Undergraduate | CUR-BLW101 | 2024
Introduction to Business Law
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An introduction to important laws related to consumers, contracts, property, business crime, and more. You’ll explore the rules and institutions that govern business and commerce in Australia. Get to know the legal framework within which businesses operate.
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- Study method
- 100% online
- Subject may require attendance
- Start dates
- 26 Aug 2024,
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- Entry requirements
- No ATAR needed,
- No prior study
- 13 weeks
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Introduction to Business Law
About this subject
At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- acquire business law understanding and knowledge and think critically how this applies to commercial environment
- develop written or digital skills related to business law in Australia
- use appropriate problem solving skills to identify, anticipate or resolve business law risk and problems
- develop an understanding of the connections and interrelationship between law and business operations
- Introduction to the Law
- Courts and Parliament
- Government in Australia
- Business Crime
- Property Law
- Contract Law
- Introduction to Insurance Law
- Insurance Law and the Finance Industry
- Law of Torts
- Consumer Law
In this subject, students will be introduced to the nature and sources of law and regulation in Australia connected to business. Key aspects of Australian business law and their engagement with and influences on business operations are explored. Students will solve introductory legal concepts centred on business operations and their interrelationship and influences on society including in the finance and insurance domains.
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- Business Law Analysis Exercise (20%)
- Business Operation Case Study - Risk Management in a Commercial Environment (30%)
- Final Examination (remote-invigilated) (50%)
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