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Business Law For Consultants

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This course prepares students to evaluate the legal risks associated with business consulting. Students will create proposals to manage individual legal exposure when performing consulting work. Other topics include the legal system, alternative dispute resolution, enterprise liability, international law, business risks, intellectual property, legal forms of business, and related governance principles.

This graduate-level course is 6 This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 6

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    • Determine the most appropriate methods for contract dispute resolution.
    • Analyze the legal elements necessary to contract formation.
    • Assess legal defenses to contract formation.
    • Consider the Parol Evidence rule, contract remedies, E-Contracts, and the global dimensions of contract and sales law.

    Employment and Regulatory Risk

    • Differentiate among types of agency and employment relationships and associated legal considerations with regard to each.
    • Distinguish the types of legally prohibited types of discrimination, associated risks and methods of mitigation for each.

    Property, Governance, and Criminal Liability

    • Distinguish among personal, real, and intellectual property.
    • Differentiate methods for protection of personal, real, and intellectual property.
    • Determine appropriate methods to address potential property risks.
    • Analyze required regulatory compliance for business common situations.
    • Evaluate organizational adherence to governance principles.

    The Importance of Critical Thinking in Law and Business

    • Examine the eight-step critical thinking model.
    • Apply critical thinking to make legal reasoning valuable in the business context.
    • Use critical thinking approach to advance the quality of business decisions.

    The Legal System, the Legal Forms of Business, and Legal Issues in International Business

    • Examine the origins, evolution, and purposes of law in society.
    • Explain the role and structure of the judicial system and the relationship of civil procedure to substantive law.
    • Describe the major forms of Alternative Dispute Resolution and their application to business disputes.
    • Evaluate practical, cultural, and legal risks associated with international business activity.
    • Describe the basic legal forms business entities.


    • Differentiate among types of torts.
    • Develop methods to mitigate business tort risks, including product and strict liability risks.
    • Apply the risk management process to mitigate business risks.
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