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Corporate Structuring and Business Law (9931.1)

Level: Level 2 - Undergraduate Intermediate Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 3
Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline: Canberra Law School

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Syllabus

In this unit, students will develop an understanding of the law in relation to business. Students will come to understand the various business structuring options and the benefits and drawbacks of each, as well as the processes involved in setting-up the respective structures. Beyond this, students will develop the skills and understanding to interpret basic business laws and scenarios. This unit is delivered self-paced online, requiring students to self-manage their work load, developing many skills required of outstanding graduate students.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

1. Demonstrate fundamental understanding of key laws applicable to setting up a business;

2. Demonstrate an understanding of acceptable business behaviours;

3. Apply legal principles to everyday business situations;

4. Demonstrate an understanding of the sources of regulation that govern the operation of businesses; and

5. Identify the various organisational structure options required to complete the process of setting up and incorporating a new venture.

Assessment Items

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Contact Hours

Online and self-paced study equivalent to 150 total learning hours.

Prerequisites

Successful completion of 24cp

Corequisites

Enrolment in one of: Bachelor of Applied Entrepreneurship, 334JA; Bachelor of Applied Entrepreneurship (Social Entrepreneurship), 335JA; Bachelor of Applied Business (Management), 332JA; Bachelor of Applied Business (Marketing), 333JA

Assumed Knowledge

NONE

Incompatible Units

NONE.

Equivalent Units

NO.



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