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Legal Environment of Business


Course Description

The legal environment of business is much more than simple compliance with the law; it is also about understanding the legal frameworks in which a company operates to achieve and maintain compliance.

In this course, you will learn the critical concepts behind how businesses are formed and structured from a legal perspective, trade laws and regulations, contracts, and compliance issues related to sales and product liability.

Learner Hours: 3-5 hours | SHRM PDCs: 3

What will you learn?

  • The sources of our laws and why we have the laws.
  • Court systems at the federal, state, and local levels.
  • The implications of ethics in business.
  • The elements of a contract and their importance.
  • The different types of business organizations, managing the corporation, and importance of law.


Who is this course for?

  • Supervisors and managers as part of a training program.
  • Emerging leaders who need to understand the legal environment of business.

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