Business Law For Managers

Subject Code:

LAW201A

Subject Aim:

This subject introduces the basic principles of business law, particularly within the context of the Australian legal system. The importance and impact of the legal system on business management is explained inter alia through reference to common law, contract law and torts.
This provides students with a base of core legal skills useful for successful business practice. Knowledge of the law is essential for all business managers.
The meaningful application of current industry scenarios and historic legal case studies makes this subject a practical and useful learning experience.

Learning Outcomes:

a) Explain the main features of the Australian and other relevant national legal systems.
b) Appraise the impact of the current legal system on a wide range of business sectors.
c) Analyse the ethical implications of legal decisions.
d) Examine the obligations, rights and remedies available to parties in business relationships.

Student Assessment:


(G)* = Group Assessment