BH 305 - Legal Environment of Business
Examines the legal environment of business activity. Students learn to explain basic legal terms, articulate legal rights and requirements in the managerial setting, identify how a particular legal issue fits into the legal system and how law develops and changes, and discuss managing an organization's legal matters, including ethical use of the law. Topics include classifications and sources of law, dispute resolution, agency, business associations, corporate governance, contracts, torts, product liability, securities, equal employment opportunity, and intellectual property. Writing intensive (e.g., Dreamland Project, white collar crime) with undergraduate research project (e.g., industry research on legal and regulatory environment in specific industries). Sellinger scholars are expected to undertake additional reading and prepare research in consultation with the instructor. Fulfills LW 305 course requirement.
Prerequisite: 60 credits.
Restrictions: Restricted to Sellinger scholars.
Sessions Typically Offered: Fall
Years Typically Offered: Annually
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