Legal Environment of Business

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 business operates so that compliance can be achieved and maintained.

In this module, learners come to understand 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.

Module Length: 5 Learner Hours

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Legal Environment of Business module is one of 16 online modules that span the entire business curriculum and serve as a bridge between undergraduate and graduate business education.


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Legal Environment of Business Learning Outcomes

Throughout this module, learners can expect to meet the following learning outcomes:

+ Explain the sources of the laws that govern business and why those laws exist.
+ Compare and contrast court systems at the federal, state, and local levels.
+ Demonstrate the importance of not only following the laws that govern business, but the importance of ethics in conducting business.
+ Identify the elements of a contract and recognize their importance.
+ Compare and contrast the different types of business organizational structures.
+ Explain the importance of laws and regulation in the global business environment.

  • Legal Environment of Business Learning Syllabus

    This document is the syllabus for the Legal Environment of Business module. The syllabus lists the instructional topics, learning outcomes, and organization for the module.

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