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eBusiness QQI

Course Type: Distance Learning
Institute Name: College of Management and IT (CMIT)
Fee: on request
Duration: 12 Weeks
Course Locations: *Nationwide*
Application Deadline: Course Runs Regularly

Course Details

Course Details

This is a highly practical distance learning course designed to equip learners with skills in: (1) developing eBusiness Strategy, (2) creating an online business, and (3) running an online business.

It is highly suited for those who are currently working in online businesses and organisations with an online presence. The course is particularly relevant for those who currently work in digital marketing or website development. It is also very suitable for anyone establishing or running an internet start-up.

This distance learning, QQI accredited course, means that learners can study flexibly at home, or at work, and gain a nationally accredited Qualification.
By choosing to study this course with CMIT, Students have 24×7 access to CMIT eLearning for the duration of the course. This includes a comprehensive course manual, video, quizzes and personalised Tutor Support.

The course documentation for this QQI certified course is detailed and easy to read. You will also be able to upload assessments online and receive online feedback from your Tutor. You can use the eLearning system from any computer that has internet access.


Topics covered in this Course



Unit 1: Introduction to eBusiness

What is eBusiness

Common eBusiness Applications

Internet Start-ups

Emerging Trends in eBusiness


Unit 2: eBusiness Models

B2C (Business to Consumer)

B2B (Business to Business)

C2C (Consumer to Consumer)

C2B (Consumer to Business)


Unit 3: eBusiness Strategy


The Business Application

Market Strategy

IT / Technology Strategy

eBusiness Operations

eBusiness Financial Models


Unit 4: Building an Online Business

Website and Mobile App Development

Digital Marketing

Fulfilment and Operations

Online and Mobile Payments

Data Management

Security and Controls

Legal and Ethical considerations

Business Supports


Who should complete this course?

Anyone involved in eCommerce, eBusiness or Digtial Marketing.

Anyone working in a Marketing role, who wishes to acquire eBusiness skills.

Business owners who wish to take advantage of the internet as a channel for doing business.

People who wish to gain a professional, accredited qualification in eBusiness by distance learning


Entry Requirements / Prerequisites

As this programme is delivered through online learning, students must be capable of studying on their own initiative.

A good working knowledge of computers and access to a computer with internet access is required to do the course.

For technical requirements required to access CMIT eLearning click here>

For more details on the suitability of this course click here>



This course is assessed through completion of two Assignments and a Project.

All work submitted must be your own work. There is no exam with this course.

As part of our quality assurance, student assessment work will be marked by an Internal Assessor, then checked by an Internal Verifier and an independent QQI External Authenticator.


Transfer and Progression to Further Studies

This course leads to a level 6 component award on the National Framework of Qualifications.



Following successful completion you will receive a QQI Level 6 component certificate in eBusiness (6N4485).

The Further Education and Training Awards Council is the national awarding body for further education and training in Ireland. CMIT is registered with QQI to offer programmes leading to QQI awards in the National Framework of Qualifications in Ireland.

Please note that there is a EUR60 fee payable for administration, moderation and certification.

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