General information

Subject type: Mandatory

Coordinator: Ana Beatriz Pérez Zapata

Trimester: Second term

Credits: 4

Teaching staff: 

Jordi Jordano Massó

Teaching languages

  • Catalan

The teaching of this subject is mainly in Catalan. However, some sessions, the bibliography, part of the contents and the tools can be in Spanish or English.


Basic skills
  • B2_That students know how to apply their knowledge to their job or vocation in a professional way and have the skills they demonstrate by developing and defending arguments and solving problems within their area of ​​study


  • B3_Students have the ability to gather and interpret relevant data (usually within their area of ​​study), to make judgments that include reflection on relevant social, scientific or ethical issues


  • B5_That students have developed those learning skills necessary to undertake further studies with a high degree of autonomy


Specific skills
  • EIS1_Ability to develop, maintain and evaluate software services and systems that meet all user requirements and that behave reliably and efficiently, are affordable to develop and maintain and comply with quality standards, applying theories, principles, methods and software engineering practices


  • EIS2_Ability to assess customer needs and specify software requirements to meet those needs, reconciling conflicting goals, by seeking acceptable compromises, within the limitations of cost, time, the existence of already developed systems and of the organizations themselves


  • EIS3_Ability to solve integration problems based on available strategies, standards and technology


  • EIS5_Ability to identify, assess and manage potential associated risks that may arise


  • EIS6_Ability to design appropriate solutions in one or more application domains, using software engineering methods that integrate ethical, social, legal and economic aspects


  • ESI2_Ability to determine the requirements of the information and communication systems of an organization, taking into account security aspects and compliance with current regulations and legislation


  • ESI3_Ability to actively participate in the specification, design, implementation and maintenance of information and communication systems


Transversal competences
  • T1_That students know a third language, which will be preferably English, with an adequate level of oral and written form, according to the needs of the graduates in each degree



This course introduces the student to the design and implementation of information services based on content management systems, e-commerce platforms and positioning strategies on the WWW.

This subject has no prerequisites.


1. Content Management Systems (CMS): classification, design, editing and architecture.

1.1 Introduction to CMS

1.2 Implementation of a CMS platform

2. E-commerce platforms

2.1 Analysis of e-commerce at national and international level

2.2 Logistical, legal, management and technological requirements of an e-commerce project

2.3 Implementation of an e-commerce platform

3. Positioning and presence on the Web

3.1 SEO, SEM and SMM

3.2 Data dialing

3.3 Open data and semantic web


Evaluation system

Qualification system (evaluation)

1. Corporate information service project with a content management system (20%)

2. E-commerce platform project. (30%)

3. Final exam (50%)


All activities are compulsory. A grade higher than 3.5 is required in each evaluable activity to be able to make the average.
Following the general regulations, the copy in the activities of evaluation carries like consequence the evaluation with a note SUPENS (0) of all the asignatura.

The make-up exam does not include the activities and a minimum grade of 5 is required to pass the subject.

Rules for carrying out the activities

All activities are required to attend to be evaluated.
Activities are mandatory. Activities not performed - or those not attended - are rated as 0.



Alex Manfield; "Prestashop MVC Developer Guide," Lulu Press, Inc., Oct. 11. 2017 ISBN: 978-1-326-39911-5


Kenneth, Laudon; Traver, Carol. “E-Commerce 2017: Business, Technology, Society (13d Edition),” Thirteenth Edition, 2017. ISBN-13: 978-1-292-21168-8. ISBN-10: 1-292-21168-7

Antoniou, Grigoris; Groth, Paul; van Harmelen, Frank; Hoekstra, Rinke. “A Semantic Web First,” third edition, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2012. ISBN-13: 978-0262018289. ISBN-10: 0262018284.