Understand fundamental tenets of contracts and the Uniform Commercial Code
Evaluate the protections and liabilities of different business organizations such as partnerships and corporations
Recognize grounds for business torts and property claims
Learn about bankruptcy, secured transactions, and government regulations as they affect business
Examine ethical and criminal implications of business actions
About this course:
This course explores the legal environment in which businesses operate and the critical interaction between business and the legal system. Students examine various areas of the law which are integral to the operation of business enterprises today. Topics include contracts, torts, agency, Uniform Commercial Code, bankruptcy, and the different forms of business entities. Business owners, managers, accountants, paralegals, and all those seeking to enrich their general understanding of the legal system can benefit from this course. Business Law: Fundementals also prepares students for the legal section of the CPA Exam.