. Once you will enrol on the course you will be allocated an experience tutor who will guide you throughout the course. The tutor will mark your assignments and will provide you feedback on your submitted work. You can contact your tutor through email.
Q. Can I retake the assignment if I fail it once?
Yes, In that case your tutor will ask you to resubmit your assignment and will highlight the areas where you need improvement.
Q. Is there any deadline for submitting the assignments?
No, there are no deadlines for the submission of assignments. Students work at their own pace and plan their study according to their own schedule. However you will submit one assignment at a time so that the tutor can mark one and can give you feedback. Following which you can move on to your next unit and assignment.
Q. Do I need to sit an exam at the end?
All our courses are assignment based. Your submitted work is assessed throughout the course. There is no final exam at the end.
Q. Do I need to purchase any text books?
College provides comprehensive course materials containing all the relevant information you require to complete the course. All this is all included in the course fee. However we encourage our students to undertake additional study on the topics. For further help we have provided additional supporting material on the portal. There are also useful links relevant to the course you are studying.
Q. English is not my first language can I still complete the course?
All our courses have been specially written for home study keeping in mind that our students come from all parts of the world and English is not the first language for most of them. Our course materials are written in easy to understand English. If you have basic English skills you can easily complete the course.
Q. What are the entry requirements?
There are no specific entry requirements for most of our courses. All you need to have is the motivation and commitment for completing the course.