Introduction to Business Law
Introduction to Business Law engages learners in understanding how laws, rules, regulations, and ethical standards pervade every area of business. This course provides an overview of U.S. law while considering that nearly all business concerns are global in nature in today’s ever-changing political and economic business environment. This course encourages learners to approach legal scenarios with an eye on international application.
Learners apply several key legal concepts to situations based on real-world legal conundrums and cases. Topics include, but are not limited to: contract law, business organization setup, employment law and intellectual property law. Learners thoroughly review and research legal concepts and apply knowledge to specific sets of legal issues found in the assigned professional scenarios.
max. 8 weeks
Estimated time per week
International Business and Culture
Compliance officers, HR Managers, Solicitors
What will I learn?
Describe sources of international law that affect global business transactions and the most common forms of international business operations
Apply the legal environment to domestic and international business scenarios
Identify the importance of integrating legal and ethical practices to create effective business practices and procedures
Explain the importance of the legal environment in domestic and international business applications
Analyze organizational scenarios involving legal issues such as contract law, employment law and intellectual property law and apply appropriate legal concepts to specific fact patterns
How will I learn?
What support will I receive?
When you have a dedicated team on your side, you'll never be alone studying at Nexford. Hailing from many different countries and with online education expertise, our faculty provides you world-class support. Ask them questions during one-to-one office hours or live chat, email them any time, and get individual feedback on your assessments.
While you’re learning, you’ll also have full access to the Nexford online library, which includes access to millions of full-text articles, industry reports and key sources such as the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times and The Economist.
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