Course Description for Management in the Legal Environment
Management in the Legal Environment
Description: This course introduces graduate students with little or no legal background to the legal environment of business. Topics covered include dispute resolution, administrative law, and business organizations. The basic elements of contracts and their function in business coupled with the relationship of principals and agents are discussed. Responsibilities of businesses to their employees, including hiring practices and discrimination are taught. The international environment of business will also be addressed. Regulation of business and environmental regulations are covered.