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 provides 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 flashcards.
  • Exam Study Guide – condensed study material on the specific skills objectives you need to master the exams.
  • Exam Pre-Assessment and Practice Exams.
Who should complete this course?
  • eCommerce specialists, Web marketing professionals, Mobile application developers.
  • Social Media Directors, Social Media Strategists and Analysts.
  • Creative directors, Advertising professionals, and Entrepreneurs.
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
  • Web storefront Hardware and Software
  • eCommerce Guidelines
  • Legal aspects of eCommerce
  • Web Marketing 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 centres here: Pearson Vue
Technical Requirements
  • This is an online course delivered over the internet. The following technical requirements apply RAM 4GB; Windows 7+, Minimum screen resolution 800×600, Chrome; Windows Media Player 9.0 or higher; Flash 25 or higher; broadband connection of at least 10Mbps; Javascript and cookies enabled; Sound card with speakers or headphones.
  • 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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