Internet-based information systems that enable electronic communication and transactions have redefined how organizations compete, interact with value chain partners, and relate to customers. The Certificate in Electronic Business Systems is designed for students who have an understanding of the importance of Information Technology (IT) and its applications in the dynamic field of electronic business (e-business). The Certificate emphasizes the knowledge and skills necessary to design, create, administer, and maintain interactive web-based systems. Topics covered in required courses include Web development, e-business models, Web services and Web systems development, and enterprise applications. Students who have an existing background in Information Technology will find it possible to earn the certificate while pursuing their current degree programs.