LAWS71-100: Business Law

Description

Business Law is a subject offered by the Faculty of Law for Bond Business School students and other non-law students. The subject provides an introduction to the law regulating business in Australia today. It seeks to develop students' knowledge and understanding of the Australian legal system and sources of law in Australia, the commercial legal responsibilities and risks of doing business, key aspects of the law of torts, contracts and consumer protection, and the law associated with starting, managing, financing and closing companies and other business entities. By focusing on the legal responsibilities and risks that have a substantial impact on business, the subject highlights the important role that law plays in business decision-making.

Learning outcomes

1. Demonstrate integrated knowledge and understanding of Australian business law, including the Australian legal system and sources of law; the key features and purposes of the law of torts, contracts and consumer protection; and the identification of various business structures and the legal regulation of companies.
2. Communicate your knowledge and understanding of Australian business law effectively and appropriately, whether orally or in writing.
3. Use your knowledge and understanding of Australian business law to solve commercial legal problems by identifying, analysing and explaining the legal responsibilities and risks of doing business.
4. Navigate through legal information environments, including online legal resources, with autonomy and initiative.
5. Appreciate your legal, social and professional responsibilities to your peers, your profession and your community.

Prerequisites

Not available to students admitted to a Law program

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