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Transform your Business with eCommerce

Topic:Business Management

Course Type:Short & Modular Courses

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  • Course Date:

  • Registration Period:

  • Time:

    14 hours / 2 days
  • Mode of Training:

    Facilitated Learning (F2F)
  • Venue:

    Singapore Polytechnic Laboratory
  • Funding:

    Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit

Ever since the Internet revolutionalized the world of business, many traditional retailers are losing customers to online business. With the rise in mobile device ownership, this further pushes consumers to develop online buying habit. A joint report by Temasek Holdings and Google Project showed that the eCommerce market in Singapore will reach $7.5billion by 2025.

All businesses should take this opportunity to ride on this upward trend and establish an online presence to extend their reach to new customer sources. It doesn't matter If you own an existing business or you are a new entrepreneur who is just starting your own business, you will be able to benefit from setting up an online business.

This course will give you all the things you need to start an eCommerce business and to start selling your products and services online.

Course Objective

• Better define the problem, and produce a good problem statement
• Understand the different eCommerce business models
• Acquire skills to identify and source for Products
• Relate to practical approaches to Social Marketing and Advertising
• Manage an eCommerce Business

Course Outline

Topics to be covered

1. Introduction to eCommerce
2. Product Sourcing
3. Select an eCommerce Platform
4. Digital Promotion
5. Order Fulfillment
6. Post-Sales Support
7. Managing eCommerce Business

Minimum Requirements

Must have basic computer skills

Certification / Accreditation

• Certificate of Attendance (electronic Certificate will be issued)
A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to participants who meet at least 75% attendance rate

Suitable for

• Retail business owners, eCommerce Project Managers, Marketing Managers, Digital Market Executives and Entrepreneurs.
• Corporations that want to embrace ecommerce in their businesses
• Individuals or Enterprises who want to explore alternate channels for sales and distribution

Course Fees

Full Fees (before GST): $400.00

Applicants/Eligibility SkillsFuture Funding GST Subsidised Fee (after GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above¹ $360.00 $10.80 $50.80
Singapore Citizens aged below 40 $280.00 $10.80 $130.80
Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders $280.00 $10.80 $130.80
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders² $360.00 $10.80 $50.80
Others (Full fees payable) $0.00 $36.00 $436.00

As per SSG’s policy, the GST payable for all funding-eligible applicants is calculated based on prevailing GST rate after baseline funding subsidy of 70%

Singaporeans aged 25 years and above may use **SkillsFuture Credit balance to offset respective course fees.

1 Under the SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy. For more information, visit the SkillsFuture website here
2 Under the Enhanced Training Support for Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Scheme. For more information of the scheme, click here. To view SP’s list of similar funded courses, click here. Please submit the attached “Declaration Form for Enhanced Training Support Scheme for SME” together with your online application.

Funding Incentives

Please click here for more information on funding incentives.

Application Procedure

1. All applications must be made via Online Registration at
Course fees can be paid by the following payment modes:

a) Credit Cards, Internet Banking, NETS (Not Applicable for company sponsored)
For e-payment using Visa/Master cards and Internet Banking, please click on the ‘Make e-Payment’ button on the acknowledgement page to proceed.

b) For payment via PayNow, please enter the UEN No. T08GB0056ACET and indicate the invoice/registration number. 

*With effect from 1 August 2021, cheque payment will not be available.

2. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.

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