This course provides a sound legal foundation that students can use to understand the laws and regulations affecting todayís entrepreneurs. The legal system has a major impact upon every aspect of entrepreneurís life. Legal Issues for Entrepreneurs explores such current critical legal topics as ethics, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Torts, Property, and Contracts. In addition the course will highlight key areas of government regulation, employment practices, and consumer and environmental protection. Students will be exposed to relevant legal forms and documents. By taking this course, students will gain a comprehensive overview of the law as it relates to entrepreneurship.
Cross, Frank B. & Roger LeRoy Miller. Westís Legal Environment of Business. 6th ed. Cincinnati: West Legal Studies in Business. 2001.
MGT 305 Ė Legal Environment of Business
ETR 210 Ė Introduction to Entrepreneurship
In order to expose business students to the critical relationship between business and law, this course acquaints students with fundamental concepts and principles of law that may concern them in their day-to-day business activities. Specifically, the objectives are:
Class Participation 5%
Legal Research Oral Presentation 5%
Court Observation Paper 10%
Legal Research Written Paper 20%
Classroom Test (4) 60%
STUDENT COMPETENCIES: At the end of this course, students should be able to: