Contract and Electronic Reserve Readings.

Topics: Contract, Common law, Law Pages: 13 (2339 words) Published: August 5, 2012
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Course Schedule (Mondays GA11BSB06 at the Gardena Learning Center, 6:00-10:00 pm.) Workshop 1- July 23, 2012
Workshop 2- July 30, 2012
Workshop 3- August 06, 2012
Workshop 4- August 13, 2012
Workshop 5- August 20, 2012

Course Description

This course reviews the U.S. legal system, common law and its development, organizational structures, and the regulatory environment pertinent to business. Students will learn to critically examine torts, crimes, and business ethics. They will also examine contracts; business associations including agencies, partnerships, and corporations; wills, estates, trusts, and other legal entities; securities regulations; and investor protections.


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University policies are subject to change. Be sure to read the policies at the beginning of each class. Policies may be slightly different depending on the modality in which you attend class. If you have recently changed modalities, read the policies governing your current class modality.

Course Materials

Melvin, S. P. (2011). The legal environment of business: A managerial approach: Theory to practice. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill/Irwin.

All electronic materials are available on the student website.

Point Values for Course Assignments                                                                            |ASSIGNMENTS |Points | |Individual (70%) |  | |Role and Functions of Law Paper (Week 1) |11 | |A 700- to 1,050-word paper | | |Addressing International Legal and Ethical Issues Simulation Summary. A |15 | |200-250-word-summary per question (3 pts x5 questions) (Week 2) | | |Learning Team Evaluation Form (Week 3) |02 | |Case Scenario project: Big Time Toymaker: 2 pts. x 6 questions (Week 4) |12 | |Final Exam-to be taken online during Week 5 |15 | |Participation/discussion questions (3 points per week) |15 | |Learning Team (30%) |  | |Learning Team Charter (Week 2) |02...
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