Semester5th semester (autumn)
Study programme:Business studies (undergraduate)
Primary language:Slovene
The course will be held in English, and it is an elective course (twin) in compliance with the officially approved curriculum of the Undergraduate Degree Programme in Business Studies.
Prerequisites for inclusion in the course work
Students must have sufficient knowledge of the Slovenian language to communicate with lecturers and students to be able to follow the lecture and to understand the study materials.

  • To gain basic knowledge about the functioning and rules of the Internet for business;
  • To gain basic knowledge of e-commerce, its planning, deployment, use and development.
  • Ability to use information technology for the introduction and use of e-commerce;
  • Ability to recognize and respond to the development of e-commerce;
  • Organization skills in e-commerce in organizations;
  • Communication skills with experts and other stakeholders of e-commerce;
  • Ability to understand relationships between individuals in e-commerce;
  • Ability to perceive the importance of security, social and legal aspects of e-commerce.
Learning outcomes
After passing the exam, the student will be able to:
  • understand the structure and importance of e-commerce;
  • able to communicate with e-commerce experts;
  • able to plan and actively participate in e-business introduction projects in organizations.
Contents of the course
  • Concepts, basic concepts and the foundation of e-commerce;
  • Types and forms of e-commerce;
  • Information technology for e-business;
  • Standardization in the field of e-business;
  • Models and use of e-commerce;
  • Implementation and development strategies for e-commerce;
  • E-commerce in selected areas;
  • Security, social and legal aspects of e-commerce;
  • The impact of e-commerce on organizational change.
 Forms and methods of work
  • Front lecture;
  • Discussion;
  • Presentation of seminar work;
  • Presentation of guests from practice;
  • Other work (study visit, consultations related to preparation of seminar work).
Evaluation system and criteria
  • Knowledge testing consists of: seminar work (40%), evaluation of the coursework (20%) and written examination (40%);
  • Regardless of the calculation considering the individual shares, the overall positive assessment must first be a positive evaluation of the final examination.
Compulsory literature
  • Turban et al. 2015. Electronic Commerce: A Managerial and Social Networks Perspective. Boston: Prentice Hall.
  • Selected papers and articles
  • Use of websites
  • Transparency from lectures
Office hours
  • Before and after lectures
  • Individually scheduled


Lesjak, Benjamin