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Course Overview

You may already have a Carousell account but are you keen to learn more about how you can start an online store? Or would you like to start your own online business because you have an entrepreneurial spirit?


This module will introduce you to the basic concepts of e-commerce and the tools to create your very own online business. You will learn about how technology is transforming the retail industry, and how to set up an online store and how to use social media for online businesses. Our interactive activities will teach you how to build an online store from scratch!


It will be conducted within a duration of 30 hours with a class size of 20.




  1. this module introduces students to the basic e-commerce concepts and their applications.
  2. apply safe and responsible online behaviour when using new media tools for an online store website.

What You'll Learn

At the end of the module, students will be able to:


  1. identify the new media tools for an online store website.
  2. describe Internet technologies in online businesses.
  3. describe the success factors for online retailing.
  4. describe the essential elements when setting up an online store website based on the principles of cyber wellness.


Students will be assessed against the following criteria:


  • Class Quiz (individual):                 30%
  • Group Project (group):                  40%
  • Oral Presentation (individual):       20%
  • Class Participation (individual):     10% 


Completion criteria:


Students are required to:


  • Fulfill 75% of the attendance and
  • Obtain a pass mark of at least 50% upon completion of the module.

Course Schedule

Intake Info Application Period Course Duration

To be advised

To be advised

30 Hours

Contact Details

  • AEM Coordinator
  • Temasek Polytechnic reserves the right to alter the course, modify the scale of fee, amend any other information or cancel course with low enrolment.

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