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This LibGuide was developed to support BLAW 262, Legal Environment for Business, and BLAW 363, Law for Entrepreneurs.
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BLAW 263 Legal Environment for Business

Business Core requirement for all business majors.  An introduction to the legal system within which business organizations operate, as well as ethical considerations and social and political influences that affect such organizations by changing the legal system.

 

BLAW 363 Law for the Entrepreneur

This course provides an overview of the legal issues involved in starting and running a business.  Students become limited owners of an actual on-going business which they operate.  Topics include, but are not limited to, legal matters in a commercial setting, as well as continued preparation for legal subjects covered in the CPA/CMA exams.

This course will cover a variety of topics relevant to an entrepreneur including leaving his/her employer, selecting an attorney, exploring business ethics, choosing a business entity, forming an LLC, raising capital, dealing with human resources, becoming familiar with intellectual property, identifying and intrpreting contract terms, developing interviewing and negotiating skills, and fine tuning research skills.

 

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