E-commerce Course

E-commerce Course

E-commerce courses in Sydney. Learn how to set up a successful online store.

Whether you’re setting up a new e-commerce website, or want to sell products on your existing website, you’ll find out everything you need to know with our e-commerce courses. Learn E-commerce with E-commerce courses in Sydney – short courses created for you by the University of Newcastle.

Australia’s total online purchases will exceed $32 billion annually, placing Australia in the top ten worldwide for online sales. This is a good opportunity for business owners, entrepreneurs and startups to investigate the possibilities of online shopping, complement their existing products/services and benefit from new revenue streams.

Learning Aims

This e-commerce course aims to equip you with sound knowledge of current theory and systems in the use of e-commerce and online shopping. This e-commerce course aims to make you knowledgeable about relevant e-commerce systems, self hosted or cloud hosted and the opportunities that exist in both.

Learning Outcomes

After completing this e-commerce course you should be able to:

  1. Identify the different types of websites available for launching e-commerce including self-hosted and cloud-hosted.
  2. Identify the different on-line and off-line marketing strategies that are available.

Course Content

This e-commerce course covers the following topics:

Planning (technology, products, budget, marketing)

  • How to get started.
  • E-commerce Models.
  • Project domain names.
  • Project hosting.
  • e-commerce applications.
  • Why e-commerce.
  • Limitations and challenges.

Getting Started

  • Store Administrator.
  • Store customers.
  • Store configuration.
  • Store products.
  • Store currencies and taxes.
  • Setting up shipping.
  • Store payment gateways.

Ongoing Store Management

  • Customer and order management.
  • Product management.
  • Sales management.
  • Reporting.


  • Online marketing.
  • Search engine marketing.
  • Social media marketing.
  • Email marketing.

Intended Audience

This e-commerce course is suitable for anyone who is new to online commerce and is seeking to develop new opportunities for their business by setting up an online shop to trade online. This e-commerce course is ideal for any startup and existing business who need to enter the online trading environment.

Delivery Style

This e-commerce course is presented as a practical, instructor-led computer-based training course. In this course you’ll have dedicated access to a computer exclusively for your use and will create free accounts on e-commerce systems such as Magento, Joomla and Wordpress systems to explore the difference in systems.

Course Prerequisites

This e-commerce course has no prerequisites and is open to all members of the public.

Course Features

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