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If you have a knack for bringing together the technological and the commercial, then a career in e-business could be right for you. Take your passion to the career level with our ecommerce training course to gain the skills you need to run an e-business or ecommerce department.

Our online learning programme allows you to study a course designed in conjunction with industry professionals and successful e-business owners, with flexible schedules giving you the chance to fit your studies around your existing commitments.

Explore our course breakdown below or enroll now to get started.

  • Course Outline

    When you enroll in our ecommerce courses online, you will complete the following units of study:

    1Understanding e-Business
    • What is e-business?
    • What are the benefits?
    • Creating additional revenue
    • Reaching more customers and markets
    • Improving marketing and promotions
    • Meet the needs and expectations of customers
    • Making it easier for people to do business with you
    • Getting started
    • Researching the opportunities
    • Customer relationship management
    • Distribution and logistics
    • Exporting
    • Marketing and promotion
    • Key issues to consider
    • Security
    • Estimating budgets
    • Identifying the target audience
    • Writing an e-business plan
    • Website concepts
    • The Database
    • Getting a website name
    • Choosing and preparing web content
    • Marketing and your website
    • The look and feel
    • E-commerce – selling on your website
    • Developing the website
    • Writing the development brief
    • Selecting the web developer
    • What to look for in a developer
    • About Protecting and Security
    • What part of my business is at risk?
    • What are the sources of threats to my business
    • Maintaining e-business systems
      • Website content maintenance
      • Quality assurance
      • Making improvements
      • Technical maintenance
    • Legal issues: Privacy laws, Defamation, Taxation, conditions, Intellectual property, Copyright, Trademarks, Confidential information, Jurisdiction, Spam and ethical e-marketing
    • Promoting your website
      • Developing a promotional strategy
      • registering with search engines
      • Helping search engines find your website
      • Advertising your website
    • Budgeting for maintenance
    • About Improving
    • Evaluating your e-business
    • Procurement over the Internet
    • Managing the supply chain and logistics
    • Putting your catalogue online
    • E-marketplaces
    • Exporting
  • How Will You Benefit?

    There are many benefits associated with enrolling in our ecommerce courses online. For example, you will:

    • Study a course designed with the input of senior managers and consultants within the ecommerce industry
    • Advance your career as an ecommerce manager
    • Set your own timetable and complete the learning programme at your own pace
    • Have feedback and guidance provided by your own personal tutor
    • Study remotely to save time and money
    • Make the most of a 10% reduction in the course fee by paying upfront, or choose our interest-free weekly payment plan

    Discover the benefits for yourself by signing up for our ecommerce course today.

  • Career Prospects

    E-business is the future of industry and commerce in today’s society, with more and more businesses relying on technology and the internet to make a profit. As a graduate of our e-business course, you’ll have a wide range of skills that will help to set you apart from the rest in a competitive job market.

    After graduation, you could work in:


    • Information technology
    • Website management
    • Marketing and e-marketing
    • Information and communications advisory services
    • e-Business consultancy
    • Project management
    • Customer services or sales
    • Commerce strategy
    • Administrative or office supervision

    Alternatively, you could start your own business and enjoy the freedom of being your own boss.

  • Course Levels Explained


    Our ecommerce course leads to the awarding of a Diploma. This qualification recognizes the graduate’s capacity for initiative and judgement across a broad range of technical and management functions. Diploma holders typically have personal responsibility and autonomy (semi-independence) in performing technical operations or organizing others in the workplace.

  • Prerequisites

    There are NO previous work or education requirements for entry into our ecommerce training course.

    So, if you want to advance your career in ecommerce, simply enroll today.

  • Course Length

    Students typically complete their studies within 24 weeks.

    Taking our ecommerce courses online allows you to determine the pace of your studies. If you’d like to fast track your studies, it’s possible to complete this course in a matter of months. Alternatively, you can take your time, with a maximum of three years allowed in which to graduate.

  • Study Mode: Online Learning

    This ecommerce course takes place entirely online via a distance learning programme. Also known as correspondence learning, this type of programme allows you to fit your studies around any existing commitments you have, from work to family. Learn and complete assessments wherever and whenever you like, with access to advice and assistance from your own personal tutor.

    Studying with ICI takes away the hassle and costs associated with commuting to and from classes, helping you to save yourself time and money. As well as being highly convenient, our ecommerce course is designed to be engaging and practical.

  • Recognition & Accreditation

    This course is recognised and accredited by the International Association of Private Career Colleges (IAPCC).

    Like the rest of our business courses, this ecommerce course takes a practical approach to teaching you everything you need to know to succeed in this competitive industry. Going far beyond the theory of ecommerce, you’ll graduate with a valuable skill set, ready to be applied in the workplace.

  • Already in the Profession or Industry?

    Already in ecommerce? This course is for you. Helping to consolidate and build upon your existing knowledge, it will enhance your confidence and ensure you’re up to date with the latest industry trends. Whether you’re interested in advancing in your current line of work or want to move into a different area of the business industry, our course is one of the most practical steps you can take.

    As long as the course is sufficiently connected to your work, you’ll also be able to claim your course fees as a tax deduction to help advance your career.

  • What Do I Get?

    All the materials you need to complete our ecommerce training course are included in the course fee. Once you enroll, you will receive:

    • All required study materials and course notes
    • Assignment projects with constructive tutor feedback
    • A tutor who will answer all of your course and career questions and provide guidance

    Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive:

    • A graduation certificate officially recognizing your successful completion of studies and qualifications as a e-Business professional
    • Transcripts indicating the units completed
    • A letter of recommendation and validation for current and future employers
    • Post-nominal letters placed after your name which indicate that you hold the relevant qualification (For example: John Smith, DipEBus)
    • Job search assistance: discover more about our Graduate Career Services Programme
  • Cut Off Date

    Friday, 6th October 2023 is the next enrollment cut off date. Places are limited, in demand and entry into the course is on a first come first served basis.

    Your enrollment is processed and acknowledged within 24 hours of the Institute receiving your application. You can expect to receive your course within days of enrolling. When you start your ICI course it’s at your own pace and you determine when you finish. Don’t miss out. Enroll today!

Course Investment & Payment Plans

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How do I get started?

Click on one of the Enroll Now buttons above and you could be working on your first lesson – and towards a new career in ecommerce – in a matter of days!

How Does Online Studying Work?

As an ICI student, you’ll be able to train at home in your spare time, learning in the easiest possible way. There are no classes or lectures to attend, and no need to leave your job or change your schedule.

How does it work?
Enroll, Study at Home, and Graduate

ICI is committed to the successful completion of your course. The typical ICI student experience goes like this:

  1. The Enrollment Process
  2. Begin Your Studies
  3. Getting Help When You Need It
  4. Getting Assessed
  5. Graduation
1The Enrollment Process

Select the course that interests you. The International Career Institute website offers course overviews, course outlines, course fees, student testimonials, and information on career services for graduates.

When you are ready to enroll in a program, simply complete the online enrollment form, or call our toll-free number to speak with an enrollment adviser.

2Begin Your Studies

On enrollment students receive a welcome email and letter with instructions on how to login into your course and access your course and tutorial support. You will not be required to purchase any further materials. Courses are divided into modules with assessments located at the end of these modules. Assessments (written assignments) are based on what you have been learning about. No exams are involved.

Study at your own pace

One of the many great benefits of our courses is their modular format creates an easier and more effective way for you to learn. And with no need to follow a fixed timetable, you get to study and submit assignment for each module at your own pace.

3Getting Help When You Need It

Your courses are designed so that you can study independently. However, if you have a question about anything in your course, just contact one of our industry based tutors. Contact details are provided in your welcome email and letter. Your tutors are industry professionals who are ready to answer any questions about the course, assessments and industry for which you are training for.

4Get Assessed

At the end of modules you are asked to complete assignments. With no fixed assessment dates ICI students can submit their assessments at any time. This allows students to progress through the course at a pace that suits their needs. Assignments can be submitted via the student portal or email directly to the tutor.

Your assignments and projects will be graded on the following scale:

Grading scale
Lesson Grade (%)Letter EquivalentRating
100 - 80AOutstanding level of achievement
79 - 60BHigh level of achievement
59 - 50CSatisfactory level of achievement
49 - 40DMarginal level of achievement
0 - 39FFailed to complete course requirements

You must pass all modules and achieve a minimum of a C or higher in all studies to graduate. Should you not pass an assignment you are able to retake assessments as many times as you need (free of charge) in order to improve your results. Full tutorial support is available to guide you towards successfully completing your course.


Graduates of the Institute are eligible for assistance under the Graduate Career Services Program which includes assistance in job searches (by career and region), preparing cover letters, tips on interviewing, and much more. As part of your graduation package, we offer a Certified Professional Resume Writer free of charge to help you compose your resume. All graduates receive a certificate of completion at the relevant level (Certificate, Diploma or Advanced Diploma / Executive Diploma), transcripts and a letter of recommendation.