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Business Law

  • Course Code :
    LAW 101
  • Level :
    Undergraduate
  • Course Hours :
    3.00 Hours
  • Department :
    Faculty of Commerce & Business Administration

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Area of Study :

Business law studies are very important as it helps the management professionals in realizing the business ethics, in order to run a proper and authenticated business. This must be in accordance with the laws and regulations prevailing in the society. The business law studies are necessary for ever management graduate whether he wants to setup a proper business, or willing to join a service a manager. Legal theory is important in the "every day business world" inhabited by corporate managers and all other persons making major business decisions, as well as buying and selling supplies and service, moreover, the modern business world now requires a general knowledge of governmental relations and activities, including the societal obligations described in the criminal and other statutory or regulatory law. The aim is to provide students with not only a theoretical background on Fundamentals Of law and some legal terms used therein, but rather to provide them with the required practical experience which will, in turn, help them in their career after graduation.

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Business Law

This course deals with the historical antecedents of business law: the principles and processes by which it is formulated, the structure and jurisdiction of the Federal and State courts and with business-related areas of the law including business torts and crimes, contracts, agency and partnerships, government regulation, and consumer transactions.

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Course outcomes:

a. Knowledge and Understanding:

1- Understanding the Impotence of business law with Introduction to theory of law, rights, contracts, companies and commercial papers.
2- Be aware of expert guidance of an accountant and an attorney to learn about the Basics of business laws that will affect business positively.
3- Understanding of the Uniform Commercial Code, with special emphasis on sales of goods, commercial paper and negotiable instruments, secured transactions, bankruptcy and creditors rights, proprietorships, partnerships, corporations, antitrust law, and the laws effecting entrepreneurs. The concepts of ethics and proper business conduct will be emphasized throughout the course.

b. Intellectual Skills:

1- Apply their knowledge about law and relation between business and law
2- Apply logical thinking to solve problems related business law and companies law.
3- Identify the commercial papers which usually used in business fields.

c. Professional and Practical Skills:

1- Differentiate between business law and other fields of law
2- Acquires skills to identify all kinds of commercial papers
3- Understand legislations, contracts and commercial custom as a sources of Business law.
4- Understanding the Intellectual property from both point of views intellectual and pecuniary.

d. General and Transferable Skills:

1- Assess problems
2- Interact efficiently with others.

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Course topics and contents:

Topic No. of hours Lecture Tutorial/Practical
Nature of Law, Introduction to law 4 3 1
Commercial papers 2nd part Identifying and preparation 4 3 1
Second mid-term exam 2
Bankruptcy Cases 4 3 1
Companies and Business Organizations 4 3 1
World trade Organization (WTO) 4 3
Revision 4 3 1
CLASSICATION OF LAW Public and private law 4 3 1
Sources of business Law Legislations 4 3 1
Sources of business Law Contracts 4 3 1
Commercial customs Legal problems and cases 4 3 1
First mid-term exam 2
Theory of Rights Intellectual Property Legal problems 4 3 1
Legal Environment of Business 4 3 1
Commercial papers 1st part Identifying and preparation 4 3 1

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Business Law

Teaching And Learning Methodologies:

Teaching and learning methods
Data show and computer in lectures
Group discussion
Self-learning

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Course Assessment :

Methods of assessment Relative weight % Week No. Assess What

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Business Law

Books:

Book Author Publisher
Essentials of Business Law Ewan Maclnture PEARSON

Recommended books :

Business Law: The Ethical, Global, and E-Commerce Environment with PowerWeb and Student DVD by Jane P. Mallor, A. James Barnes, L. Thomas Bowers, Arlen W Langvardt, Hardcover: 1312 pages, Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Irwin International Business Law and Its Environment by Richard Schaffer, Beverley Earle, Filiberto Agusti, Hardcover, Publisher: South-Western College

Periodicals :

http://www.wikipedia.org/ http://www.wto.org http://library.sc.edu/business/buslaw.html

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