BLAW235 - The Legal, Ethical, and Global Environment of Business

General

Prefix

BLAW

Course Number

235

Course Level

Undergraduate

Instruction Mode

Lecture

Department(s)

Description

Legal, ethical, environmental, political, and global issues affecting business. Governmental regulations, employment relationships, contracts, product liability, consumer protection, and business forms.

Prerequisites

Credits

Min

3

Max

3

Repeatable

No

Goals and Diversity

MN Goal Course

Yes

MN Goal Designation(s)

09

Cultural Diversity

No

Learning Outcomes

Outcome

Apply the court system to business disputes and compare and contrast conflict resolution alternatives.

Outcome

Identify and explain means of business influence on political and governmental processes.

Outcome

Describe and apply the constitutional rights of free speech and due process to business settings.

Outcome

Identify, distinguish and apply legal principles to business situations in the areas of contracts, torts, consumer and employee rights, and employment relationships.

Outcome

Identify ethical dilemmas and stakeholders and evaluate the consequences of ethical decisions in business situations.

Outcome

Recognize and respond to the global and culturally diverse context in which business and business law function.

Outcome

Independently and collaboratively evaluate and defend alternative outcomes in legal case scenarios.

Outcome

Communicate legal and/or ethical principles and interpretive analyses orally or in writing.

Course Outline

Course Outline

Ethics 10% Legal Foundations 10% Constitutional Law 5% Torts 10% Contracts 10% Bankruptcy 5% Business Organizations 10% Agency 10% Employment Law 10% Equal Employment 10% Other 10%

Dependencies