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ENTR430 - Virtual Small Business

Course Details

Course Code: ENTR430 Course ID: 4577 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course provides an overview of the elements of e-Business/eCommerce such as strategy, technology, relationships, and related issues to create an online business, build brand presence, and other important aspects of having an online business. The student creates a domain name and selects a website template to create a virtual business.





Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
01/28/19 - 06/28/19 07/01/19 - 08/25/19 Summer 2019 Session B 8 Week session
04/29/19 - 10/04/19 10/07/19 - 12/01/19 Fall 2019 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

  1. Investigate the basics of starting an online (or virtual) business.
  2. Distinguish between eBusiness and eCommerce.
  3. Investigate the process for registering a domain name.
  4. Assess various ways to monetize a virtual business.
  5. Differentiate various web development software applications for eBusiness.
  6. Explain the importance of database integration in eCommerce.
  7. Design a virtual small business template for your venture.
  8. Recommend a successful eCommerce marketing and customer relationship strategy to reflect the goals of the virtual business.
NameGrade %
Forums 30.00 %
Week 1 Introduction 3.33 %
Week 1 Forum 3.33 %
Week 2 Forum 3.33 %
Week 3 Forum 3.33 %
Week 4 Forum 3.33 %
Week 5 Forum 3.33 %
Week 6 Forum 3.33 %
Week 7 Forum 3.33 %
Week 8 Forum 3.33 %
Assignments 40.00 %
Week 1 - Description, Vision, Mission, Motivation 10.00 %
Week 2 - Domain Names 10.00 %
Week 7 - Payment Options 10.00 %
Week 8 - Website Comparison 10.00 %
Web Pages 30.00 %
Week 3 - Webpage 7.50 %
Week 4 - Presenting Your Product 7.50 %
Week 5 - Fine Print 7.50 %
Week 6 - More Fine Print 7.50 %
Book Title: Start an Online Business in Easy Steps: Practical Help for Entrepreneurs - eBook available through the APUS Online Library.
Author: Smith, Jon
Publication Info: In Easy Steps
ISBN: 9781840784138
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Author: N/A
Publication Info: N/A
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Book Title:To find the library e-book(s) req'd for your course, please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the eReserve by course #. You must be logged in to eCampus first to access the links.
Author: No Author Specified
Book Title:Start an Online Business in Easy Steps: Practical Help for Entrepreneurs - eBook available through the APUS Online Library.
ISBN:9781840784138
Author:Smith, Jon
Unit Cost:$12.56

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.