CM50 - Professional Certificate in Business (e-Commerce)


Course Overview

The Professional Certificate in Business (e-Commerce) will provide you with essential skills and knowledge needed to operate in the fast growing e-Commerce business world. You will explore a range of emerging technologies in electronic commerce and their future potential, as well as business strategies, analytical methods and information technology in supply chain management and e-logistics. The Professional Certificate (e-Commerce) allows you to study areas that meet your specific needs without studying a full Masters qualification, but successful completion of the Professional Certificate (e-Commerce) will allow you to stand out and succeed at work, and provides an opportunity to continue to further study with credit for this study towards a Masters course. 

Career Information

Business Management, Business Representative.

Course Details
Duration 0.5 years full-time or 1 years part-time
Credit Points that Must be Earned 12
Number of Units Required CQUniversity uses the concept of credits to express the amount of study required for a particular course and individual units. The number of units varies between courses. Units in postgraduate courses normally consist of 6 points of credit or multiples thereof (e.g. 12, 18, 24).
Expected Hours of Study One point of credit is equivalent to an expectation of approximately two hours of student work per week in a term.
Course Type Postgraduate Not Applicable
Qualification (post nominal) Cert
AQF Level Short Course

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
Not Applicable
Where and when can I start?
Units offered internally at the below campuses may be delivered using a combination of face-to-face and video conferencing style teaching.
Units offered via MIX mode are delivered online and require compulsory attendance of site-specific learning activities such as on-campus residential schools, placements and/or work integrated learning. See Course Features tab for further information. Online units are delivered using online resources only.
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The following tables list the courses availabilities by location and term. Directing your pointer over your preferred location will provide further information if this course is not available for the full duration. Please be sure to also check individual unit availability by location and term prior to enrolling.

Domestic Availability

Term 2 - 2023

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International Availability

Term 2 - 2023

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What do I need to start?
Entry Requirements

The entry requirements for a professional certificate course are:

(a) an undergraduate degree or equivalent; or

(b) at least 5 years full-time documented relevant work experience.

All students must meet English language requirements that are IELTS 6.0 with no band lower than 5.5 or equivalent.

(See CQU English language requirement for specific details and other standards or methods by which this requirement can be that met).

Security Requirements
No information available at this time
Health Requirements
No information available at this time
Assumed Knowledge


Fees and Charges
Course Features

Awards and Accreditation

Interim Awards Not applicable
Exit Awards Not applicable
  • Not applicable

Residential School Requirements

No Residential School for this course.

Practicum/Work Placement

Not applicable

Predicted Enrolments

Year Number of Students
First Year 10
Second year 10
Third Year 10
Inherent Requirements
There are currently no inherent requirements associated with this course.
Core Learning Outcomes
  • 1. Critically analyse complex information and integrate new knowledge with previous experience to develop e-Commerce solutions
  • 2. Appraise the different approaches to the implementation and application of e-Commerce technologies and explain their technical and managerial requirements
  • 3. Assess and resolve human, technical and administrative issues related to supply chain management and e-logistics through the application of supply chain management techniques and e-logistics strategies
  • 4. Communicate knowledge, skills and ideas in an effective manner to a range of audiences, including both internal and external stakeholders.
Please refer to the Core Structure Learning Outcomes
Course Structure

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete the core structure
Number of units: 2 Total credit points: 12

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
MGMT29006 E-commerce Technologies
MGMT29008 Supply Chain and e-Logistics
More Details
There is no additional information for this course.