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Project 2: Building an E-commerce Website


Department of Information and Communications Technology
Enrollment in this course is by invitation only

Course Overview

In this course, you will understand the principles behind an Ecommerce Website - its difference from other kinds of websites and platforms.

Also in this course, we will focus on one Ecommerce Website Builder, we will explore its features, plug-ins and other functionalities. This will be the platform in creating your first ecommerce.

Output of this course will be your own Ecommerce website, with your own idea of online business with a set of products. This course will guide you from the scratch until you will have a functioning website.

What You Will Learn

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • learn what an e-commerce website is
  • explore advanced navigation of Wordpress for e-commerce website creation
  • explore plug-ins needed in an ecommerce website
  • perform the step by step process of creating an ecommerce website and present it

Course Content

Week 1:What is an E-commerce Website

13 Videos | 1 Activity

13 Videos

  • Welcome to the course!
  • Course Overview
  • What is an ecommerce website?
  • What are the types of Ecommerce Models?
  • What are the 3 integral modules of ecommerce?
  • Summary

1 Activity

  • Exit Assessment

Week 2: Advance Navigation in Wordpress

3 Videos | 1 Activity

3 Videos

  • Creating a Website - through HTML
  • How to design your ecommerce website?
  • Summary

1 Activity

  • Exit Assessment

Week 3:Additional plug-ins for the enhancement of Ecommerce Website

5 Videos | 1 Activity

5 Videos

  • Overview
  • What are the needed plug-ins to enhance basic functionalities of your ecommerce website?
  • How to install plug-ins in Wordpress?
  • Tips on how to integrate plug-ins and pages for easy maintenance
  • Summary

1 Activity

  • Exit Assessment

Week 4: Create your Own Ecommerce Website

6 Videos | 1 Activity

6 Videos

  • Overview
  • Apply Web Development Life Cycle
  • How to add your products, inventory descriptions and other details?
  • How to manage billing and shipping transactions
  • Overview on how to publish it online
  • Key Takeaways

1 Activity

  • Exit Assessment
  1. Course Number

    DICT-WD010
  2. Classes Start

    TBA
  3. Estimated Effort

    2 hrs./week (8 hours)
  4. Price

    Free