sap course 1429290500

Course Code & Number:

BA 502

Course Title:

Business Law and Ethics

Level of Course:

MS

Credits:

(3+0+0) 3 TEDU Credits, 7.5 ECTS Credits

Catalog Description:

Legal environment of a business,fundamental legal principles and processes. Contracts. Legal forms of business association. Intellectual property rights. Law of unfair competition and labor. Business ethics at individual and organizational level.

Pre-requisites & Co-requisites:

Pre-requisites: NONE
Co-requisites: NONE
Year of Study: 
Master
Semester: 
Spring
Mode of Delivery: 
Face-to-face
Language of Instruction: 
English
Course Type: 
Elective
Required Reading: 
1. Law and Ethics in the Business Environment, Terry Halbert and Elaine Ingulli, Cengage Learning, 2011.
Course Objective: 

The aim of this course is to explore fundamental concepts in business ethics and law.

Extended Description: 

Basic Concepts of the Law of Obligations. Commercial Enterprise Law. General Principles of Company Law. Limited Liability Company. Negotiable Instruments. Unfair Competition. Intellectual Property Rights. Labor Law. Managing Public Issues and Stakeholder. Corporate Social Responsibility. Ethics and Ethical Reasoning. Global Corporate Citizenship. Business-Government Relations. Stockholder Rights and Corporate Governance. Consumer Protection.

Learning Outcomes: 

Upon succesful completion of this course, a student will be able to
1. Identify the legal context of the business environment
2. Discuss various organizational influences affecting ethical decisions
3. Analyze ethical and moral issues
4. Evaluate issues in business ethics, the ethical business environment and their potential effect on personal, managerial and corporate decisions
5. Define the legal terms and issues pertaining to business activities

Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods: 
Telling/Explaining
Discussion/Debate
Questioning
Reading
Scaffolding/Coaching
Problem Solving
Collaborating
Case Study/Scenarion Analysis
Oral Presentation
Guest Speakers
Hands-on Activities
Web Searching
Others
Assessment Methods and Criteria: 
Quiz/Homework
Written Project
Presentation (Oral/Poster)
Others

Student Workload:

Quizzes /Homeworks
16
hrs
Resource Review
40
hrs
Oral Presentation
20
hrs
Others
65
hrs

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