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COB Certified E-Business Manager Self-Study Course (2nd Edition) $610

Adapted from our 5-day COB Certified E-Business Manager Course, this practical self-study course combines a boxset of six valuable books with access to cutting-edge e-learning.

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  • Are you making the most of e-business opportunities ?

    Increase your profits, enhance your reputation and increase efficiency! This cutting-edge E-Business Management self-study course is the essential training program for organisations and individuals getting their business online or improving an existing presence.

    It has been adapted from our globally established 5-day COB Certified E-Business Manager classroom course

  • Is this self-study course for me?

    The COB Certified E-Business Manager Program is suitable for anyone involved in managing or planning an online space. Whether you are a Business Owner, Department Director, an IT or Intranet Manager, an E-marketing, Web or E-commerce Manager, this course will give you a solid foundation for planning and managing your online space effectively.

  • How will I benefit?

    There are a number of practical benefits to following our non-technical e-business management program. Here are some of them:-

    • Create an e-business plan to attract and retain visitors on your web site
    • Gain a solid foundation of knowledge avoiding investment in several specialist courses
    • Identify, understand and manage risks relating to your online presence
    • Find out how to select appropriate tools and suppliers
    • Learn how to communicate your business requirements more effectively
    • Start an effective digital marketing plan in line with your budget and business needs
    • Understand the roles of different team members
    • Get practical cost-saving tips for online success
    • Do hands-on practical exercises
    • Study to become a COB Certified E-Business Manager

Your online lessons, powerful guides and workbooks will give you the following learning:-

E-Business Strategy and Planning

Learn how to plan effectively for online business to save time, resources and money. This valuable strategy and planning training will help you to develop and plan your e-business strategy.

Your book 'E-Business Strategy & Management Workbook' and online lessons will give you the following essential learning:-

  • Understand the meaning and scope of e-business and what models fit your organisation
  • Discover different revenue models for online business
  • Learn how to develop your e-business strategic plan
  • Identify and manage e-business risk
  • Introduction to e-project management
  • Discover how to select and work with developers and agencies effectively
  • Gain an experts insight into cost-saving project management tools

E-Commerce Planning

Discover how a profitable store should be implemented or improved for your business!

Your book 'E-Commerce Planning and Implementing a Profitable Store' and online lessons, will deliver the following powerful learning:-

  • What is E-Commerce?
  • E-Commerce advantages and disadvantages
  • Why do customers buy online?
  • Online store considerations and choosing the right storefront solution
  • Developing requirements for stock, tax, shipping and accounting
  • Secure online payments - requirements pitfalls and benefits
  • Introduction to web merchandising and the art of online selling
  • Introduction to e-commerce law

Content Strategy and Customer Experience

Engage your customers to buy, subscribe and interact!

Your book 'Content Strategy & Customer Experience Workbook', and online lessons give you access to the following essential learning:-

  • Learn how to plan, prepare and publish engaging, marketable, valuable and accessible web site content, that will attract and retain users and customers.
  • Understand, target and engage your audiences effectively
  • Learn how to powerfully present your ideas, information and other content online to maximise sales
  • Learn optimal web writing and search engine optimisation techniques

Digital Marketing

Learn how to market your online store, products and services effectively to your target audience, in an engaging way.

Your books 'Email Marketing Best-Practice Guide' and 'Introduction to Digital Marketing & Advertising', and online lessons will give you the following essential learning:-

  • Learn how to develop your marketing plan
  • Find out what traditional marketing and digital marketing channels will work best for your organisation
  • The art of effective messaging
  • Introduction to digital advertising
  • Search engine marketing
  • Banner and video advertising
  • Viral and affiliate marketing
  • Email marketing
  • Introduction to social media marketing and online PR

What else?

Included with training pack of six books and e-learning voucher, you'll have access to online quizzes, hands-on exercises, revision practice questions, and useful time and cost-saving templates.

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How long will the course take?

The length of time it takes to complete the course, depends on each individual. The modules, exercises and books take around 25-hours to complete, with an expected total of 35-hours of total study.

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The COB Certified Manager certifications are industry-developed, globally recognised qualifications.

COB stands for Certificate in Online Business™ and there are three 'Certificates in Online Business'.

Established since 2008, leading brands from all around the world send delegates on the COB Certified courses.

About the Exam

Each box set is registered to one student only and includes a unique candidate number. Individuals cannot attend an exam without either attending an official classroom course or purchasing the relevant self-study or e-learning only course.

To ensure the authenticity of our examination process, delegates taking their exam are required to produce their unique candidate number and proof of identity.

The exam consists two practical written parts:-

  • 1hr 30 minutes hand-written question and answers - Part A
  • 1hr 30 minutes e-business case study - Part B
  • The pass mark is 70%

Taking the Exam

Our Authorised Testing Centre partners include universities, professional institutes and government organisations around the globe. Browse centres from the links below:

COB Certified E-Commerce Manager Exam Administration Fees $380*

COB Certified E-Commerce + E-Business Manager - Special Dual Paper Exam Administration Fees $380

Exam Invigilation Fees - Paid direct to Authorised Testing Centre (ATC)Fees range from $75 - $250 depending on the ATP

Our classroom courses, e-learning and self-study courses have helped startups and SME business as well as owners, directors, managers and teams at leading organisations such as:-
  • Saudi Post
  • John Lewis
  • Royal Canin A Mars Company
  • Schneider Electric
  • Croatia Airlines
  • National Australia Bank
  • Kenwood Electronics
  • Roary the Racing Car - Chapman Entertainment
  • Oman Ministry of Education
  • Skype
  • House of Fraser
  • Hutchison 3G
  • South African Post Office
  • Proctor & Gamble
  • Dune Group
  • Zain Group
  • Warner Music Group
  • Orange
  • Brady Corporation
  • Historic Scotland
  • Saudi Stock Exchange
  • Information Technology Authority - Sultanate of Oman
  • SABIC - Saudi Basic Industries Corporation
  • Thales-Raytheon

What do delegates say about the learning from this course? Classroom Training testimonials » Self-Study Reviews » (* Self-study course rating based on 75% of shared learning across our three box sets)

COB Certified E-Business Manager Self-Study Course

This COB Certified E-Business Manager course covers online business as a wider subject, rather than focusing only on e-commerce. It includes training on e-business planning and strategy, e-risk management, e-business revenue models and e-project management.

COB Certified E-Commerce Manager Self-Study Course

This course is focused on maximising online sales. Unlike the COB Certified E-Business Manager Self Study Course, it includes more advanced web merchandising training, instead of the areas mentioned above. This course is recommended for those starting an online retail business, or for those wanting to boost their existing e-commerce store.

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Course Content and Benefits Self -Study Course / E-Learning Edition 5-Day Classroom Course
E-Business Planning and Strategy + Workshop
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Offered on this Program
The Role of the E-Business Manager, Stakeholders and Teams in Delivering Effective Online Business
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Offered on this Program
E-Risk Management + Workshop
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Offered on this Program
E-Business and the Law
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Offered on this Program
An Introduction to E-Project Management
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Offered on this Program
An Introduction to E-Commerce
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Offered on this Program
How to Accept Secure Web and Mobile Payments
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Offered on this Program
How to Avoid Chargebacks and Fraud
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Offered on this Program
How to Choose the Ideal E-Commerce Storefront Solution/How to Prepare Requirements
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Offered on this Program
E-Commerce Store Planning - Category, Product and Shipping Workshop
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Offered on this Program
Introduction to Web Product Merchandising
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Offered on this Program
Content Planning and Information Architecture Workshops
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Offered on this Program
Wireframing Workshop (Optimising Web Page Layouts)
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Offered on this Program
The Art of Online Customer Engagement
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Offered on this Program
Web Writing and SE0 Workshop
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Offered on this Program
Introduction to Marketing and Digital Marketing Strategy
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Offered on this Program
Digital and E-Business Branding
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Offered on this Program
Social Media Marketing and Strategy
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Offered on this Program
Best-Practice Email Marketing and Strategy
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Offered on this Program
An Introduction to Banner, Affiliate and Video Advertising
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Offered on this Program
Pay-Per-click Advertising + Introductory Workshops
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Offered on this Program
Additional Advanced Expert Opinion and Insights
Not offered on this program
Offered on this Program
Exam Administration and Certification
Not offered on this program
Exam booked separately or voucher as box set add-on
Offered on this Program
Six COB Certified E-Business Manager Course Guides & Workbooks

High-Quality Printed with Self-Study

Low resolution Downloadable with E-Learning Only Version

Offered on this Program
Classroom course manual with slides
Not offered on this program
Offered on this Program
E-Learning or E-Learning voucher for 90-days online lessons
Offered on this Program
Not offered on this program
Classroom interaction and discussion with other delegates
Not offered on this program
Offered on this Program
First-class training at hotel or training centre venue, with daily lunch and refreshments
Not offered on this program
Offered on this Program
Trainer feedback during training (the exercises and your business project)
Not offered on this program
Offered on this Program
6-months trainer support (relating to course learning and materials)
Not offered on this program
Offered on this Program
Price

Self-Study Course Box Set $610
( includes free delivery)


E-Learning Only Edition
@£349

Full Details

Public Course Place - Regular Retail Price including taxes £2,995

Course at Your Offices (on-site course) from £9,000

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We currently deliver this product to the following countries:

  • All European countries
  • U.S.A
  • Canada
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Australia
  • New Zealand
  • South Africa
  • Singapore
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Oman
  • Kuwait
  • Hong Kong
  • Japan
  • South Korea
  • Taiwan
  • China

Customers from other countries may be interested in the E-Learning Only Edition

Shipping and Delivery Times

Your self-study course containing your six books and e-learning voucher, will be shipped within 3 business days. Shipping is free and you will be required to sign for your self-study course on delivery.

Once your product(s) have been shipped, delivery will take the following time:-

  • UK - 2-3 Business days
  • Rest of Europe 3-5 Business days
  • North America 2-3 Business days
  • Rest of World 3 -7 Business days

Providing you have not employed your e-learning or exam vouchers, the following returns and refund policy applies:-

If you change your mind

We ship our products to you at our own cost. You may return your self-study course within 14-days of receipt. You must call or email us to inform us that you require a refund. Return delivery will be at your own cost, and must be sent recorded delivery. Provided the goods are returned undamaged, you can expect a refund within 14 days of us receiving the goods.

Faulty goods

Our products go through a stringent quality checking process immediately prior to shipment. In the unlikely event your self-study course books are delivered to you damaged, you will be entitled to a full refund. You will not be liable for any return delivery costs. If there is a fault with your product, a refund will be issued within 14 days.

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