Critical Elements Of Business Law

2 Credits: Business Law


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Critical Elements Of Business Law

Course Level
CPE Credits

2 Credits: Business Law

Course Description

Before enrolling in Critical Elements of Business Law, you might feel uncertain about navigating the complex legal landscape that affects businesses. This course acts as a bridge, enhancing your understanding of crucial legal principles. After completing the course, you will transition from uncertainty to confidence in your ability to handle legal aspects related to employment, contracts, intellectual property, and shareholder responsibilities. You’ll learn to identify and describe various intellectual property types, understand the elements of a valid contract, and recognize the nuances of employment law. Additionally, you’ll become familiar with the responsibilities tied to the duty of care and loyalty of shareholders. This course is designed to arm you with the knowledge needed to make informed decisions and recognize when to seek further legal counsel, making it an essential component of your professional development.

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Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the various types of intellectual property.
  • Identify the four elements of a contract.
  • Define the primary areas of employment law.
  • Recognize the responsibilities of duty of care and duty of loyalty.
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Course Specifics

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Revision Date
September 16, 2022


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