Digital Networks and Digital Business (Byte Size Skills Course) Course Online | Stonebridge Associated College Stonebridge Associated Colleges - Online Courses and Distance Learning
Speak to a career adviser Request a callback
0121 392 8288 0121 392 8288
Speak to a career adviser Request a callback
0121 392 8288 0121 392 8288 Feefo logo
Enrol now for just £19.99
Offer ends Tuesday 26th March

Digital Networks and Digital Business (Byte Size Skills Course)

  • 1 units
  • 20 guided learning hours
Digital Networks and Digital Business (Byte Size Skills Course)

In this course, we explore the dramatic effect that connection and networking can have on the power of information systems that are based on the exploitation of modern IT. We are therefore developing the important concept of integration. Integration can have important strategic effects. In this course, you see just what these effects are in the fields of managing in a global, digitised business environment.

Networking can also be important at a more local level. Both organisations and individuals can be affected in various, but often conflicting, ways. We look at how networked computer-based information systems can promote discovery, communication and collaboration. We begin by taking an overall view of the Internet and explaining the ways that people can use it to communicate. Since communication enables collaboration, we then go on to describe group support systems and how they can help management decision making in organisations.

In the business context, a major promise of the Internet is the development of electronic commerce. We therefore consider the potential range of operation, benefits and limitations of e-commerce. Our study will include a number of practical applications.

Finally, we consider the ethical and other issues at the human level which all these developments bring with them. Like previous technological revolutions, global information systems have significant implications for both individuals and society, and we need to be aware of these as management decision makers.

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • distinguish between various forms of networked information technology
  • understand the concept of the Internet and explain the ways in which it enables communication
  • demonstrate how networks facilitate collaboration between users
  • describe the main features of electronic commerce and critically appreciate its dimensions, benefits and limitations
  • demarcate managerial strategies for using networks
  • identify the ethical impacts of global networked information technology.

On completion of your course, you will receive two certificates:

Certificate 1 is issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges: Digital Networks and Digital Business (Byte Size Skills Course) Certificate

Digital Networks and Digital Business (Byte Size Skills Course) Certificate issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, to view a sample of the college’s award, please click here.

Requirements for Entry

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Professional Membership

On completion of this course you will be eligible to join the following Professional Associations(s):

Stonebridge

On successful completion of your course your qualification is awarded. You will receive an attractively presented Diploma or Certificate issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, this will also allow you to use the letters SAC. Dip. or SAC. Cert. after your name.

Stonebridge Associated Colleges is one of the leading (and biggest) distance education colleges in the U.K and internationally. We have many thousands of students studying with us at any one time from locations all over the world. Our diplomas will always count towards your future, and will improve your prospects of future employment or higher level study etc. by proving that you have studied to a certain level, that you have proficiency in your chosen subjects and that you are interested in your field of choice. Education is always an investment in your future and you will find this to be the case with our qualifications in your jurisdiction.

Introduction


Objectives

 

Networked Computing

 

The Internet

 

Groups, Group Working and Groupware

 

Electronic Commerce

 

Values and Ethics

 

Electronic Communities

 

Tutor-marked Question Paper

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support
Digital Networks and Digital Business (Byte Size Skills Course)

In this course, we explore the dramatic effect that connection and networking can have on the power of information systems that are based on the exploitation of modern IT. We are therefore developing the important concept of integration. Integration can have important strategic effects. In this course, you see just what these effects are in the fields of managing in a global, digitised business environment.

Networking can also be important at a more local level. Both organisations and individuals can be affected in various, but often conflicting, ways. We look at how networked computer-based information systems can promote discovery, communication and collaboration. We begin by taking an overall view of the Internet and explaining the ways that people can use it to communicate. Since communication enables collaboration, we then go on to describe group support systems and how they can help management decision making in organisations.

In the business context, a major promise of the Internet is the development of electronic commerce. We therefore consider the potential range of operation, benefits and limitations of e-commerce. Our study will include a number of practical applications.

Finally, we consider the ethical and other issues at the human level which all these developments bring with them. Like previous technological revolutions, global information systems have significant implications for both individuals and society, and we need to be aware of these as management decision makers.

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • distinguish between various forms of networked information technology
  • understand the concept of the Internet and explain the ways in which it enables communication
  • demonstrate how networks facilitate collaboration between users
  • describe the main features of electronic commerce and critically appreciate its dimensions, benefits and limitations
  • demarcate managerial strategies for using networks
  • identify the ethical impacts of global networked information technology.

On completion of your course, you will receive two certificates:

Certificate 1 is issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges: Digital Networks and Digital Business (Byte Size Skills Course) Certificate

Digital Networks and Digital Business (Byte Size Skills Course) Certificate issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, to view a sample of the college’s award, please click here.

Requirements for Entry

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Professional Membership

On completion of this course you will be eligible to join the following Professional Associations(s):

Stonebridge

On successful completion of your course your qualification is awarded. You will receive an attractively presented Diploma or Certificate issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, this will also allow you to use the letters SAC. Dip. or SAC. Cert. after your name.

Stonebridge Associated Colleges is one of the leading (and biggest) distance education colleges in the U.K and internationally. We have many thousands of students studying with us at any one time from locations all over the world. Our diplomas will always count towards your future, and will improve your prospects of future employment or higher level study etc. by proving that you have studied to a certain level, that you have proficiency in your chosen subjects and that you are interested in your field of choice. Education is always an investment in your future and you will find this to be the case with our qualifications in your jurisdiction.

Introduction


Objectives

 

Networked Computing

 

The Internet

 

Groups, Group Working and Groupware

 

Electronic Commerce

 

Values and Ethics

 

Electronic Communities

 

Tutor-marked Question Paper

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support
Enrol now for just £19.99
Offer ends Tuesday 26th March

Fees

Choose your method of payment for Digital Networks and Digital Business (Byte Size Skills Course)

  • Pay in full
Deposit Instalments Monthly Payment Cashback Total Price
Pay in full
£109.99 £0 £109.99
Note : If you opt to study via the paper based method there is an additional postage charge which will be highlighted during the checkout.
(Royal Mail First Class = £10 per course or Royal Mail Second Class = £5 per course, Overseas = £25).
Sign up to our newsletter

There's a whole lot happening at Stonebridge and in the world of learning. Sign up for our newsletter and you'll be among the first to know about it! All fields are required.

Request a callback

or.. call us on 0121 392 8288 or call us 0121 392 8288