6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL
Postgraduate - Unit
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
- First semester 2019 (On-campus)
This unit examines business law in practice, including negotiation techniques and applying contract law; legal risk management techniques, applying the law of negligence, statutory consumer law protections and occupational health and safety; choosing the most appropriate business form and complying with requirements, applying corporations law, the law of partnerships, agency and sole traders.
The learning goals associated with this unit are to:
- recognise common business law issues (including tort, contract and business entities) in practical scenarios
- understand and apply relevant legal principles to business situations
- make decisions about legal risks and consequences based on recognising issue and correctly applying relevant legal principles.
Within semester assessment: 50% + Examination: 50%
Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. Independent study may include associated readings, assessment and preparation for scheduled activities. The unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.
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