College of Management and IT (CMIT)

QQI eBusiness course

Qualification under the NFQ.

eLearning course with Tutor Support.

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Course Details

This is a highly practical distance learning eBusiness course designed to equip learners with skills in (1) developing eBusiness Strategy, (2) creating an online business, and (3) running an online business.  It shows you how to design an eBusiness Digital Model and especially relevant for online start-ups. It is highly suited for those who are currently working in online businesses and organisations with an online presence. The course is particularly appropriate for those who now work in digital marketing or website development. It is also very suitable for anyone establishing or running an internet start-up.

This distance learning, QQI accredited eBusiness course, means that learners can study flexibly at home, or at work, and gain a nationally accredited Qualification. By choosing to study this course with CMIT, Students have 24×7 access to CMIT eLearning for the duration of the course. This includes a comprehensive course manual, video, quizzes and personalised Tutor Support.

The course documentation for this QQI certified eBusiness course is detailed and easy to read. You will also be able to upload assessments online and receive online feedback from your Tutor. You can use the eLearning system from any computer that has internet access.

Who should complete this eBusiness course?
  • Start-Up Founders or Soon-to-Be Founders: Essential for entrepreneurs starting an eBusiness or contemplating launching one, as the course provides insights into internet start-ups and eBusiness applications.
  • eCommerce and eBusiness Professionals: Ideal for those already involved in eCommerce or eBusiness, offering a deeper understanding of various online business models (B2C, B2B, C2C, C2B) and strategies for success.
  • Marketing Professionals: Those working in marketing roles, especially digital marketing, can benefit from learning how to effectively apply eBusiness strategies and digital marketing techniques in their campaigns.
  • Business Owners: Business owners looking to leverage the internet for business operations will find the course valuable in understanding and implementing effective eBusiness models and strategies.
  • Individuals Seeking Accredited Qualifications in eBusiness: Perfect for those who want to gain a professional, accredited qualification in eBusiness through distance learning, enhancing their skills and knowledge in this rapidly evolving field​​.
Entry Requirements / Prerequisites
  • Level 5 Certificate / Leaving Certificate (or equivalent) or relevant life experience detailed in a current Curriculum Vitae. Please provide details and attach a copy of either a current CV or Certificate.
  • As this NFQ level 6 qualification is delivered through English, it is necessary learners will have sufficient written English skills to complete this course.
  • A basic working knowledge of computers in addition to a computer with internet access and word processing software (e.g. Microsoft Word or Google Docs) is required to do the course.
  • Learners must be a resident of Ireland / based in Ireland.
  • For technical requirements required to access CMIT eLearning click here>
  • For more details on the suitability of this course click here>


How CMIT eLearning Works…
Topics covered in this eBusiness course
Unit 1: Introduction to eBusiness
  • What is eBusiness
  • Common eBusiness Applications
  • Internet Start-ups
  • Emerging Trends in eBusiness
Unit 2: eBusiness Models
  • Business-to-Consumer (B2C)
  • Business-to-Business (B2B)
  • Consumer-to-Consumer (C2C)
  • Consumer-to-Business (C2B)
Unit 3: eBusiness Strategy
  • Key questions to be addressed
  • Mission
  • The business application
  • Market strategy
  • Technology strategy
  • Operations
  • Financial model
Unit 4: Building an Online Business
  • Site and app development
  • Digital marketing
  • Fulfilment and operations
  • Online and mobile payments
  • Data management
  • Security and controls
  • Legal and ethical considerations
  • Business supports
  • This course is assessed through completion of two Assignments and a Project.
  • All work submitted must be your own work. There is no exam for this course.
  • As part of our quality assurance, student assessment work will be marked by an Internal Assessor, then checked by an Internal Verifier and an independent QQI External Authenticator.
Transfer and Progression to Further Studies
  • This course leads to a level 6 component award on the National Framework of Qualifications.
  • Following successful completion, you will receive a QQI Level 6 component certificate in eBusiness (6N4485).
  • Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI), is the national awarding body for further education and training in Ireland. CMIT is registered with QQI to offer programmes leading to QQI awards in the National Framework of Qualifications in Ireland.
  • Click here for Accreditation Details

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