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2005/2006 Technology, Policy and Management Master Complex Systems Engineering and Management
Module Manager
Name E-mail
Dr. W.A.G.A. Bouwman    W.A.G.A.Bouwman@tudelft.nl
Name E-mail
Prof.dr.ir. M.F.W.H.A. Janssen    M.F.W.H.A.Janssen@tudelft.nl
Education Period
Exam Period
Course Language
Expected prior knowledge
Basic knowledge about:

Information and communication technology, including Tele- and data communication, middleware and applications;
Business models and business modeling;
Strategy, management and organization theory.
An elective course for students in the final stages of their Master study that provides knowledge in e-business developments. It deals with theory and practice.
Course Contents
The course is organized in four blocks

General introduction on E-business
Business strategy: business and technology drivers
Business–to-business and internet consumer retailing
E-business technology and Ecommerce support services
Study Goals
To make students familiar with the most important developments in the e-business field. The perspective is: technological developments and management issues, within the value chain and on a company level. Students should particularly understand the coherence between the technology and the business issues.
Education Method
There are (guest) lectures, tutorials and field trips. The lectures and tutorials take 2 hours. Depending on the number of students who participate, the group will be divided in two parts for the tutorials. The students discuss business and technical cases in the tutorials. These case studies have to be analyzed by the students before class and handed over on paper to the tutor.

Hour’s division: lectures (24); tutorials (10); literature and exam (84); case studies (50).
Literature and Study Materials
The course material is in English. Book: to be announced. Case studies, articles, sheets and relevant links will be provided via Blackboard.
An exam and 5 case studies. The final grade is the combination of the exam and the case studies (grade is 0.5 exam + 0.5 case studies).

Both have to be at least a 5.5 to succeed.
Enrolment / Application
Registration at SIC on the ground floor in the TBM building. Maximum of 50 students.