Undergraduate | GRF-AFE215 | 2024
Introduction to Business Law
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- 13 weeks
- 15 July 2024
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Introduction to Business Law
About this subject
At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- Apply key principles related to contract law, law of torts, consumer protection law, and the law as it applies to various business structures, in particular company, partnership and trust law, to various hypothetical scenarios.
- Explain the various components of the Australian legal system, in particular, the doctrine of precedent, the jurisdiction of Federal and State Courts and the sources of our law.
- Resolve complex legal issues using legal knowledge, problem-solving, decision-making and communication skills.
- What is Law?
- Business Structures
- Regulation of Sole Traders, Partnerships, Joint Ventures, Corporations and Trusts
- What are the contract needs for business?
- How is the contract interpreted?
- Ending the contract
- The Law of Torts and Negligence
- Australian Consumer Law
- Legal Issues for Business
- Property Law, including Native Title
- Employment and Discrimination Law
- Intellectual Property
This subject provides students with an overview of the Australian legal system as it pertains to commerce and management. It also provides detailed knowledge in the area of contract law and a knowledge of the law as it applies to torts, particularly professional negligence and to partnership. Students should not enrol in this subject if they have previously completed 2105AFE: Introduction to Business Law at Griffith University.
- Problem Solving Assignment 1 - Business Structures (20%)
- Problem Solving Assignment 2 - Contract Law (30%)
- Final Invigilated Exam (50%)
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