Ecommerce Course

Ecommerce Course

Ecommerce short courses in Sydney, open to everyone.

Learn how to set up a successful online store with our Ecommerce courses in Sydney.

Whether you’re setting up a new ecommerce website, or want to sell products on your existing website, you’ll find out everything you need to know with our ecommerce courses. Learn Ecommerce with our Ecommerce courses in Sydney - short courses open to everyone.

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

Learning Outcomes

After completing this ecommerce course you should be able to:

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

Course Content

This ecommerce course covers the following topics:

Planning (technology, products, budget, marketing)

  • How to get started.
  • Ecommerce Models.
  • Project domain names.
  • Project hosting.
  • Ecommerce applications.
  • Why ecommerce.
  • 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.


Intended Audience

This ecommerce 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 ecommerce course is ideal for any startup and existing business who need to enter the online trading environment.

Delivery Style

This ecommerce course is presented as a practical, instructor-led computer-based course. You will create free accounts on ecommerce systems such as Magento, Joomla and Wordpress systems to explore the difference in systems.

Course Prerequisites

This ecommerce course has no prerequisites and is open to all members of the public.

Bring Your Own Device

This is a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) course where participants are required to bring with them a fully-charged Windows or Mac laptop. We recommend bringing your laptop charger also.

About your instructor

Sam Bizri

Sam Bizri

Sam Bizri is an award-winning eLearning Designer, Lecturer, EDUpreneur.

Experienced Lecturer and Educational Designer with a demonstrated history of working in the higher education industry in the areas of online teaching and learning. Skilled EDUpreneur with good track record in assisting StartUps and training organizations with online education strategies and implementation.

Sam is certified in many learning management systems and has won the Catalyst eLearining Award at the Global Blackboard Conference in 2014.

Sam’s current interest is in the areas of new disruptive technologies such as Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and the effect/possibilities they may bring to the field of future teaching and learning. He has been teaching eCommerce, Digital Marketing, eLearning for more than ten years.

Sam graduated with a degree in adult education (UTS), Masters in Business and Technology (UNSW) and Masters in eLearning (UTS). He is a strong believer of lifelong learning.

Catalyst Award Winner and Certified Trainer.


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Ecommerce Courses

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The University of Newcastle, Sydney Campus is a leading provider of short courses in Australia, with industry qualified and experienced educators that bring up-to-date real-world skills directly to the classroom.