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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. For self-sponsored applicant, please click on the “Register” button to apply for the course. You will be directed to STEP portal to manage all your course activities. Please note that you will be prompted to sign in with Singpass/Student ID.
2. For company-sponsored applicant, please approach your company's Human Resource (HR) team to put in the application through the company portal using CorpPass.  You may only apply after receiving the registration link from your company's HR.
3. Your application does not guarantee acceptance into the course. Your acceptance into the course is dependent on meeting the course requirements and course vacancy.
4. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.
6. PACE Academy course schedules, including course trainer, course fees and course availability are subject to change.

7. PACE Academy reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course at short notice; & at its absolute discretion without assigning any reason for such cancellation/postponements. In the event that the applicant’s chosen course is cancelled prior to its commencement, PACE Academy will make a full refund of course fees already paid by the applicant.

8. The data provided to Singapore Polytechnic will be kept strictly confidential and will be used for the purpose of course administration. The data may be passed on to the relevant organisations that require the information related to the course.  

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