1.1 Background of the Study Many events have demonstrated that successful e-business is those that recognize the needs of their target users and match them with relevant content in web pages. We are now in the age of knowledge and the phrases “knowledge is power” and “content is the king” are often used in reference to any business conducted on the internet.
The term e-business and e-commerce are often used interchangeably though they have different meanings. E-commerce refers to the aspect of entire business involving exchanges among customers, business partners and vendor. E-business on the other hand encompasses all these element in e-commerce and also include operations that are handled within the business itself, such as production, development, corporate infrastructure and product management.
Currently, the online medium enables people to pay bills, write and cash cheque, trade stocks, take out loans, mortgage their houses and manage their assists from the comfort of their homes of offices. In the information age, money has begun to be augmented by such techniques as smart cards and digital cash. Intelligent programs handle the financial and logistical aspects of interactions between individuals and corporations on the internet. People need only the network connection, a computer system or a form of payment to do an e-business. People needs to access product and services of an individual, institution and corporation on a daily, weekly monthly or even on yearly basis. They also expect reliable, financial. Fast and user – friendly services have higher success rate. These benefits of e-business are also felt in the academic institution by the transaction of payment and registration system. This will offer among other things effective customer service and streamlined supply-chain management, the strategic management of distribution channels and the processes that support them.
This dynamic website will encompass the e-payment and e-registration system designed with hypertext mark-up language (HTML), cascading style sheets, Java script, PHP and a database program. The site will be accessed using any browser such as internet explorer, Mozilla firefox, Opera, Netscape.