Business Law: The Legal Environment of Business
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The major purpose of Business Law: The Legal Environment of Business is to provide you with a concise summary of the major legal principles affecting businesspeople and business transactions. It provides a quick, yet comprehensive, review of this vital and wide-ranging area of the law. You will be able to analyze business decisions from a legal responsibility perspective.
After completing this course you will be able to:
- Recognize the basic concepts of law.
- Recognize elements of the court system in the United States.
- Recognize the definition and elements of different crimes.
- Identify different characteristics of contracts and offers.
- Recognize the valid use of e-signatures.
- Recognize the conditions of an acceptance of a contract.
- Understand the definition of fraud.
- Recognize the relationship between a promise and consideration.
- Recognize the definition of the capacity of parties.
- Identify situations that produce illegality.
- Recognize the obligations in a collateral contract.
- Identify terms of assignor’s liability.
- Identify the conditions of performance.
- Recognize examples of damages and remedies.
- Recognize the process of creation of a relationship.
- Identify the relation of principal to agent and agent to a third person.
- Identify the characteristics of a partnership.
- Recognize the process of dissolution of a partnership.
- Identify the purpose of the articles of incorporation.
- Recognize different entities that may be a corporation.
- Recognize operational requirements of a corporation.
- Recognize laws used to protect investors.
- Recognize characteristics of shareholder’s rights.
- Identify aspects of ownership rights of personal property.
- Recognize characteristics of real property.
- Identify the attributes of co-ownership of real property.
- Recognize the conditions required for contract formation.
- Understand some of the nuances in the process of obtaining a title.
- Identify attributes of the liability for negligence.
- Recognize some rules concerning product liability.
- Recognize rules of the Uniform Commercial Code.
- Identify the requirements for negotiability.
- Recognize some types of endorsements used during a negotiation.
- Recognize the liability of parties with regards to negotiable instruments.
- Recognize some security interests in real property.
- Identify types of bankruptcy.
- Identify general areas of protection within the law.
- Recognize definitions and examples of the antitrust laws.
- Recognize the purpose of employment legislation.
- Identify purposes of enacting workers’ compensation statutes and characteristics under Title VII.
- Identify the scope and provisions of OSHA.
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Final examination expiration date:
The program participant will have one year from the date of purchase to complete the course and final examination.
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