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Courses:

Chinese History and Culture
Chinese Language I (Group Classes)
Chinese Language I (Immersion Classes)
Chinese Language I (Private Classes)
Chinese Language II
Computer Basics
Dance: Hip Hop and Jazz
Dance: Latin American
E-Commerce
English for Expatriates (Group)
English for Expats (Private)
Fashion Design
Interior Design
Photography
Photoshop
Self Hypnosis
Web Design and Development
E-Commerce

Taught by: Emlyn Phillips
Nathalie Urquizo Medina
Michelle Zhang

1:
Fundamentals
What is the internet?
How the internet works: TCP/IP, HTTP and other protocols
Types of e-commerce company
B2C, B2B, C2C etc
E-Commerce revenue models

2
Getting started
How to set up a web site
Domain names
Hosting options
Information architecture
Content Management Systems
Front end & back end
Open vs closed source
Revenue models

3
E-Commerce market mechanisms
Disintermediation and reintermediation
Case Study: Thai Gems
Copying, innovation & patents

4
Online platforms
WWW
Virtual Worlds, Anshe Chung, IBM
Augmented Reality
Social Media
The Cluetrain Manifesto

5
Online Retail
The Long Tail
Case Study: Amazon

6
Why e-commerce companies give things away for free
Cookies
Clickstreams
Profiling
Data Mining
E-marketing
Privacy
Online Security
How advertising is causing the death of newspapers (revenue models revisited)

7
E-lancers
Amazon's Mechanical Turk
Amazon's Kindle
Meta-data
Markup Languages
E-books: Apple, Amazon, and the death of publishers (disintermediation revisited)

8
Nike: Mass customization
Etsy: Micro-manufacturing
Music: how the internet is killing record companies

9
How online payment works

10
Viral marketing



Course Title: E-Commerce
Tuition Fee: RMB 3200

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Registration Procedure:
Please register online first to reserve your place. You will then receive a confirmation email. Next, payment must be made on site at the ELC Learning Annex during the payment dates (you can come in person or send someone).

Please note:
Our classes are kept small for the students' benefit (generally between 5 and 10 people), so please register early to reserve your place. Your place in the class cannot be guaranteed until payment has been received. Any course that does not meet sufficient enrollment may be cancelled and a full refund provided upon presentation of your original receipt.