lawp531 | Graduate

Business Law

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This course prepares students to evaluate the legal risks associated with business activity. Students create proposals to manage an organization’s legal exposure. Other topics include the legal system, alternative dispute resolution, enterprise liability, product liability, international law, business risks, intellectual property, legal forms of business, and governance.

This graduate-level course is 6 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

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

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    The Legal System and the Legal Forms of Business

    • Differentiate between the legal forms of business.
    • Differentiate among non-judicial methods of alternative dispute resolution.
    • Explain the major components of the legal system.

    Torts

    • Identify potential tort risks that arise in the business context.
    • Apply the risk management process to mitigate business risk.
    • Differentiate between types of torts.
    • Determine appropriate situations to involve legal counsel in potential tort issues.

    Contracts

    • Identify the major components of the formation of contracts.
    • Identify the major components of contract administration.
    • Determine appropriate methods for contract dispute resolution.

    Employment and Regulatory Risk

    • Differentiate between types of employment relationships and the associated legal considerations.
    • Differentiate between types of discriminatory issues and the associated legal considerations.
    • Determine methods for managing legal risk arising from regulatory compliance issues.

    Property and Governance

    • Differentiate between personal, real, and intellectual property issues.
    • Determine appropriate methods to address potential property issues.
    • Explain the governance principles of regulatory compliance requirements.
    • Identify applicable regulatory compliance requirements for business situations.

    Legal Issues in International and Domestic Business

    • Evaluate legal risks associated with domestic business activity.
    • Evaluate legal risks associated with international business activity.
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