MBA in Enabling E-Commerce

Earn your MBA with a specialization

Make your CV stand out from other MBA graduates. Specialize in hot topics like B2B, B2G, and B2C e-commerce, and digital transformation.

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Duration

Our standard MBA completion time is 18 months, but flexibly paced. The faster you finish, the more money you’ll save.

Effort

15-20 hours per week which fits into your work schedule so you can earn while you learn. 

Format

Learner-centric, mission driven, 100% online, offering a next-generation learning experience. 

Cost

E-Commerce in focus: your courses

When you take a Nexford MBA with a Specialization in Enabling E-Commerce, you’ll need to complete three specialized courses in addition to 10 core MBA courses. You’ll learn skills based on the latest employer needs and market trends – this is what we call our Workplace Alignment Model – our curriculum is designed to equip you with the skills you need and employers are looking for.

  • Enabling E-Commerce and Digital Strategy

    ECM6400 Enabling E-Commerce and Digital Strategy

    3 course credits

    Enabling E-Commerce and Digital Strategy explores e-commerce business classifications in Business to Business (B2B), Business to Consumer (B2C), Business to Government (B2G), and Consumer to Consumer (C2C) analyzing their value proposition to businesses.

    You’ll analyze the primary e-commerce components and applications of the B2B, B2G, and B2C e-commerce infrastructure and markets including business and product models.

  • Policy and Regulatory Enablement of E-commerce

    ECM6450 Policy and Regulatory Enablement of E-commerce

    3 course credits

    Policy and Regulatory Enablement of E-Commerce serves as a foundation for understanding the various policy and regulatory initiatives that are required to be executed to enable e-commerce. You’ll explore barriers that need to be overcome by promoting collaboration among various organizations across the business, civil societies, and government to improve the accessibility of the Internet.

    The course provides a comprehensive overview of best practices to enable e-commerce. Learners examine the importance of E-commerce reliable data as an essential component of policy development and technological investments, and the utilization of various trade agreements to support the penetration of e-commerce in emerging markets.

  • Operations Digital Transformation

    ECM6500 Operations Digital Transformation

    3 course credits

    Operations Digital Transformation provides a holistic overview of the capabilities required to adopt digital transformation depending on the industry vertical. You’ll explore the operating model of various industry verticals with core functions specific to each industry vertical and with non-core functions such as service and product management, marketing, sales, customer care, finance and accounting, human resources, and strategy. Learners examine the following required capabilities: people capability, process capability, and tools capability.

    Digital transformation people capability includes digital talent acquisition and analytics, agile methodology and collaboration models endorsement, cultural transformation, and employee digital journey. Digital transformation process capability includes five core technologies of intelligent process automation (IPA). Digital transformation tool capability includes horizontal technology enablers such as big data analytics, artificial intelligence, Internet of Things, and blockchain.

Key Skills

Data analyticsDigital strategyDigital transformationProject managersDigital StrategyE-commerceSocial media marketingTeam management

Be a customer-centric leader

  • Gain the digital and e-commerce know-how to gain new customers and retain existing ones
  • Master MBA-focused soft skills of the future like critical and creative thinking
  • Gain a competitive edge in a fast-changing world with hard skills like digital fluency and business analysis
  • Make informed business decisions, and lead with confidence: 94% of Nexford learners increased in confidence at work
  • Build a network of global professionals from 80+ countries working at firms like Google, Deloitte, and EY
  • Earn a degree as well as digital badges as you go – including credentials from LinkedIn Learning

Build job-ready skills

95% of our learners gained valuable skills at work

A Nexford MBA is designed for experienced professionals like you. Whether you’re pivoting roles, accelerating in the career you already have, or launching a startup, you’ll learn how to succeed in modern, global business. To build our programs, we analyzed 30 million jobs and surveyed industry leaders – including those from Microsoft, Citibank, and Unilever.

Here are some examples of the work you'll be doing within this MBA specialization:

  • Assess the technological infrastructure required to facilitate e-commerce on national and global scales

  • Evaluate the primary e-commerce components and applications of the B2B, B2G, and B2C e-commerce infrastructure and markets including business and product models

  • Develop a roadmap for digital transformation across various verticals

Gain skills you will use in your career tomorrow

How you learn

Your course starts on the first of the month. Each course consists of six modules, each module will take you one week to complete and each course is designed to take you eight weeks to complete. Nexford’s learning design team has purposefully created courses to equip you with competencies mapped to the skills employers are looking for. Each course has 5-7 learning outcomes based on the skills employers need. Everything you learn gives you measurable skills you will use to succeed in today’s world of work.

The online learning environment contains everything you need to learn at Nexford. The courses are not live or recorded lectures. Instead, they’re reading, videos, interactive elements, quizzes and relevant case studies. Programs include assessments, peer-to-peer discussions, and a final project to practice what you’ve learned in a real-world context. Program content is available 24/7 during the course, and you have opportunities for collaboration and networking with learners during and after your program. Our global community of learners work at top companies such as Microsoft, Deloitte, and Google. Plus, you get a Microsoft 365 license at no extra cost.

You'll have 24/7 access to success advisors to support you. Faculty also provide you world-class support. Book appointments with them, get individual feedback, and attend regular optional webinars. Nexford courses are rigorous and they encourage critical thinking - because we care about what you know how to do not what you know you have regular hands-on assessments reflecting the business world.

Upon graduation, you’ll walk away with a specialization certificate on top of your MBA diploma. Plus, after you graduate, you can even top up your degree up with another specialization – that's two specializations and an MBA degree!

How much it costs

At Nexford, you can earn an MBA with a Specialization in E-Commerce for as little as $160 per month. We adjust fees to your local market, meaning a low monthly fee for a quality program.

Pay as you go, month by month. There’s no upfront cost, and you can cancel any time.

Our standard MBA completion time is 18 months. Fixed monthly tuition means the faster you go, the less you pay.

Check our tuition page to see how much you’ll pay per month for your MBA.

Lack of education is the root cause of most global challenges. We need a new approach. Nexford is one of the most affordable American universities in the world. We’re not ordinary.

How to apply

We’re no ordinary university! We make things simple so you can focus on what’s important: your goals! At Nexford, you can start learning straight away and send us your documents later (in exceptional circumstances). If you’re unable to immediately provide us with your transcript or diploma, you can just upload your government-issued ID and pay your application fee.

What happens next? After your first course starts, you’ll have 60 days to send us your missing information, such as a diploma or grade transcript. Please take advantage of our English test (at no cost), and achieve the minimum score outlined in our admission requirements.

  • We need proof that you completed a bachelor’s degree at an accredited institution in a business-related field with a valid copy of your official diploma and transcript.
  • To be considered for admission as English Language Proficient to Nexford University graduate programs, you’ll need to provide one of these:
    1. An official transcript from a college or university
    2. A minimum passing score on an approved English qualification exam within the past two years

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Specialization in E-Commerce: your career options

Every day across the globe, Nexford learners proudly share their digital badges, certificates, and alumni status on LinkedIn, applying what they’ve learned. Here are some potential career routes if you take this specialization.