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BUSN623 - Legal & Ethical Issues in Management

Course Details

Course Code: BUSN623 Course ID: 2739 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

This course examines the area of business law and applies it to the business environment. Traditional topics covered include: the legal environment of business, contract law, property, sales contracts, commercial paper, agency law, ethics and the regulatory environment. The course also examines the issue of the global economy from the view that the largest companies dominate in the creation of jobs and technological innovation.





Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
03/25/19 - 08/30/19 09/02/19 - 10/27/19 Summer 2019 Session D 8 Week session
04/29/19 - 10/04/19 10/07/19 - 12/01/19 Fall 2019 Session B 8 Week session
05/27/19 - 11/01/19 11/04/19 - 12/29/19 Fall 2019 Session I 8 Week session
06/24/19 - 11/29/19 12/02/19 - 01/26/20 Fall 2019 Session D 8 Week session
07/29/19 - 01/03/20 01/06/20 - 03/01/20 Winter 2020 Session B 8 Week session
08/26/19 - 01/31/20 02/03/20 - 03/29/20 Winter 2020 Session I 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

  • CO1. Assess the legal environment of business.
  • CO2. Explain how ethical frameworks shape business decisions.
  • CO3. Compare forms of alternative dispute resolution.
  • CO4. Evaluate the effects of constitutional provisions on business.
  • CO5. Explain the definition, sources and classifications of contracts, torts and property law.
  • CO6. Distinguish the four forms of intellectual property
  • CO7. Evaluate forms of business associations
  • CO8. Analyze administrative agencies and employment law issues.
  • CO9. Demonstrate the effect on business from laws applying to the environment and securities
  • CO10. Assess laws applying to antitrust and consumer protection.

Peregrine Assessment: During week 5, please check your mycampus@apus.edu email account to find an email from LOA@apus.edu that will provide you with instructions regarding the academic programmatic assessment through Peregrine Academic Services. Review the assignment for more information.

NameGrade %
Forums 29.00 %
Introduction Forum 3.22 %
Week 1 Forum 3.22 %
Week 2 Forum 3.22 %
Week 3 Forum 3.22 %
Week 4 Forum 3.22 %
Week 5 Forum 3.22 %
Week 6 Forum 3.22 %
Week 7 Forum 3.22 %
Week 8 Forum 3.22 %
PowerPoint 10.00 %
Week 2 PowerPoint Presentation 10.00 %
Midterm Exam 20.00 %
Midterm Essay 20.00 %
Final Exam 25.00 %
Final Essay 25.00 %
Peregrine Assessment 1.00 %
Peregrine Assessment 1.00 %
Week 6 Essay 15.00 %
Week 6 Essay 15.00 %
Book Title: Business Law and the Legal Environment - available online at https://saylordotorg.github.io/text_business-law-and-the-legal-environment-v1.0-a/
Author: Mayer, Warner, Siedel, Lieberman and Martina
Publication Info: Saylor Foundation
ISBN: APUPOTI4

Book Title:Business Law and the Legal Environment - available online at https://saylordotorg.github.io/text_business-law-and-the-legal-environment-v1.0-a/
ISBN:APUPOTI4
Publication Info:Saylor Foundation
Author:Mayer, Warner, Siedel, Lieberman and Martina

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.