American Heritage University of Southern California

MB-530 Legal Issues of Business

This course primarily examines the formulation, interpretation, and application of law to business. It incorporates the study of ethical issues that arise in contemporary business settings, including professional conduct and corporate social responsibility. This course covers major areas of legal...more

  • Course ID: MB 530
  • Start Date: 05/02/2021
  • Duration: 8 weeks
  • Method of Instruction: Online

Units: 3

Elective  Course

This course primarily examines the formulation, interpretation, and application of law to business. It incorporates the study of ethical issues that arise in contemporary business settings, including professional conduct and corporate social responsibility. This course covers major areas of legal regulation to which businesses are subject, including tort liability, contract law, partnership and corporate law, employment and labor law, intellectual property law, environmental regulation and sustainability, and financial regulation. Emphasis is placed on active, experiential application of legal reasoning and analysis and on the global and comparative dimensions of legal and ethical issues.

Ronda Baldwin Kennedy

State Bar of California, April 2015, J.D., American Heritage University School of Law
Bachelor of Art in Political Science, Ashford University, 2014 
Bachelor of Science in Law,

At the completion of this course, a student will be able to:

  1. Evaluate legal issues associated with intellectual property and licensing and legal issues associated with contractual agreements.
  2. Describe the importance of corporate and social responsibility and make decisions associated with bouncing risks and returns in unique situations.
  3. Understand legal issues associated with torts and other civil wrongs.
  4. Appraise the appropriate legal measures and be able to communicate to different levels of management both written and orally.

The Big Picture

How this course ties into your program outcomes:

Business Knowledge Critical Thinking Communication Technology Ethics
 
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Legend:
I = Introduced
D = Developed
M = Demonstrated at the Mastery level suitable for graduation