SIM 222: Introduction to Digital Economy & Web Based Systems

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the course, student should be able to:

  1. describe the main technologies of Digital Economy;
  2. identify the role of the web-based system in business’s functioning;
  • appraise the influence of Digital Economy on world economy;
  • display the ability to evaluate risks of digital economy’s functioning; and
  • comprehend the perspectives and problems of using digital technologies.
Course Contents

Provide acceptable definition of Digital Economy. Explain how Business Organisations Operate in Digital Economy. Identify and discuss the current digital technology developments in the Global Economy. Identify and explain pattern of business and technology Pressures & Information Technology Support such as ICT and globalisations of Economies. E-Business, E-Commerce, E-Learning and E-Government adoption and implementation. Discuss the internet, intranets, extranets, corporate Portals, Electronic Storefronts, Electronic Exchanges, Enterprise Web, Manager’s role. The need to restructure business operations in the Nigerian Economy. SIM 223: Business Communication  (2 Units C: LH 30)