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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
03/30/20 - 09/04/20 09/07/20 - 11/01/20 Summer 2020 Session D 8 Week session
04/27/20 - 10/02/20 10/05/20 - 11/29/20 Fall 2020 Session B 8 Week session
05/25/20 - 10/30/20 11/02/20 - 12/27/20 Fall 2020 Session I 8 Week session
06/29/20 - 12/04/20 12/07/20 - 01/31/21 Fall 2020 Session D 8 Week session
07/27/20 - 01/01/21 01/04/21 - 02/28/21 Winter 2021 Session B 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 %
Discussion Forums 20.00 %
Introduction Forum 2.00 %
Week 2 Forum 3.60 %
Week 3 Forum 3.60 %
Week 5 Forum 3.60 %
Week 6 Forum 3.60 %
Week 7 Forum 3.60 %
Midterm Exam 25.00 %
Midterm Exam Part 1 10.00 %
Midterm Exam Part 2-Paper 15.00 %
Final Exam (Paper) 25.00 %
Week 8 Final Essay 25.00 %
Peregrine Assessment 1.00 %
Peregrine Assessment 1.00 %
Week 6 PowerPoint 20.00 %
Week 6 PowerPoint Presentation 20.00 %
Quizzes 4.00 %
Week 2 Quiz 4.00 %
Case Brief 5.00 %
Week 2 Case Brief 5.00 %

Other readings and audio/visual presentations assigned in the course. Students are responsible for ALL readings assigned. These are in Syllabus list, Lessons/Required Readings in course, Forums, Assignments, and by the instructor.

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.