Mobile Computing


CSI420 Web Computing

Aims and Objectives: The objectives of the course are to provide students with an appreciation of the major technical and organizational issues related to e-business and e-commerce. It introduces contemporary ways in which companies use the Internet. World-Wide-Web, and other electronic media for conducting and expanding business.

Learning Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, each student will be able to:

  • Define and discuss major concepts, tools, techniques, and methods of e-business and e-commerce.
  • Analyze the strengths and weaknesses of different e-business models.
  • Explain technical, ethical, security and policy issues in e-business.
  • Analyze how e-business affects the strategic intent and operations of an organization.
  • Plan, design, and develop a significant e-commerce project with an application of best practices that are currently available.

Course Synopsis: 

Introduction to E-Business; Models, Tools, Skills, Business,Concepts; E-Business Infrastructures; Technical Foundations, E-Commerce Concepts:. Types, Marketing and Distribution. Current practices: Social, Ethical, Security & Legal Issues; Developing Electronic Commerce Applications.


After being introduced to Internet technologies and the building of Web based applications in CSI315, this course takes the students further by demonstrating how the technologies and applications are used to deliver e-commerce and e-business solutions.

Project II

This course covers the following topics: Overview of computer networks, overview of computer security, system vulnerabilities (administrative, application, and network), cryptography, digital signatures, authentication protocols, network management.