This course focuses on how business decisions are impacted by today's legal environment. Students will develop a thorough understanding of the legal environment of business, engage in critical thinking and ethical analysis, and develop the knowledge and skills necessary to survive in an increasingly competitive global environment. The course will examine the following topics: Business Ethics and Social Responsibility, the US Legal System, Negligence & Liability, Due Process, Cyber Laws, International Trade, the Uniform Commercial Code, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, Employment Laws, Contracts, Bankruptcy, and Agency Law. The course will be delivered using a variety of learning formats which may include Hybrid lessons, video presentations, and classroom activities/discussions.
BUS225 Legal Environment of Business