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MLC771 - Law for Managers

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:

L Xynas

Prerequisite:Nil
Corequisite:Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Note:

Online teaching methods require regular internet access. You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

The unit is designed to develop an understanding of the legal principles underlying business activity and its social control through law; to create an awareness of the legal implications of business transactions; to develop a capacity to identify legal problems encountered; and to obtain and evaluate professional advice. The emphasis is on the measures available to ensure contractual obligations are met and to minimise the risk of losses caused by avoidance of legal liability. Topics include: the Australian legal system; the laws of contract; agency; partnership; business torts; corporation law and industrial law.

Assessment

Written Assignment 3000 words 50%, Examination 2 hours 50%

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