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Davar Academy, LLC | Evaluated Learning Experience

Business Law (LAW 201)

Course Category: 
Location: 

Various; distance learning format.

Length: 

Varies (self-study, self-paced).

Dates: 

November 2016 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Proficiency exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: recognize legal and ethical problem situations; identify, summarize, and communicate, orally and in writing, the essential elements of the claims and judicial resolution of legal cases; classify the various kinds of laws, and describe the key elements of the American constitution and the concepts of the various schools of jurisprudence; contrast ethics, values, morality, law, and the various ethical theories and explain the need and means for promoting corporate social responsibility in business; classify the different types of intellectual property, cases of infringement, and detail the measures for their protection; explain the basic elements of a contract, the sources of laws governing contracts, and the conditions for an offer to be valid; enumerate unfair contracts, contracts made illegal by public policy, and explain the consequences of illegal agreements; identify legal issues that determine criminal and tort liability; and describe consumer protection legislation of contemporary U.S. commercial law.

Instruction: 

The course provides an analysis of business law and management skills.  Major topics include: how public policy is formed and encourages a greater appreciation for modern organizational decision theory; general legal terms and applications utilized in managerial decision making, execution of contracts and the consequences of illegal agreement, the law of contract, sales, and agency in addition to remedies for breach of these agreements, business crimes and tort liability. The course of study that is necessary to be prepared for the proctored proficiency examination consists of lessons based on the readings from the textbook. Students are encouraged to answer all the review questions and quizzes for each chapter.

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Business Law or Management (11/16).

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