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ENTR320 - Practical Law for the Entrepreneur

Course Details

Course Code: ENTR320 Course ID: 4571 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course covers many of the legal aspects of starting a new business venture including business entity selection and formation, employment law, intellectual property, taxation, and business transactions. (Prerequisite: ENTR311)





Prerequisites

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
11/26/18 - 05/03/19 05/06/19 - 06/30/19 Spring 2019 Session I 8 Week session
01/28/19 - 06/28/19 07/01/19 - 08/25/19 Summer 2019 Session B 8 Week session
03/25/19 - 08/30/19 09/02/19 - 10/27/19 Summer 2019 Session D 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

  1. Assess employment law factors facing entrepreneurs.
  2. Investigate intellectual property law for entrepreneurs.
  3. Determine the legal and regulatory issues applicable to entrepreneurs.
  4. Differentiate the business formation options for entrepreneurial ventures.
  5. Examine the regulatory obligations and contractual responsibilities applicable to entrepreneurial ventures.
  6. Outline steps that protect entrepreneurs from taxation issues and other risks.
  7. Use strategies for ethical solutions to problems for your venture.
NameGrade %
Forums 30.00 %
Forum - Introduction 4.29 %
Forum Week 1 4.29 %
Forum Week 3 4.29 %
Forum Week 4 4.29 %
Forum Week 6 4.29 %
Forum Week 7 4.29 %
Forum Week 8 4.29 %
Assignments 40.00 %
Week 1 - Business Structures 8.00 %
Week 2 - Tax and Ethical Actions 8.00 %
Week 4 - Real Property 8.00 %
Week 5 - Licenses and Permits 8.00 %
Week 7 - Intellectual Property 8.00 %
Final Project 30.00 %
Week 8 - Summative Project 30.00 %
Book Title: Patent, Copyright & Trademark: An Intellectual Property Desk Reference- e-book available in the APUS Online Library. Links provided inside the classroom in the Lessons section. Hard copy not available from the bookstore, please try other sources.
Author: Stim, Richard
Publication Info: NOLO
ISBN: 9781413322217
Book Title: Legal Guide for Starting & Running a Small Business, 15th ed. - e-book available in the APUS Online Library, link also available in the classroom Lessons section.
Author: Steingold, Fred
Publication Info: NOLO
ISBN: 9781413324075
Book Title: Law for Entrepreneurs - e-book available online, link also available in the classroom Lessons section
Author: Mayer, Don
Publication Info: Saylor
ISBN: N/A

Book Title:Patent, Copyright & Trademark: An Intellectual Property Desk Reference- e-book available in the APUS Online Library. Links provided inside the classroom in the Lessons section
ISBN:9781413322217
Publication Info:NOLO
Author:Stim, Richard
Unit Cost:$32.27
Book Title:Legal Guide for Starting & Running a Small Business, 15th ed. - e-book available in the APUS Online Library, link also available in the classroom Lessons section.
ISBN:9781413324075
Publication Info:NOLO
Author:Steingold, Fred
Unit Cost:$28.87
Book Title:Law for Entrepreneurs - e-book available online, link also available in the classroom Lessons section
Publication Info:Saylor
Author: No Author Specified

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.