CIW eCommerce Specialist


Course Details

CIW is the world’s fastest growing vendor-neutral Internet skills training and certification program for students and professionals. More than a certification or a curriculum publisher, CIW is a Web technology standard adopted by academic institutions, governments and businesses worldwide. CMIT is an approved CIW training provider and provide CIW official training materials.

CIW eCommerce Specialist teaches you how to conduct business online and manage the technical issues associated with constructing an e-commerce Web site. You will learn about the similarities and differences between traditional and electronic commerce, and you will explore e-commerce technologies at various levels of sophistication. Students with little or no background in Web design should consider starting with the CIW Site Development Foundations course to learn the basics of Web site authoring and development. Students are provided with the following resources:

  • Official Course manuals – covering the entire syllabus.
  • eLearning resources – access to movies, course review questions, exercises and flash cards.
  • Virtual Labs – Virtual labs are designed to teach, in an engaging manner, about the most important, cutting-edge concepts in Web design.
  • Exam Study Guide – condensed study material on the specific skills objectives you need to master for the exams.
  • Exam Pre-Assessment and Practice Exams.
Who should complete this course?
  • Professionals in all industries can benefit from the CIW eCommerce Specialist certification: including IT professionals, Business professionals, Healthcare professionals, Legal professionals, Marketing professionals, and Graphic artists.
Entry Requirements / Prerequisites
  • No prerequisites are mandated before taking this course. However, most students find it helpful to complete the CIW Web Foundations or a QQI Level 5 Certification in Web Design prior to commencing this course.
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Topics covered in this Course

eCommerce Foundations

  • eCommerce Solutions
  • Webstorefront Hardware and Software
  • EComerce Guidelines
  • Legal aspects of eComerce
  • Webmarketing Strategies
  • Banner Ads
  • Advertising Representatives
  • Banner Ad Positioning
  • Banner Ad Exchange Networks
  • Referrer Programs
  • Pop-Up and Related Ads
  • CRM
  • Customer Service Tools

eCommerce Site Creation

  • E-Commerce Site Creation Outsourcing
  • Online Instant Storefronts
  • Auctions: The Other E-Commerce Option
  • E-Commerce Site Creation Software
  • Building Commerce Solutions
  • Commerce Site Management
  • Solution Site Customization

eCommerce Operations

  • Inventory Management
  • Inventory Systems
  • Designing Order Systems
  • Order System Implementation
  • Payment Gateways
  • Credit Card Processing
  • Managing Transactions
  • Managing Transactions with PayPal
  • Transaction Security
  • Encryption and Decryption
  • Using, Obtaining, Installing Certificates
  • Implementing Microsoft Certificate Services
  • Secure Electronic Transactions (SET)
  • Securing Sensitive Data
  • Identifying Attack Types
  • Protecting Against Attacks
  • E-Commerce Forensic Techniques
  • Site Management and Performance Testing
  • Site Management Tasks
  • Managing Web Site Performance
  • Logging and Trend Analysis
  • Performance-Monitoring Tools
  • Once you successfully pass the programme, you will receive a Diploma in eCommerce from CMIT.
  • You may optionally take exams to receive CIW Certification. This is a computer-based multiple-choice exam (CIW Exam 1D0-525) which may be sat when students have completed the course. Exam fees are not included in Course Fees.
  • The exam may be completed at an Assessment Centre near where you live. Students can locate testing centers here: Pearson Vue
Technical Requirements
  • This is an online course delivered over the internet. The following technical requirements apply: 128MB of RAM; Windows 2000, 2003, XP, Vista, Minimum screen resolution 800×600, Internet Explorer 5.5 or higher; Windows Media Player 9.0 or higher; Flash 8.0 or higher; 56K minimum connection; broadband (256 kpbs or higher) connection recommended; Javascript, DHTML and cookies enabled; Sound card with speakers or headphones strongly recommended.
  • Once you successfully pass the programme, you will receive a Diploma in eCommerce from CMIT.
  • Following successful completion of the CIW exam you will receive a certificate to confirm that you are a “CIW eCommerce Specialist”.
  • Click here for Accreditation Details
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by Student June 2016 on Jul 5 2016 17:04

Excellent - very detailed course yet straightforward to follow. Great addition to my CV.

by Student August 2014 on Feb 20 2015 11:28

CMIT offered me the opportunity to learn at my own pace and to study a course which helped me substantially in my current role.

by Student August 2014 on Feb 20 2015 09:11

CMIT offered me the opportunity to learn at my own pace and to study a course which helped me substantially in my current role.

by Student May 2012 on Aug 6 2014 09:17

Great course, challenging but interesting.

by Student January 2014 on Aug 6 2014 09:16

I really enjoyed this course. I will be applying my new skills to my own role!
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