Course DescriptionThis 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.
Course OutlineExamine the fundamental laws and key legal topics that are integral to operating a business in today's legal environment.